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OFFICE OF THE PCDA (PENSIONS), DRAUPADI GHAT ALLAHABAD

Circular No.452 Dated:-21.02.2011.


To,

1. The Chief Accountant, RBI, Deptt. of Govt. Bank Account Central Office, C-
7 IInd Floor Bandre Kurla Complex, P.B. No. 8143 Bandre East, Mumbai-
400051.
2. All CMDs of Public Sector Banks
3. CMD of ICICI Bank
4. CMD of IDBI Bank
5. CMD of Axis Bank
6. CMD of HDFC Bank
7. Military and Air Attache, Indian Embassy Kathmandu Nepal.
8. The Defence Pension Disbursing Officers.
9. The Treasury officers.
10. The Pay and Accounts Office.
11. Pay and Accounts Office, Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai.
12. The Post Master Kathua (J&K), Camp Bell Bay (Andaman & Nicobar)

Subject:- Implementation of Government decision on the recommendations of


Sixth Central Pay Commission -Revision of Pension of Pre -2006
Armed Forces Pensioners/Family Pensioners of Territorial Army and
EC/SSC officers retired on or after 1.1.1996 but before 31.12.2005.

Reference :- GOI, MOD letter No. 17(4)/2008(1)/D(Pen/Policy) dated


11.11.2008 and this Office Circular No. 397 and 398 dated
18.11.2008, No. 401 dated 18.12.2008,No. 403 dated 02.02.2009,
No. 412 dated 26.05.2009 and No. 428 dt. 19.2.2010.
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Copy of MOD letter No. 17(4)/2008(1)/D (Pen/Policy) Vol - VI dated


18.01.2011 on the above subject is forwarded herewith as Annexure for further
necessary action at your end.

2. In this context kindly refer to the Ministry of Defence letter. No 17(4)/ -


2008(1) /D(Pen / Policy) dated 11.11.2008 as amended vide Ministry's letter of
even number dated 11.12.2008, dated 20.1.2009,dated 20.5.2009,dated
21.5.2009 and dated 20.01.2010 on the above subject matter which have been
circulated vide this office circulars quoted under reference. The rates of
minimum guaranteed pension/family pension in terms of Para 5 of MOD letter
dated 11.11.2008 for commissioned. Officers and PBOR have been provided in
Annexure-II, IIA and Annexure-III of said letter dated 11.11.2008 as amended,
respectively. The rates of minimum guaranteed pension/ordinary family Pension
in respect of Pre -1996 EC/SSC pensioners/family pensioners, have also been
issued under this Ministry's letter No 1(1)/2007/ D (Pen/Policy) dated 3rd
September 2009. A number of references are being received by the Government
regarding applicability of above said rates of minimum guaranteed pension in
respect of Pre-2006 officers and PBOR pensioners of Territorial Army and Post -
1996 but Pre -2006 retiree Emergency Commissioned /Short Service
Commissioned officers.
3. Since rates of minimum guaranteed pension/ordinary family pension
provided under Annexure-II and Annexure-III of Ministry's above said letter
dated 11.11.2008 as amended are inclusive of rank weightage applicable to
regular commissioned officers and PBOR, the same shall not be applicable to the
officers and PBOR pensioners of Territorial Army and Post -1996 but Pre -2006
retiree Emergency Commissioned/Short Service Commissioned officers. Tables
showing rates of minimum guaranteed pension and ordinary family pension in
respect of Territorial Army Officers who retires/died prior to 1.1.2006 and
Emergency Commissioned / Short Service Commissioned officers who
retires/died between 1.1.1996 and 31.12.2005 are enclosed to MOD letter dated
18.01.2011 under transmission which may be treated as Annexure –lI B and
Annexure –II C respectively to Ministry's above quoted letter dated 11.11.2008.

4. In case of PBOR pensioners of Territorial Army, Pension Disbursing


Agencies (PDAs) shall revise pension/family pension of such Pensioners/family
pensioners only in terms of Para 4.1, read with Annexure-I, of MOD letter dated
11.11.2008. Thereafter, PDAs shall refer these cases to this office in the
enclosed' Annexure to the MOD letter dated 18.01.2011, for determining and
authorizing the entitlement of minimum guaranteed pension/family pension, if
found beneficial in terms of Para 5 of MOD letter dated 11.11.2008.This office
shall inform to the PDAs in cases where the entitlement of minimum guaranteed
pension/family pension is not beneficial. A copy of such authorization /
information will invariably be endorsed to the pensioner by this office.

