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Provision and rules for NPS part withdrawal

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Provision and rules for NPS part withdrawal

Provision and rules for NPS part withdrawal
  1. The partial withdrawal can be made to the limit of 25% of the contributions made by the subscribers, but excluding contributions made by the employer.
  2. The purpose of withdrawal is defined by the PFRDA. The purpose of withdrawal include treatment of specified illness of a family member, education of children, wedding expenses of children and purchase or construction of house.
  3. The education expenses can be made for the subscriber’s own children including the legally adopted children.
  4. The marriage expenses can be a reason for withdrawal so long as the subscriber’s own child is getting married, including his/her legally adopted child.
  5. To be able to withdraw the money for construction of house, the subscriber must make sure that the house belongs to him/her or in a joint name with his/her legally wedded spouse, that too if the subscriber doesn’t own more than one house besides the ancestoral property.
  6. For the treatment, the permission to withdraw upto 25% can be made allowed only if the diseases suffered fall in the category of diseases such as cancer, kidney failure, multiple sclerosis, major organ transplant, stroke, heart valve surgery, coma, paralysis and total blindness, among a few other major ailments.
  7. The subscriber can withdraw for a maximum of three times during the entire tenure of subscription.
  8. For withdrawal, subscriber must make the request to the central record keeping agency or the national pension system trust through the nodal office.
  9. In case the subscriber is suffering from an ailment, as mentioned in the clause, the request can be made by a subscriber’s family member.
  10. The rules have been effective from January 10, 2018 onwards.

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Clarification on date upto which enhanced family pension payable

Clarification on Enhanced Family Pension Payable – DoP&PW

No.1/1(5)/2018-P&PW(E)
Department of Pension & Pensionors’ Welfare
(Desk E)

Sub: Clarification on date upto which enhanced family pension payable-reg.

Ref: CPAO ID No. CPAO/IT & Tech/Clarification/13(VOL-III)/P&PW/2017-18/193 dated 05.02.2018 and NIC Note, dated 3.4.2013.

CPAO may please refer to above mention ID, dated 5.2.2018 on the subject mentioned above.

2. It was decided to increase the age of retirement from 58 to 60 years vide its notification No.25012/2/97-Estt.(A) dated 13th May, 1998. In pursuance of this decision and in view of the recommendation of the Vth Central Pay Commission, in partial modification of Rule 54(3) (a) of CCS (Pension) rules, 1972, it was decided that the payment of family pension at enhanced rates will be payable for 7 years or till the government servant/pensioner would have attained the age of 67 years against the existing provision of 65 years. This has been applicable in cases where Government servant is to retire at the age of 60 years in pursuance of the notification dated 11.05.1998 and not where Government servant has already retired at the age of 58 years or would have retired at the age of 55 years but for his premature demise.

3. Subsequently rule 54(3)(a)(ii) has also been amended to read as under:
In the event of death of Government servant after retirement, the family pension as determined under sub-clause (i) shall be payable for a period of seven years, or for u period up to the date on which the retired deceased Government servant would have attained the age of 67 years had he survived, whichever is less.

4. In view of this it is clear that family pension at enhanced rates will be payable for 7 years or till the deceased retired government servant would have attained the age of 67 years had he survived, whichever is less, irrespective of type of retirement. date of retirement and age of superannuation applicable in the case of retired Govt. servant. This would equally apply in all Central Civil Govt. Departments/Offices including CPAF and Medical Officers.

5. This issues with the approval of competent authority.

sd/-
(Sanjoy Shankar)
Under Secretary

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List of Pension sanctioning authority and its corresponding disbursing agency as on 01.11.2018

List of Pension sanctioning authority and its corresponding disbursing agency as on 01.11.2018

Jeevan Pramaan
List of Sanctioning Authority and its corresponding Disbursing Agency (as on 1st November’ 2018)

S.No Pension Sanctioning Authority Pension Disbursing Agency
1 Banking Staff Bank
2 Central Government Bank
3 Chennai Port Trust Bank
4 Coal Mines Provident Fund Organization (CMPFO) Coal Mines Provident Fund Organization (CMPFO)
5 Cochin Port Trust Cochin Port Trust
6 Deendayal Port Trust (Kandla Port Trust) Deendayal Port Trust (Kandla Port Trust)
7 Defence Bank,DPDO, CPDA-PCDA (Pensions) Allahabad
8 Defence – Jt.CDA(AF), Subrato Park, Delhi Cantt Bank,DPDO, CPDA-PCDA (Pensions) Allahabad
9 Defence – PCDA (P) Allahabad Bank,DPDO, CPDA-PCDA (Pensions) Allahabad
10 Defence – PCDA(Navy) Mumbai Bank,DPDO, CPDA-PCDA (Pensions) Allahabad
11 EPFO Bank, Kerala Gramin Bank, Purvanchal Bank Gorakhpur, Uttar Banga Kshetriya Gramin Bank
12 Haldia Dock Complex Kolkatta Port Trust Haldia Dock Complex
13 IIT Madras IIT Madras
14 Life Insurance Corporation of India LIC-Individual Pension Plan
15 Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala
16 Ministry of Culture – Artistes Pension Scheme Ministry of Culture – Artistes Pension Scheme
17 Mormugao Port Trust Mormugao Port Trust
18 Mumbai Port Trust Bank
19 Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
20 NCERT Delhi NCERT Delhi
21 New Delhi Municipal Council New Delhi Municipal Council
22 New Mangalore Port Trust Bank
23 Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Bank, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited
24 Paradip Port Trust Bank
25 Port Blair Municipal Council Port Blair Municipal Council
26 Postal Bank, Post Office
27 Railway Bank, Post Office
28 Sahitya Akademi Sahitya Akademi
29 Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences
30 State Government Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh Treasury-sub Treasuries
31 State Government Arunachal Pradesh Bank, Arunachal Pradesh Treasury-Sub Treasuries
32 State Government of Bihar Bank, Bihar Treasury-Sub Treasuries
33 State Government Chattisgarh Bank
34 State Government Goa Bank, Goa Treasury-Sub Treasuries
35 State Government Gujarat Gujarat Treasury-Sub Treasuries
36 State Government Haryana Bank, Haryana Treasury-Sub Treasuries
37 State Government Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh State Treasury
38 State Government Jharkhand Bank, Jharkhand Treasury-Sub Treasuries
39 State Government Karnataka Bank, Karnataka Treasury-Sub Treasuries
40 State Government Kerala Kerala State Treasury-Sub Treasuries
41 State Government Madhya Pradesh Bank,MP State Treasury
42 State Government Maharashtra Maharashtra State Treasury
43 State Government Manipur Manipur Treasury-Sub Treasuries
44 State Government Mizoram Mizoram Treasury-Sub Treasuries
45 State Government Odisha Bank, OdishaTreasury-Sub Treasuries
46 State Government of Jammu and Kashmir Bank, State Government of Jammu and Kashmir
47 State Government Puducherry Bank, Puduherry UT Treasury
48 State Government Punjab Bank, State Government Punjab
49 State Government Rajasthan Bank
50 State Government Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Treasury-Sub Treasuries
51 State Government Telangana Telangana Treasury-Sub Treasuries
52 State Government Tripura Bank
53 State Government Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Treasury-Sub Treasuries
54 Telecom Bank, Department of Telecommunication, Post Office
55 Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation
56 Union Territory – Andaman and Nicobar Bank
57 Union Territory – Daman Diu Daman Diu Treasury
58 University of Hyderabad University of Hyderabad
59 UT-Lakshwadeep Bank
60 Visakhapatnam Port Trust Visakhapatnam Port Trust
61 VO Chidambaranar Port Trust VO Chidambaranar Port Trust

