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Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
For the purposes of this Act, -
(1) an employee shall be said to be in continuous service for a period if he has, for that period, been in uninterrupted service, including service which may be interrupted on account of sickness, accident, leave, absence from duty without leave (not being absence in respect of which an order [***] treating the absence as break in service has been passed in accordance with the standing order, rules or regulations governing the employees of the establishment), lay off, strike or a lock-out or cessation of work not due to any fault of the employee, whether such uninterrupted or interrupted service was rendered before or after the commencement of this Act.
(a) for the said period of one year, if the employee during the period of twelve calendar months preceding the date with reference to which calculation is to be made, has actually worked under the employer for not less than -
(i) one hundred and ninety days, in the case of an employee employed below the ground in a mine or in an establishment which works for less than six days in a week; and
(ii) two hundred and forty days, in any other case;
If you have submitted your notice of resignation of one month, you have notified the company of your date of retirement. You may request in writing under acknowledgment, the good offices of your company i.e. appointing authority, MD, Chairman, with a copy to Head-HR to compute the payment of gratuity in your FNF statement/settlement.
You may submit FormI under acknowledgment to the o/o Appointing Authority. You may also submit copy of FormI to the O/o Controlling Authority which may be ALC in your case, under acknowledgment.
Determination of the amount of gratuity.
(1) A person who is eligible for payment of gratuity under this Act or any person authorised, in writing, to act on his behalf shall send a written application to the employer, within such time and in such form, as may be prescribed, for payment of such gratuity.
(3A) If the amount of gratuity payable under sub-section (3) is not paid by the employer within the period specified in sub-section (3), the employer shall pay, from the date on which the gratuity becomes payable to the date on which it is paid, simple interest at such rate, not exceeding the rate notified by the Central Government from time to time for rep
THE PAYMENT OF GRATUITY (CENTRAL)
7. Application for gratuity.-(
Provided that where the date of superannuation or retirement of an employee is known, the employee may apply to the employer before thirty days of the date of superannuation or retirement.
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