The State Government has made the New Pension Scheme (NPS) applicable for all appointments made from April 1, 2013. It would deposit 10 per cent and the employee another 10 per cent of his or her monthly salary as per provisions of the new scheme.
The new system would also have the family pension component. This will be the maiden training programme being held in Kerala, after the scheme came into being. The scheme will apply to all employees to whom Part III of Kerala Service Rules (KSR) is applicable.
It will also apply to public sector undertakings where pensionary benefits as per Part III of KSR are granted. Guidelines and detailed accounting procedure to be followed under the scheme in accordance with the latest amendments to KSR will be discussed during the training programme.
The training will empower the participants on the particulars, provisions, processes and procedures of the new pension scheme. It will also be of specific advantage to officials looking after the pension affairs of existing employees as well as new recruits in their respective organisations.
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