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Pension of ex-Govt employees to be net of Income Tax

Pension of ex-Govt employees to be net of Income Tax

BPMS

 

No BPS/ SG/pension/I.Tax/018/1  

Dated: 23.11.2018

To
The Arun jaitley ji
Honorable Cabinet Minister for Finance
Government of India

Subject: Pension of ex-Govt employees to be net of Income Tax

Sir,

With passage of time, the purchase value of pension due to steep rise in the cost of food items, caregivers and medical facilities etc gets substantially reduced. Due to inflation coupled with low interest rates value of their deposits in Banks/Post offices etc too go on reducing year by year adversely affecting the net-worth of Pensioners. Thus compelling them to compromise their standard of dignified living.

As was worked out & recommended by TECS (Tata Economic Consultancy Services) consultant to Vth CPC (Para 127.9 Vol III 5th CPC report) Pension need to be 67% of the last drawn to enable a pensioner to live with the same standard to which he was living while in service (Supreme Court pronouncement in DS Nakara vs UOI) but only 50% of last drawn is being paid. Old age relief given to Sr citizen in Income tax is too little to compensate.

You are therefore, requested to reconsider & accept the recommendation of Vth CPC vide their 167.11(copy attached) in this regard and spare the pension/family pension along with DR & FMA from the levy of income-tax.

Further to compensate fall in purchase value of their savings in deposits with banks & post offices rate of interests for senior citizens on their deposits should be 2% above the normal rate of interests as against the existing 0.25% to 0.50%.

Hoping for your sympathetic consideration

Thanking you in anticipation

With Regards
Sincerely yours,
S.C.Maheshwari
Secy Genl Bharat Pensioners Samaj

 

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FAQ for Pensioners Regarding Digital Life Certificate (DLC)

FAQ for Pensioners Regarding Digital Life Certificate (DLC)

Frequently asked questions for Pensioners regarding Jeevan Pramaan / Digital

Life Certificate (DLC)

What is Jeevan Pramaan/Digital Life Certificate (DLC) ?

Jeevan Pramaan is a biometric enabled Aadhaar-based Digital Life Certificate for pensioners. Jeevan Pramaan i.e DLC is generated for individual pensioner using his/her Aadhaar number and Biometrics.

How is this different from traditional Life Certificate issued by Govt Officers/ Agencies?

For Jeevan Pramaan (DLC) the pensioner is not required to present himself/ herself personally before the Pension Disbursing Officer. DLC does not have to be submitted physically to the Pension Disbursing Agency ( Bank/Post Office etc ) as it is available to them digitally and. is automatically processed by the Pension Disbursing Agency. Also each DLC has a unique id called the Pramaan-Id.

Is the Pramaan ID / Jeevan Pramaan i.e DLC valid for life ?

The Pramaan ID/Jeevan Pramaan is not valid for life. The validity period of the certificate is as per rules specified by the Pension Sanctioning Authority. Once the validity period is over a new JeevanPramaan Certificate i.e a new Pramaan Id needs to be obtained.

Who is eligible for Jeevan Pramaan i.e Digital Life Certificate ?

A pensioner whose Pension Sanctioning Authority (PSA) is onboarded on to JeevanPramaan is eligible for Jeevan Pramaan. List of onboarded PSA, can be found under ‘Circulars’ tab on the https://jeevanpramaan.gov.in portal.

From where can I obtain a JeevanPramaan i.e Digital Life Certificate

You can obtain a DLC from

  1. various Citizen Service Centre (CSC) located across India
  2. office of Pension Disbursing Agencies (PDA) such as Post Office, Banks, Treasury etc
  3. It can also be generated from home/any location on a Windows PC/Laptop( ver 7 & above) or Android Mobile ( KitKat & above ), for more details click here

What is required, if I want to generate DLC on my PC/Laptop/Mobile

  1. A STQC certified Biometric Device is required.
  2. ‘RD Service’ of the Biometric Device being used should be installed on the PC/Laptop/mobile.
  3. The ‘JeevanPramaan Application’ has to be installed on your PC/mobile. It can be downloaded from the ‘Download’ tab from https://jeevanpramaan.gov.in 4. An Internet Connection is required.

How can I find a Citizen Service Centre (CSC) ?

You can search nearest CSC by clicking on ‘Locate a Centre’ on https://jeevanpramaan.gov.in portal or alternately you can send SMS to 7738299899. The SMS body must start with keyword “JPL” and after space write your pin-code. e.g. JPL 110003 and send it to 7738299899.

What information is required to be provided by a pensioner to generate the Jeevan Pramaan?

 The Pensioner has to provide Aadhaar Number, Name, Mobile Number and self declared Pension Related Information like PPO Number, Pension Account number, Bank details, Name of Pension Sanctioning Authority, Pension Disbursing Authority, etc. The pensioner has to also provide his/her biometrics either Iris or Fingerprint. Note : Incorrect information may lead to rejection of the DLC by the authorities.

What is the procedure for generating a JeevanPramaan from a CSC/office of PDA?

  1. Pensioner visits a CSC or office of PDA
  2. He/She provides the required information to the operator. The operator feeds/enters this information into the system i.e JeevanPramaan Application
  3. The pensioner has to then provide his/her biometrics by placing his/her finger on the finger print scanner or eye in front of the Iris scanner.
  4. On successful aadhaar based biometric authentication, JeevanPramaan is generated with a unique id called Pramaan Id.
  5. An acknowledgement message quoting the Pramaan Id is sent as an SMS to the mobile number provided by the pensioner. Note – The JeevanPramaan/DLC thus generated is subject to approval of the Pension Sanctioning/Disbursing Authority as provided by the pensioner.

