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Option for Commutation of Additional Amount of Pension in respect of Defence Civilian Pensioners

Implementation of Govt. decision on the recommendations  of Seventh Central Pay Commission – Option regarding commutation of additional amount of pension

PDCA circular on 7th CPC implementation of commutation of additional amount of pension.

OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)

DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014

Circular No.C-158

No:G1/C/0199/Vol-I/Tech

Dated: – 07.12.2016.

Subject: – Implementation of Govt. decision on the recommendations  of Seventh Central Pay Commission – Option regarding commutation of additional amount of pension

Reference:- In continuation of this office circular no. C-156 dated 5th  October 2016 vide which Data Sheet- Appendix ‘I’ was circulated.

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The Govt. of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Deptt.of Pension & Pensioners’  Welfare  in  their O.M.  No  42/14/2016-P&PW(G)  dated,  24th October, 2016 have decided to give relaxation to many pensioners who retired after 01.01.2016 and have drawn pension/commutation value of pension  based on their pre-revised  pay/pension  do not wish to commute the pension which has become additionally commutable on revision of pay/pension on implementation of recommendation of 7th  CPC. Accordingly, it has been decided that “those pensioners who retired from 01.01.2016 till 04.08.2016 i.e. date of issue of orders for revised pay /pension based on the recommendation of the 7th CPC may be given an option, in relaxation of Rule 10 of CCS (Commutation of Pension) Rules, 1981, not to commute the pension which has become additionally commutable on revision of  pay/pension on implementation of recommendations  of the 7th CPC. The cases where the additional  pension after 7th  CPC has already been commuted will not be reopened.”

2    Consequent  on  application  of  Deptt. of  P&PW OM  dated  24th October, 2016  referred  to above,  an  extra column/cage “ Opted for commutation  on additional  amount of pension”  has  been inserted in Data Sheet-Appendix ‘I’ which should be filled as Y or N [ Y – wish to commute addition pension/ N- do not wish to commute additional pension]. An option form is also introduced which is required  to  be  filled  by  pensioner  and  countersigned  by  HOO.  Other  columns  of  Data  Sheet- Appendix ‘ I’ will remain unchanged and should be filled according to details instructions for filling up of  the  data  sheet  as  already  circulated  under  this office  important  circular  no. C-156  dated 05.10.2016. The cases where the additional pension after 7th  CPC has already been commuted will not be reopened.

3.  In  this  connection, set of amended  Data  Sheet – Appendix  ‘I’  along  with  option  form  is forwarded  herewith  for transmission  of the same to the lower formation/unit/HOO under  your control. The unit/formation declared as H.O.O. may be instructed to use the data sheet along with supporting documents  as per the revised procedure. Additional copies of data sheet and instruction, if required, may please be prepared /printed at your end for circulation. A copy of the instruction issued by you to your unit/formation/HOO may please be endorsed to this office.

(The copy of this circular is available on the website of this office www.pcdapension.nic.in)

(Dr. Upinderbir Singh)

DCDA (P)

Download Circular No.C-158 No:G1/C/0199/Vol-I/Tech dated 07.12.2016.

 7th cpc commutation of additional amount of pension

FORM OF OPTION

(Applicable to those pensioners in whose case commutation of pension became absolute on after 01-01-2016 till 04-08-2016)

 

(i) I ……………………………………………………. hereby opt to commute the amount of Pension that has become additionally commutable on a/c of retrospective revision of Pay/Pension.

OR

(ii) I  ……………………………………………………………. hereby elect to retain the payment of commutation of pension calculated/to be calculated based on pre-revised pay/pension.

Station……………………

Signature………………………………………

Date……………………….

Name…………………………………………….

PPO No………………………………………… Countersigned

Head of Office

(To be scored out if not applicable)

F.No. 42/14/2016-P&PW(G)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions

Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare

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3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan

Khan Market, New Delhi- 110003

Date:-24th Oct, 2016

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject :-Implementation of the recommendation of the 7th CPC-Option regarding commutation of additional amount of pension.

The undersigned is directed to state that in pursuance of Government’s decision on recommendation of 7th Central Pay Commission, orders have been issued for revision of provisions regulating pension/gratuity/commutation of pension etc. vide this Department’s OM 3 8/37/2016- P&PW(A) dated 04.08.2016. In para 8.1 of the said OM, it has been mentioned that there will be no change in the provisions relating to commutation values, the I limit up to which the pension can be commuted or the period after which the commuted pension is to be restored.

2. As per Rule 10 or CCS (Commutation of Pension) Rules, 1981, an applicant who has commuted a percentage of his final pension and after commutation his pension has been revised and enhanced retrospectively as a result of Government’s decision, the applicant shall be paid the difference between the commuted value determined with reference to enhanced pension and the commuted value already authorised. For the payment of difference, the applicant shall not be required to apply afresh.

3. References have been received in this Department that many pensioners who retired after01.01.2016 and have drawn pension/commuted value of pension based on their pre-revised pay/pension do not wish to commute the pension which has become additionally commutable on revision of pay/pension on implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC. The matter has been examined in consultation with Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure). It has been decided that those pensioners who retired from 01.01.2016 till 04.08.2016 i.e. the date of issue of orders for revised pay/pension based on the recommendations of the 7th CPC may be given an option, in relaxation of Rule I 0 of CCS (Commutation of Pension) Rules, 1981, not to commute the pension which has become additionally commutable on revision of pay/pension on implementation of recommendations of the 7th CPC. The cases where the additional pension after 7th CPC has already been commuted will not be re- opened.

4. In their application to the employees of Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue in consultation with Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

5. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure ID No.192/E.V/2016, dated 30.09.2016.

6. Hindi version will follow.

(Sujasha Choudhury)

Director(Pension)

Download DP&PW OM F.No. 42/14/2016-P&PW(G) dated 24.10.2016

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