From: Thomas KV [mailto:thomaskv@uniphos.com]
Sent: Friday, January 08, 2010 3:16 PM
To: vinodk.verma@nic.in
Cc: sro.surat@epfindia.gov.in; cpfc-epfo@nic.in; ro.ahmedabad@epfindia.gov.in; ro.vadodara@epfindia.gov.in
Subject: Non response to grievance dated 31 August 2009 from RPFC, Surat on error in pension calculation

8 January 2010

To
Shri V K Verma,
Under Secretary (Admin.)
Department of AR & PG,
Sardar Patel Bhawan
Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110 001
Phone - (011)23401441
Email - vinodk.verma@nic.in

Dear Sir,

Wish you Happy, Peaceful & Prosperous New Year.

I had registered a grievance against Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, Surat regarding wrong calculation of my pension, which you had forwarded to them on 31/8/09, but till date I have not received any response. Request you to kindly take up the matter appropriately and get me the reply at the earliest:-

Registration No : MOLBR/E/2009/01032
Name : K.V.THOMAS
Received by : Ministry of Labour
Forwarded To : EPFO, Regional Office, Gujrat (Surat)
Address : SHRI SHARAD SINGH
: Regional P. F. Commissioner I
: Bhavishyanidhi Bhawan,
: Ghod Dod Road, Ram Chowk,
: Surat, Gujarat
Tel : 0261-2652760
email : sro.surat@epfindia.gov.in
Date of Action : 31/08/2009
Thanking you & with regards,
K.V.Thomas

From: Thomas KV [mailto:thomaskv@uniphos.com]
Sent: Friday, August 07, 2009 5:13 PM
To: 'cpfc-epfo@nic.in'
Cc: 'ro.surat@epfindia.gov.in'; 'acc.wz@epfindia.gov.in'; 'ro.ahmedabad@epfindia.gov.in'; 'ro.vadodara@epfindia.gov.in'; 'sro.vapi@epfindia.gov.in'; 'cpfc@epfo.gov.in'
Subject: FW: Error in pension calculation - detail calculation sheet required - PPO No.15763 dated 22/1/2007.P.F.A/c.No.GJ/5275/11235

7/8/09
To The Addl. CPFC (CSD)
HO
Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation
NEW DELHI.

Dear Sir,

Request your attention towards the correspondence mentioned below. It seems that nobody in Surat Regional Office is bothered to rectify and/or clarify on the wrong calculation my pension, I request you to kindly take up the matter with your Regional Office, Surat and let me have justice.

Please acknowledge.

Regards,
K.V.Thomas
From: apfc vapi [mailto:apfcvapi@yahoo.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 07, 2009 1:27 PM
To: thomaskv@uniphos.com
Subject: Regarding calculation of pension

Sir,
The PPO No. 15763 doesnot pertain to PF Office, Vapi. It pertains to RO, Surat so, please contact with PF Office, Surat.
________________________________________
From: ro.vadodara@epfindia.gov.in [mailto:ro.vadodara@epfindia.gov.in]
Sent: Monday, June 22, 2009 10:38 AM
To: Thomas KV
Subject: Re: Error in pension calculation - detail calculation sheet required - PPO No.15763 dated 22/1/2007.P.F.A/c.No.GJ/5275/11235

Sir,
As SRO, Vapi falls under the jurisdiction of Regional Office, Surat, you are requested to take up the matter with Surat and Vapi office.
However, the matter is forwarded to Ro, Surat on 19.06.09
Regards,
csd cell