Do I have to submit the Jeevan Pramaan i.e DLC to my bank/post office etc?

No, You do not have to submit the DLC to the bank/post office/pension disbursing agency. The DLC is automatically available to them electronically.

Can I get my Digital Life Certificate i.e JeevanPramaan downloaded online, after it is generated?

Yes, once your praman-id is generated, you can download the Digital Life Certificate by following the link https://jeevanpramaan.gov.in/ppouser/login.

How can I know the status of my Digital Life Certificate, whether it has been accepted/rejected ?

You need to download the DLC from the https://jeevanpramaan.gov.in portal to know the status.

I have received SMS on my mobile that my JeevaanPramaan is rejected, what should I do?

Contact your Pension Disbursing Agency. JeevanPramaan is rejected in case wrong particulars are provided by pensioner while generating the DLC. It is recommended that a new JeevanPramaan i.e Pramaan-ID be generated by providing all correct information and biometrics.

Is Electronic Jeevan Pramaan i.e DLC a must for the pensioner?

JeevanPramaan i.e DLC is an add on facility to the already existing ways of submission of Life Certificate.

What is the procedure for getting Aadhaar Number?

Contact nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre in your city for getting a Aadhaar Number. You can find permanent Aadhaar Enrolment Centres from UIDAI website https://appointments.uidai.gov.in

Is this certificate valid?

Yes, Digital Life Certificate is a valid certificate and recognized under the IT Act. The system benefits the pensioner from having to go before the Pension disbursing Authority to prove that he/she is alive.

Source: http://www.irtsa.net/

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Notice for the Pensioners

Pensioners are required to submit their life certificate – CPAO Notice

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
NEW DELHI – 110066

Notice for the Pensioners

All the pensioners are required to submit their life certificate to the authorised banks for pension in the month of November each year for continuation of their pension.

To facilitate the pensioners and as a welfare measure, biometric machines have been installed in Grievance Cell, CPAO for the pensioners who want to submit their life certificate online through Jeevan Praman. Pensioners can contact CPAO reception for availing the service.

For physically handicapped pensioners CPAO will liaison with the Banks and the pensioners to get their life certification done.

Pensioners can contact CPAO through our toll free number 1800-11-7788, email cccpao@nic.in, and twitter handle cpao_social.

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7th Pay Commission – Revision of rate of Training Allowance – DoPT Order

7th Pay Commission – Revision of rate of Training Allowance – DoPT Order

No. 13024/01/2016-Trg. Ref.
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
[Training Division (IST/IIPA)]

Block -4, Old JNU Campus,
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-67,
Date: November 12, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission-Revision of rate of Training Allowance.

In continuation of this Departments O.M. No. 13024/01/2016-Trg. Ref. dated October 24, 2018 on the subject cited above, the undersigned is directed to state that the contents of para 1 (ii) and (iii) of the said O.M. may be read as follows:

Para 1 (ii): ‘Training Allowance will be admissible only to faculties who join the training academies/institutes/establishments for imparting training for a specified period of time and are then likely to go back’

Para 1 (iii): ‘Training Allowance will not be admissible to those permanent faculties of training academies/institutes/establishments who have been recruited directly by the training academies/institutes/establishments for imparting training’

2. The concurrence of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has also been obtained vide their UO No. 124- /03-2017/Vol.II dated July 2, 2018.

3. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.

(Biswajit Banerjee)
Under Secretary to the Government of India.
Tel.: 011-26194167
Email ID: biswajitbanerjee.edu@nic.in

Source: DoPT

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Waiver of requirement of producing two pensioners drawing pension from same PDA to identify the pensioner

Requirement of producing two pensioners drawing pension from same PDA to identify the pensioner – Circular 205

O/o THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)
DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD – 211014

Circular 205

No. AT/Tech/30-XX

Dated: 02.11.2018.

To,
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

The Director of Treasuries of all state ……
The Manger CPPC of Public Sector Banks including IDBI
The CDA (PD) Meerut..
The CDA-Chennai……
The Nodal Officers (ICICl/ AXIS/HDFC Bank)….
The Pay & Accounts Officers……
Military and Air Attache, Indian Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal.
The DPDO…….
The Post Master…………….

Sub: Waiver of requirement of producing two pensioners drawing pension from same PDA to identify the pensioner.

During various Defence Pension Adalats, representations are being received against the requirement of producing two pensioners drawing pension from same PDA to identify pensioner.

The issue has been examined and it is noticed that various checks to be observed by the Pension Disbursing Authorities (PDAs) before making payment for first time on new Pension Payment Orders (PPOs)/transferred PPOs are provided in para 584 of DPPI-2005 & 2013. Similarly, these checks were circulated to the PDAs as Annexure-A to important Circular No.113 dt 27/05/2005. Item No. 7 and No. 15 of DPPI and Annexure-A to above mentioned circular respectively states that two defence pensioners should identify a new pensioners (except officer).

Now a days, requirement of producing two pensioners drawing pension from same PDA to identify the pensioner which is applicable to the pensioners below officer ranks does not seem correct, as PDAs are required to identify the pensioner based on marks of identification furnished in Descriptive Rolls/Descriptive Particulars and photographs provided to them.

Accordingly PDAs are requested to refer this office circular No. 197 dt 10/01/2018, and follow the guidelines issued there under for identification by additional documents produced by defence pensioners in absence of Aadhaar Number as indicated in Notification No. S.0 747(E) dt 03/03/2017 issued by Ministry of Defence, Deptt. of ESW rather than insisting the pensioner to produce two pensioners drawing pension from same PDA to identify him/her.

(SANDEEP THAKUR)
Addl.CDA (P)

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Transfer of pension account from one Pension Disbursing Authority (PDA) to another PDA

Provisions for Transfer of pension account from one PDA to another PDA – Circular 206

O/o THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)
DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014

Circular No. 206

No. AT/Tech/30-XX

Dated: 02/11/2018

To

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
The Director of Treasuries of all State……..
The Manager CPPC of Public Sector Banks including IDBI
The CDA (PD) Meerut
The CDA, Chennai
The Nodal Officers (ICICl/AXIS/HDFC Bank)….
The Pay & Accounts Officer……..
The Military. & Air Attache, Indian Embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal
The D.P.D.O…………….
Post Master, Kathua (J &/ K) and Camp Bell Bay

Sub: Transfer of pension account from one Pension Disbursing Authority (PDA) to another PDA.

