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College Bye Laws CHAPTER-8
 
General Provident Fund-cum-Pension-cum-Gratuity Rules
 
8.1
A pension fund to be called Beant College of Engg. and Technology Pension Fund’ shall be established for the benefit of employees eligible under the Rules by creating a Corpus Fund by transferring the C.P.F. contributions made by the College along with interest accrued thereon in respect of employees who opt for pension and the state Government/MHRD and other financing agencies will continue to provide to the College the C.P.F. matching contribution @10% of the salaries (excluding House Rent Allowance) of the employees working in their scheme on a permanent footing and it shall be non-lapseable. Such contribution will be added to this fund.

8.2 These rules apply to:-
All employees who are in the service of the College.

8.3
In the case of employees governed by these rules the provision relating to  Contributory provident Fund in the relevant rules shall not be applicable.

8.4
These rules do not apply to employees appointed on part time basis and those appointed on contract unless the contract provides otherwise.

8.5
Unless there be something repugnant in the subject or context, the terms in these rules carry the meaning as under:-
  1. ‘Average Emoluments’ means the average calculation upon the last ten months of qualifying service.
  2. ‘Competent Authority’ means the authority to whom the powers have been delegated.
  3. ‘Registrar’ means the Registrar of BCET, Gurdaspur or any other person exercising the powers of Registrar for the time being.
  4. ‘Emoluments’ means emoluments which the employee was receiving immediately before his retirement or the date of his death and shall include basic pay, special pay (including non-practising allowance) dearness pay (as and when so declared by the Punjab Govt.), personal pay and such other allowances as may be declared as pay for the purpose of pension by the Govt.
  5. ‘Employee’ means any person employed in the service of B.C.E.T, Gurdaspur, but shall not include persons employed on contract, part-time or daily wage basis.
  6. ‘Family’ for the grant of various pensionary benefits as explained in these Rules means family as defined in the Pension Rules of the Punjab Govt.
  7. ‘Qualifying service’ means the service that qualifies for Pension under these Rules. It shall be reckoned in terms of completed half years, provided that the fraction equal to three months and above shall be treated a completed half year.
8.6
Unless otherwise provided in the Rules an employee’s claim to pension is regulated by the Rules in force applicable to him at the time he retires or quits service.

8.7
All matters pertaining to grant of pension to the retirees of the College (except those which have been specifically provided in the pension Rules) would be regulated in accordance with the Punjab Govt. rules/ instructions as amended from time to time or as modified by the College, keeping in view the activities/ character of the College

8.8
The Principal shall be the competent authority to frame rules and procedures for the proper implementation of the provisions contained in these rules.

8.9
An employee who is recruited at the age of thirty five years or more, may, within a period of three months from the date of appointment, elect not to be governed by the pension rules, where upon he shall be eligible to be governed by the rules for the ‘Constitution of the  Provident Fund for the benefit of officers, Teachers and other employees of the College’. The option in this regard, once exercised, shall be final.
 
General Provision Relating to Grant of Pensions
 
Section 1. Classification of Pensions etc.
 
8.1.1.Pensions are divided into following classes
  1. Compensation pension: It is granted to an employee who is discharged from service owing to the abolition of a post held by him, when it is not possible to appoint him to another post, the conditions of which are deemed by the authority competent to discharge him to be at least equal to those of his own.
  2. Invalid Pension :- It is granted to an employee on his retirement when by bodily or mental infirmity is permanently incapaciated for service or for the particular branch of it to which he belongs.
  3. Superannuation Pension:- It is granted to an employee entitled or required by rules regarding conditions of service of College employees to retire at a particular age.
  4. Retiring Pension:- It is granted to an employee who seeks voluntary retirement under the rules.
8.1.2 Compassionate Allowance
An employee who is dismissed or removed from service for misconduct, insolvency or for inefficiency shall forfeit his pension provided that the authority competent to dismiss or remove the employee may, if the case is deserving of special consideration, sanction Compassionate Allowance not exceeding two thirds of the Pension which would have been admissible to him if he had retired on medical certificate.

