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No.17(4)/2008(2)/D(Pen/Policy) Government of India Ministry of Defence Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare New Delhi, 20th January, 2009 CORRIGENDUM

Subject:-

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GOVERNMENT DECISION ON THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SIXTH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION - REVISION OF PROVISIONS REGULATING PENSION / GRATUITY/COMMUTATION OF PENSION/FAMILY PENSIONIDISABILITY PENSION FOR THE ARMED FORCES OFFICERS AND PERSONNEL BELOW OFFICER RANK (PBOR) RETIRING OR DYING IN HARNESS ON OR AFTER 1.1.2006.

This Ministry's letter No.17(4)/2008(2)/D(Pension/Policy) dated 12.11.2008 amended vide this Ministry's letter No.17(4)/2008(2)/ D(Pension/Policy) dated 27.11.2008 is further amended as follows:i) Para 6.1(b) of this Ministry's substituted as under:letter dated 12.11.2008 may be

"6.1(b) Retiring pension to the Commissioned Officers retired/invalided out "during 1.1.2006 to 1.9.2008 will also be calculated at 50% of emoluments last drawn or average of reckonable emoluments drawn during the last 10 months whichever is more beneficial. The amount so determined will be the retiring pension for 33 years of reckonable qualifying service including weightage as defined in Para 5 of this Ministry's letter NO.1(6)/98/D(Pension/Services) dated 3.2.1998. For lesser period of reckonable qualifying service i.e. less than 33 years, this amount will be proportionately reduced."

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Annexure-II of this Ministry's letter dated 27.11.2008:-

Words "do not" appearing in line 3 of the 2nd option for commutationof same percentageof additionalpension, be deleted.
2. "This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Division of this Ministry vide their U.O.No.157/DFA(P) dated 19.1.2009.

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Hindi version will follow.

To The Chief of the Army Staff The Chief of the Naval Staff The Chief of the Air Staff Copy to:As per standard distribution list.

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No.17(4)/2008(1 )/D(Pen/Policy) Government of India Ministry of Defence Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare New Delhi, 20th January, 2009 To The Chief of the Army Staff The Chief of the Naval Staff The Chief of the Air Staff

Subject:-

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GOVERNMENT DECISION ON THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SIXTH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION - REVISION OF PENSION OF PRE 1.1.2006 ARMED FORCES PENSIONERS/FAMILY PENSIONERS.

The undersigned is directed to refer. to Annexure-II to this Ministry's letter No.17(4)/2008(1)/D(Pen/Policy) dt 11.11.2008 as amended vide this Ministry's letter of even number dated 11.12.2008 on the above subject matter and to state that in the said Annexure-II, pension and family pension in respect of Col. & Brig is higher than that of Maj. Generals and Lt. Generals due to non inclusion of the element of Military Service Pay (MSP) in the case of Maj. Generals and Lt. Generals. This anomaly has been reviewed and it has been decided that keeping in view'the fact that Col.IBrig. have been placed in PB-4 and MSP of Rs.6,OOO/-is reckoned in their case for the purpose of stepping up of the pension/family pension, the pension of Maj. Generals/Lt. Generals may also be regulated under para 5 of the Ministry's above quoted letter dt 11,.11.2008 so as to ensure that consolidated pension is not lower than 50% of the minimum of the PB4 (Rs.37,400/-) plus grade pay of Rs.10,000/- plus notional MSP of Rs.6,000/- in the case of Maj. Generals & equivalent and not lower than 50% of the minimum of PB-4 (Rs.37,400/-) plus grade pay of Rs.12,.oOO/plus notional MSP of Rs.6,OOO/- the case of Lt.Generals in & equivalent, where the pensioners .have full qualifying service including weightage. Hence, for the purpose of stepping up, the pension of pre 1.1.2006 retirees with qualifying service of 33 years will be Rs.26,700/- in the case of Maj. Generals & equivalent and Rs.27,700/- in the case of Lt.Generals & equivalent. Pension to those Commissioned Officers retired with qualifying service including weightage of less than 33 years, will continue to be proportionate to the full pension based on their actual qiJalifying service with weightage.

2. The stepped up family pension would also accordingly be Rs.16,020/-for families of Maj. Generals & equivalent and Rs.16,620/for families of Lt. Generals& equivalent.
3. A revised table to the above effect is enclosed as Annexure II to this letter in substitution of the Annexure II (Revised) to this Ministry's above quoted letter dated 11.12.2008.

