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No. 1(1) / 99 / D (Pension / Service)

Government of India

Ministry of Defence

New Delhi

 

Dated 7th Jun,  1999

 

 

To,

            The Chief of the Army Staff

            The Chief of the Naval Staff

            The chief of the Air Staff

 

Subject :-      Implementation of Government's decision on the recommendation of Vth CPC relating to pensionary benefits in respect of Commissioned Officers and Personnel Below Officer Rank.

 

 

            Consequent on issue of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department. of Pension & Pensioners' welfare OM No. 45/10/98 P&PW (A) dated 17.12.1998 regarding modified provisions on grant of pension / family pension in respect of civilians, the undersigned is directed to say that the president is pleased to decide that wef  1.1.96 pension of all Armed Forces pensioners irrespective of their date of retirement shall not be less than 50% of the minimum pay in the revised scale of pay introduced wef 1.1.96 of the rank, and rank Group (in case of PBOR) all held by the pensioner. However, the existing provisions in the rules governing qualifying service and minimum pension shall continue to be operative. Similarly wef 1.1.96 family pension shall not be less than 30% of the minimum pay in the revised scale introduced wef 1.1.96 of the rank, and rank and group ( in case of PBOR) last the provisions contained in this Ministry' s letters

No. 1(6)/98 / D (Pen / Sers) dated 3.2.98 (Post 1.1.96 cases)

No. 1(2)/97/ D (Pen / Sers) dated 24.11.97 (Pre - 1.1.96 cases)

No. 1(3)/98 / D (Pen / Sers) dated 27.05.98 (Pre 1.1.96 cases) commissioned officer and No. 1 (2) / 98/ D (Pen/ Sers), dated 14.07.98 (Pre-1.1.96 PBOR) shall be treated as modified to the extent indicated above.

 

2.         The revision of pension / ordinary family pension shall be undertaken as

follows :-

 

2.1       COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

           

POST & PRE - 1.1.96 CASES

 

(a)        Pension shall continue to be calculated at 50% of the average emoluments in all cases and shall be subject to a minimum of Rs. 1275/- p.m and a maximum of upto 50% of the highest pay applicable to Armed Forces personnel but the full pension in no case shall be 50% of the minimum of the revised scale of pay introduced wef 1.1.96 for the rank last held by the commissioned officer at the time of his / her retirement. However such pension shall be reduced pro-rata, where the pensioner has less than the maximum required service for full pension.

(b)        Ordinary family pension so calculated/consolidated under Para 8 of this Ministry's letter dated 27.05.98 shall  not be less than 30% of minimum of the revised scale of pay introduced wef. 1.1.96 for the rank held by the pensioner/ deceased commissioned officer.

 

(c)        In post 1.1.96 cases PSAs will revise pension / family pension suo-moto where beneficial to the pensioner. However, in pre- 1.1.96 cases action to revise pension / family pension in terms of these orders, shall be initiated by the concerned PSA where applications have already been received in pursuance of earlier orders issued under this Ministry's letter dated 27.05.1998 regardless of whether their cases have already been finalised or are in the process of finalization. Those pensioner / family pensioner who have not so far submitted the necessary application are required to submit application (in duplicate) upto 30.06.99 as per proforma annexed here to through usual channel.

 

2.2       P.B.O.R

           

POST AND PRE 1.1.96 CASES

 

(a)        The revision of service pension in terms of these modified orders in respect of PBOR retirees will not be beneficial except for the rank of JCOs granted Hony. Commission of Lt. and Captain as the service pension is calculated at the maximum of the pay scale including 50% of highest classification allowance, if any, of the rank and group in which paid.

 

(b)        Ordinary family pension so calculated / consolidated under Para 12 of this Ministry's letter dated 14.07.98 shall not be less than 30% of the minimum of he revised scale of pay introduced wef. 1.1.96 for the rank and group held by the pensioner / deceased individual at the time of discharge / death. The revision of ordinary family pension in respect of those family pensioners who are in receipt of family pension @ 1275/- p.m. wef. 1.1.96 will not benefit further under these modified orders i.e. where the minimum reckonable emoluments in the revised scale introduced wef. 1.1.96 is Rs. 4250/- p.m. or less.

 

(c)        In post 1.1.96 cases revision of pension / ordinary family pension will be undertaken by the PSA concerned on receipt of a nominal roll of affected cases from the Record office concerned. However in pre-1.1.96 cases action to revise pension / family pension in terms of these orders will be initiated by the PSA concerned on receipt of application (in duplicate) through RO concerned in the form annexed hereto. Those pensioners/ family pensioners who have not so far submitted the necessary applications to facilitate revision of their pension / family  pension and are desirous of availing the benefits under these orders are required to submit application to their RO through P.D.A concerned latest by 30.06.1999.