5 The cases may be submitted to this office by name to Shri Jagdish Prasad,
Officer Incharge RP Cell office of the PCDA(P),Draupadi Ghat, Allahabad -211014
in the enclosed Annexure to the MOD letter dated 18.01.2011.

6. As evident from the above it is reiterated that Tables enclosed with the
MOD letter dated 18.01.2011 showing rates of minimum guaranteed pension
and ordinary family pension in respect of Territorial Army Officers is applicable in
respect of those who retires/died prior to 1.1.2006 and Emergency
Commissioned / Short Service Commissioned officers who retires/died between
1.1.1996 and 31.12.2005.

7. All other subsidiary payment instructions will be the same as already


circulated vide this office circulars quoted under reference. The cases for revision
as per these orders may please be reviewed at your end. The affected cases may
be revised accordingly.

(S N ROY)
ACDA (P)
No.Grants/Tech/0165/XXI
Dated:-21ST February 2011
Copy to: -

01. The Dy. Secretary, Govt. of India, Ministry of PPG & P (Deptt. of P & PW),
Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi.
02. Director (Pensions), Govt. of India, Ministry of Defence D (Pen/Sers),
Sena Bhawan, Wing ‘A’ New Delhi.
03. Army HQrs AG’s Branch, PS-4(b) DHQ, PO New Delhi – 110011.
04. AHQ GS Branch, TA Directorate, DHQ PO New Delhi – 110011.
05. Naval HQrs, PP & A, DHQ PO New Delhi.
06. DPA, Vayu Bhawan, New Delhi – 11.
07. Air HQrs Ad PP & P – 3, West Block-VI, R. K. Puram, New Delhi – 110066.
08. Sr. Dy. CGDA(AT-II), O/O the CGDA, Ulan Batar Road, Palam Delhi
Cantt– 110010.
09. PCDA (Navy) No.-1, Cooperage Road, Mumbai – 400039.
10. PCDA (WC), Chandigarh
11. CDA (AF), West Block-V, R. K. Puram, New Delhi – 110066.
12. CDA, Chennai
13. CDA (PD), Meerut
14. JCDA (AF) Subroto Park, New Delhi – 110010.
15. Director of Audit, Defence Service, New Delhi
16. Director MP8(I of R)Integrated HQ of MOD(Army)AG’s Branch, Addl Dte
Gen of MP/MP8(I of R) West Block-III, RK Puram ,N-Delhi 110066
17 All Record Offices/Regiment. Corp.
18 Bureau of Sailors, Cheetah Camp, Mumbai.
19 Air Force Record, Dhaula Kunwa, Delhi Cantt.
20. All Addl CsDA/Jt. CsDA in Main Office.
21. All GOs in Main Office.
22. The OI/C, G-1(M), AT(ORs)-Tech. & G-1/Civil (Tech.)
23. All SAOs/AOs/AAOs in Gts/Ors Complex.
24. The OI/C, EDP Manual.
25. The OI/C, EDP Centre.
26. Defence Pension Liaison Cell.
27. All Sections in Main Office.
28. Spare copies in file No. Gts/Tech/0148, 148, 0162 & 0158
29. OIC,G -2 Section
30. OI/C, G - 3 Section.
31. OI/C, G - 4 Section
32. OI/C O & M Cell
33. OI/C Complaint Cell
34. The OI/C, Reception Centre
35. The OI/C, EDP Centre (Website)
36. The OI/C, DPTI Cell
37. Spare

(ALOK PATNI)
SAO (P)
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No 17(4)/2008(1)/D(PenIP9Iicy)- Vol.VI
Governmentof India
Ministry of Defence
Deptt. Of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
New Delhi
Dated 18.01. 2011

,To
The Chief of the Army Staff
The Chief of the Naval Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff

Subject: .Implementation of Government decision on the recommendations of Sixth


Central Pay Commission - Revision of Pension of Pre - 2006 Armed Forces
Pensioners/Family Pensioners of TerritoriaI Army and EC/SSC officers retired
on or after 1.1.1996 but before 31.12.2005.
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Sir,
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry's . letter No 17(4)/ -~

