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7th Pay Commission – Pension Revisions Should Not be Delayed for the Want of Aadhaar and PAN Number – Finmin (Order Enclosed)

7th Pay Commission – Pension Revisions Should Not be Delayed for the Want of Aadhaar and PAN Number – Finmin

The Finance Ministry has issued a clarification regarding the doubts in the minds of retired Central Government employees receiving pension and the 7th Pay commission revision of pension.

Vide a a memorandum issued on 17th of August 2017 (CPAO/IT&Tech/Revision (7th CPC)/19.Vol-III(a) / 2017-18/97), the Government has clarified as follows.

The Memorandum reads as follows,

As per format various financial & non-financial details of the pensioners were required to be provided by the PAOs while revising the pension under 7th pay commission such as basic pensions, revised pensions, last pay drawn, PAN No., Aadhaar No. etc. After issue of this OM various offices raised some doubts regarding essentiality of providing Aadhaar number and PAN number.

In view of the doubts raised, it is clarified that no field in the format is mandatory except those which are required to process the pensions case.

Therefore, while it is advisable to provide  of the Pensioners wherever available for better quality of database, no case for 7th pay commission pension revisions should be delayed for the want of Aadhaar number and PAN number of the pensioners.

Read the order below :

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
NEW DELHI-110066
PHONES : 26174596. 26174456, 26174438

CPAO/IT&Tech/Revision (7th CPC)/19.Vol-III(a) / 2017-18/97

Date : 17/08/2017

Office Memorandum

Subject: 7th CPC pension Revision : regarding

A reference is invited to CPAO OM No. CPAO/IT & Tech./Revision (7th CPC)/19.Vol-III/2016-17/37 dt. 25/05/2017 regarding revision of pension under 7th CPC forwarding the prescribed format of SSA for pre-2016 cases to be issued by PAOs.

As per format various financial & non-financial details of the pensioners were required to be provided by the PAOs while revising the pension under 7th CPC such as basic pensions, revised pensions, last pay drawn, PAN No., Aadhaar No. etc. After issue of this OM various offices raised some doubts regarding essentiality of providing Aadhaar number and PAN number.

In view of the doubts raised, it is clarified that no field in the format is mandatory except those which are required to process the pension case.

Therefore, while it is advisable to provide  of the Pensioners wherever available for better quality of database, no case for 7th CPC pensions revisions should be delayed for the want of Aadhaar number and PAN number of the pensioners.

This issues with the approval of the competent authority.

(Md. Shahid Kamal Ansari)
(Asstt. Controller of Accounts)

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