सं / No. A-33053/02/2017--ISTM                                                      

भारत सरकार / Government of India

सचिवालय प्रशिक्षण तथा प्रबन्ध संस्थान

Institute of Secretariat Training & Management

(आईएसओ 9001:2008 संस्था / AN ISO 9001:2008 Institution)

कार्मिक एवं प्रशिक्षण विभाग / Department of Personnel & Training

प्रशासनिक ब्लाक, .ने.वि. परिसर (पुराना) / Administrative Block, JNU Campus (OLD),

ओलोफ पाल्मे मार्ग, नई दिल्ली - 110067/ Olof Palme Marg, New Delhi – 110067

दूरभाष / Telephone – 011-26102597;     टेलीफैक्स / Fax – 011-26104183

                                                                                                                 Dated :  30th March, 2017


1.    The Secretary to the Govt. of India

                     (All Ministries/Departments)

2.    The Chief Controller of Accounts/Controller of Accounts

                    (All Ministries/Departments)

3.    The Head of Department, All Attached & Subordinate Offices.


Sub:-   Programmes on Pension and other Retirement Benefits for Staff dealing with Pension cases (Code: PRB2-10) from 03-07-2017 to 06-07-2017 at ISTM.


Sir / Madam,

             A 4 days Training Programme on “Pension and other Retirement Benefits will be conducted in this institute from 3rd July to 6th July, 2017. Details of the objectives of programme, its content, eligible conditions, procedure for nomination and other information relating to the programme and facilities available are given at Annexure-I.

 2.        Nomination form for the course may be filled online at http://www.istm.gov.in/home/online_nomination_form.  It may kindly be noted that it is mandatory to fill form online.  However, the nominees must ensure that his/her nomination is cleared by his/her sponsoring authority. The sponsoring authority letters may be sent separately by post. Alternatively, the participants may also mail scanned copies of their nomination after getting signed by their sponsoring authority to the e-mail id provided below.

3.        Only such officers should be nominated who can attend the programme on whole time basis.  While making nominations the level and type of participants as indicated in Annexure-I may kindly be borne in mind.  An officer who has already attended similar programme conducted by ISTM should not be nominated for this programme.  Nominations of eligible officers complete in all respect should reach the undersigned latest by 27th May, 2017.

4 .     Only such candidates, whose nominations are accepted for the Training Programme by the Institute of Secretariat Training & Management, would be allowed to join the course.  It is, therefore, reiterated that nominees should be relieved only after acceptance by the Institute. The acceptance of nomination letter will be uploaded in ISTM website www.istm.gov.in one month prior to starting of the course and no separate communication by post would be issued.


Yours faithfully, 

Signature not Available!


Deputy Director & Course Director

Email ID: r.gayathri@nic.in

Tel: 011-26102597

Encl: Annexure - I                                                      










                                                  COURSE INFORMATION SHEET



:  PRB2-10



: Programme on Pension and other Retirement Benefits for staff dealing with Pension cases.



: Four Days (03-07-2017 to 06-07-2017)



Aim of the course


           The objectives which the above Training Programme seeks to achieve are broadly to help the participants to:-


i)            Acquire a detailed knowledge and understanding of the provisions of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules,1972, Central Services (Commutation of Pension) Rules,1981, General Provident Fund (Central Services) Rules, 1960 Central Govt. Employees Group Insurance Scheme, 1980 and New Pension Scheme etc.

ii)           Develop an understanding and in-depth knowledge of the procedure relating to determination and authorization of pension, retirement gratuity, death gratuity and family pension;

iii)          Share and exchange of practical experience and ideas in dealing with day-to-day problems in relation to grant of pension and other post retirement benefits; and

iv)          Sharpen their professional skills for the proper determination and authorisation of the benefits due to the pensioners.


Broad contents of the course

i)              Scope and applicability of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972.

ii)             Calculation of qualifying Service, average emoluments, determination and authorization of the amounts of pensionary benefits.

iii)            Preparation of pension papers on retirement and on death of a Govt. servant.

iv)            Provisions relating to TA on Retirement/Death of a Govt. Servant.

v)             Provisions relating to encashment of leave.

vi)            Scope and applicability of the General Provident Fund (Central Services) rules, 1960.

vii)           Provisions relating to Central Govt. Employees Group Insurance Scheme.

viii)          Overview relating to New Pension Scheme.



Lecture and Discussion method with case illustrations, wherever required, will be used. The participants will also have an opportunity of discussing actual problems faced by them in dealing with the specific cases in their organization.


Participants (Eligibility Condition)

            Assistant Section Officers dealing with the subject matter and equivalent officers of various Ministries/Departments dealing with Pension and other Retirement benefits and of equivalent levels in the Attached Offices of the Govt. of India.


Course Capacity                      :           30 NOS.


Course Fee and other expenses

            In the case of persons nominated from Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous Bodies, a Capitation fee of Rs.4000/- (Rupees four thousand only) will be charged.  The capitation fee may be brought by the trainee concerned in the form of a Bank Draft/Pay Order drawn in favour of `Assistant Director, ISTM, New Delhi.’ Other participants need not pay course fee.


Hostel Accommodation:

            ISTM has a modest hostel facility where AC rooms are available on payment basis. It will be  on twin sharing and  on first come first served basis.  For details relating to the tariff and availability of accommodation at the ISTM Hostel, the participants may contact the Caretaker or Hostel Warden at Tele Fax No.011-26172571.  Family members of the participants are NOT allowed to stay in the hostel with the participants.


NOTE:  Candidates whose nominations are accepted by ISTM shall be intimated through ISTM’s website under the link “Confirmed Nominations” as well as SMSs/e-mails.  Only nominees whose nominations have been accepted by ISTM may be relieved to attend the course.