8.1.3 Extraordinary pension and Disability Awards
It is granted to an employee who dies or is disabled and such death or disability is attributable to service or aggravated by service.
 
Section 2. Section 2 Genereal Conditions
 
8.2.
Any restrictions concerning the withholding, reducing or withdrawing of Pension or any part thereof from the pensioner shall be regulated as per corresponding provisions of the Punjab Government Pension Rules/ instructions as applicable from time to time.
 
Section 3. Service Qualifying for Penson
 
8.3.1
Unless otherwise provided by special provisions or contract, the service of an employee shall begin to qualify for pension when he takes charge of the post to which he is first appointed.

8.3.2
Except for compensation pension, service does not qualify till the employee has completed ‘eighteen’ years of age.

8.3.3
Following are the general conditions which shall be fulfilled before service qualifies for pension:-
First:-        The  service  must be under the College.
Second:-    The service must be paid by the College.

8.3.4
The temporary employee shall be treated at par with permanent employee in respect of all retirement benefits viz., retiring, superannuation, compensation and invalid pensions and service and Death- cum- Retirement Gratuities.

8.3.5
Service rendered by an employee as work charged/ stop gap basis/ adhoc basis as also paid from contingencies
  1. Such service is followed by regular employment.
  2. Such service shall be a full time job (and not part time or portion of the day).
8.3.6.
Following periods qualify for pension:-
  1. All duty whether interrupted or continuous.
  2. All periods of leave when leave salary is paid.
  3. All periods of extraordinary leave which counts for increments under the service rules. However, if the period of extraordinary leave is availed of for higher studies with permission of competent authority, such period will qualify for pensionary benefits.
  4. Joining time during which pay and allowance are paid.
  5. Periods of training, if so ordered by the competent authority.
  6. Service as a probationer, if followed by confirmation on the same or another post.
  7. An employee who is dismissed or removed from service or compulsorily retired, but reinstated on appeal or revision is entitled to count his past service for pension. The period of break in service between the date of dismissal or removal and date of reinstatement shall not count unless regularized as duty or leave by a specific order of the authority which passed the order of reinstatement.
  8. Period of suspension of the employee who is fully exonerated of the charges. In other cases where the employee is not fully exonerated and is reinstated for other reasons, the period of suspension will count only if so decided by the authority which ordered his reinstatement.
  9. Period spent on foreign service/assignment in or outside India if contributions towards pension are paid to the College by the foreign employer or the employee himself.
8.3.7
Following periods do not qualify for pension:-
  1. Suspension adjudged as a specific penalty.
  2. Casual or daily rated service.
  3. Joining time for which no pay and allowances are paid under the relevant rules.
  4. Service as an apprentice.
  5. Period of overstay of leave.
  6. Period of Foreign Service in or outside India when no pension contributions are paid to the College.
8.3.8
Past qualifying service rendered by an employee is forfeited under the following circumstances:-
  1. Resignation from service except as provided under rules.
  2. If any unauthorised leave of absence occurs in continuation of authorised leave of absence and if the post of the absentee has been substantively filled up, the past service of the absentee is forfeited.
  3. )Removal from service for misconduct, insolvency, inefficiency not due to age or failure to pass an examination shall entail forfeiture of past service.
  4. An interruption in the service of an employee caused by willful absence from duty or unauthorised absence without leave shall entail for feature of the past service.
  5. Willful absence from performing duties by an employee by resort to pen down strike shall be deemed to be willful absence from duty and shall also entail for feature of the past service.
8.3.9
An employee appointed to a service or post shall be eligible to add to his service qualifying for superannuation pension (but not for any other pension) the actual period not exceeding one fourth of the length of his service or the actual periods by which his age at the time of recruitment exceeded twenty five years or a period of five years, whichever is less, if his service or post to which he is appointed is one.
  1. For which postgraduate research or a specialist qualification or experience in scientific, technological or professional field is essential and
  2. To which candidates of more than twenty five years of age are normally recruited, provided that this concession shall not be admissible to an employee unless his actual qualifying service at the time he quits College service is not less than 10 years
8.3.10
An employee who becomes blind, deaf, dumb or orthopaedically handicapped during the service and is retired from service as a result thereof shall also be eligible to add to his service qualifying for superannuation pension a period of five years.

