You may now contact Pension Sanctioning Authority by using Toll free number: 18001805321. For facilitating proper response, keep following information ready for submission to the Pension Cell Centre executive.
1. PPO No.
2. IC No./ Regiment No.
3. Name of Pensioner/Family
4. Date of retirement/discharge/death
5. Brief on points on which
Payment of Constant Attendance Allowance (CAA) on monthly basis with disability pension to Armed Forces personnel
Payment of Constant Attendance Allowance is made in arrears twice in a year along with disability pension/ war injury pension on the basis of declaration/certificate submitted by the pensioner to his/ her pension disbursing agency (PDA) in May and November each year subject to fulfillment of other prescribed conditions. Henceforth Constant Attendance Allowance shall be paid on monthly basis during the period of award along with disability or war injury pension as the case may be. This issues with the concurrence of Finance division of Ministry vide their ID.No.10(08)/2014/Fin Pen dated 09- 04-2015.
Procedure for payment and reimbursement of medical expenses under ECHS
The reimbursement shall be limited to 23 days in case 7 days medicines have been issued by empanelled hospital. Ministry of Defence (Finance) vide their U.O. No 33(207/2014.Fin/Pen dated 8- 4-2015 refers
ECHS NEW APPLICATION FORM FOR MEMBERSHIP (REV 2015)
Application form (Revised 2015) for ECHS Smart Card in case of fresh applicants has been modified with additional details. The format of the application has been uploaded on website: www.echs.gov.in. The same may be downloaded. It is mandatory for all applicants to provide details of Aadhar card including those of dependents. Aadhar card details for NDG ESM is not mandatory. The old application form be discontinued wef 30 April 2015 and the new revised form be implemented wef 01 May 2015.
Master Data of banks of State Treasuries pertaining to Freedom Fighter Pensioners
Data Reconciliation in respect of Freedom-Fighters has been a big problem since past several years. For streamlining the procedure of reconciliation of pension payment on one to one basis, a bank wise broadsheet of pensioners is required to be prepared having details of each and every pensioners i.e., Name of the pensioner, PPO No., Basic Pension and total amount paid during the month. FFR Division has now provided a detailed (Bank/Pensioner wise) list of freedom fighter pensioners as on 01,01.2014 for reconciling and verifying the monthly payments made by banks & State Treasuries. The master list provided by the FFR Division is based on the feedback provided by the banks itself. Therefore the relevant detailed list is being forwarded in CD to all CPPC with the advise to reconcile their Database & to make payment accordingly. They are also advised to book the expenditure of Freedom- Fighter Pension under Category ‘G’ and issue separate Scrolls of Category `G’ and send it separately to RBI, so that Expenditure may be booked properly & Reconciliation of Expenditure may be done with reference to the Scroll & Put- Through Statement submitted by R.B.I. Twelve digit PPO Number of Freedom- Fighter Category has been allotted to the Pensioner of other Category the same may be verified from the original PPO & the matter should be taken up with CPAO promptly for further necessary action. All CPPC will provide reconciled Master Data maintained by them to NIC, CPAO electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with an endorsement to Sr. A.O. (Tech) to email@example.com , So that a reconciliation module can be developed by CPAO.