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PCDA Circular NO. C- 157 Revision of provisions regulating pension/gratuity/commutation of pension/ family pension / disability pension / ex-gratia lump-sum compensation



Circular No.C- 157 


Dated: -27.10.2016.


(All Heads of Department under Min. of Defence)

Subject: –     Implementation  of  Govt.  decision  on  the recommendations  of Seventh Central Pay Commission – Revision of provisions regulating pension/gratuity/commutation of pension/family pension/disability pension/ex-gratia lump-sum compensation, etc in respect of civilians/Defence Civilians of Ministry of Defence and their families.

Reference: – GOI, Min of P, PG & Pensions, Deptt. of P&PW OM No.38/37/2016- P&PW (A)(i) dated, the 4th August, 2016.

The Govt. of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Deptt.  of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare in their O.M. No.38/37/2016-P&PW (A) (i) dated,  the 4th  August, 2016 have issued orders for implementing Govt’s decision on the recommendations of Seventh CPC revising provisions of pension/family pension/gratuity with effect from 1-1-2016. With a view to implement the Govt. decision, the following procedural changes are made in regard to submission of family pension claims.

2.1    Consequent on  application of  the  C.C.S.  (RP)  Rules,  2016  and Deptt. of P&PW OM dated 4th August, 2016 referred to above, it has been decided that all Family Pension claims shall be submitted to this office in the revised LPC Cum Data Sheets enclosed as Appendix-‘G’, ‘H’ and ‘J’ to this circular.

2.2   In case of death while in service/after retirement on or after 01-01.2016, the family pension claim will be submitted alongwith the data sheet as per Appendix-‘G’ together with other documents as per the existing procedure. Data Sheet viz- Appendix-‘H’ will be used for issue of Corrigendum PPO of family pension.

2.3  For the purpose of revision of family pension and death gratuity in respect of Govt. servants who retired/ died on or after 01.01.2016 and in whose cases PPOs have been issued, Data sheet viz.- Appendix- ‘J’ is introduced and enclosed to this circular alongwith details instructions for filling up of the data sheet.

3.   The new designed Data-sheets, viz, Appendix ‘G’, ‘H’ and ‘J’, will be given effect for implementation as soon as Pay under Seventh CPC is fixed and H.O.O. is in a position to initiate the pension cases on the revised formats. However, no case on the old Data-sheets will be accepted after 30-11-2016. It may please be noted that this is an essential requirement for expeditious notification of pension/revision of pension.

4.   In this connection, sets of each data sheet alongwith instructions are 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 sheets alongwith supporting  documents  as  per  the  revised  procedure.  Additional copies of data sheets 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 receipt of this communication may please be acknowledged. (The copy of this circular is available on the website of this office www.pcdapension.nic.in).

(Dr. Upinderbir Singh)


Download PCDA Circular No.C-157 No.G1/C/0199/Vol-I/Tech dated 27.10.2016