INFORMATION FOR VETERANS

Revision of pension of pre-2006 Pensioners/family pensioners who retired as NCC Whole Time Officers and MNS (Local)

Revised pension whichever beneficial under Circular No. 57 and Circular No. C-167 is required to be payable w.e.f. 01/01/2006 in the case of NCC Whole Time Officers. However, pension of MNS (Local) is required to be revised as per PSA Circular No. 57 dated 17/09/2008, Circular No. 102 dated 11/02/2013, Circular No. C-144 dated 14/08/2015 and Circular No. C-149 dated 08/04/2016 as amended from time to time.

Wrong revision of pension of Reservist Pensioners

Such type of pensioners are entitled for revised pension @ Rs. 3,500/- per month w.e.f. 01/01/2006 under 6th CPC and @ Rs. 9,000/- per month w.e.f. 01/01/2016 under 7th CPC. In case the rank of the pensioner is shown as Reservist in the original PPO/Corr. PPO, but rank has been shown as Sepoy or otherwise in corrigendum PPO issued under 6th CPC series “S/Corr/6th CPC…,” in such situation pension of the pensioner is required to be revised for the rank of Reservist and matter may be referred to PCDA (Pen) Allahabad for clarification/necessary action in regard to rank of the pensioner.

Revision of pension in respect of Post-2006 Havildars granted ACP-I who later on promoted to the Rank of Hony Nb Sub.

It is clarified that pension of Post-2006 Havildars granted ACP-I, who got pensionary benefits of Nb-Sub rank but later on promoted to the rank of Hony. Nb-Sub for which Corr. PPOs were issued revising the rank as Hony. Nb-Sub. Pension in such cases shall be revised for the rank of Nb-Sub as per One Rank One Pension (OROP) referring PCDA(Pen) Allahabad Circular No. 555 dated 04/02/2016.

Revision of pension under as per One Rank One Pension (OROP) in respect of Fly. Sergeant

It is clarified that rank of Fly. Sergeant is equivalent to JWO of the Air Force and Naib Subedar of the Army. Hence, pension of Fly. Sergeant shall be revised from the Tables of Naib Subedar as per One Rank One Pension (OROP). PCDA(Pen) Allahabad Circular No. 555 dated 04/02/2016 refers.

Non-payment of correct rate of monetary allowance attached with Gallantry Awards

It is requested to the PDAs that the Monetary Allowances attached to pre and post independence Gallantry Awards may be revised w.e.f. 01/08/2017 in terms of PCDA(Pen) Allahabad Circular No30 dated 22/12/2017.

Non-restriction of pension as per terms of engagement

PDAs are requested to revise the pension as per the tables enclosed with PCDA (Pen) Allahabad circular 555 dated 4/2/2016 after ascertaining the actual qualifying service subject to the maximum term of engagement for each rank as applicable from time to time.

Payment of pension/family pension without PPO(s)

For payment of pension, it is necessary that the PDA may have all the PPO(s) of the concern pensioners/family pensioners in the pension file of the pensioner maintained by the PDA. If the PDA is not having all the PPO(s) in any case, the missing PPO(s) may be obtained from the concerned Pension Sanctioning Authority (PSA) by sending loss certificate in the prescribed format and other necessary documents for issuance of duplicate copy of PPO(s).

Is Ordinary Family pension available to a widow/widower after remarriage?

The childless widow of a deceased employee who expired before 01/01/2006 shall also be eligible for family pension irrespective of the fact that the re-marriage of the widow had taken place prior to/on or after 01/01/2006 subject to fulfillment following prescribed conditions:

(i)The childless widow of a deceased pensioner shall continue to be paid family pension even after her re-marriage subject to the condition that the family pension shall cease once her independent income from all other sources becomes equal to or higher than the minimum prescribed family pension in the Central Government. The family pensioner in such cases would be required to give a declaration regarding her income from all other sources to the pension disbursing authority every six months.

(ii)Where the Ordinary Family Pension has been sanctioned till widowhood in the PPO, the family pension will not be automatically continued on re-marriage to childless widow. In such situation, corrigendum PPO for continuance of family pension to childless widow who re-marriage is required to be issued by the concern Pension Sanctioning Authority.

(iii)Family pension is not available to a childless widower after his remarriage. PCDA(P) Allahabad Circular No. 208 dated 25 Jan 2019 refers.

 

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