GPF HISTORY

GENERAL PROVIDENT FUND


   The Principal Accountant General (A&E) maintains the individual GPF accounts of nearly 2.9 lakh employees of the AP State Government as per the rules and procedures contained in the GPF (AP) Rules 1935 respectively.

The Provident Fund Group in the Office is headed by an IA & AS Officer in the rank of Deputy Accountant General.

CONSTITUTION OF THE FUND

The GPF is constituted with effect from 1st April 1935.

CONDITIONS FOR ELIGIBILITY

The following categories of staff of the Govt. of AP are eligible to join the Fund:
  • All Government servants including those appointed on or before 31.08.2004 under Rule 10(a)(i) of the State and Subordinate Service Rules are eligible.
  • All re-employed pensioners (Other than those employed for admission to CPF) and those Government servants who have hot completed one year service shall be eligible on option.
PROVIDENT FUND IS MAINTAINED BY PAG FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES OF EMPLOYEES

Class III, Class II and Class I including Reemployed 
APPSC members, APAT, Lok Ayukta
High Court Judges
All India Service Officers
Panchayat Secretaries
Certain work charged employees

PAG does not maintain GPF for the following categories of employees

Class IV employees of State. (Except those appointed before

Employees of Local Bodies, Municipalities, Panchayat Raj institutions

Corporations, Societies, Institutions (Aided). Autonomous bodies

Employees of State Govt. appointed on or after 1.09.2004 who are covered by New Contributory Pension Scheme.

NOMINATIONS:

         It is important to appreciate the efficacy of a nomination. In the absence of a nomination the  bereaved family has to go through the ordeal of obtaining Legal Heir Certificate from Revenue Authorities. It is simple to file a nomination (Click here to download Model nominations)

A subscriber has to file a nomination in the prescribed form at the time of joining the Fund. If the subscriber has a fimily at the time filling the nomination, the nomination cannot be in  favour of any person(s) other than the member(s) of his family. Family includes Wife / Husband, Children, Parents/ Paternal Grandparents (Where parents are not alive), Minor brother, Unmarried sisters, Deceased Son's Widow and her children. The nomination made by a subscriber who is not married shall become invalid on his getting married. If a subscriber nominated more than on person, he has to specify in the nomination the amount of share payable to each of the nominees in such a manner as to cover the whole of th eamount that may stand to his credit in the Fund at any time. The responsibility of scrutiny, acceptance and safe custody of the nominations filed vests with the Prl. Accountant General along with a fresh nomination.

Every Nomination made, add every notice of cancellation given, by a subscriber shall, to the extent that it is valid, take effect on the date on which it is received by the Accounts Officer.

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