Recovery of wrongful/excess payments made to Government servants
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
The General Managers/FA&CAOs,
All Indian Railways & Production Units incl. RDSO,
(As per Standard Mailing List)
RBE No. 72/2016
New Delhi, dt. 22.06.2016
Sub:- Recovery of wrongful/excess payments made to Government servants.
The issue of recovery of wrongful/excess payments made to Government servants has been circulated by DOP&T vide their 0.M.No.18/26/2011-Estt (Pay-I) dated 6th February, 2014 wherein certain conditions were stipulated to deal with the issue. Further, DOP&T vide their 0.M No 18/03/2015-Estt , (Pay-I)dated 2nd March, 2016, in consultation with Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) and the Department of Legal Affairs has enumerated certain situations wherein recovery by the employee would be impermissible in law. A copy each of these instructions is sent herewith for information/guidance. These will apply mutatis-mutandis to Railway employees also.
2. The date of applicability of these orders would be the date of issue of DOP&T’s letters.
3. Please acknowledge receipt.
Jt.Director Finance (Estt.)