Provisions for Transfer of pension account from one Pension Disbursing Authority (PDA) to another PDA has been provided in the Defence Pension Payment Instructions (DPPI) as well as Scheme for Payment of Defence Pensions by Public Sector Banks. But, it has been observed that the PDAs are not following laid down procedure in the matter. Hence, the competent authority has decided that following procedure is required to be adopted in the matter.

(i) Pensioner shall submit a simple application (in Part-I of the enclosed formats) along with Pension Certificate (where issued to him) to the PDA from where he is drawing pension at present. A copy of application may be returned to the pensioner duly giving the receipt of the application by the PDA for the records of the pensioner.

(ii) The following documents are required to be forwarded by the existing PDA to the new PDA by registered post.

(a) PPO (including all Corrigendum PPOs) and Payment Authority (if any issued)

(b) Descriptive Roll/Identification Documents with Photographs.

(c) Extract of Payment Register with a certificate thereon indicating the rate of Pension and Dearness relief and date upto and for which last paid. Where the pensioner has been allowed commutation of pension, the PDA should also indicate prominently in the Last Pension Certificate, the date of payment of capitalized value of pension, the date of reduction of pension on account of commutation and the date on which he would complete 15 Years for restoration of his commuted portion of pension.

(d) Nomination to receive arrears of pension

(e) Option 85 undertaking furnished by the pensioner for Medical Allowance

(f) Pension Certificate (where issued)

(iii) In the current scenario, most of the PPOs are issued e-PPO form. Hence, it has been decided that transferor PDA will forward the documents mentioned above as well as copy of e-PPO received through SFTP from this office duly countersigned by him to the new PDA as per existing system.

(iv) Further payments in continuation of the date upto and for which the pensioner is shown as paid on the Extract of Payment Register, will be arranged by the new PDA.

(v) An intimation regarding the transfer of pension papers should invariably be sent both by the transferor/ transferee PDA to the Pr. CDA (Pensions) Allahabad through Form-I/IMP-5(A)/D-II by the transferor PDA (under Part-II of the enclosed format) and Form­II/IMP-5/D-I by the transferee PDA (under Part-III of the enclosed format) as per prevailing procedure by registered post as well as on e-mail ID: dad@hub.nic.in

(2) While forwarding Form-I/IMP-5(A)/D-II to this office by the transferor PDA, following documents are also required to be attached with Form­I/IMP-5(A)/D-II:

(i)  A consent (in Part-IV of the enclosed format) from the new PDA that after receipt of documents from the existing PDA, his/her pension will be paid after taking on the payment strength of the new PDA.

(ii) A leaf of cheque issued by the new PDA duly cancelled in the case of new PDA is Bank.

(3) In the case of change of PDA from Indian Embassy, Nepal to other PDA and vice-versa, existing system for pension file routed through this office and issuance of corrigendum PPO before change of PDA will follow.

(4) This circular has also been uploaded on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in

(SANDEEP THAKUR)
Addl. CDA (Pensions)

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When will the arrears get paid? – Dearness Relief

When will the arrears get paid? – Dearness Relief

CENTRALISED PENSION PROCESSING CENTER

Payment of Pensions to Central Government and State Government Pensioners through Centralized Pension Processing Cell (CPPC)

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

31. When will the arrears get paid?
Ans: Payment of arrears, on account of revision of pension etc., received at Centralized Pension Processing Cell (CPPC) of the Bank up to one week before last date of a month, will normally be made along with monthly pension.

32. How the payment of Dearness Relief at revised rate is to be paid to the pensioners?
Ans: Whenever any additional relief on pension/family pension is sanctioned by the Government, the same is intimated to the agency banks for issuing suitable instructions to their pension paying branches for payment of relief at the revised rates to the pensioners without any delay. The orders issued by Govt. Departments are also hosted on their websites and banks have been advised to watch the latest instructions on the website and act accordingly without waiting for any further orders from RBI in this regard.

33. Where can a pensioner get information about the changes in the pension/ Dearness Relief or any pension related issue?
Ans: The pensioner can visit the Official Website of the concerned Government Department as also Reserve Bank of India Website (www.rbi.org.in) to get the information about pension related issues.

34. Can pensioners get pension slips?
Ans: Yes, monthly pension slip is automatically sent to the pensioner’s e-Mail ID if available with the Bank. In other cases pension slip can be obtained by the pensioner from any pension paying branch.

35. How to get SMS for the details of monthly pension
Ans: To get SMS Pensioner has to visit Pension Paying Branch (Home Branch) with request to upload his/her Mobile number in the Pension Application Software. Pensioner can get the details of monthly pension such as Basic Pension, D.A., Medical Allowance, Other Allowances, Commutation, Income Tax, Net Pension credited and the date of credit along with amount of commutation and gratuity paid through SMS from State Bank of India on regular basis.

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Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners/ family pensioners in implementation of Govt. decision on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission concordance tables

7th CPC Notional Fixation for Defence Pensioners – PCDA Circular No. 608

PCDA Circular No. 608 – Defence Pensioners 7th CPC Notional Fixation 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th CPC Concordance Tables for Revision of Pension of Pre-2016 Pensioners

Office of the Principal CDA(Pensions)
Draupadi Ghat, Allahabad-211014

Circular No.608

Dated:26.10.2018

To
The Officer-in-Charge
ROs/ PAOs (ORs)

Subject: Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners/ family pensioners in implementation of Govt. decision on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission concordance tables-regarding.

Reference: (1) This office Circular No. 570 dated 31.10.2016 and No. 585 dated 21.09.2017.
(Available on the website of this office www.pcdapension.nic.in)
(2) GoI, MoD letter No.17 (01)/2017/(02)/D(Pension/Policy) dated 17.10.2018.

Attention is invited to Para-4 of Gol, MoD letter No. 17 (01)/2017/(02)/D(Pension/Policy) dt 05.09.2017 circulated vide Circular No. 585 dated 21.09.2017, wherein it has been mentioned that revision of pension/family pension of all Armed Forces Personnel who retired! died prior to 01.01.2016 under first formulation was to be revised by notionally fixing their pay in the pay matrix recommended by the 7th CPC in the level corresponding to the pay in the pay scale! pay band and grade pay at which they retired! died. This was to be done by notional pay fixation under each intervening Pay Commission based on the formula for revision of pay. The revised rates of Military Service Pay, Non Practising Allowance, where applicable, and ‘X’ Group pay Classification Allowance for JCOs/ ORs, if applicable, notified in terms of 7th CPC orders, also to be added to the amount of pay notionally arrived at under the 7th CPC pay matrix and termed as notional reckonable emoluments as on 01.01.2016. The higher of the two Formulations i.e. the pension/family pension already revised in accordance with Gol, MoD letter No. 17(01)/2016-D(Pen/PoI) dated 29th October 2016 and modified vide letter No. 17(01)/2017 (01)/D(Pen/PoIicy) dated 04.09.2017 or the revised pension/ family pension worked out in accordance with Para 5 above, shall be granted to pre-2016 Armed Force Pensioners as revised Pension/ Family Pension w.e.f. 01.01.2016.

