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CONSTANT ATTENDENCE ALLOWANCE
WHEN DISABILITY PENSION IS NOT ADMISSIBLE
RECKONABLE EMOLUMENTS FOR SERVICE ELEMENT
INITIATION OF DISABILITY PENSION CLAIM
MAXIMUM / MINIMUM LIMIT
WAR INJURY PENSION
COMPENSATION IN LIEU OF DISABILITY ELEMENT
When an officer is invalidated out on account of a disability and the same is attributable to or aggravated by Military service and is assessed and accepted at 20% or more, he is granted disability pension.
Disability pension consists of two elements viz. service element and disability element. Service element is equal to the retiring pension based on qualifying service and average emoluments of last 10 months.
Disability element for 100% disability is Rs. 750/- PM (old rate). Revised rates under 5th C.P.C. is still awaited.
Initial Disability element is notified by the P.C.D.A.(P) on receipt of Govt. sanction in the case of commissioned officers. Subsequent award is sanctioned w.r.t. percentage of disability accepted by this office in consultation with Medical Adviser (Pensions) attached to this office.
It is admissible equal to retiring pension and the minimum limit of service element is Rs. 1275/- PM w.e.f. 1-1-96.
Existing rates of disability element are as under:
I. Disability element for 100% disability is Rs. 750/- PM in normal cases.
II. Disability element for 100% War injury is Rs. 1500/- PM.
Rs. 300/- P.M. may be sanctioned in cases where the disability pension is
awarded for 100% diablement if in the opinion of invaliding or re-survey medical
board subject to acceptance by the Pension sanctioning authority, he/she needs
the services of a constant attendant for atleast a period of 3 months, and the
necessity arises solely from the condition of the accepted disability or
If an officer seeks retirement on his own
request, disability element is not admissible. However, it is admissible in case
of those officers who proceed on retirement after rendering prescribed period of
service for the rank from which they retire.
For Calculation of Service element of
disability pension, same emoluments are taken as for retiring pension.
The claim for disability pension is
initiated by the concerned branch of AHQrs. The following documents are
Approved copy of Released Medical Board/invalidating medical Board
Medical Hospitalization documents and examination report.
AFMSF/81 (Primary Medical Examination Report)
Injury Report (IAFY-200), Court of Inquiry proceedings (IAFD-931).
When an officer is invalided out of service with 10 Years or more of qualifying service (Without weightage) on account of disability which is accepted as neither attributable to nor aggravated by military service, he is granted invalid pension.
Minimum rate of Invalid pension is Rs. 1275/- PM with effect from 1-1-96. The maximum Invalid pension would be an amount equal to the service element of disability pension.
War injury Pay will now be known as war Injury pension w.e.f. 1-1-86 which will hence forth not consist of service element and disability element but will be a consolidated amount. War Injury pension for 100% disability shall be equal to the reckonable emoluments last drawn.
Authy: M.O.D. letter no. 1(5)/87/D (Pen/Sers) dated 30-10-87
Where disability is less than 100%, the amount of War Injury pension shall be proportionately reduced. In no case, however, the amount of war Injury pension shall be less than 60% of the reckonable emoluments last drawn in the case of officers
The minimum amount of war Injury pension mentioned in the above Para shall also be admissible incase the degree of disability is assessed at below 20% at the time of disablement or at any subsequent reassessment stage.
In addition to War injury pension, the officer shall be entitled to retirement gratuity also.
RATE OF WAR INJURY PENSION ON SUBSEQUENT RETIREMENT: - In cases where an armed forces personnel was/is retained in service inspite of disability due to War injury and retired/ retires subsequently and opted/opts to draw War injury pension at the time of subsequent retirement foregoing lump-sum compensation in terms of para 2(a) of the Govt. letter dt. 7-3-91, shall be entitled to the following awards subject to the condition as laid down in para 5 of govt. letter dt. 7-3-91.
I. SERVICE ELEMENT- Equal to service/retiring pension, as admissible depending on length of qualifying service at the time of the retirement/discharge.
II. DISABILLITY ELEMENT- Disability element on account of War injury, for 100% disability, will be Rs. 1500/- pm.
COMMUTATION OF WAR INJURY PENSION: - 43% of War injury pension is commutable provided disability is of permanent nature for life.
In cases the officer is promoted from ranks, the disability element shall be the rank held at the time of onset of disability.
(b) Provided that the disability has taken place on or after 1-1-1986.