Sons and unmarried/ widowed daughters including step children and adopted children.









1.            These  regulations  may  be  called  “The  Institution  of  Electronics  and

Telecommunication Engineers Death-cum- Retirement Gratuity Regulations.”




2.            In these Regulations unless the context otherwise requires:


(a)         „Act‟ shall mean “the payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 as amended by the

Government from time to time.


(b)         „Institution‟ shall mean “The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers”.


(c)          „Governing Council‟ shall mean the Governing Council of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers constituted as per the Byelaws of the Institution.


(d)         „Employee‟ shall mean a permanent employee of the Institution.


(e)         „Salary‟ means all emoluments which are earned by an employee while on duty or on leave in accordance with the terms and conditions of his employment and which are paid or are payable to him in cash and includes dearness allowance but does not include any bonus, commission, house rent allowance, overtime wages and any other allowances.


(f)           „Family‟ means


(i)           Wife in the case of a male employee.


(ii)         Husband in the case of a female employee.




(iv)        Brothers below the age of 18 years and unmarried and widowed sisters.


(v)          Father


(vi)        Mother


(vii)      Married daughters


(viii)     Children of a pre-deceased son.


(g)          „Continuous Service‟ for the purposes of determination of length of service shall mean total service in the Institution after completion of 18 years of age except periods of interrupted service including service interrupted on account of sickness, accident, leave, absence from duty without leave etc.


3.            All other words and expressions not defined herein shall have the meaning respectively assigned to them in the „Payment of Gratuity Act 1972‟.




4.1        Gratuity shall be payable to an employee on the termination of his employment after he has rendered continuous service for not less then five years:-


(a)         on his superannuation, or


(b)         on his retirement or resignation, or


(c)          on his death or disablement due to accident or disease


Provided that the completion of continuous service of five years shall not be necessary where the termination of the employment of any employee is due to death or disablement. However, disablement means such disablement as incapacitates an employee for the work which he was capable of performing before the accident or disease resulting in such disablement.


4.2        For every completed year of service or part thereof in excess of 6 months, the employer shall pay gratuity to an employee at the rate of fifteen days salary based on the rate of salary last drawn by the employee concerned.


4.3        The amount of gratuity payable to an employee shall not exceed twenty months salary.

4.4        The gratuity of an employee, whose services have been terminated for any act of willful omission or negligence causing any damage or loss to, or destruction of, property belonging to the employer, shall be forfeited to the extent of the damage or loss so cause.



5.            NOMINATIONS


Every employee, on joining the service, shall made a nomination in the Form annexed to these regulations conferring in right to receive the amount that may stand to his credit in the event of his death.


6.            INTERPRETATION


Whenever there is a doubt about the meaning or extent of application of these Regulations, the decision of the Council shall be final and binding.








I, hereby nominate the person/ persons mentioned below to receive the amount that may become payable to me under Regulation 2 in the event of my death before that amount has become payable, or having become payable has not been paid.



Name & Address of nominee



Relationship with employee






Contingencies on the happening of



which the nomination shall become






Name & Address and relationship



of the person of any to whom the



right of the nominee shall pass in



the event of his predeceasing the










Dated this _______________ day of ____________________ 19 at New Delhi.







Name & Signature of Employee