2. GoI, MoD vide letter No. 17(01)/2017/(02)/D(Pension/ Policy) dated 17.10.2018 has issued concordance tables to facilitate fixation of notional pay of pre-2016 defence pensioners! family pensioners by the concerned Record offices and attached Pay Account Offices in case of JCO/ORs of the three Services and PCDA(O) Pune/ Naval Pay Office, Mumbai/ AFCAO New Delhi in case of Commissioned Officers of Army/ Navy/Air Forces respectively. A copy of ibid Gol, MoD letter dated 17.10.2018 enclosed herewith for further necessary action, which is self-explanatory.

3. In view of the above, Record Offices are requested to prefer/forward the claims for revision of pension in respect of Pre-1.1.2016 pensioners/family pensioners in accordance with the instructions given in this office Circular No. 585 dated 21.09.2017 by using this concordance table for fixing the notional pay of the pensioner. However, it is informed that the LPC-cum-Data Sheet circulated in Circular No. 585 dated 21.09.2017 is under modification along with amendment in the software programme. An utility programme in this regard is also under development. The same along with detailed instructions will follow shortly.

No. Gts/Tech/7th CPC/0181/Vol-VII

Dated: 26.10.2018

sd/-
(Sandeep Thakur)
Addl CDA (P)

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Who are not Applicable to Dearness Relief on the pension – CPAO

Who are not Applicable to Dearness Relief on the pension – CPAO

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE

TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
NEW DELHI-110066

PHONES : 26174596,26174456,26174438

CPAO/IT&Tech/Salaries & Allowances of MPs /70/2018-19/146

23.10.2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Applicability of Dearness Relief to the pensioner/Family Pensioner.

It has come to notice that the dearness relief is being paid on the pension to the pensioners who are not entitled to dearness relief on their pension. In this regard attention is invited to the Para 19.4 of the Scheme for Payment of Pension to Central Government Civil Pensioners by Authorized Banks (copy enclosed) wherein it is stated that the dearness relief on the pension is not payable to pensioners mentioned below:-

1) President/Vice-President

2) Ex-MP Lok Sabha

3) Ex-MP Rajya Sabha

CPPCs of the banks are requested to ensure that the dearness relief on the pension should not be paid to the pensioners mentioned above.

This issues with the approval of Chief Controller (Pension).

(Md. Shahid Kamal Ansari)
(Asstt. Controller of Accounts)

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Government employees demand restoration of old pension scheme

Government employees demand restoration of old pension scheme

govt-employees-old-pension-scheme

Central and state government employees protested here Sunday, demanding restoration of the old pension scheme.

Hundreds of employees staged a dharna outside the Hamirpur office of local MP Anurag Thakur and raised slogans against the new pension scheme.

The employees said if the old scheme was not restored then they would be compelled to launch a nation-wide stir.

Bikram Singh Rana, a national-level leader of the employees association, alleged the new scheme was launched to help big companies and not for the benefit of the employees and that all employees were against it.

The employees demanded all parties declare in their manifestos that the old pension scheme would be reverted back to.

Senior BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal, who was in Hamirpur during the dharna, addressed the employees and assured them that he would take up their issue with the central and state governments. He said their case was justified.

PTI

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Simplification of pension payment procedure- Submission of certificates by retiring Armed Forces Personnel along with pension papers

Pension payment procedure & Submission of certificates by retiring AFP along with pension papers

OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)
DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD-211014

Circular No. 606

Dated: 24.09.2018

To,
The O I/C
Records/PAOs (ORs)

Subject:- Simplification of pension payment procedure- Submission of certificates by retiring Armed Forces Personnel along with pension papers.

Reference:- Circular No. 546 dated 10.09.2015.

Reference is invited to para-3 of GoI, MoD letter NO. 3(1)/2015-D(Pen/Pol) dated 25.08.2015 under which it has been decided by the Government that the required undertaking /status of non re-employment /employment after retirement may be obtained by the Record Offices/Head of Offices from the retiring Defence Personnel along with other documents before his retirement.

2. The undertaking regarding recovery of overpayment, non re-employment/ employment certificate alongwith the Descriptive Roll of the retiring JCO/OR or family pensioner in case of death, shall be forwarded to the Pension Disbursing Agencies along with Pension Payment Order by the Record Office concerned following the laid down procedure. In case of pensioner drawing Pension from agencies other than bank viz Defence Pension Disbursing Office/Treasury Office etc. a copy of cancelled cheque obtained from retiring personnel shall also be forwarded by the Record Office along with Pension Payment Order to the Pension Disbursing Agencies to ensure payment of pension into the pensioners’ account.

3. Of late, it has been brought to the notice of competent authority by the banking authorities that required undertaking regarding recovery of overpayment/ non re-employment/employment certificates are not being forwarded to the banks/ PDAs along with Descriptive Roll & PPO for payment of first pension as stated above, resulting in undue delay in first payment of pensionary award.

4. Therefore, it is advised that, to ensure the prompt and timely payment of pension, required undertaking regarding recovery of overpayment and non re­employment/employment certificates after retirement along with Descriptive Roll and PPO may be forwarded to Banks/PDAs for payment of first pension. Specimen copy of undertaking regarding recovery of overpayment & non re-employment/employment certificates are enclosed for reference.

5. This circular has been uploaded on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in.

(Sushil kumar Singh)
(Jt. CDA(P)

Specimen copy & non re-employment/employment certificates attached here

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Implementation of Hon’ble Supreme Court Order dated 27.09.2018 in Contempt No.1860/2017 and 924/2018 and MA No. 1067/2018 in Civil Appeal No.2147/2011 with Contempt Petition (C) No.04/2018 in SLP(C) No.19790/2010 for grant of Special Pension under Regulation 95 of Navy (Pension) Regulations, 1964

Supreme Court Order in respect of grant of Special Pension – DESW Order dt. 22.10.2018

Implementation of Honourable Supreme Court Order dated 27.09.2018 in respect of grant of Special Pension under Regulation 95 of Navy (Pension) Regulations, 1964. Dated 22.10.2018.