2008(1)ID(PenIPolicy) dated 11.11.2008 as amended vide this Ministry'S letter of even


number dated 11.12.2008, dated 20.1.2009, dated 20.5.2009 and dated 21.5.2009 on the
above subject matter. The rates of minimum guaranteed pension/family pension in
terms of Para 5 of this Ministry's above said letter dated 11.11.2008 for commissioned.
officers and PBOR have been provided in Annexure-II, IIA and Annexure-III of said
letter dated 11.11.2008 as amended, respectively. The rates of minimum guaranteed
pension/ordinary family pension in respect of Pre - 1996 EC/SSC pensioners/family
pensioners, have also been issued under this Ministry's letter No 1(1)/2007-
.D(PenIPolicy) dated 3rd September 2009. A number of references are being received in
this Ministry regarding applicability of above said rates of minimum guaranteed
pension in respect of pre-2006 officers and PBOR pensioners of Territorial Army and
Post - 1996 but Pre - 2006 retiree Emergency Commissioned/Short Service
Commissioned officers.
2. .. The matter has been carefully considered in this Ministry and it is conveyed that
since rates of minimum guaranteed pension/ordinary family pension provided under
Annexure-II and Annexure-III of this Ministry's above said letter dated 11.11.2008 as
amended are inclusive of rank weightage applicable to regular commissioned officers
and PBOR, the same shall not be applicable to the officers and PBOR pensioners of
Territorial Army and Post --" 1996 but Pre - 2006 retiree Emergency
Commissioned/Short Service Commissioned officers. Tables showing rates of
minimum guaranteed pension and ordinary family pension in respect of Territorial
Army Officers who retires/died prior to 1.1.2006 and Emergency Commissioned/Short
Service Commissioned officers who retires/died between 1.1.1996 and 31.12.2005 are
enclosed to this letter which may be treated as Annexure - lIB and Annexure - IIC
respectively to this Ministry's above quoted letter dated 11.11.2008. However, in case
of PBOR pensioners of Territorial Army, Pension Disbursing Agencies (PDAs) shall

....,..
revise pension/family pens-ion of such pensioners/family pensioners only in terms of
Para 4.1, read with Annexure-I, of this Ministry's above said letter dated 11.11.2008.
Thereafter, PDAs shall refer these cases to the respective Pension Sanctioning
Authorities (PSAs), in the enclosed' Annexure, for determining and authorizing the
entitlement of minimum guaranteed pension/family pension, if found beneficial in terms
of Para 5 of this Ministry's above said letter dated 11.11.2008. PSAs shall also inform
to thePDAs in cases where the entitlement of minimum guaranteed pension/ family
pension is found not beneficial. A copy of such authorization/ communication may
invariably be endorsed to the pensioners concerned for their information.
3. This issues with the concurrence with Finance Division of this Ministry vide
their UO No 195/F/P111 dated 14.01.1 L ,:
Hindi version will follow.
Yours faithfully

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Under Secretary to the Govt, of India
~o- ~4[)1f,
As per standard distribution list.

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Annexure
(Referred to ifiPata::Q:ofMO'n: letter No 17(4)11008(1)ID(PeniPolicy)-VolVI dated'
18.01.11)

FORM OF APPLICATION
(To be submitted IN TRIPLICATE by PBOR pensioner/family pensioner of Territorial Army
retired/discharged/died prior to' 1.1.2006)

To
The PCDA (Pension) Allahabad - 211 014
Sub: Revision of minimum guaranteed pension/family pension in the case of PBOR
pensioner/family pensioner of Territorial Army retired/discharged/died prior to
1.1.2006.

Sir, r
As-per our- records, the .under mentioned .pensioner/fam ily pensioner is in receipt of
pension/family pension, which is required to be revised in terms of Para 5 of MOD letter No.
17(4)/2008(l)ID(Pen/Policy) dated 11.11.2008. Accordingly, the case is being referred to your
office in terms of MOD letter No 17(4)/2008(1)/D (Pen/Pol)-VoI.VI dated 18,01.2011 with the
following particulars for revision of pension/family pension-

1. Name of Pensioner

2. Name ofPBOR
(in case family pension is being drawn)

3. Rank/Group & IC NolRegt. No

4. Rank for which pensioned


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5. Qualifying service

6. Date of Retirement/Death

7. Original Pension Payment Order (PPO)


No

8. Latest corrigendum PPO No, if any

9. Type of Pension admissible

10. Pension as on 31.12.2005

11. Revised Pension authorized with effect


from 1.1.2006 in terms of Para 4.1 read
,
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with Annexure-I to MOD letter dated I
I
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11.11.2008 (without Dearness Relief) , .. -'

12. Address of Pension Disbursing Agency


(with Bank Ale NolTS No/HOO No
-

13. Address of the pensioner/family


pensioner

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Date:
Place:
(SIGNATURE)
Rubber stamp of Pension Disbursing Authority

