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Pre-1996 Pensioners – Inclusion of NPA for revision of pension – Maximum Pension allowed
No.38/31/II-P&PW(A)(Vol.IV)Government of IndiaMinistry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions,Department of Pension and P.W3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan.Khan Market, New Delhi.Dated the 21st October, 2014OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject :- Revision of pension of pre-1996 pensioners – inclusion of Non-Practicing Allowance (NPA) for revision of pension of retired medical officers w.e.f. 1.1.1996.The undersigned is directed to say that in this Department’s OM of even number dated 14th October, 2014, it was provided that in the case of pre-1996 retired medical officers NPA 25% shall be added to the minimum of the revised scale of pay as on 1.1.1996 corresponding to the pre-1996 pay scales from which the pensioner had retired, in cases where consolidated pension/family pension was to be stepped up to 50% / 30% respectively of the minimum of revised pay-scale in terms of OM No.45/10/98-P&PW(A) dated 17.12.1998 read with OM No.45/86/97-P&PW(A) ( Pt.) dated 11.5.2001.2. After Vth CPC, the maximum pension admissible w.e.f. 1996 was 50% of the highest pay, i.e. Rs.15.000/-, applicable in the Central Government. Accordingly, the maximum pension admissible in terms of this Department’s OM dated 14.10.2014 would also be 50% of Rs.30,000/-, i.e. Rs.15,000/- w.e.f. 1.1.1996. This may be taken into account while revising the pension of pre-1996 retired medical officers in terms of OM of even number dated 14.10.2014.
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(Tripti P. Ghosh)