No.4(10)/2017-D(Pen/Legal)
Government of India
Ministry of India
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
D(Pension/Legal)

Sena Bhawan, New Dehi
Dated 22.10.2018

To
The Chief the Naval Staff

Subject: Implementation of Hon’ble Supreme Court Order dated 27.09.2018 in Contempt No.1860/2017 and 924/2018 and MA No. 1067/2018 in Civil Appeal No.2147/2011 with Contempt Petition (C) No.04/2018 in SLP(C) No.19790/2010 for grant of Special Pension under Regulation 95 of Navy (Pension) Regulations, 1964.

Sir,
I am directed to refer the cited Hon’ble Supreme Court Order dated 27.09.2018 and convey sanction of the Competent Authority for grant of Special Pension under Regulation 95 of Navy (Pension) Regulations, 1964 to the ex-sailors appointed prior to 03.07.1976 and discharged on or after 03.07.1976 on expiry of 10 years of service.

2. The amount of pension payable is Rs.9000 (Rupees Nine thousand) per month to each of the ex-sailors under Regulation 95 Navy (Pension) Regulations, 1964, payable September 2018 as per the Court Order under reference.

3. The amount of gratuity and DCRG paid, be adjusted the amount payable. Necessary PPO may be issued immediately.

4. The expenditure incurred on this account will be paid under Charged Expenditure and be debited to the relevant Head of Account.

5. This issues with concurrence of Ministry Defence vide their U.O. No. 1023/Fin/Pen Dated 17.10.2018.

6. Govt of India, Ministry of Defence letter No. 4(10)/2017-D (Pen/Legal) dated 26th September, 2017 may be treated as cancelled.

Yours faithfully,
sd/-
(Ajay Kumar Agrawal)
Under Secretary to the Govt of India

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Revision of disability pension and family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules to pre 1996 and pre-2006 disability pensioners and family pension under CCS (EOP) Rules

Revision of disability pension and family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules – inclusion of NPA

No.1/6/2017-P&PW (F)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003,
Dated the 10th October 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Revision of disability pension and family pension under CCS (EOP) Rules to pre 1996 and pre-2006 disability pensioners and family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules – inclusion of Non-practicing Allowance (NPA) for revision or disability pension and family pension covered under CCS(FOP) Rules to retired medical Officers – regarding

The undersigned is directed to say that orders were issued vide this Department’s OM No 45122/1997-P&PW (C) dated 11.9.2001 for revision of disability pension/Family pension under CCS(E0P)Rules in respect of Pre-1996 pensioners. These orders inter-alia provided for revision of Pension of Pre-1996 Disability Pensioners and family pensioners under EO.P Rules on the basis of the minimum basic pay in the revised pay scale applicable w.e.f 1 1.1996.

2. Vide this Department’s OM No. 45/3/2008-P&PW(F) dated 30.9.2010, as amended vide OMs dated 20.11.2014, 29 4.2016 and 8.8.2016, orders were issued for revision of pre-2006 Disability Pensioners and family pensioners under EOP Rules on the basis of the minimum of the pay in the pay band plus grade pay or minimum of pay in the revised scare of pay applicable from 1.1.1996 corresponding to the pay scale from which the pensioner had retired, as arrived at with reference to the fitment tables annexed to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 30/8/2008.Revision of disability pension and family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules – inclusion of NPA

3, In implementation of the judgment dated 27.11.2013 of Hon’ble Supreme Court in CA No. 10640-36 of 2013 and other connected matters, orders were issued. vide this Department’s OM No. 38/31/2011-P&PW (A) (Vol.IV) dated 14.10.2014 that in the case of Pre-1996 retired Medical Officers, NPA at the rate of 25% shall be added to the minimum of the revised scale of pay as on 1.1.1996 corresponding to pre-1996 pay scales from which the pensioner has retired in cases where consolidated pension/family pension was to stepped up based on minimum of revised pay scales.

4. Similarly, orders were issued vide OM NO.38/31/2011-P&PW(A) (Vol-IV) dated the 18th February, 2015 that in the case of pre-2006 retired Medical Officers, NPA @ 25% would be added to the minimum of the pay in the revised pay band plus grade pay (or minimum of pay in the revised pay scale in the case of HAG and above ) as on 01.01.2006 corresponding to the pre-revised pay scales from which they retired in case where pension / family pension is to be stepped up to 50% / 30% of the minimum pay respectively

5. It is hereby clarified that for the purpose of revision of Disability Pension/family pension of the pre 1996 pensioners under CCS(EOP) Rules also, NPA at the rate of 25% shall be added .to the minimum of the pay in the revised scale of pay on 01,01.1996 corresponding to the Pre 1996 pay scales in respect of the retired Medical Officers. Similarly, for the purpose of revision of Disability pension/Family pension of pre-2006 pensioners under CCS(EOP)Rules, NPA @25% shall be added to the minimum of the pay in the pay band plus Grade pay or minimum of the pay in the revised pay scale applicable from 01.01.2006 corresponding to the pay scale from which the pensioner retired.

6. The emoluments (minimum pay + NPA) to be reckoned for calculation of the Disability Pension/Family pension in terms of the above provisions would not exceed Rs. 30,000/- w.e.f 1.1,1996 and Rs.85,000 w.e.f 1.1.2006.

7. The other terms and conditions stipulated in this Department’s OM No. OM No. 45/22/1997-P&PW (C) dated 11.9.2001 and OM No 45/3/2008-P&PW(F) dated 30,9.2010, 20.11.2014, 29.4.2016 and 8.8.2016 shall remain unchanged.

8. This issues with the approval of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their ID No.1(3)/E-V/2018 dated 08.08.2018

(Sujasha Choudhury)
Director

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Clarification on modalities of transfer of the NPS contribution to casual labourer with temporary status to their GPF accounts.

Clarification on modalities of transfer of NPS – DoPT Orders dt. 11.10.2018

No.49014/2/2014-Estt.(C)-PT.I
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG and Pensions
Department of personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 11th October, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Clarification on modalities of transfer of the NPS contribution to casual labourer with temporary status to their GPF accounts.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s 0M No.51016/2/90-Estt (C) dated the 10th September, 1993 vide which a scheme for grant of temporary status to the casual employees was framed. The scheme applied to those casual labourers who were in employment on the date of the issue of the 0M and had rendered one year of continuous service in Central Government offices, which meant that they must have been engaged for a period of at least 240 days (206 days in the of offices observing days week). The scheme did not apply to Departments of Telecom & posts and Ministry of Railways.

