No.8(01)/2007-D(Pen/Pol) (Vol.III) Government of India Ministry of Defence Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare B-Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi Dated 23 August, 2012 To THE CHIEF OF THE ARMY STAFF THE CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF THE CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF SUBJECT : Restoration of withheld portion of Ordinary Family Pension to widow of ESM in…
The 21st meeting of the Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) is to be conducted on 27.09.2012
Revision of Pension payment order by giving effect of changes ordered in implementation of sixth pay commission in respect of Pre 2006 Pensioners is required as Banks which pay the pension would pay the revised pension only if the revised pension payment order is received by them.
Department of Pension and Pension Welfare coming under Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has requested all Pensioners’ Associations to attend the 21st meeting of the standing committee of voluntary agencies (SCOVA) to be held on 27th September 2012 in New Delhi.
It has been clarified by GOI, MOD that in the cases deceased Armed forces Personnel is not suvived by a widow/widower or child, the dependent parents become directly eligible to receive family pension.
The Department of Pensions & Pensioner’s Welfare (PPW) has decided to engage two consultants a Plan Scheme namely ‘Pensioners Portal – a Mission Mode Project under NeGP, Government of India. One consultant is of the level of retired Under Secretary and one at the level of retired Section Officer) during the current Financial Year. They are expected to assist the Pensioners Grievances Cell in implementation of the Scheme.
The Department of Pensioners’ Welfare (DOPW) has referred their O.M. No.38/37/08- P&PW(A), dated 01.9.08 and clarified vide O.M. No. 38/37/08-P&PW(A) Part I, dated 03.10.08 and 14.10.08 containing the instruction on consolidation of family pension. The Ministry has clarified that the revised enhanced family pension, under sub-rule 3(a) of Rule 54 of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972,
As far as pre-2006 family pensioners other than HAG scales and above, this minimum revised family pension can be easily calculated based on fitment table provided in the above mentioned Office Memorandums dated 14.10.2008.
A copy of every communication regarding pension is required to be endorsed to the pensioner by each node of pension delivery. Please ensure that your full contact postal address (preferably with PIN code) is always updated. Promptly intimate any changes of address
Central Government Pensioners and family Pensioners are to get Dearness relief at par with Central Government Employees at the rate of 65% with effect from 01.01.2012.
The Department of Pensions & Pensioner’s Welfare (PPW) has examined the issue regarding grant of family pension to the next eligible member in the family in the case of missing family pensioners as in the case of missing pensioners and decided to introduce similar provisions for missing family pensioners also.
Department of Pension and Pensioner’s Welfare has decided to provide a model advertisement spelling out the utility of the revision of PPO to the individual pensioner/family pensioner