PF Group maintains GPF accounts and authorizes final payment in respect of State Government employees of Govt. of Odisha those are covered under GPF(Odisha) Rules.

The activities include:

  • Posting of monthly credits and debits.
  • Authorization of Final Withdrawal benefits.
  • Display of GPF Status and Annual GPF Account statement in the office website enabling the subscribers/ DDOs to download them.
  • Redressal of subscriber’s grievances.
  • Adjustment of Missing Credit if any.
  • Push SMS to subscribers regarding each Credit/Debit in the GPF A/c at the closing of each month.
  • Push SMS to subscribers well before retirement to submit Final Payment application through their DDOs.
  • Providing information in the website regarding status of final payment application.

Eligibility to join the fund is decided as per the orders of the state Government issued from time to time. All temporary Government servants after a continuous service of one year and all permanent Government servants are eligible to open GPF Account for subscribing to the Fund. Form “Schedule-LIII-Form No.201-A is submitted for opening new GPF Account.

The Government of Odisha has introduced the New Restructured Defined Contributory Pension Schemefor the new recruits to the State Government Services in pensionable establishments w.e.f. 01.01.2005 as notified in Finance Department Notification No.44451/F dated.17.09.2005. According to the provisions of this scheme, all persons appointed under the Government of Odisha with effect from the 1st day of January 2005 shall not be eligible for pension and deposits towards GPF would not be available for them. Accordingly, opening of new GPF Account has been dispensed with. New GPF Account numbers are opened only in cases of persons who are appointed under job-contract and work charged establishment prior to 01.01.2005 and brought over to regular establishment on or after 01.01.2005 with due concurrence of Finance Department, Government of Odisha.