4. The following amendment in Annexure-III, Table-2 .Pensionis also made

Family

"The rate of Family Pension in respect of Nb Subdar "A"f'X" and Subedar "A"/"X" may be amended to read as "5070" and "5190" for 5570 and 5490 respectively.!' 5. All other entries remain unchanged.

6. This issues with the concurrenceof the Finance Divisionof this Ministryvide their U.O.No.157/DFA(P)dated 20.1.2009. 7. Hindiversionwill follow.

Copy to:As per standard distribution list.

Annexure

-II (Revised) to MODletter No. 17(4)/2008(1)/D(PenlPol) ated 1.0.1.2009 d
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COMMISSIONED

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IN NAVY AND AIR FORCE

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TABLE-1 : RETIRING PENSION

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7522 7743 7964 8185 8407 8628 8849 9070 9291 9513 9734 9955 10176 10397 10619 10840 11061 11282 11504 11725 11946 12167 12388 12610 12831 13052 13273 13494 13716 13937 14158 14379 14600 14600 146uO 14600 14600 14600 14600 14600 14600

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13420 13815 14210 14604 14999 15394 15788 16183 16578 16972 17367 17762 18157 18551 18946 19341 19735 20130 20525 20919 21314 21709 22104 22498 22893 23288 23682 24077 24472 24866 25261 25656 26050 26050 ;!tiO:>O 26050 26050 26050 26050 . 26050 26050

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7691 7905 8119 8332 8546 8760 8973 9187 9400 9614 9828 10041 10255 10469 10682 10896 11110 11323 11537 11750 11964 12178 12391 12605 12819 13032 13246 13460 13673 13887 14100 14100 14100 14100 141uO 14100 .14100 14100 14100 14100 14100

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11887 12283 12679 13075 13472 13868 14264 14660 15057 15453 15849 16245 16641 17038 17434 17830 18226 18622 19019 19415 19811 20207 20604 21000 21396 21792 22188 22585 22981 23377 23773 24169 24566 24962 253:>t:I 25754 26150 26150 26150 26150 26150

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10519 10923 11328 11732 12137 12541 12946 13350 13755 14160 14564 14969 15373 15778 16182 16587 16991 17396 17800 18205 18610 19014 19419 19823 20228 .20632 21037 21441 21846 22250 22655 23060 23464 23869 24273 24678 25082 25487 25891 26296 26700

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7773 7978 8182 8387 8591 8796 9000 9205 9410 9614 9819 10023 10228 10432 10637 10841 11046 11250 11455 11660 11864 12069 12273 12478 12682 12887 13091 13296 13500 13500 13500 13500 13500 13500 13500 13500 13500 13500 13500 13500 13500

7975 8185 8394 8604 8814 9024 9234 9444 .9654 9863 10073 10283 10493 10703 10913 11122 11332 11542 11752 11962 12172 12382 12591 12801 13011 13221 13431 13641 13850 13850 13850 13850 13850 13850 138:>0 13850 13850 13850 13850 13850 13850

10913 11332 11752 12172 12591 . 13011 13431 13850 14270 14690 15110 15529 15949 16369 16788 17208 17628 18047 18467 18887 19307 19726 20146 20566 20985 21405 21825 22244 22664 23084 23504 23923 24343 24763 25182 25602 26022 26441 26861 27281 27700

40000

45000

NOTES:
1. The pension of Pre-1.1.2006
pensioners is required to be first revised by Pension Disbursing Agencies in terms of Annexure-1 read with Para 4 of GOI MOD letter No.17(4)12008(2)ID(PeniPolicy) dated 11.11.2008. However, in case the pension so consildated happens to ~ less than the amount indicated in the Table above, the pension protection as indicated in this Table will be given. 2. Rates of Pension at Table -1 above have been shown for qualifying service of 10 years and above as Armed Forces personnel is entitled for invalid pension after 10 years of qualifying service. 3. In order to cover all conceivable situation, revised pension with as low as 10 years qualifying service has been shown in this Table even for such senior ranks as Lt. Gen.lMaj. Gen.lBrigadier even though such cases may not occur in reality.

Explanatory Note:
As a result of the difference ranks is more as compared in weightage allowable to different ranks, the pro-rata pension in earlier cases in certain lower to higher ranks with same qualifying service.

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