Every pension sanctioning authority dealing with applications for pension under these rules shall always give a high degree priority to pension cases and they shall bear in mind that delay in the payment of pensions involves peculiar hardship. It is essential to ensure that a Government employee begins to receive his pension on the date on which it becomes due, therefore, the pension cases of all the Government employees on their retirement shall be sent direct to the Principal Accountant General (Accounts & Entitlement), Haryana by thepension sanctioning authority without obtaining any specific administrative approval from the next higher authority. However, the pension cases of Head of office and Head of Department shall be sent by the next higher authority.