TN Govt CPS Scheme. TN Contributory Pension Scheme. CPS Forms. Download CPS Application Form. How to Join CPS. CPS Eligibility. CPS Preliminary Ledger, CPS Credit Voucher, CPS Subscription
The Contributory Pension Scheme of the Government of Tamil Nadu came in to effect through the Government Order, 430, Finance (Pension) Department, dt. 6th August, 2004. It is applicable to all the employees of the Government of Tamil Nadu, who have joined the government service in regular time-scale on or after 1st April, 2003.
Office of the Accountant General (A & E) will receive applications and allot CPS Index Number for State Government Departments, only, for those categories of employees whose GPF accounts are presently maintained. As per, the G O No. 201, Finance (Pension) Department, Dt. 21st May, 2009 the following employees, (whose CPS accounts are not maintained by this office), have to send their CPS admission
applications to the Govt. Data Center, Kotturpuram, Chennai, as the work of assigning CPS Index Numbers, has been entrusted to them.
a.Teachers of Panchayat Union Schools
b.Teachers of Aided Schools/Institutions
c.Non-Teaching Staff of Panchayat Union Schools
d.Municipal Corporation and Municipal Employees
e.Non-Provisionalised Employees of Town Panchayats
f.Non-Provisionalised Employees of Panchayat Unions Employees drawing consolidated pay are not eligible
to join CPS. These employees are eligible only when their services are regularized and brought under time scale of pay (Vide Letter No. 92399/Pension/2005-01, Dated, 13th April, 2006)
Eligibility to join GPF/CPSThe government in letter No. 47286/Allowances/06-1 Dt. 07-09-2006, has clarified that candidates who have been selected by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission prior to 01-04-2003 and joined in service after 01-04-2003, should be brought under CPS only and cannot be allotted GPF account numbers.
How to join the CPS?
For assigning of CPS index number, a completely filled application and signed by the applicant in the prescribed format as given in Annexure I of GO 430, may be forwarded through the DDO(Drawing and Disbursing Officer) concerned. The application can be down loaded from and sent to The Accounts Officer, GPF14/CPS, O/o The Pr.Accountant General, A & E , Tamil Nadu, 361, Anna Salai, Teynampet, Chennai 600018
The government has fixed 10% of the Basic Pay+ Grade Pay+ Dearness Allowance, as the mandatory amount of contribution to the Scheme. No excess or lesser amount should be deducted from the salary. It is the responsibility of the DDOs, for the correctness of the deduction. If, say, the total of BP+GP+DA is Rs 13410, than only 1341/ (@10% of 13410/-) should be deducted from the salary. For any deviation, in the deduction, the DDO concerned would be held responsible.
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