GPF Function

The Principal Accountant General (A & E) maintains the individual GPF accounts including Gr. 'D' staff of around 97000 (Ninety seven Thousand) employees of the Himachal Pradesh State Government as well as  All India Service Officers like IAS, IPS and IFS.  The Fund group is headed by an I.A. & A.S. officer of the rank of Deputy Accountant General Fund Wing of office of the Principal Accountant General (A&E), Shimla Himachal Pradesh is situated at Gorton Castle Building, The Mall Shimla-171003. This office is also maintaining the retention cases of GPF of the State Govt. retirees.

The President of India in consultation with the C.A.G. of India made the G.P.F.(CS) Rules 1960 in exercise of the power conferred by the proviso to Article 309 and Clause (5) of Article 148 of the Constitution of India. These Rules came into force on the Ist April 1960.