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CPAO calls for details of pensioners

CPAO calls for details of pensioners and family pensioners in the Pension Life Certificate:

Central Pension Accounting Office, New Delhi (CPAO) is the central agency responsible for Central Government Employees Pension.

After implementation of Sixth Pay Commission report, revision of Pension and consequently Revised Pension Payment Order (PPO) is needed in the following cases.

  • In respect of Pensioners and family Pensioners who are entitled for enhanced pension based on age
  • In respect of all Pre-2006 Pensioners (Pensioners and family pensioners for whom pension was fixed prior to 2006) revision of pension has been ordered in 6cpc if the pension fixed as per the sixth pay commission report is lesser than the minimum pension guaranteed based on Pre-Revised Pay Scale of retired / deceased employees.

For more details Read the following article published in GConnect, on the topic “Revision of Pension based on pre-revised Pay scale of retired / deceased employee”

Click here to read Revised Pension for Pre-2006 Pensioners and Family Pensioners

CPAO is taking many steps to gather the details such as age of pensioners and family pensioners and last drawn pay of the pensioners / deceased pensioners to revise the pension of pre-2006 Pensioners as well as pensioners who are entitled for enhanced pension based on age.

Check this previous article “PPO revision process and CPAO’s initiatives” for more details

Now, CPAO has called for Present address, telephone number if any and mobile number if any of all the pensioners and family pensioners. These details are to be provided by Pensioners and family pensioners while they are submitting Life Certificate for this year in the month of November.

The Pensioners and family Pensioners who have not received revised pension payment authority so far may provide the following additional details at the time of submitting the life certificate in November 2012

a. Ministry/ Department from where pensioner had retired

b. Last pay drawn and pay scale

c. Details of spouse

i. Name of spouse

ii. Relationship

iii. Date of birth of spouse AND

iv. Attested photocopy of any one of the following documents in support of date of birth

a) PAN card

b) Matriculation Certificate

c) Passport

d) CGI-15 card

e) Driving license

f) Voter’s ID card (only if pensioner/ family pensioner certifies that he/she is not a matriculate and does not have any of the documents mentioned from (a) to (e) above

The full text of Notification issued by CPAO is given below:

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
Central Pension Accounting Office
Trikoot-II, Bhikhaji Cama Place
New Delhi.

Notification No. CPAO/Tech/LF1/2012  dated 24-10-2012

Attention- Central Civil Pensioners and Pension Disbursing Banks

(This Notification does NOT concern Railway/ Defence/ P&T Pensioners)

1.     Life Certificate has to be submitted by the pensioner/ family pensioner to the Branch Manager of his/her pension paying bank branch in the month of November every year (except for exemptions provided under para 152(i) Scheme for Payment of Pensions to Central Government Civil Pensioners through Authorised Banks)

    Pensioners/ family pensioners are advised to henceforth provide the following additional information for purposes of the Life Certificate form (Annexure XVII (given below):

    Present address:

    Telephone number: (if any)

    Mobile number: (if any)

2.    ONLY for the current year Central Civil pensioners/ family pensioners who have NOT received a pension revision authority from the Government. may provide the following additional information at the time of submitting the life certificate in November 2012:

a. Ministry/ Department from where pensioner had retired

b. Last pay drawn and pay scale

c. Details of spouse

i. Name of spouse

ii. Relationship

iii. Date of birth of spouse AND

iv. Attested photocopy of any one of the following documents in support of date of birth

a) PAN card

b) Matriculation Certificate

c) Passport

d) CGI-15 card

e) Driving license

f) Voter’s ID card (only if pensioner/ family pensioner certifies that he/she is not a matriculate and does not have any of the documents mentioned from (a) to (e) above

3.     The above information will help expedite revision of pension subsequent to the recommendations of the 6 Pay Commission.

4.     It is IMPORTANT for Pensioners/ family pensioners to note that documentary evidence of age is an important requirement for sanction of the additional pension for pensioners over 80 years.

5.     All banks may give the above wide publicity and circulate to all branches for compliance and for advance information of pensioners,

6.     Banks may update their master data based on the life I certificate so submitted and forward the updated master data through the CPPC to the CPAO. The additional information submitted may also be scanned and send through CPPC to CPAO.

ANNEXURE : XVII

LIFE CERTIFICATE

(To be submitted by Pensioner once a year in November)

Certified that I have seen the pensioner Shri/Smt,/Ms. ___________________ (Name of Pensioner), holder of Pension Payment Order No_______________ and that he/she is alive on this date. His/her present postal address is ________________________________ telephone number (If any) _____________; mobile number (if any) _____________.

Place:

Date:

Designation of Authorized Officer

Seal.

Chief Controller (Pensions)

Source: CPAO

Download Notification No: CPAO/ Tech/LF1/2012 dated 24.10.2012 issued by CPAO

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