8.3.11
An employee who is blind, deaf and otherwise orthopaedically handicapped or widow at the time of his entry into service shall be eligible to add to his service qualifying for superannuation pension a period of five years.

8.3.12
In the case of an employee retiring voluntarily after putting in not less than 20 years service, weightage of five years shall be given in his actual qualifying service so that the total qualifying service increased shall not in any case exceed thirty three years or the period of qualifying service which the employee would have completed had he retired on the date of his superannuation, whichever is less.

8.3.13
An existing employee who has served the Central/ any State Government or autonomous body established under the central/ state Law and has been absorbed in the College service in the public interest or who has come over/ joined the College service after rendering service in the Central/ State Government/autonomous body (provided the intervening period between leaving the service in the previous employment and joining the College service does not exceed 30 days) can get his past service counted towards pension if he refunds the terminal retirement benefits such as pension, gratuity etc. received, if any, by him from such Government/ autonomous body for the service rendered there, to this College, alongwith interest thereon as per rate of CPF prevalent in the College from time to time, from the date of receipt of these benefits, till the date of deposit with the College. However, such an employee who is in receipt of pension from his previous employer and is still in service of the College, he may draw pension in addition to his regular salary in the scale in which he has been appointed in the College. Further such an employee shall also give an undertaking that on his retirement from the College service, the amount of pension payable by the previous employer be deducted from his pension payable to him by the College.
Existing employee who has served the Central Govt./ any State Govt. or any autonomous body established under the Central State law and has been absorbed in the College service, in the public interest, or who has come over/ joined the College service after rendering service in the Central/ State Govt./Autonomous body (provided his intervening period between leaving the service in the previous employment and joining the College service does not exceed 30 days) and was contributing towards CPF there, can get his past service counted towards pension only if here funds the amount of Gratuity and Contributory share of the institution towards CPF along with interest accured thereon, he shall also have to pay interest on such amount as per rate of CPF prevalent in the College from time to time, from the date of receipt of such benefits, till the date of deposit with the College.

8.3.14
In respect of cases falling under clause 8.3.13 the concerned employee shall have to give an application for the purpose of getting his past service counted towards pension within four months from the date of approval of rules along with bank draft of the required amount in lump sum, failing which his past service shall not count for pensionery benefits. However, the future entrants who join services in the College after serving in the central Government/ any State Government or any autonomous body established under the Central State Law shall have to give an application within four months of their joining in the College for getting their past service counted towards pension and they shall have to refund to the College the terminal retirement benefits such as Pension, Gratuity, C.P.F. etc. received by them from the previous employer for the service rendered there to this College along with interest thereon as per rate of C.P.F. prevalent in the College from time to time, from the date of receipt of these benefits till the date of deposit with the College and shall have to attach along with their application the bank draft of the required amount in lump sum, failing which their past service shall not count for pensionary benefits. In case they have not received the pensionary benefits including CPF from their previous employer, then their past service shall not count towards pensionary benefits in the College.
 
Section 4. Amount of Service Gratuity & Pension
 
8.4.1
The amount of pension that may be granted to an employee is determined by length of qualifying service which shall be computed in terms of completed half years. Fraction of a year equal to three months and above shall be treated as complete half year and reckoned as qualifying for determining pension as illustrated below:-
 
29 years 2 months 29 days -29 years
29 years 3 months - 29-1/2 years
29 years 5 months 15 days - 29-1/2 years
29 years 11 months 29 days    -30 years
 
8.4.2
If the qualifying service rendered by an employee is less than 10 years (20 half years ) he shall be entitled to service gratuity calculated at the rate of half month’s emoluments for every completed six monthly period of service.

