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:::  A & E  
  General Provd. Fund  Eligibility & Nomination 

The Accountant General (A & E) maintains the individual GPF accounts of nearly 1.6 Lakhs employees of the Gujarat State Government. The Fund group is headed by one I.A. & A.S. officer in the rank of Senior Deputy Accountant General/Deputy Accountant General.

:: Condition & Eligibility

All temporary government servants after the continuous service of one year and all permanent Government servants are eligible to subscribe to GPF. Each Head of office sends a statement along with application and nomination obtained form subscribers to the Accountant General in the prescribed format.

One copy of the said form is returned by the Accountant General, indicating the account numbers allotted to each government servant included in that statement. The responsibility for seeing that each subscriber is compulsorily admitted to the fund rests with the respective head of offices.

:: Nomination

The subscriber shall at the time of joining the Fund, send to the Accountant General through Head of the Office, nomination conferring on one or more persons the right to receive the amount that may stand to his credit in the Fund in the event of his/her death. If the subscriber has a family then the nomination shall not be in favour of any person other than the member of his/her family.

He/ She shall specify in the nomination form the amount or share in percentage payable to each of the nominees in such manner that it will cover the whole amount that may stand to his credit in the fund at any time. A subscriber may at any time cancel/revise a nomination. Nomination becomes invalid in the event of the happening of contingency stated therein.

:: Protection of your Deposit

Your Provident Fund deposits are fully protected by the Provident Fund Act of 1925. They are not liable to attachment under any decree of court. They can only be paid to the subscriber or to the nominee, if such necessity arises.