Pension – The Tamil Nadu Pension Rules, 1978 – Amendment to rule 36 – Orders – Issued.
From the Commissioner of Archives and Historical Research D.O.Letter No.5557/A2/11, Dated 03.02.2015
In the letter read above, the Commissioner of Archives and Historical Research has stated that the existing provision of Rule 36 of Tamil Nadu Pension Rules, 1978 is misused frequently to perpetuate Government jobs within the families of existing Government servants and requested to make reference to Medical Board mandatory for all cases of retirement by Medical invalidation.
2.Based on the above, the Government after careful examination have decided to amend the Tamil Nadu Pension Rules, 1978. Accordingly, the following Notification will be published in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette:-
In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution of India, the Governor of Tamil Nadu hereby makes the following amendments to the Tamil Nadu Pension Rules, 1978.
In the said Rules, in rule 36, in sub-rule (1), under the heading “Explanation” in clause (a), –
(1) for item (i), the following item shall be substituted, namely:-
“(i) A Medical Board in the case of all Medical invalidation cases, whether they are self drawing Officers or non-self drawing Officers.”;
(2) in item (ii),-
(a) sub-item (a) shall be omitted;
(b) in sub-item (c), for the expression “Medical Officer” occurring in two places, the expression “Medical Board” shall be substituted.