Grant of disability pension to officers – Delegation of Administrative powers to Service Headquarters

Grant of disability pension to officers of Armed Forces: Delegation of Administrative powers to Service Headquarters – DESW Order dated 17.06.2021

No. 1(5)/2020/D(Pen/Pol)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
D(Pension/Policy)

Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011
Dated: 17 June, 2021

CORRIGENDUM

The Chief of the Army Staff )
The Chief of the Naval Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff

Subject: Delegation of Administrative powers to Service Headquarters-reg.

Sir,

Adjutant General’s Branch, IHQ of MoD(Army) has sent a proposal for amendment in Ministry of Defence Order No. 4684/Dir(Pens}/2001 dated 07 Nov 2001 _for transfer of delegation of administrative powers from ADG PS to ADG MP in respect of initial adjudication to grant disability pension to officers up -to the rank of Colonel/equivalent ranks, Accordingly, it has been decided to make the amendment in Para 2(e)(i) of Ministry of Defence Order No. 4684/Dir(Pens)/2001 dated 07 Nov 2001 as below:

For
Subject Approving Authority

Para2(e)

Grant of disability pension to officers:

(i) upto Col. and equivalents ADG PS/Equivalent rank for Air Force and Navy.
(ii) Brig. and above AG/ -do-
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Para 2(e)

Grant of disability pension to officers

(i) upto Col. and equivalents ADG MP or equivalent rank in Army Hars/Equivalent rank of Air Force and Navy dealing with the subject.
(ii) Brig. and above AG/Equivalent rank for Air Force and Navy.

2. The provision of this letter will be effective from the date of issue of this letter.

3. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority and with the concurrence of Finance Division of this Ministry vide their U.O. Note No. PC(1) to 26(7)/2013FIN/PEN dated 09.06.2021.

(Ashok Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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