Office of the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts(Pension),
Draupadi Ghat, Allahabad — 211014
Circular No. : SPARSH-06
Dated: 22th Sep. 2021
(All HODs / CsDA/PCsDA)
Sub:- Reduction of delay in processing of pension cases on SPARSH (System for Pension Administration (Raksha) for Defence Civilian and their families-reg.
Ref:- This office Circular No. SPARSH-04 dt. 14.07.2021.
SPARSH has been rolled out for Defence Civilian Organisations for processing of all types of pension cases. As all concern must be aware, any pension case on SPARSH goes through multiple stages from initiation to sanction. Any delay in completion of any of the stage leads to delay in sanction of pension. Consideration the experience of past 11 months since the rollout of SPARSH, we recommend to follow the below mentioned guidelines for processing cases on SPARSH.
2. In view of above all HODs/CsDA/PCsDA are requested to issue instructions for HOOs/PAOs under their administrative control for strict and time bound compliance of above procedures/instructions to ensure that in all service/superannuation pension cases, the PPO is sanctioned before the date of retirement. Similarly, for death in service cases the PPO is to be made available to the eligible family pensioner within 1 month of death.
Dy. CDA (P)
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