8.4.3
In the case of an employee has rendered 33 years (66 half years) or more of qualifying service the pension payable shall be calculated at the rate of 50% of average emoluments. In case where the qualifying service is less than sixty six half years(but not less than 20 half years), the pension admissible shall first be calculated at the rate of 50% of average emoluments and thean it will be proportionately reduced for completed half years service actually rendered provided that pension shall in no case be less than Rs. 375/- per month or as may be decided from time to time by the Punjab Govt.

8.4.4 Death-cum-Retirement Gratuity:-
An employee who has completed 5 years qualifying service shall be paid retirement gratuity on his retirement at the rate of one-fourth of emoluments for each completed six monthly period of qualifying service subject to a maximum of 17-1/2 times the emoluments in case of grade ‘c’ employee in the scale of Rs.750-1350 or as may be revised from time to time and maximum of 16-1/2 times the emoluments in the case of other employees provided that in no case the amount shall exceed one lakh. There shall be no maximum limit of emoluments for the purpose of calculating the death-cum-retirement gratuity.

8.4.5
If an employee dies while in service, Death Gratuity at the following rate shall be paid to the person/ persons in whom the right to receive the same is conferred under clauses 4.6 of the statutes.
 
S.No. Length of service Rate of Gratuity
1 Less than one year 2 times the emoluments.
2 One year or more but less than 5 years. 6 times the emoluments.
3 5 years or more but less then 20 years. 12 times the emoluments
4 20 years and above Half the emoluments for each completed six monthly   period of qualifying service      subject to a maximum of 33 times the emoluments provided that the amount of  Death Gratuity shall in no case exceed one lakh rupees.
 
8.4.6
An employee on his regular appointment shall make a nomination within a period of 60 days conferring on one or more persons the right to receive any gratuity that may be sanctioned under clause 8.4.5 of the rules and any gratuity that having become admissible to him under clause 8.4.4 of the statutes and has not been paid to him before his death provided that if at the time of making nomination, the employee has a family, the nomination shall not be in favour of a person or persons other than the members of his family.
 
Section 5. Family Pension and Extraordinary Family Pension
 
8.5.1
Family pension at the following rates shall be payable to the family of a deceased employee:-

A. During first seven years or till the employee would have attained the age of 67 years had he survived, which ever is less:-
 
Pay of the deceased Employee Rate of family pension per mouth
i) Upto Rs.1500 60% of pay subject to a minimumof Rs.750/-
ii) Rs.1501 to Rs.3000
of Rs.900/-
40% of pay subject to a minimum
iii) Above Rs.3000  30% of pay subject to a minimum of Rs.1200 and maximum of Rs.2500/-
 
Note 1:
The above rates will be applicable only if the deceased employee had rendered not less than seven years continuous service before death while in service.

Note 2:
Where husband and wife both are entitled to pension, the family pension will be paid to the surviving spouse in addition to his/ her salary or own pension.

Note 3:
In case both husband and wife are employees their eligible children will be entitled to two family pension-one in respect of each parent in the event of death of both of them, subject to a maximum of Rs.3000/- per month .

B. After the expiry of seven years or the completion of 67 years of age had the employee survived, whichever is less the rate of family pension shall be as under:-
 
S.No. Pay of the deceased employee Rate of family pension per month
1. Pay up to Rs.1500/-  40% pay subject to a minimum of Rs.375/-
2. Rs.1501 to3000/- 30% of pay subject to a minimum of Rs.600/-
3. Above Rs.3000/-  20% of pay subject to minimum of Rs.900/-& maximum of Rs.1500/
 
Note 1:
In case both husband and wife are employees their eligible children will be entitled to two family pensions-one in respect of each parent-in the event of death of both of them subject to a maximum of Rs. 2250/- per month.

Note 2 :
Where husband and wife both are entitled to pension, the family pension will be paid to the surviving spouse in addition to his/her salary or own pension.

Note 3:
Family pension will be admissible in the case of death while in service or after retirement. In case of death while in service, the employee should have completed a minimum period of one year of service without break. The condition of one year service shall not be applicable in the case of an employee who has been medically examined and declared fit for entry into service.

8.5.2
In the event of death after retirement, family pension is admissible only if the  retiree was entitled to or in receipt of pension at the time of death.