----- Original Message -----
From: Thomas KV <thomaskv@uniphos.com>
Date: Friday, June 12, 2009 5:43 pm
Subject: Error in pension calculation - detail calculation sheet required - PPO No.15763 dated 22/1/2007.P.F.A/c.No.GJ/5275/11235
To: sro.vapi@epfindia.gov.in
Cc: ro.vadodara@epfindia.gov.in, ro.ahmedabad@epfindia.gov.in, acc.wz@epfindia.gov.in
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> From
> K.V.Thomas,
> “Ashwathi”
> 79 Ghanshyamvihar Society
> P.O.Jamalpore
> NAVSARI 396445 12 June 2009
> > To
> The Public Relations Officer – BY EMAIL: sro.vapi@epfindia.gov.in
> Office of the Asstt. P.F. Commissioner
> EPFO Sub Regional Office
> Snehdeep Commercial Center, 1st Floor
> CM 8/5, Gunjan
> GIDC
> VAPI 396191
>
> Dear Sir,
>
> Sub : Less pension due to erroneous calculation
> Ref : Your letter no.GJ/SRT/PENSION/07/2598 DATED 22/1/2007
> P.F. A/c. No.GJ/5275/11235
> Date of birth : 15/08/1948
> Age as on 15/11/1995 = 47 years 3 months (less than 48 years clause applicable)
> EPS 1995 membership from 16/11/95 to 15/8/2006 = 10 years 9 month = 11 years
> FPF 191 membership from 1/3/74 to 15/11/95 = 21 years 8 months
>
> Case-II
> When service is more than 10 years but less than 20 years
> In such a case Pension shall be calculated by the formula - I
>
> i.e. Pen’ble salary X Pen’able service
> 70
>
> Special provision for existing member
>
> Applicable to members of the earlier “ Employees’ Family Pension Scheme’1971” who have attained the age of 48 years and more than 53 years as on 16/11/95.
1. If A’s age on 16/11/1995 is less than 48 yrs Monthly Pension shall be Rs. 635/-
2. If age on 16/11/1995 is between 48 –53yrs Monthly Pension shall be Rs. 438/-
3. If age on 16/11/1995 is more than 53 yrs the Monthly Pension shall be Rs 335/-
> Table–B
> (For past service benefits)
> Sr. No. Past service
( I.e. Prior to 16/11/95) The past service benefit payable on completion of 58 years of age on 16/11/95
> - - Salary up to Rs. 2,500/- P. M. Salary more than Rs. 2,500/- P. M.
> 1 Up to 11 years Rs. 80/- Rs. 85/-
> 2 More than 11 years and up to 15 years Rs. 95/- Rs. 105/-
> 3 More than 15 years and up to 20 yrs. Rs. 120/- Rs. 135/-
> 4 Beyond 20 years RS. 150/- Rs. 170/-
> My pension payment of Rs.52188/- (Rs.47700 commuted + Rs.4488 arrears) has been effected vide PPO No.15763 and Dena Bank, Navsari got it on 22/2/07. I feel, as per provisions of EPS 1995 & FPF 1971, the pension calculated is less. I would like to verify pension calculations, please arrange to provide me a copy of calculations. In the PPO and calculation papers do not show the above details:
> Referring the above cases under provisions of EPS 1995 & FPF 1971, according to my calculation, the pension should be as under;
> Rs. 968 Past 12 month average Basic pay x pensionable service divided by 70 = Rs.6166 x 11 years (2006-1995) \ 70
> Rs. 635 Minimum pension for erstwhile Family Pension Fund member who has not attained age of 48 years as on 15/11/95 ( I was member of FPF from Feb.1974 till 15/11/95 – total 21 years and my age on 15/11/95 was 47 years and 3 months)
> Rs. 170 Past service benefits
> Rs. 1773 Total pension per month (instead of Rs.1431
> Rs.59100 Should be Commuted amount (100 times of 1/3rd of monthly pension = 1773/3 x 100 = 591 x 100 = 59100) against Rs.47700/- paid by PFO.
> Rs.1282 Should be Balance monthly pension (1773-591 = 1282) – against Rs.811/- arrived at by PF office.
> > Please arrange to pay me the difference of pension and the arrears thereof at the earliest.
> You are requested to let me have a copy of details of calculation sheet arriving at the pension amount.
> Please acknowledge.
> Thanking you,
> Yours faithfully,
> (K.V.Thomas)
> > Copy by email to :-
> 1) The Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner, SRO, Vapi (sro.vapi@epfindia.gov.in)
> 2) The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (I), Vadodara (ro.vadodara@epfindia.gov.in)
> 3) The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (I), Ahmedabad (ro.ahmedabad@epfindia.gov.in)
> 4) The Additional Central Provident Fund Commissioner, West Zone, Bandra, Mumbai (acc.wz@epfindia.gov.in)