2. As the scheme, after rendering three years’ continuous service after conferment of temporary status, the casual labourers were to be treated at par with temporary Group ‘D’ employees for the purpose of contribution to the General Provident Fund. Further, after their regularisation, of the service rendered under temporary status was to counted for of retirement benefits.

3. As per para 8 of the scheme, two out of every three vacancies in Group ‘D’ in respective offices where the casual labourers had been working was to be filled up as per extant recruitment rules and in accordance with the instructions issued by Department of Personnel and Training from amongst casual workers with temporary status. However, regular Group ‘D’ staff rendered surplus for any reason would have prior claim for absorption against existing/future vacancies.

4. Vide the O.M. No.49014/1/2004 -Estt.(C) dated the 26th April, 2004, the above scheme was reviewed in light of introduction of New Pension Scheme in respect of appointed to the Central Government service on or after 1.1.2004. These casual labourers with temporary Status were now to be considered under the NPS and their underlying amount in GPI was credited to them.

5. The 0M dated 26th April, 2004 was quashed by various benches of CAT/High Courts who had decided that the scheme could not modified retrospectively.

6. The position was reviewed in the light of the Court judgements in consultation with the Department of Expenditure. It was then decided vide this Department’s O.M. No. 49014/2/2014- Estt(C) dated 26.02.2016 and 0M. No. dated 28.07.2016 that the casual labourers who had been granted temporary status under the scheme, and have completed 3 years of continuous service after that were entitled to contribute to the General Provident Fund. It was also decided that of the service rendered under temporary status would be counted for the purpose of retirement benefits in respect of those casual labourers who have been regularised in terms of para 8 of the 0M dated 10.09. 1993. This was applicable to all casual labourers covered under the scheme Of 1993 whether they were regularised before or after 31.12.2003.

7. It was emphasised that the benefit of temporary status is available only to those casual labourers who were in employment on the date of the issue of the 0M dated 10th Septetmber, 1993 and were otherwise eligible for it. No grant of temporary status is permissible after that date. The employees erroneously granted temporary status between 10.09.1993 and the date of Hon’ble Supreme Court judgement in Union Of India And Anr vs Mohan Pal. 2002 (3) SCR 613, delivered on April, 2002, will however be deemed to have covered under the scheme of 10.09.93.

8. Subsequent to the issue of this Department’s O. M. 49014/2/2014-Esst(C) dated 26.02.2016 and O.M. No. 49014/2/2014-Estt(C) dated 28.07.2016 several Ministries/ Departments were seeking clarifications as regards to the modalities of transfer of the amount lying in the NPS account to the GPF account of these casual labourers. The matter has been examined in consultation with D/o Pensions & Pensioners’ Welfare, D/o Financial Services and D/o Expenditure.

9. D/o Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare have clarified/ stated that the employees’ share or the NPS subscription with interest should withdrawn and deposited in the GPE accounts if these CL-TS regularized after 31.12.2003 and the Government share with interest accrued under NPS should be deposited in Government’s account.

10. Controller General of Accounts (CGA) have furnished following clarifications vide letter No. dt 11.03.2016 on a similar matter which are as under:

(i) Adjustment of Employees contribution in Accounts:- Amount may be credited to individual GPF Account and the account may he recasted permitting up-to-dare interest (Authority-FR-16 & Rule / of GPF Rules)

(ii) Adjustment Of Government contribution under NPS in Accounts. TO be accounted for as (-) Dr. to object heads Recoveries under major Head 2071- Pension and Other Retirement benefit-Minor Head 911- Deduct Recoveries Of over payment (GAR 35 and para 3.10 of List of Major and Minor Heads of Accounts)

(iii) Adjustment of increased value of subscription on account of appreciation of investment- may be for crediting the amount Govt. account under Contribution towards pensions and other Retirement Benefits 800- Other Receipts (Note under the above Head in LMMHA).

11. The principle underlying the consideration of the case of CL(TS) is that Casual labourers Who were covered under the scheme Of 1993 and have been regularised in terms Of the above scheme were entitled to GPF and Old Pension scheme even if they were regularised after 31.12,2003.

12. Furthermore. as per Dio Expenditure/CGA, if the kr•nefits under old pension scheme are to allowed to a retired employee, who had contributed towards NPS at any stage. the entire NPS accumulations i.e. employee’s contribution + Government’s matching contribution + appreciation thereon should be remitted into the accredited bank of the PAO concerned and the accounting procedure will be same in this case as prescribed at par 10 above.

13. All Ministries/Departments are requested to settle the matter explained amve If any further clarification is needed in the matter, they should approach CGA (Controller General of Accounts) directly, since CGA is the accounting agency and is competent to clarify the matter.

sd/-
(N.Sriraman)
Director (Establishment)

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Important Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) Judgement

Important Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) Judgement 

Central Administrative Tribunal
Principal Bench
New Delhi

OA No.571/2017

Order Reserved on: 13.02.2018
Pronounced on: 17.04.2018

Hon’ble Mr. K.N. Shrivastava, Member (A)

G.C. Yadav,
S/o late Kamal Singh Yadav,
(aged about 61 years)
(retired as Deputy Secretary)
R/o H.No.1627/3, Lane No.6,
Rajiv Nagar, Mata Road,
Gurugram-122001.

- Applicant

(By Advocate Shri L.R. Khatana)

-Versus-

1. Union of India
Through Secretary to the Govt. of India,
Ministry of Home Affairs,
North Block, New Delhi-110001.

2. Secretary to the Govt. of India,
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare,
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions,
North Block, New Delhi-110001.

3. Secretary to the Govt. of India,
Department of Personnel & Training,
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions,
North Block, New Delhi-110001.