Extraordinary Pension and Disability Awards

8.5.3 The benefits mentioned in clause 8.5.4 to 8.5.7 of the rules applicable when an employee dies or is disabled and such death or disability is attributable to service or aggravated by service.

8.5.4
Family pension at the following rates, irrespective of the service rendered by the deceased shall be admissible:

A. When the deceased employee does not hold a pensionable post.
 
Pay Rate of family pension per month
Upto Rs.1500/-  40%  of pay subject to a minimum of Rs.375/-.
Upto Rs.1501/- to Rs. 3000/- 30%  of pay subject to a minimum of Rs.600/-.
Above  Rs.3000/-  20%  of pay subject to a minimum of Rs.900/- and maximum of Rs.1500/-
 
B. When the deceased employee holds a pensionable  post.
 
Pay Rate of family pension per month
Upto Rs.1500/-  60%  of pay subject to a minimum of Rs.750/-.
Upto Rs.1501/- to Rs. 3000/- 40%   of pay subject to a minimum of Rs.900/-.
Above  Rs.3000/-  30% of pay subject to a minimum of Rs.1200/- and maximum of Rs.2500/-
 
8.5.5
If the disability due to causes attributable to service is 60 % and above and the employee is permanently incapacitated , he may give the option to have his pension determined in the manner provided in either of the following two alternatives:-

(a) A consolidated pension for the disability (including the element of invalid pension admissible under normal rules at the  mentioned in 8.5.4.(B) above: OR
(b) Invalid pension under normal rules and in addition one time  compensation of Rs.20,000/- for the injury.

8.5.6
If the disability due to cases attributable to service is below 60% one time compensation shall be granted at the following rates, which shall be in additional to usual pensionary benefits admissible under the rules:-
 
(a) When the disability is between 20% to 40%  Rs. 5000/-
(b) When the disability is above 40%  Rs. 10000/- 
 
8.5.7
The rates of special Family Pension to the Family of the employee who dies while performing his duties a result of attack by or during action against extremists, decoits, smugglers and anti-social elements etc. shall be as under:-
 
(i)   From the day following the date of death to the notional date of  superannuation Last pay drawn by the deceased employe at the time of his/her death.
(ii)   From beyond the notional date of superannuation.  As at 5.4. (B) above
 
8.5.8
When a pensioner is killed by extremists or antisocial elements etc. as a result of retaliation for some action taken by him against such extremists or anti-social elements etc. in the performance of his duty while in service, his family shall be granted special ex-gratis grant and special family pension at the same rate as are applicable to the employees, pay drawn by him at the time of retirement being reckoned for the purpose

8.5.9
If a family member of the employee or a pensioner is killed/disabled by extremists, or anti-social elements etc. as a retaliation for any action taken by the employee or Pensioner in the performance of his duties while in service, the family of the deceased and in case disability is 100%, if he is not a College employee, shall be granted family pension at the rate of Rs. 563/- per month or as may be revised from time to time by Punjab Govt.

8.5.10
For the purpose of clause 8.5.9 of the rules the list of disabilities and the procedure for payment/compensation shall be such as may be provided in the rules and disbursement of pensions
 
Section 6. Other Benefits Ex-Gratia Grant
 
8.6.1
If an employee who is in regular service dies while in service, ex-gratia grant equivalent to twenty times the emoluments drawn by the deceased employee immediately before death shall be paid to the family of the deceased employee. The amount of grant shall be subject to a minimum of Rs. 10,000/- and maximum of Rs.30,000/- or as revised by the Punjab Govt. from time to time.
In the case of an employee who is killed in terrorist action, the amount of grant shall be equivalent to twenty four times the emoluments subject to a minimum of one lakh rupees with effect from 1.7.1990 or as amended from time to time by the Punjab Govt.

8.6.2 Old Age Special Allowance
The pensioners and family  pensioners who complete 70 years and 80 years of age shall be granted with effect from the month succeeding the month in which they attain 70 or 80 years age. Special allowance to compensate them for higher expenses attendant with old age at the following rates:-

(i) On completion of 70 years age-5% of basic pension.
(ii) On completion of 80 years age-10% of basic pension inclusive of (i) above.

