No. FS-10/17/2020-FS 
भारत सरकार/ Government of India 
संचार मंत्रालय Ministry of Communications
डाक विभाग / Department of Posts
वित्तीय सेवा प्रभाग / (Financial Services Division)
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi
Date: 17.10.2023
All Heads of Circle

Subject: Clarification on partial payment in respect of Deceased Claim Settlement-Reg.

Rajasthan Circle in Lr. No. SB/1-1/Ruling Corr./2023 dated 01.06.2023 has sought for guidance / clarification on partial payment, where there are more than one claimant and when anyone of the claimants seeks payment in the absence of other claimants, in respect of Deceased Claim Settlement.

2. The matter was taken up with Department of Economics Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance (MoF) for guidance/clarification along with one of such claim cases and DEA, MoF in OM No. 14/3/2018-NS-Part (2) dated 12.10.2023, has decided that the instant case may be dealt in line with current rules and scheme provisions as there are no provisions for partial closure of account under the scheme and the Government Saving General Promotion Rules, 2018.

3.A copy of the aforementioned OM dated 12.10.2023 is attached herewith for reference.

4.Hence, Circles are requested to handle such cases accordingly.

5.Further, it is requested that the above guidelines may be circulated to all the offices concerned for information and guidance.

6.This is issued with the approval of competent authority.

Yours faithfully
Encl: As above.
(Vijayan TC) Asst. Director (SB-1)