Fixed Medical Allowance increased for Defence Pensioners

Fixed Medical Allowance increased for Defence Pensioners from Rs. 300 to Rs. 500 per month on the basis of Department of Pension and Pensioners’ welfare Office Memorandum

Fixed amount of Medical allowance of Rs.300/- ( As per Para -2 of Circular No.78 dated 08-07-2010) is payable to pensioners / Family pensioners w.e.f. 1.09.2008. FMA is paid to a defence pensioner on the basis of option given by the pensioner when he / she is residing in CGHS covered cities to the effect that CGHS facility is not availed by the pensioner. If the pensioner is not residing in the area covered by CGHS scheme, Fixed Medical Allowance is paid to defence pensioners after getting an undertaking to this effect.

Now on the basis of Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare OM No. 4/25/2008-P & PW(D) dated 19.11.2014 PCDA Pension has also ordered that Fixed medical Allowance has been increased from Rs. 300 per month to Rs. 500 per month

Click here to get DOPT OM No. 4/25/2008-P & PW(D) dated 19.11.2014



Circular No. 130                                                                                                              No.G1/C/0197Nol- II/Tech
the Pr. C.D.A. (Pensions)
Draupadighat Allahabad -211014
Dated: – 07.01.2015


1. The Chief Accounts, RBI, Deptt. of Govt. Bank Account Central  Office, C-7
2nd floor  Bandra  Kurla Complex,Bandra East, Mumbai-400051

2. All CMDs of Public Sector  Banks.

3. All CMDs of Authorised Private  Banks

4. Director of Treasury & Accounts

5. The Defence Pension Disbursing Officer  (DPDO)

6. Pay & Accounts Office

7. Military  & Air Attache, Indian Embassy(Kathmandu) Nepal

8. Director of Accounts, Panji, Goa.

9. Financial Secretary, Gangtok, POI,Thimpu

10. The Post Master-Kathua (J&K) and Campbell Bay (Andaman& Nicobar)

Subject:           Grant   of   Fixed   Medical  Allowance  (FMA) to   the   Central Government Pensioners residing in areas  not  covered under CGHS.

Reference  This office  Circular No. 78 dated 08.07.2010.

Attention is invited  to  this  office  circulars  no.  78 dated  08.07.2010, under   which    a  copy   of   Govt.   of   India,   Ministry  of   Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, OM No. 4/25/2008-P& PW(D), dated  26.05.2010 regarding grant  of Fixed Medical Allowance @ Rs. 300/- PM to Central  Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners residing in area  not  covered under  CGHS was  circulated to  all Pension Disbursing Authorities (PDAs).

2.        As  per  Govt.  of  India,  Min.  of  PPG &  P, Deptt. of  P &  PW OM No.
4/25/2008-P& PW (D), dated  19.11.2014,Govt. has decided  to enhance the amount of Fixed Medical Allowance from  Rs.300/-to  Rs. 500/- per month. The other  conditions for  grant  of Fixed Medical Allowance shall continue to be in force.  These orders  will take effect from  19.11.2014.

3.         A copy  of Govt.  of India,  Min.  of PPG  & P, Deptt. of P & PW  OM No.
4/25/2008-P    &   PW  (D),  dated   19.11.2014      is  enclosed for   immediate implementation and the payment of Fixed Medical   Allowance (FMA) to be regulated accordingly w.e.f 19.11.2014.  Other  conditions for grant  of Fixed Medical Allowance circulated in previous circulars will remain unchanged.

4.          It  is  requested that  suitable instructions along with a  copy  of this Circular may please be issued to all sub offices under your administrative control for implementation of the above Government order.

(C.B.  Yadav)

No. Gl/C/0197/Vol-ll/Tech
Dated:     07 /01/2015

Download Circular No. 130 (No.G1/C/0197Nol- II/Tech) dated 07.01.2015

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