Provisional release of pension benefits due to covid 19

An order has been issued by DoPT regarding the provisional release of pension benefits as per rule 64 of CCS pension rule 1972 during COVID pandemic time.

To ensure timely payments of pension and retirement gratuity on the retirement of a Government servant, it has been decided that head of offices may rely upon the information as available in the official records and take action to sanction provisional pension and provisional gratuity.

A Signed copy of the above order is attached below. you can download it from here.