Govt is mulling for Online Facility for GPF Advance, Withdrawal, Change in Subscription, Balance view

Govt is mulling for Online GPF Advance, Withdrawal, Change in Subscription, Balance view facility for Central Govt Employees


New Delhi: According to Office Memorandum issued by Finance Ministry on dated 09th May, 2017 with signature of Deputy Controller General of Accounts, the employee would be able to apply on-line for change in-subscription, GPF advance/withdrawal, and also would be able to view the available balance as well as Salary slip if the DDO is preparing salary through EIS module by logging in into the system.

The GPF module will have all the functionalities related to GPF like monthly schedule entry, final payment, advance/withdrawal bill processing, etc. In addition to this employee login will be provided to all GPF subscribers whenever their PAOs would be enrolled on PFMS for GPF module. 

Government of India has now been decided to shift the GPF Module on PFMS portal. Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure issued Office Memorandum for moving the Modules regarding roll out of payment and accounting module for PAOs on PFMS portal except functionalities involved in GPF, Pension and bill processing of salaries. Presently, GPF and Pension Module and bill processing related to salary are being handled through COMPACT now also on PFMS.

The Office Memorandum says that the DDOs will have a more active role in roll-out of GPF module on PFMS. The entire data related to GPF will have to be exported on the new system from COMPACT before starting GPF module online. For this purpose PAOs would have to ensure that the activities listed as per given below, are completed in COMPACT before switching over the GPF on PFMS.

Govt of India has instructed to all Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs to direct the PAOs under their control to confirm completion of the above-mentioned activities in GPF module of COMPACT 

Instructions for PAOs {Pre-reguisite for shifting of GPF data from COMPACT to PFMS)

  • General/Basic Information like Name, Date of Birth, Date of Joining Government Service, PAN of all GPF subscribers may be verified and updated.
  • GPF Accounts of subscribers may be made up to date with posting of GPF credit/debit data.
  • May be ensured that no GPF bill is pending for pass and payment.
  • Voucher Incorporation from PFMS to COMPACT may be done for all bills.
  • Opening Balances of current year may be verified and interest calculation of previous year may be completed.
  • May be ensured that GPF Annual Statement of 2016-2017 has been issued to all the subscribers and discrepancy it any noticed has been removed before shifting to PFMS.
  • May be ensured that GPF Advance recoveries data is correct.