Friday, October 29, 2010

Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) from Rs.600/- p.m. to Rs.1200/- p.m. for serving and retired employees of the EPFO - reg.



EMPLOYEES' PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT, GOVT.OF INDIA
HEAD QUARTERS
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan
14-BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE, NEW DELHI - 110066
www.efpindia.gov.in : www.epfindia.nic.in


File No. HRM-V/12(1)2003/FMA/Vol-II

Dated: 11 Jan 2010


To
All Addl. Central P.F. Commissioners (Zones)
Director NATRSS
All Regional P.F. Commissioner (I) In-Charge of the Regions,
All Officers in-Charge(ZTIs)
RPFC(ASD) Head Office
RPFC(NDC)


Subject: Enhancement in the rate of Fixed Medical Allowance, payable to the serving as well as retired employees of the EPFO for outdoor medical treatment - regarding.



Sir,
I am directed to convey the approval of the 67th Executive Committee, held on 4.12.2009, CBT EPF for enhancement of the Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) from Rs.600/- p.m. (Rupees Six hundred only) to Rs.1200/- p.m.(Rupees one thousand two hundred only). This enhancement will be effective from 1st January, 2009 and subject to the following conditions.

(i) The enhancement of fixed medical allowance will be available to serving employees and pensioners (including family pensioners) of the Employees Provident Fund Organization. The serving employees of the Organization who are in the Head Office at New Delhi and Regional/Sub Regional Office at Delhi and at stations which are covered by the Central Government Health Scheme will not be eligible for Fixed Medical Allowance. AS soon as any employees is covered by Central Government Health Scheme, the fixed medical allowance admissible to him/her shall be stopped.

(ii) If two or more members of family are working in the EPF Organisation, only one of them will be eligible for the facility of fixed medical allowance.

(iii) In the case of an employee whose wife/husband spouse is an employee of a Government or any other organization (including private Firm/Office) he/she will be required to give an undertaking that his/her spouse is not availing of medical facilities in cash, if any granted by their respective employees.

(iv) The Fixed Medical Allowance will be in lieu of the medical facility available for outdoor treatment under the Central Services (Medical Attendance) Rules, 1944 as adopted by the EPF Organisation for its own employees and pensioners.



Yours faithfully

s/d
(V.P.Ramaiah)
Additional Central Provident Fund Commissioner (HR)



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1 comments:

VENKATARAMANI November 30, 2010 at 9:28 PM  

Why this disparity among the central govt employees? When the labour ministry is approving the decision of an organisation which is under them, why it was not made applicable to all Central Staff? It is a step-motherly treatment. Really it is very painful.

Venkataramani K