Travel Concession
8.6.3
Pensioners shall be granted Travel Concession equal to one month’s basic pension after completion of every block of two years or as decided by the Punjab Govt. from time to time.

Dearness Relief
8.6.4 
Dearness relief sanctioned by the College from time to time shall also be admissible in addition to the pension/family pension.
 
Section 7. Commutation of Pension
 
8.7.1
An employee shall be entitled to commute for a lumpsum payment any portion, consisting of whole rupees not exceeding one third of any pension which has been or may be granted to under these rules provided that an employee against whom judicial or departmental proceedings have been initiated or a pensioner against whom any such proceedings have been initiated or continued shall not be permitted to commute any part of his pension during the pendency of such proceedings.

8.7.2
The lumpsum payable on commutation shall be calculated in accordance with the table prescribed by the Punjab Govt. from time to time.

8.7.3
(a) An employee who applies for commutation of pension within one year of the date of retirement on superannuation, retiring or compensation pension is entitled to get his pension commuted without undergoing medical examination by making an application in the form prescribed for the purpose.
(b) The commutation shall become absolute when the application is received by the Registrar.
(c) The employee is not allowed to withdraw his application for commutation under these rules.

8.7.4
(a) The benefit of commutation of pension without medical examination under rules 8.7.3 shall not be admissible to an employee:-
  1. Who retires on invalid pension.
  2. Applies for commutation of pension after one year of the date of his retirement except when the grant of pension is held up on account of any judicial or departmental proceedings and in such cases the period of one year shall be deemed to commence with effect from the date of proceedings are concluded without extinguishing the title to pension.
(b) Procedure for commutation/medical examination in such cases will be such as may be prescribed in the relevant rules and procedure for sanction and disbursement of pension

8.7.5
(a) Notwithstanding anything continued in these statutes , the commuted portion of superannuation pension which is commuted within one year of the date of retirement shall be restored when the pensioner attains the age of 72 years.
(b) In other cases, where the commutation was made after one year of retirement or where a pensioner retired on compensation, invalid or retiring pension, the commuted portion of pension shall be restored after such period as may be prescribed by rules and procedure for sanction and disbursement of pension made in this behalf keeping in view generally the Principal that the commuted value alongwith interest thereon has been more or less fully repaid to the College by way of drawn of reduced pension.
 
Section 8. Re - Employment of Pensioners
 
8.8.1
When a person who was formerly in the civil or military employment of any Government or on autonomous body obtains re-employment in the College, it shall be incumbent on him to declare to the appointing authority the amount of any gratuity, bonus or pension granted to him in respect of the previous employment. The appointing authority shall decide if any deduction is to be made from pension or pay as required by these statutes.

8.8.2
A College employee who has retired with a compensation gratuity or on invalid gratuity, but is sufficiently restored to health, if re-employed, in qualifying service, may either retain his gratuity in which case his former service will not count for future pension or refund it and count his former service.

8.8.3
A College employee who has retired on compensation pension, if re-employed, may retain his pension in addition to his pay provided that his pension shall remain wholly or partly in abeyance, if the sum of the pension and initial pay on re-employed exceeds his substantive pay immediately before retirement that is, he can draw so much of pension only as well make his initial pay plus pension equal to his substantive pay at the time of his retirement, once the amount of his pension has been fixed in conformity with this condition he shall be entitled to receive the benefit of increment in his new scale or promotion to another scale or post without a further corresponding reduction in pension.

8.8.4
If the re-employment is after receiving Compensation Pension the employee may either retain his pension in which case his former service will not count for pensioner cease to draw any part of his pension and count his previous service. Pension intermediately drawn need not be refunded.

8.8.5 
The re-employment of employees who retired on invalid pension is also governed by clause 8.8.3 and 8.8.4 of the rules.

