Recovery of wrongful/excess payments made to Government servants – NFIR
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RBF No. 72/2016
New Delhi,dt 22.06.2016
The General Managers/F A&CAOs,
All Indian Railways & Production Units incl. RDSO,
(As per Standard Mailing List)
Sub:- Recovery of wrongful/excess payments made to Government servants.
The issue of recovery of wrongful/excess payments made to Government servants has been circulated by DOP&T vide their O.M.No.18/26/2011 Estt (Pay-I) dated 6th February, 2014 wherein certain conditions were stipulated to deal with the issue. Further, DOP&T vide their O.M No. 18/03/2015-Estt . (Pay-I) dated 2nd March, 2016, in consultation with Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) and the Department of Legal Affairs has enumerated certain situations wherein recovery by the employee would be impermissible in law. A copy each of these instructions is sent herewith for information /guidance. These will apply mutatis-mutandis to Railway employees also.
2. The date of applicability of these orderswould be the date of issue of DOP&T’s letters.
3. Please acknowledge receipt.
Jt.Director Finance (Estt.)
Source : NFIR