Central Government Extraordinary Pension – Frequently Asked Questions

Central Government Extraordinary Pension – Frequently Asked Questions updated as on 04.11.2013 compiled and issued by Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare (Pensioners Portal)


To whom it is applicable?

The computing of percentage of disability is applicable only for the Government servants retiring under CCS (EOP) Rules. The extent of disability or functional incapacity is determined in the following manner for purposes of computing the disability element forming part of benefits:-

Percentage of disability assessed by Medical Board.Percentage to be reckoned for computation of disability pension
upto 50%50%
More than 50 and upto 75%75%
More than 75 and upto 100%100%

Provided that the above broad banding shall not be applicable to Government servants who are retained in service.

The invalid pension is granted under Rule 38 of CCS(Pension) Rules, whereas disability pension is granted under CCS(EOP) Rules. The CCS (COP) Rules provides that if a Government servant is boarded out of service on account of injury attributable to Government service he shall be granted disability pension which includes service element as well as disability element. Invalid pension and disability pension cannot be combined.

In modification of Deptt. Of Pension & PW’s OM No.45/55/97-P&PW(C) dated 11.9.1998 the ex-gratia lumpsum compensation to Civilian employees who die in performance of their bonafide official duties has been revised as under :

(a)Death occurring due to accidents in course of Performance of dutiesRs.10.00 lakhs
(b)Death occurring due to accidents in course of Performance of duties attributable to acts of violence by terrorists, anti-social elements, etc.Rs.10.00 lakhs
(c)Death occurring (a) enemy action in international war or border skirmishes and (b) action against militants, terrorists, extremists etc.Rs.15.00 lakhs
(d)Death occurring while on duty in specified high altitude, inaccessible border posts, etc. on account of natural disasters, extreme weather conditions.Rs.15.00 lakhs

Constant Attendant Allowance is payable from 1.1.2006 and applicable only for officials retiring under EOP(Rules)

Yes, the pensioners who retired on disability pension before 1.1.2006 and fulfilling the conditions mentioned in para 10.1 of O.M. No. 38/37/08-P&PW(A) dated 2.9.2008 would also be entitled to Constant Attendant Allowance.


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Source: Pensioners Portal