Implementation of the Government decision on the recommendations of the cabinet secretary’s Committee- Revised of Pension in Respect of personnel Below Officer Rank (PROB) Discharged prior to 01.01.2006.
Pension – Permanently disabled children and dependent parents – Pension disbursing Agencies should start payment to the dependents directly without referring it to Pension Sanctioning Authorities.
Processing of Pension/Family Pension claims – PCDA lists Common Errors Relating to Superannuation Cases and Family Pension claims
It has been decided that the minimum guaranteed enhanced rate of Ordinary Family Pension of all Pre-2006 pensioners may be revised w.e.f.01.01.2006 on the basis of the minimum of fitment table for the rank in the revised Pay Band as indicated under fitment tables annexed with SAI 1/S/2008, SAI 2/S/2008 & SAI 4/S/2008 as amended and equivalent instructions for Navy and Air Force.
PCDA advises Pension Disbursing Agencies to step up the casualty Pensionary Award of the affected Pre-2006 pensioners/family pensioners
Changes made in Jai Jawan Pension Loan – Maximum age 76 years – 2nd loan after liquidating the first loan only after 12 months
Rates of Casualty Pensionary Awards of all Pre-2006 Disability pensioners/ Family Pensioners shall be revised with effect from 01.01.2006 on the basis of the minimum of fitment table for the Rank
OROP arrears will be delivered in 4 instalments. Pensioners may add their legal heir or nominee name in the Bank account to continuously receive the Pension.
Indian Military Info blog terms these mismatched instructions contained in both of these orders for implementation of One Rank One Pension as “Incongruities”
Controller General of Defence Accounts has published brief note on the implementation of OROP Scheme for Defence Pensioners
OROP applies to all pensioners / family pensioners who had retired / discharged / invalided out from service / died in service or after retirement in the rank of Commissioned Officers, JCOs / ORs and Non-Combatants (Enrolled), Army, Navy, Air Force, Defence Security Corps, and Territorial Army
After One Rank One Pension implementation Tables have been released by DESW, Ministry of Defence on 3rd February 2016, pension anomalies are being pointed out by various Defence Pensioners Associatitons and individual Pensioners. These are to be reviewed by One Man Commission formed by Govt
ESME consists of Junior Commissioned Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and other cadres is of the view that present One Rank One Pension formula benefits only Commissioned Officers and the same require a re-examination
Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pensions) clarifies that Service Element of Disability Pension shall also be revised in terms of this office Circular No.547 dated 11.9.2015 where JCOs/ORs have rendered 15 year or more qualifying service
Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA), Defence Accounts Department’s release says that there are 24.61 lakhs pensioners, spread across the country. On an average 45,000 Defence Forces personnel and Defence civilians retire every year and become part of pensioners’ strength