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Instructions on New Pension System (NPS)




Letter No. Date RBA No. Subject & Issue Involved
2016/AC-II/21/7 16.08.2016 54/2016 New Pension System (NPS) and its implementation.
2014/AC-II/21/4 26.07.2016 50/2016 NPS implementation - station of pending grievances related to ‘Contributions not reflected in account’
2014/AC-II/21/6 23.05.2016 35/2016 Additional Relief on death /disability of Government servant covered by Defined Contribution Pension System (NPS)
2014/AC-II/21/6 19.04.2016 28/2016 SCFs pending for matching and booking and outstanding remittance - NPS
2014/AC-II/21/6 15.02.2016 12/2016 SCFs pending for matching an booking an outstanding remittances - NPS
2014/AC-II/21/6 01.02.2016 9/2016 NPS Service Week from 01.02.2016 to 06.02.2016


2014/AC-II/21/6 07.12.2015 77/2015 Reimbursement of loss of fund value under NPS due to delayed uploading - guidelines thereof
2014/AC-II/21/4 12.11.2015 71/2015 Transfer of accumulated NPS wealth to Railways in case of erroneous withdrawal, death/disability of NPS subscriber etc.
2014/AC-II/21/4 30.06.2015 41/2015 Accountal of withdrawal of erroneous contribution received into NPS instead of GPF
2014/AC-II/21/6 25.06.2015 39/2015 Introduction of new account Heads for Additional relief on death/disability of Government servants under NPS in Indian Railway Finance Code Vol. II (Second Reprint Edition 2008)- Classification of Revenue Expenditure, Demand No. 13, Abstract ‘L’- Provident Fund, Pension and Other Retirement benefits. 
2014/AC-II/21/4 21.05.2015 30/2015 Revision of Subscribers Registration Form-NPS
2014/AC-II/21/4 13.04.2015 25/2015 Additional relief on death/disability of Government servants covered by NPS - Regarding obtaining of periodical certificates from pensioners/family pensioners
2014/AC-II/21/4 22.01.2015 05/2015 Additional relief on death/disability of  Government Servants covered by NPS - Periodical certificates for pensioners/family pensioners covered under NPS
2014/AC-II/21/4 02.01.2015 01/2015 Delay in upload of SCF files by Construction Offices


2014/AC-II/21/4 20.05.2014 8/2014 Exit guidelines under NPS - option for complete withdrawal of accumulated pension wealth by subscriber
2010/AC-II/21/18 31.03.2014 5/2014 Accountal of withdrawal of erroneous contribution received into NPS instead of GPF
2014/AC-II/21/2 06.02.2014 3/2014 Remittance of NPS funds solely through electronic mode (NEFT/RTGS) from 01.04.2014
2010/AC-II/21/18 06.01.2014 1/2014 Timely remittance of NPS contribution


2010/AC-II/21/18 16.08.2013 21/2013 Forms/Annexure for withdrawal on exit from NPS
2010/AC-II/21/18 02.07.2013 16/2013 Master circular on product design and exit from NPS
2010/AC-II/21/18 24.06.2013 14/2013 Appointment of new Trustee Bank under New Pension System


2011/AC-II/21/10 28.12.2012 48/2012 Changes in the subscriber registration form - NPS
2012/AC-II/21/7 14.08.2012 27/2012 New Pension System – Concurrent upload and transfer of funds to the trustee bank
2012/AC-II/21/7 20.07.2012 25/2012 Clarification on excess amount remitted to Trustee Bank – New Pension System
2011/AC-II/21/11 12.06.2012 18/2012 Return of remittances without complete narration and deletion of unmatched Subscriber Contribution Files (SCFs) in CRA system
2011/AC-II/21/10 07.05.2012 12/2012 Amendment in subjects under NPS to be dealt with in Board’s office
2011/AC-II/21/11 01.12.2011 52/2011 Contact details of separately established department for NPS in Bank of India – The Trustee Bank.
2008/ACII/21/19 13.10.2011 44 Additional Relief on death/disability of Government servants covered by New Defined Contribution Pension System (NPS)
2010/ACII/21/3 03.10.2011 42 New Pension System
2011/ACII/21/10 20.06.2011 30 Remittance of Contribution to NPS Account
2009/ACII/21/9 17.06.2011 29 Compromised User Account Credential
2008/ACII/21/19 30.05.2011 25 Additional Relief on death/disability of Government servants covered by New Defined Contribution Pension System (NPS)
2009/ACII/21/9 24.05.2011 23 New Pension System – Clarification regarding Applicability of Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme to employees under NPS
2009/ACII/21/18 10.02.2011 7 PRAN generated based on Zero Contribution File (minimum electronic data)
2009/ACII/21/9 07.02.2011 5 Unitisation of NPS Fund remitted before 01.04.2010


