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‘Corrupt can be punished even after retirement’

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 16:06

New Delhi: The government today said action
against a corrupt government employee can be taken even after
his retirement.

Disciplinary proceedings instituted against central
government officials can be continued even after their
retirement and "if found guilty of grave misconduct, cut in
pension can also be imposed under relevant Pension Rules",
Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and
Pensions V Narayanasamy told Lok Sabha in a written reply.

He said in public sector banks and undertakings also,
similar provisions as in the case of central government
employees are provided in service regulation and pension

The Department of Public Enterprises has also issued
guidelines requesting all administrative ministries and
departments to advise Public Sector undertakings under their
control to incorporate suitable provisions in their respective
Conduct Discipline and Appeal Rules, the minister said.

The provisions includes to provide for continuation of
disciplinary proceedings after retirement and withholding of
payment of gratuity, for ordering the recovery from gratuity,
whole or part, if any pecuniary loss caused to the company,
Narayanasamy said.


First Published: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 16:06

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