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Annexure to MOD letter No. 17(4)/2008(1)/D(Pen/Policy)-VoI.VI dated 18.01.11 to be treated as
Annxxure-IIB to MOD letter No.17(4)/2008(1)ID(Pen/Policy) dated 11.11.2008

OFFICERS OF TERRITORIAL ARMY


-T~BLE·1 RETIRING PENSION I

Qualifying Service
10 4091 4197 4273 7788 7894 7925
10.5 4296 4407 4487 8178 8289 8321
11 4500 4617 4700 8567 8684 8717
11.5 4705 4827 4914 8957 9079 9113
12 4910 5037 5128 9346 9473 9510
12.5 5114 5247 5341 9735 9868 9906
13 5319 5457 5555 10125 10263 10302
13.5 5523 5666 5769 10514 10657 10698
14 5728 5876 5982 10904 11052 11094
14.5 5932 6086 6196 11293 11447 11491
15 6137 6296 6410 11682 11841 11887
15.5 6341 6506 6623 12072 12236 12283
16 6546 6716 6837 12461 12631 12679
16.5 6750 6925 7050 12850 13025 13075
17 6955 7135 7264 13240 13420 13472
17.5 7160 7345 7478 13629 13815 13868
18 7364 7555 7691 14019 14210 14264
18.5 7569 7765 7905 14408 14604 14660
. _ 19 7773-- "1-975 - 8119 - ~4797 -14999 - - 15057
19.5 7978 8185 8332 15187 15394 15453
20 8182 8394 8546 15576 15788 15849
20.5 8387 8604 8760 15966 16183 16245
21 8591 8814 8973 16355 16578 16641
21.5 8796 9024 9187 16744 16972 17038
22 9000 9234 9400 17134 17367 17434
22.5 9205 9444 9614 17523 17762 17830

23.5
23

24
9410
9614
9819
9654
9863
10073
9828
10041
10255
17913
18302
18691
18157
18551
18946
.18226
18622
19019
..
24.5 10023 10283 10469 19081 19341 19415
25 10228 10493 10682 19470 19735 19811
25.5 10432 10703 10896 19860 20130 20207
26 10637 10913 11110 20249 20525 20604
26.5 10841 11122 11323 20638 20919 21000
27 11046 11332 11537 21028 21314
Annexure to·MOD letter No. 17(4)/2008(1 )1D(Pen/Policy) -VoI.VI dated 18.01.11 to be treated
as Annxxure-IIC to MOD tetter No.17(4)/2008(1 )1D(Pen/Policy) dated 11.11.2008

Post-1996 -Pre 31.12.2005retiree EC/SSC officer-Army and equivalent in Navy and Air Force
TABLE-1 RETIRING PENSION

# 4>d~~d~
/
«:-'0
Qualifying Service
&
'),~ (j
.f? ~
il'

12 6955 7135 7264


12.5 7160 7345 7478
13 7364 7555 7691
13.5 7569 7765 7905
14 7773 7975 8119
14.5 7978 8185 8332
15 8182 8394 8546
15.5 8387 8604 8760
16 859l 8814 8973
16.5 8796 9024 9187
17 9000 9234 9400
17.5 9205 9444 9614
18 9410 9654 9828
18.5 9614 9863 10041
19 9819 10073 10255
19.5 10023 10283 10469
20 11864 12172 . 12172
20.5 12069 12382 12382
21 12273 12591 12591
21.5 12478 12801 12801
22 12682 13011 13011
22.5 12887 13221 13221
23 13091 13431 13431
23.5 13296 13641 13641
24 13500 13850 13850
24.5 13500 13850 13887
25 and above .' 13500 13850 14100

Note 1- The pension of post-1996 and pre-31.12.2005 ECO/SSCOs pensioners is required to be revised by Pension
Disbursing Agencies in terms of Annx-1 read with Para 4 of Gal, MOD letter No
17(4)/2008(1 )/D(Pen/Policy) dated 11.11.2008. However, in case the pension so consolidated happens to
be less than the amount indicated in the Table above, the pension protection as as indicated in this Table
will be given.

Note 2- While the qualifying service indicated in Table-1 above is the actual qualifying service, the amount of
pension indicated is inclusive of weightage as admissible in terms of Para 5(b)(ii) of this Ministry's
letter No. 1(6)/981D(Pen/Ser) dated 3.2.98 amended vide Gal, MOD letter No. PCD/39028/AG/PS-
4(A&C)/863/B/D(Pen/Sers) dated 28.11.2000.