-Respondents

(By Advocate Shri N.D. Kaushik)
(OA No.571/2017)

O R D E R

The applicant retired from the post of Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India with effect from the afternoon of 31.12.2015 on attaining the age of superannuation. His date of birth is 01.01.1956. He has been deprived of the benefits of 7th Central Pay Commission’s recommendations, which came into effect w.e.f. 01.01.2016 on the ground that he retired prior to that date i.e. 31.12.2015.
2. The applicant submitted his representation dated 14.12.2015 (Annexure A-4 colly.) to the Secretary, Department of Personnel & Training (DoP&T) (respondent no.3) stating therein that he would cease to be a Government servant in the midnight of 31.12.2016 and thus acquired the status of a pensioner in the forenoon of 1st January, 2016. Hence, he is entitled to all the pensionary benefits viz. gratuity, fixation of pay/pension as per 7th Central Pay Commission’s recommendations. The representation dated 14.12.2015 of the applicant was forwarded by the Additional Secretary (S&V), DoPT to the Joint Secretary, Pension, Department of Pension and Pensioner’s Welfare (DoP&PW) vide letter dated 29.02.2016. The relevant portion of  the said letter is extracted below:

“2. In his representation, Shri Yadav has contended that the pensionary benefits accrue to a person when he acquires the status of Pensioner. As per the judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the case of S. Banerjee, the persons born on 1st January, 2015 were in Government service upto midnight of 31st December, 2015 and acquired the status of pensioner only in the forenoon of 1st January, 2016. Applying the law laid down by the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the case of S. Banerjee, the persons born on 1st January, 1956 acquired the status of pensioner only in the forenoon of 1st January, 2016. The recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission are likely to be implemented with effect from 1st January, 2016.”

3. Pursuant to the implementation of the 7th Central Pay Commission’s recommendations, DoP&PW (respondent No.2) issued Annexure A-2 Om dated 04.08.2016 revising the pension of pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners. The grievance of the applicant is that his retiral benefits have been fixed in terms of Annexure A-2 OM, treating him as a pre-2016 retiree whereas he should be treated as a retiree w.e.f. 1.1.2016 and thus the 7th Central Pay Commission’s benefits should  accrue to him.
4. Respondent No.2 considered the representation dated 14.12.2015 of the applicant, which was duly forwarded by the DoPT vide aforementioned letter dated 29.02.2016 and vide impugned Annexure A-1 OM dated 03.01.2018 has declined the request of the applicant. The relevant portions of this OM are reproduced below:

“4. In the case of Shri Yadav, he actually retired on 31.12.2015 and was not in service on 1.1.16. Judgment of Hon’ble Supreme Court in the case of Shri S. Benerjee has no relevance in his case. In fact Rule 5 (2) of CCS (Pension) Rules, has already been amended and as per the amended rule date of voluntary retirement is treated as the last working day. Therefore, those who retired voluntarily on 1.1.2016 would be eligible for pay and pension benefits of 7th CPC as a post 1.1.2016 retiree.

5. Since Shri Yadav retired on superannuation on 31.12.2015, he is to be treated as a pre-2016 pensioner and is accordingly entitled to the benefit in revision of pension under the OM No.38/37/46-P&PW(A)(ii), dated 4.8.16.”

5. Aggrieved by the impugned Annexure A-1 OM dated 03.01.2017, the applicant has filed the instant OA praying for the following relief:

“B) That this Hon’ble Tribunal may be pleased to hold and declare that the impugned orders/action of the respondents is illegal, arbitrary, discriminatory, unconstitutional and violative of Articles 14 and 16 of the Constitution of India and quash and set aside the same and be pleased to further hold that since the Applicant superannuated with effect from the afternoon of 31.12.2015 and relinquished the charge of the post of Deputy Secretary in the afternoon of that date, he, as per law, is deemed to have effectively retired on or with effect from 1.1.2016 and therefore, cannot be treated as pre-2016 pensioner and direct the respondents to grant the retiral benefits such as fixation of pension, DCRG, commutation of pension, leave encashment etc. accordingly and pay the arrears thereof  with 12% interest within a specified time-frame.”

6. Pursuant to the notices issued, the respondents entered appearance and filed their reply in which they have broadly made the following important averments:

6.1 The applicant retired from Government service on 31.12.2015 and accordingly he has been treated as a pre-2016 pensioner and his pensionary benefits have been fixed in terms of the OM dated 4.8.2016 (Annexure A-2) of the DoP&PW.

6.2 As per the provisions of FR 56(a), a Government servant whose date of birth is first of a month shall retire from service in the afternoon of the last day of the preceding month on attaining the age of 60 years. Hence, the applicant, whose date of birth is 1.1.1956 is deemed to have been retired in the afternoon of 31.12.2015.

6.3 The judgment of Hon’ble Supreme Court in S. Banerjee v.Union of India, [AIR 1990 SC 295], relied upon by the applicant in para 4 (d) of the OA, is not relevant in the instant case. It is stated that Shri S. Banerjee had retired voluntarily and his date of retirement was 1.1.1986 whereas in the instant case the applicant retired on attaining the age of superannuation in the afternoon of 31.12.2015 and as such was not in service on 1.1.2016.

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Timely Revision of Pension as per 7th CPC

Timely Revision of 7th CPC Pension – Instructions to credit the revised Pension and Arrears immediately: CPAO

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE

TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
NEW DELHI-110066
04.10.2018

CPAO/IT&Tech/Bank Performance/2017-18/132

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject :- Timely Revision of Pension as per 7th CPC

References have been received from pensioners and pensioner’s association that the revised pension and arrear of revised pension as per 7th CPC has not been credited into the account of the pensioners/family pensioners.

All the CPPCs of the Banks are, therefore, requested to credit the revised pension and arrears of revised pension immediately in the account of pensioners/family pensioners for which Special Seal Authorities (SSAs) have been issued to the banks and in any case not later than 30 days of receipt of the Special Seal Authority (SSA) from this office so that the grievances of and hardships faced by the pensioners/family pensioners could be minimised.

This issues with the approval of Chief Controller (Pension).

Sd/-
(Md. Shahid Kamal Ansari)
(Asstt. Controller of Accounts)

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Monthly Pension Slip for CG Pensioners

Monthly Pension Slip for CG Pensioners

Pension Slip FAQ

1. What is pension slip?
A pension slip contains details of pension payment credited to a savings or current account held by a pensioner.

2. How can I generate a pension slip?
You need an Internet banking user name and password. The savings or current account which serves as the pension account must be mapped to the username. After you login to Internet banking you can generate a pension slip for any month in the previous or current year.

3. Can I generate a pension slip for multiple months?
No. Since Pension Payment is made on a monthly basis, you can generate the slip for any month starting October 2006 up to any past month in the current year.

4. Can I generate the pension slip for future months?
No. You can only generate the pension for months for which you have received a pension payment from the government.

5. Can I print a pension slip generated online?
Yes. You can print the pension slip details, whenever you require the payment details.

6. How long does it take to generate the pension slip?
You can instantaneously generate the pension slip for any past month in the current year or previous year.

7. How do I navigate to the Pension Slip tab?
Kindly log in to www.onlinesbi.com/personal. Select the “Enquiries” tab on the primary navigation bar. You would be displayed “Pension Slip” link on the left hand navigation column.

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