2009/ACII/21/6 25.10.2010 31 Write up on New Pension System for nodal offices and subscribers.
2009/ACII/21/7Pt 22.10.2010 29 New Pension System


13.07.2010 18

Additional relief on death/disability of Government servants covered by the Defined Contribution Pension System (NPS)- Circulation of MOF?s letter no.1(7)/DCPS(NPS)/2009/TA/221 dated 2.7.2009

2008/ACII/21/19 04.06.2010 10 Additional Relief on death/disability of Government servants covered by New Defined Contribution Pension System (NPS)


23.12.2009 54

Implementation of Defined Contribution Pension Scheme-Streamlining of procedure for remittance of contribution to Trustee Bank by PAOs.


10.12.2009 -

New Pension System-Clarification regarding qualifying service.


29.05.2009 31

Additional relief on death/disability of Government servants covered by the New Defined Contribution Pension System (NPS)- Procedural guidelines for making provisional payments to eligible Govt. servants/family and accounting heads thereof.

2004/AC-II/21/1/ Vol.II



Implementation of New Pension Scheme ? Issue of instruction regarding filling up of form S-1 for new entrants who join on or after 01.04.2009.

2004/AC-II/21/1/ Vol.II 18.03.2009 19

Change in account number (for Central Government Departments) of the NPS Trust account maintained with Bank of India

2004/AC-II/21/1/ Vol.II 17.02.2009 11

New Pension System ? Clarifications regarding suspension, Half pay leave and EOL cases.

2004/AC-II/21/1/ Vol.II 27.01.2009


Operationalisation of New Pension Scheme-transfer of second tranche of legacy data.


2004/AC-II/21/1/ Pt(Vol.II)




Operationalisation of New Pension Scheme w.e.f. June/2008 ? Instructions regarding cases of transfers from one unit to other



19.12.2007 35 Clarification on New Pension System (NPS) ? Methodology for accountal of NPS recoveries of employees on deputation or whose wage period does not coincide with calendar month
2004/AC-II/21/1 Pt.II 04.08.2006 40/2006

Implementation of New Pension System (NPS)-clarification regarding counting of Military Service in respect of ex-serviceman joining railway service after 1.1.2004.

2004/AC-II/21/1 01.08.2006 39/2006

New Pension System ? Clarifications on various issues.


2004/AC-II/21/1 Pt.II 18.08.2005 49 Introduction for providing data on New Pension Scheme.
2004/AC-II/21/1 Pt.II 28.06.2005 32 Implementation of New Pension system.
2004/AC-II/21/1/Pt.II 16.05.2005 24 Implementation of New Pension System.
2005/AC-II/21/1 11.03.2005 12

Implementation of New Pension System.


2004/AC-II/21/1 19.11.2004


New Pension System-Clarification regarding substitutes and casual labours.

2004/AC-II/21/1 09.07.2004 21/2004

New Pension System ? Clarification regarding applicability of NPS on Railway Protection Force.

2004/AC-II/21/1 22.06.2004 19/2004

New Pension System ? Clarifications.

2004/AC-II/21/1 19.02.2004 5/2004

Introduction of New Pension System.


Source : Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 29-08-2016  

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