Verification of Service Books of Employees: Principal Accountant General vide communication No. PVCJ/HOD/s/2022-23/269-302 dated 22.06.2022 has brought to the notice of Finance Department that pursuant to instructions issued by the Finance Department vide Circular No. A/25(2014)-003 dated 24.07.2019 and Circular No. A/Codes/pension/2020-165 dated 11.-2.2021, the service books of the Government employees of the Union Territory of J&K, who are due to retire w.e.f 01/2024 to 06/2024 are being verified in the first phase by the office of Accountant General (J&K).
Principal account General has pointed out that while checking the books of employees, it has been observed that in significant number of cases fixation and and regulation of pay of the employees has not been carried out correctly in accordance with the relevant rules and Government orders, causing loss to the Government exchequer and resulting in avoidable delay in the settlement of pension cases.
A check list for guidance of the Pension Sanctioning Authorities in the Government Departments framed in consultation with the PAG’s Office has already been issued vide Circular No. A/Codes/Pension/2020-165 dated 11.02.2021.
All Administrative Secretaries are accordingly requested to direct the pension Sanctioning Authorities subordinate to them to check the fixation & regulation of pay of the employees who are retiring w.e.f 07/2021to 12/2024, as per the check list, before submitting the service books to the office Accountant General (J&K) for verification.