Government of Odisha has introduced the New Restructured Defined Contributory Pension Scheme for 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 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.