Pension Adalat a forum to redress grievances of
pensioners is being held at the following stations during the current
financial year 2006-07: -
During the last financial year
cases were received and out of which 1860 cases have already been
settled and rest of the cases are under process /examination with
concerned agencies, which will be finalized shortly.
2. Improvement in
Pension of PBOR- MOD letter No. 14(3)/2004-D/Pen-Sers/Vol.III
01.02.2006 & 2.5.06
following additional benefits for the purpose of calculation of pension
have been given to PBOR pensioners w.e.f 1.1.2006.
(i) Grant of pension at not less than 50% of the
maximum of pay scale as on 1.1.96 for the pre -96 pensioners for 33
years of qualifying service for the rank and group continuously
held during the last 10 months subject to a minimum of Rs.
(ii) enhancement of weightage from existing 5
years to 10,8 and 6 years in the rank of Sepoy, Naik and Havildar
respectively and equivalent subject to a maximum qualifying
service of 30 years .
The above Govt. orders with revised pension tables
together with implementation instructions have been put on PCDA(P)
Allahabad website www.pcdapension.nic.in . All the pension
disbursing agencies have been advised to commence revision of pension
with reference to these orders.
Revision of pension in respect of affected
pensioners being paid by the DPDOs has been done in the month of July,
2006. Left over cases, if any, are being attended to by the DPDOs
for completion of revision work by 30.9.2006.
orders for improvement in
pensions payment procedure.
(i) MOD letter No.
HQ/24229/383/FPHC/PP &R-3 (i) /582/A/D (Pen/Sers dated 29.11.2005:
Provisions have been made by the Government of India
for Notification of name of handicapped child in the PPO for grant of
service pension/ family pension.
(ii) MOD No. 1527/B/05/D (Pen/Sers) dated
08.02.2006: - Introduction of the facility for
operation of a Joint bank account by pensioner with his /her
spouse in whose favour an authorization for family pension exists in
the PPO to avoid difficulties to family pensioner to the opening of new
account at the time of commencement of family pension.
(iii) MOD letter no. PC.PN/7994/431/B/D (Pen/Sers)/06
Government of India has exempted NRI
pensioners/family pensioners who are settled abroad from personal
appearance in the concerned PDAs in India at the time of first drawl of
Pension provided the Indian Embassy / Mission abroad issue a
certificate to the effect that the pensioner /family pensioners
has been identified by them on his/her personal appearance.
(iv) MOD letter No.14 (1)/99-D (AG) dated 7.8.2003
and MOD letter No. B/39022/AG/PSO5 (Policy)/29/A/D (Pen/Sers)/06 dated
Assured career Progression Scheme for PBOR of Armed
Forces enrolled at the level of Sepoy and equivalent and NCs (E) of Air
Force, with effect from 07.08.03 has been introduced. Pension in
respect of these ACP upgradation will be calculated based on the
existing pension formula subject to the condition that upgradation pay
scale in the rank and group has continuously been held for 10 months
preceding discharge from service.
(v) MOD letter No. B/38278/FPS/AG/PS-5/815/A
(Pen/Sers)/2005 dated 07.03.2006: -
Provisions have been made that in the event of death
of both father and mother who were Government employees, minor children
will be eligible to draw both the family pension provided both the
employees were governed by the family pension scheme 1964 (Army, Air
Force , Navy or Civil).