A/c has two parts,viz. - "Series" and Number.
Series normally denotes the Department of the
Employee, but it always need not be the Department.
Eg. EDN for Education, POL for Police, MEDL For
Medical, AIS for All India Service, MISC for
The Number is
the serial number under each 'series' and
is hence unique only in that series. The Series
along with the Number forms the GPF Account
Number of an employee.
Eg. A/c.No.MEDL/4323 can be the GPF
Account No. of Shri XYZ and A/c No.POL/4323 can
the GPF Account No. of Shri ABC.
employee is transfered from one department
to another, he has to apply to this office
to change his account number. A new account
will be opened under the series of his new
department and the balance from his previous
account will be transfered to this new account.
His previous account will then be closed.
circumstances a series of
an account should be changed unilateraly (ie.
without the knowledge and concurrance of this
office) by any department, on transfer of an
employee or otherwise. This will result in
duplication of GFP Accounts and the monthly
subscriptions of both or either employees will
be rejected by the computer system leading
to missing credits at the end of the year.