8.8.6
An employee who has retired on superannuation or retiring pension can be re-employee only in a purely temporary capacity and with the sanction of competent authority and in determining the pay of such re-employed pensioner, the following principles shall be observed:-
  1. The pay must be exceed the substantive pay drawn immediately before retirement or the maximum of the scale applicable to the post in which he is re-employed, whichever is less and pension shall not ordinarily be allowed in addition.
  2. The pay must not exceed the substantive pay drawn immediately before retirement or the maximum of the scale applicable to the post in which he is re-employed, whichever is less and pension shall not exceed the substantive pay drawn immediately before retirement or the maximum of the post in which he is re-employed, whichever is less.
  3. The pension equivalent of death-cum-retirement gratuity shall be taken into account in fixing pay in accordance with these principles.
8.8.7
When an employee who having been discharged with a pension is subsequently re-employed he may not count his new service for a separate pension. Pension, if any, is admissible only for the new service combined with the old, the whole being counted as one service.

8.8.8
If an employee who has obtained compensation or invalid pension is re-employed in pensionable service and retains those benefits under clause 8.8.3 to 8.8.5 of the rules, the pension or gratuity admissible for his subsequent service is subject to the limitation that the gratuity or capital value of pension shall not be greater than the difference between the value of pension that would be admissible at the time of his final retirement, if the two periods of service were combined and value of pension already granted for previous service.

8.8.9
If a gratuity received for earlier service has not been refunded, gratuity or pension may be allowed for the subsequent service on the condition that the amount of such gratuity or the present value of such pension plus the amount of the previous gratuity shall not exceed the amount of gratuity or the present value of the pension that would have been admissible and the gratuity received for the earlier service been refunded, if it exceeds the excess must be disallowed.

8.8.10
A pensioner, who before his retirement was aon officer of College/ teacher or equivalent shall not take up any commercial employment before the expiry of two years from the date of his retirement without obtaining pervious permission of the competent authority. If he takes up such employment in contravention of these statutes or commits a breach of any condition subject to which permission to take up commercial employment was granted to him, it shall be competent for the said authority to declare by order in writing and for reasons to be recorded therein that he shall not be entitled to whole or such part of the pension and for such period as may be specified in the order, giving him an opportunity of showing cause such declaration.
 
Section 9. Procedure for Sanctioning and Payment of Pension
 
8.9.1
Delay in payment of pension involves hardship to the pensioner. Principal will frame a time table and prescribe procedure for ensuring prompt sanctioning and timely payment of pension and other dues that payment is made on the date when it becomes due.
If however, in any isolated case there is apprehension of undue delay in sanctioning of Pension then provisional pension may be sanctioned as per provisions laid down in the rules and procedure for sanction and disbursement of pensions.
8.9.2
If the payment of pension and/ or Death-cum-Retirement Gratuity is delayed beyond three months from the date of its becoming due, interest at such rates, as may be specified by the regulations to be framed, shall be paid for the period beyond three months after these benefits become due to the end of the month preceding the month in which payment is authorised to the pensioner concerned.
 
Section 10. Declaration of Powers
 
8.10.1

The following shall exercise the power of Competent Authority under various rules:-
 
S.No. Clauses of Rules Nature of power Authority to which power Delegated Extent of Power
1 8.2.3 Power to withhold or withdraw a pension or any part of it on account of grave misconduct of the pensioners. Principal Full powers
2 8.3.6(v) Power to count for pension any period spent on training. Principal Full powers
3 8.4 Power to sanction pension, service gratuity and Death-cum-retirement Gratuity. (i) Principal
(ii) Registrar

For all employees except ‘B’& ‘C’ grades.

For all ‘B’ & ‘C’ grade employees.

4 8.5 Power to sanction family pension extraordinary pension & disability awards. Principal  
5 8.6.1. Power to sanction Ex-gratia grant. -do-  
6 8.6.2 Power to grant old age special allowance to pensioners. -do-  
7 8.6.3 Power to grant travel concession to pensioners. -do-  
8 8.7.3 Power to sanction commutation of pension. -do-  
9 8.8.10 Power to permit officers of the College, Teachers and equivalent retired employee to take up commercial employment within two years of retirement. -do- full powers
10 8.9.2 Power to permit interest on delayed payment of pensioner benefits. -do- Full powers Responsibility for delay should be fixed in all cases of delayed payment.
 
