The General Provident Fund was instituted on the 1st
August, 1909 under the Government of India, Finance Department Resolution No.
2986-P, dated 14th June 1909 to encourage public servants in India to
make prudential savings. The responsibility for the administration of the
various Provident Funds rests with the Government for making the rules and hence
all matters relating to the administration of G.P.F. (Maharashtra) therefore be
referred to the Government of Maharashtra in General Administration Department,
The office of the Pr. Accountant General (A&E) I
Maharashtra Mumbai is maintaining GPF account of around 2.33 lakh employees
pertaining to Western Maharashtra/Mumbai Region. The Accounts maintained by Accountant General (A&E) I, Mah., Mumbai are prefixed with MH The maintenance of
GPF is governed by Maharashtra General Provident Fund Rules.
Services rendered by GPF Group of this
Posting of credits/debits in the accounts of subscribers
on a monthly basis from pay bills and vouchers. Noting of NRA/ORA sanction
orders in the accounts of the subscribers.
GPF final payment to the subscribers on quitting
Transfer of Balance in respect of promotees allotted new
account numbers under GPF and in respect of subscribers changing accounting
Intimation to DDO’s regarding eligibility of Deposit
Linked Insurance Scheme in respect of GPF subscribers who died while in
Issue of annual account statement to subscriber
Redressel of subscribers grievances.
Initiatives taken by GPF Group of this office
Credit/debit postings are fully computerized in Oracle
platform by which maximum accuracy, transparency and speed is maintained
Peripatetic Parties are floated for touring different
districts of Maharashtra to obtain information required to clear unposted/missing
credits/debits, date of birth, date of appointment and also details of GPF
schedules received in incomplete form. Due to interaction/visit of party has
helped to update data base to a great extent.
Dy. Accountant General level workshop, adalats were
conducted in various district of Maharashtra to educate Drawing and Disbursing
Officers regarding the correct requirement of this office for maintenance of
GPF and also to redress the complaint of DDO’s /subscribers. Last workshop /adalat
was conducted in Thane in the month of Feb-2011.
IVRS facility is available by which subscribers can
obtain the details of GPF such as balance, missing credits if any, status of
FR application etc. by entering the date of birth. IVRS No. is 022 2207
The above details are also available on this office
Website. GPF slips are also hosted in the web site and subscribers can
download the same at any point of time.
This office also has Public Relations Officer to redress
the complaints of the subscribers.
GPF final payment cases are computerized in a program
developed inhouse team of this office since April 2011 . Now the programme is