Additional Pension at the rate of 20% of the basic pension on completion of 80 years of age to the retired AIS officers: DOPT Order dated 23.08.2022
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
North Block, New Delhi
All Chief Secretaries of all
Subject: Determination of relevant date from which senior retired AIS officers should be paid additional 20% of basic pension.
Reference is invited to Rule 18(1-A) of AIS (DCRB) Rules, 1958 which provides that in addition to pension admissible in accordance with clause Rule 18(1 )(b) of AIS (DCRB) Rules, 1958, after completion of eighty years of age or above, additional pension shall be payable to the retired member of the service in the following manner
|Age of Pensioner||Additional Pension|
|From 80 years to less than 85 years||20% of basic pension|
|From 85 years to less than 90 years||30% of basic pension|
|From 90 years to less than 95 years||40% of basic pension|
|From 95 years to less than 100 years||50% of basic pension|
|100 years or more||100% of basic pension|
2. In this context, as per the admissible Rules / provisions, additional pension shall be payable from first day of the calendar month in which it falls due and not from the date of completion of 80 years of age. For example, a pensioner born either on 01.08.1942 or on 20.08.1942 shall be eligible for additional pension at the rate of 20% of the basic pension with effect from 01.08.2022.
3. State / UT Governments are requested to ensure that there is no discrepancy in the interpretation of the aforementioned Rule and the retired AIS officers are paid additional pension as per the above provision.
Under Secretary to Government of India
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