For the primary time of their many years’ lengthy service, Lakhimpur Kheri’s primary faculty lecturers, who’re coated beneath the Basic Provident Fund (Uttar Pradesh) Guidelines, 1985, would obtain their annual assertion of GPF accounts by June subsequent 12 months.
To make sure accuracy and transparency in GPF upkeep, Rule 27 of the Basic Provident Fund (Uttar Pradesh) Guidelines, 1985, mandates each involved accounts officer to offer statements of GPF accounts of the subscribers inside six months following the top of a monetary 12 months.
Regardless of the strict provision of the federal government, accounts workplace of the Kheri primary training division has failed to offer the GPF account statements to tons of of its primary faculty lecturers for the previous a number of many years. It results in massive scale discrepancies and malpractices in GPF closing calculation and fee when a instructor will get retired from service.
Hostile results of a obscure GPF administration could be gauged from the case of a instructor Rama Shankar Katiyar who retired on March 31, 2017 and was paid ₹14,02,215 as GPF.
Katiyar disagreed with the ultimate fee and urged for recalculation however his enchantment was ignored. So, he approached the excessive courtroom in 2019 following which his case was reopened and the identical accounts division paid him the distinction of ₹39,127.
One other instructor Ram Chandra retired on March 31, 2018 and received his GPF fee. He too challenged the settlement and was paid one other ₹2,10,133 on Nov 28, 2018 as GPF distinction. Like him, one other instructor Irshad Ali received a distinction of ₹1,59,909 whereas Chandra Mohan Awasthi received GPF distinction of ₹97,103 after the ultimate GPF settlements.
In view of those critical anomalies within the functioning of his workplace, incumbent accounts officer Harikesh Bahadur Singh, who took cost a number of months again, has resolved to revive the system as per rule guide.
“Accounts-keeping means accuracy and purity of numbers and figures and even a distinction of single rupee mustn’t happen,” Singh stated. “Many of the errors and omissions happened as a consequence of guide calculations and poor maintenance of data,” he added.
“Quickly after becoming a member of, I instructed all of the accountants to computerise the GPF accounts of all eligible lecturers numbering over 1000,” Singh stated. “Now we have introduced GPF accounts of 4 blocks of the district to the computerised system and work on the remaining is in progress,” the officer added. Singh exuded confidence that the division would be capable of present annual GPF statements to all lecturers by June subsequent 12 months.
In the meantime, district unit of the first lecturers’ union, which has lengthy been demanding GPF statements, has hailed the transfer. Manoj Shukla, its district secretary, stated: “It is going to profit the lecturers in receiving correct GPF on retirement.”