Extending new means of identification for continuation of pensionary awards in view of COVID-19

Extending new means of identification for continuation of pensionary awards in view of COVID-19 for a period up to September, 2021 or till the Covid-19 situation improves

OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)
DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD – 211 014, 2

Circular No. 217

No. AT/Tech/30/ Vol-XXI

Dated: 16/07/2021

To
1. The Chief Accountant, RBI Deptt. of Govt. Bank Accounts, Central office C-7, Second Floor, Bandre- Kurla Complex, P B No. 8143, Bandre East Mumbai-400051
2. The Director of Treasuries (all states)
3. The Manger CPPC of Public Sector Banks including IDBI
4. The CDA (PD), Belvedee Complex, Ayudh Path, Meerut-250001
5. The CDA-Chennai, 618, Anna Salai, Teynampet, Chennai-600018
6. The Nodal Officers (ICICI/ AXIS/HDFC Bank)….
7. The Pay & Accounts Officer, Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Port Blair
8. The Pay & Accounts Officer, Govt. of Maharashtra, Free Press Journal Marg, Mumbai-400021
9. The Pay & Accounts Officer, No. III (Pensions), Delhi Administration, R K Puram, New Delhi
10. The Pay & Accounts Officer, No. V (Pensions), Delhi Administration, Tis Hajari, Delhi
11. Military and Air Attache, Indian Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal.
12. The all DPDOs
13. The Post Master Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir Circle, Srinagar

Subject: Extending new means of identification for continuation of pensionary awards in view of COVID-19 for a period up to September,2021 or till the Covid-19 situation improves.

Reference: This office Circular No.214 dated 21.10.2020.

Govt. of India, Ministry of Defence, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, D(Pen/Policy) letter bearing F.No.3(01)/2020/D(Pen/Policy) dated 21.05.2021 on the subject is reproduced herewith for immediate implementation of provisions contained in the above Govt. letter mutatis-mutandis to all Armed Forces/Defence Civilian pensioners/family pensioners by the Pension Disbursing Authorities.

As per provisions contained in the above Govt. letter, new means of identification as approved vide MoD letter of even No. dated 15.06.2020 and extended upto March, 2021 or till the situation improves, whichever is earlier vide MoD letter of even No. dated 26.10.2020 shall remain operative up to SEPTEMBER-2021 or till the Covid-19 situation improves, whichever is earlier.

2. All Pension Disbursing Authorities are requested to take immediate necessary action accordingly.

3. This Circular is available on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in.

Encls: As above.

sd/-
(Abhishek Singh)
Dy. CDA (Pensions)

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