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Guide for GPF/DLIS Claim

Conditions of subscription :

The subscriber shall subscribe monthly to the Fund except during :

Period of suspension 

Last three months of service before superannuation.

Period treated as Dies-non.

Subscriber may at his/her option not to subscribe during the leave which either does not carry any leave salary or carries leave salary equal to or less than half pay or half average pay.

Interest :

The Government shall pay to the credit of the amount of a subscriber, interest at such rate as may be determined for each year according to the method of calculation prescribed from time to time by the Govt. of Tripura.  The rate of Interest applicable on GPF is mentioned in table below:





Advances from the Fund : 

Temporary advance may be granted to a subscriber from the amount standing to his / her credit in the Fund at the discretion of the appropriate authority, to meet the expenditure as listed in Rule 12 of GPF (CS) rules 1960. 

Conditions for sanction : 

There should be a sanction order in writing by an authority as per rule 12 of GPF (CS) Rules 1960. 

No advance shall be granted unless the sanctioning authority is satisfied that the applicant's pecuniary circumstances justify it  and it will be expended on the specified object or objects and not otherwise. The temporary advance should not, except for special reasons, exceed 50% of the balance standing at his credit.

Recovery of advances : 

The advances shall be recovered from the subscriber in such number of equal monthly installments as the sanctioning authority may direct, but such number shall not be less than 12, unless the subscriber so elects, or more than 24 .



Withdrawals from the Fund 

Withdrawals may be sanctioned by the authorities competent to sanction, at any time after the completion of fifteen years of service (including broken periods of Services, if any) of the subscribers.

Conditions for withdrawal  :

The withdrawal will not be permissible more than once in every six months, i.e. twice in any financial year.

Only one withdrawal is allowed for the same purpose.

The amount of withdrawal will be limited to that prescribed in Rule 15 and 16 GPF (CS) Rules 1960. 

In one financial year, a subscriber can draw either the temporary advance or the part final withdrawal after a gap of 6 months of drawal of any one, so that there would be only two withdrawals in a year.


Final withdrawals from the Fund

Final withdrawal of accumulation in the Fund shall become payable to the government official;

when a subscriber quits the service

when a subscriber retires on superannuation.

in case of death while in service

Submission of application for final withdrawal  :

The application duly signed by the subscriber / claimant for the final withdrawal of the balance at credit in the account should be given to the department one year before the date of retirement and it is to be forwarded to Accountant General's office along with requisite documents by the authority, who is competent to sanction temporary advance / part final withdrawal to the subscriber.


Manner of payment  :

The Accounts Officer shall after verification with the ledger account issue an authority for the amount, determined as payable, at least a month before the date of superannuation but payable on the date of superannuation.  The GPF accumulations payable to the Government Servant shall be paid to the person(s) on whom the right to receive the amount is conferred by means of a nomination as per rules, if the said Government Servant dies after retirement without receiving the GPF accumulations. If the Government Servant dies while in service, where there is no nomination, the amount will be paid to the family members as per rules.


Last Updated : 01-04-2014
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