Data on Defence Pensioners in India – Details provided by CGDA

Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) has provided the data on Defence Pensioners as on 01.04.2015. Defence Accounts serves to 24.61 lakhs pensioners, spread across the country.

Details of Defence Pensioners in India CGDA has published the data on Defence Pensioners spread across the country.

Profile of Defence Pensioners

  • As on 01.04.2015 the Defence Accounts Department is servicing 24.61 lakhs pensioners, spread across the country.
  • The category wise details of pensioners is as under:
Sl.No. Category Number of Pensioners
1. Commissioned Officers 58,754
2. P.B.O.R. 18,40,809
3. Defence Civilians 5,62,088
Total 24,61,651
  • The details of pensioners drawing pension from various PDAs is summarized as under:
Sl.No. Name of PDA Number of Pensioners Percentage
1. Public/Private Sector Banks 18,42,092 74.83
2. DPDOs 4,60,336 18.70
3. Distt. Treasuries 60,752 2.47
4. IE Nepal 92,876 3.77
5. Post Office 4,496 0.18
6. PAOs 1,099 0.05
Total 24,61,651 100
  • On an average 45,000 Defence Forces personnel and Defence civilians retire every year and become part of pensioners’ strength. While working out the data‐base of pensioners as on a given date, average wastages out of the pensioners’ data base are worked out to arrive at the number of Defence pensioners on a particular date.
  • The Defence pensioners are spread over the length and breadth of the country. The major pockets having concentration of Defence pensioners are states of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Kerala among others.
  • The Zone/State wise details of pensioners is enclosed in the accompanying Annexure – ‘A’.
  • Further, around 4.60 lakhs pensioners drawing pension from 63 Defence Pension Disbursement offices, which are also mapped in the accompanying Annexure – ‘B’.

 

Annexure – ‘A’

Number of pensioners (as per PCDA (P) records):

Sl.No. Zone State Number of pensioners Total Percentage
1 North 1 J&K 83733 795670 32.32
2 Himachal Pradesh 147963
3 Punjab 273652
4 Haryana 266809
5 Chandigarh 23513
2 Central 1 Delhi 96509 461991 18.77
2 Uttrakhand 86211
3 Uttar Pradesh 221464
4 Madhya Pradesh 52670
5 Chhattisgarh 5137
3 West 1 Rajasthan 138216 352459 14.32
2 Gujrat 18075
3 Maharashtra 193495
4 Goa 2673
4 South 1 Tamilnadu 115157 455993 18.53
2 Karnataka 107834
3 Kerala 166617
4 Andhra Pradesh 64033
5 Andaman& Nicobar; Lakshdeep 1040
6 Pudduchery 1312
5 East 1 Bihar 110871 211032 8.57
2 Jharkhand 9736
3 West Bengal 69197
4 Orrissa 21228
6 North- East 1 Sikkim 283 78351 3.18
2 Assam 61295
3 Arunachal Pradesh 1822
4 Meghalaya 2766
5 Manipur 5854
6 Mizoram 2416
7 Nagaland 1108
8 Tripura 2807
7 Nepal Indian Embassy Nepal 106156 106156 4.31
8 Grand Total 2461651 100



Annexure – ‘B’

DPDO details: State wise/Station wise

Sl No. Name of DPDO No. of pensioners Percentage Station/State State wise percentage
1 DPDO, Chandigarh 5187 1.13 Chandigarh 1.13
2 DPDO, Red Fort-I Delhi 5789 1.26 Delhi 3.45
3 DPDO, Red Fort-II Delhi 4966 1.08
4 DPDO, Brar Square, Delhi Cantt 5128 1.11
5 DPDO, Ambala 9365 2.03 Haryana 18.57
6 DPDO, Bhiwani 12159 2.64
7 DPDO, Gurgaon 7373 1.6
8 DPDO, Hissar 4075 0.89
9 DPDO, Jhajjar 9448 2.05
10 DPDO, Karnal 6995 1.52
11 DPDO, Narnaul 8111 1.76
12 DPDO, Rewari 12562 2.73
13 DPDO, Rohtak 6797 1.48
14 DPDO, Sonipat 8616 1.87
15 DPDO, Amritsar 15790 3.43 Punjab 26.85
16 DPDO, Ferozepur 4073 0.88
17 DPDO, Batala 4882 1.06
18 DPDO, Bathinda 4524 0.98
19 DPDO, Kapurthala 4606 1
20 DPDO, Dasuya 10165 2.21
21 DPDO, Pathankot 6591 1.43
22 DPDO, Patiala 8317 1.81
23 DPDO, Ropar 7286 1.58
24 DPDO, Sangrur 7478 1.62
25 DPDO, Gurdaspur 6112 1.33
26 DPDO, Ludhiana 11801 2.56
27 DPDO, Hoshiarpur 9703 2.11
28 DPDO, Jagraon 4374 0.95
29 DPDO, Moga 5980 1.3
30 DPDO, Jalandhar 11977 2.6
31 DPDO, A/R Jammu 10290 2.24 J&K 9.25
32 DPDO, S/N Jammu 9742 2.12
33 DPDO, Leh 3791 0.82
34 DPDO, Srinagar 5612 1.22
35 DPDO, Udhampur 7940 1.73
36 DPDO, Rajouri 5174 1.12
37 DPDO, Jaipur 4412 0.96 Rajasthan 2.26
38. DPDO, Jhunjhunu 6003 1.30
39. DPDO, Mandi 5775 1.25 H.P. 10.22
40. DPDO, Hamirpur 10372 2.25
41. DPDO, Shimla 5529 1.20
42. DPDO, Una 5571 1.21
43. DPDO, Yol 6206 1.35
44. DPDO, Palampur 8394 1.82
45. DPDO, Dharamshala 5230 1.14
46. DPDO, Meerut 9509 2.07 U.P. 5.27
47. DPDO, Kanpur 5534 1.20
48. DPDO, Allahabad 5922 1.29
49. DPDO, Gorakhpur 3271 0.71
50. DPDO Dehradun 2519 0.55 Uttrakhand 0.55
51. DPDO, Kolkata 4268 0.93 West Bengal 0.93
52. DPDO, Hydrabad 4438 0.96 A.P. 3.19
53. DPDO, Secunderabad 6792 1.48
54. DPDO, Visakhapatnam 3431 0.75
55. DPDO, Bangluru 7265 1.58 Karnataka 1.58
56. DPDO, Chennai 7257 1.58 Tamilnadu 4.46
57. DPDO, Vellore 13245 2.88
58. DPDO, Ernakulam 8295 1.80 Kerala 12.29
59. DPDO, Kollam 10494 2.28
60. DPDO, Kottayam 12073 2.62
61. DPDO, Pathanamthitta 9217 2.00
62. DPDO, Trichur 5625 1.22
63. DPDO, Trivandrum 10910 2.37
Total 460336 100 100

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