SMS Approval

I have received a letter from my company for payment in lieu. But myhead of department has accepted by immediate resignation due to somecircumstances. But unfortunately, this conversation or lets say, myresignation and her acceptance was not written. It was done all inSMSs. When i quit the company, it was in the first week of july. But ionly received the letter today 27/08. furthermore, i got to know thatmy head of department was also left the compay not long after i left.Do i still need to pay trhe amount?

A SMS can be consider the evidence that your notice period has been waived. You need to pay the notice period.