 

3.         The grant of enhanced family pension will be regulated in accordance with the provisions of this Ministry's letter No.6 (1) / 99 / D (Pen/Sers), dated 18.03.1999.

 

4.         Where the revised and consolidated pension of pre 1.1.96 pensioners / family pensioners are not beneficial to him / her under these orders and is either equal to or less than existing consolidated pension / family pension under this Ministry' s letter dated 24.11.97, 27.05.98 and 14.07.98 as the case may be his / her pension / family pension will not be revised to the disadvantage of  the pensioner. In such cases pensioner will be informed by the PSA in case of Commissioned officers and by R.O in the case of PBOR to this effect directly.

 

5.         This issues with the concurrence of Finance Division of this Ministry's vide their UO No. 3136 / Pen / 99 dated 7.6.199.

 

 

                                                                                                Yours faith fully

                                                                                                              

Sd/-

       (Amrit Lal)

                                                                        Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

 

 

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ANNEXURE (as referred to in Para 2.1(c)

 

FORM OF APPLICATION

 

(TO BE SUBMITTED IN DUPLICATE BY RETIRED COMMISSIONED OFFICER OR HIS FAMILY ADDRESSED TO PAY ACCOUNTS OFFICE /PSA concerned )

 

To,

            _________________________

 

            _________________________

           

            _________________________

(Through pension disbursing authority)

 

Sub :   Revision  of Pension /Family Pension in the case of pre 1986 pensioners / family pensioners as on 01.01.1996.

 

Sir

            With a view to revise my pension / ordinary family pension entitlement shown in my PPO in terms of the Ministry of Defence letter No. 1(3) / 98 / D (Pens / Sers) dated 27.05.1998  the requisite particulars are given below :-

 

1.         Name of Commissioned Officer                        :

 

2.         Rank & IC No.                                                :

 

3.         Rank in which pensioned                                   :

 

4.         Type of pension admissible                               :

 

5.         Name of the family pensioner                            :

            in case of family pension (applicable

            only when applicant is a family pensioner)

 

6.         Date of retirement / death of the officer  :

 

7.         Date from which pension / family pension

            commenced                                                      :

 

8.         Pension Payment Order (PPO No.)                  :

 

9.         Pension Disbursing Authority

            (Paying Bank Branch with SB/

            Current  A/c No. Treasury/ DPPO/ PAO          :

 

10.       (a) Name of surviving spouce                :

            (b) PPO No. where ordinary family pension

            has been granted to spouse (separately

            through corrig. PPO)

11.       Name of applicant if the application is

            made on behalf of pensioner / family

            pensioner for Life-Time Arrears                        :

 

12.       Address of the pensioner /family

            pensioner / applicant                                         :

 

 

 

Date :

 

 

                                                                        Signature of pensioner / family pensioner          

                                                                                                       or heir

 

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ANNEXURE (as referred to in Para 2.2(c)

 

FORM OF APPLICATION

(TO BE SUBMITTED IN DUPLICATE BY Personnel Below officer Rank (PBOR) or his family addressed to Record office of the Unit / Corps from which he was discharged)

 

To,

            _________________________

 

            _________________________

           

            _________________________

            (Through Pension Disbursing Authority)

 

Sub :   Revision  of Pension /Family Pension in the case of  pre- 1986/ pre - 1996  pensioners / family pensioners as on 01.01.1996.

 

Sir

            With a view to revise my pension / ordinary family pension entitlement shown in my PPO in terms of the Ministry of Defence letter No. 1(2) / 98 / D (Pens / Sers) dated 14.07.98, the requisite particulars are given below :-

 

1.         Name of the PBOR                                          :

 

2.         Rank & Regimental No.                                    :

 

3.         Rank in which pensioned                                   :

 

4.         Type of pension admissible                               :

 

5.         Name of the family pensioner                            :

            in case of family pension

            (applicable only when applicant is a

            family pensioner)

 

6.         Date of discharge / death of PBOR                   :

 

7.         Date from which pension / family pension

            commenced                                                      :

 

8.         Pension Payment Order (PPO No.)                  :

            (In case of original pension was

            sanctioned in pension circular, please

            quote District P.C.No. volume, Part,

            Date and Descriptive Sl. NO.

 

9.         Office & address of pension

            Disbursing authority (Paying Bank Br.  

            with SB / Current  A/c No. /Treasury/

             DPDO/ PAO)                                                 :

 

10.       (a) Name of surviving spouse                :

            (b) PPO No. where ordinary family pension

            has been granted to spouse (separately

            through corrig. PPO)

 

11.       Name of applicant if the application is

            made on behalf of pensioner / family

            pensioner for Life-Time / Arrears                      :

 

12.       Address of the pensioner /family

            pensioner / applicant                                         :

 

 

 

Date :

           

 

                                                                                                        Signature                      
(Pensioner / Family pensioner or heir)

 

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