8.10.2
The Principal may delegate any of his powers to his subordinate (s) subject to such conditions which he may like to impose. The powers so delegated cannot be delegated any further. However, the powers of the Registrar mentioned above may be delegated by him to his subordinate with the concurrence of the Principal.
8.10.3
Any change(s) in grant of pensioner benefits as made by the Punjab Government to their employees from time to time shall be made applicable to the College employees with the approval of the Principal.
8.10.4
If any question relating to the interpretation of any provision of these pension rules or any difficulty arise in giving effect to these provisions, the decision of the Principal shall be final .
8.10.5
The rules relating to General provident Fund shall be the same as applicable to Punjab Govt. employees from time to time in respect of employees of the College who opt for pension.

Form of Option

(To be given by widow/ widower) (in the absence thereto, an eldest surviving member of the family) eligible for Family pension, who wish to be governed by the benefits available in the pension scheme
 
I, _____________________________________ widow/widower son / daughter of late (Name) ______________________________________ employed as (Designation)___________________________________________in the Department/ office _______________________________________________ do hereby opt to be governed by the B.C.E.T.,Gurdaspur Pension Scheme.

Signature of widow / widower (in the absence thereto, an eldest surviving member of the family) eligible for family pension.

Place ____________________
Dated __________________
CPF Account No.____________

Accepted
Principal


Form of Option

(To be given by widow/ widower/ nominee of the deceased who does not wish to be governed by the benefits available in the pension scheme.)

I, ___________________________________________________________ widow/ widower, Son/daughter of late (Name) _______________________________________________ employed As (Designation) ___________________________________________________ in the Department/Office __________________________________________________________ do hereby opt to continue under the Contributory Provident Fund Scheme of B.C.E.T.Gurdaspur,

Signature of widow /widower /nominee of the deceased.

Place ____________________
Dated __________________
CPF Account No.____________

Accepted
Principal
 
 
End of Chapter 8
 
Chapter No. Subject Page Nos.
1. Bye-Laws of the Beant College of Engineering and Technology, (Gurdaspur) Society. 3
2. Appointment Rules (General) 5
3. Rules for Appointment of Principal and Teachers. 11
4. Rules regarding the Appointment of Employees of the College other than the teachers. 15
5. Joining Time Rules 18
6. Vacation and Leave Rules. 23
7. Contributory Provident Fund Rules. 32
8. General Provident Fund-cum-Pension-cum-Gratuity Rules 43
9. T.A. and D.A. Rules 59
10. Conduct Rules. 68
11. Medical Reimbursement Rules. 73
12. House Allotment Rules. 75
13. Accounts Rules. 81
14. Purchase Rules. 89
15. Loans and Advances. 95
16. Students Fund Rules. 102
17. Hostel Rules for Students 107
18. Purchase Rules for Hostel 113
19. Students Aid Fund Rules. 116
20. Fee and Other Charges 118
21. Scholarship Rules. 120
22. Rules for Security Deposits 123
23. Rustication & Expulsion of Students 124
24. Motor Vehicle Rules. 125
25. Rules Regarding Payment of Travelling Allowance to the Candidates Called for Interview for Various Post 130
26. Rules Regarding the Forwarding of Applications for Outside the College 131
27. Norms of Work Load for Teachers 132
28. Rules Regarding Acceptance of Outside, Foreign Assignments by Teachers/Scientists of the College. 133
29. Work-charged Staff Rules. 135
30. Consultancy Rules. 137
31. Rules Regarding the Appointment of Heads of Deptts. 140
32. Rules Regarding Retention of Houses in the Campus by Teachers/Employees of the College who Proceed on Outside/Foreign Assignments/Fellowships/Deputation etc. 141
33. Rules Regarding Permission to the College Teachers for Writing Text Books. 142
34. Library Rules. 143
35. Semester Rules and University Ordinances 146
36. Rules Regarding Weeding of Records 151
37. Rules Relating to Inventions and Patents by the Staff and Students. 156