On resigning from the service, have you submitted Form I to claim your gratuity?
If your company has subscribed to the Group Gratuity Scheme (GGS) of LIC then your form will be sent to LIC office. However, LIC does not pay directly to the employee. It pays to the company and company in turn pays the gratuity to the ex-employee. Now you need to find out that whether the company has sent your form to the LIC. Since the calculation is done by the software, generally LIC does not take longer time for the clearance of Form I.
Therefore, you need to find out whether your gratuity amount was received from LIC but your company used that money for other purpose. Financial weak position of your company lends credence to this suspicion. Anyway, you may send the written reminder to the company.
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