Delinking of revised pension from qualifying service of 33 years
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
NEW DELHI – 110065
CPAO/IT&Tech/Revision (Pre-2006) /2016-17/11
Subject:- Revision of pension of pre-2006 pensioners – delinking of revised pension from qualifying service of 33 years.
Attention is invited to DP&PW OM No. 38/ 37/08-P&PW (A) dated 06/04/2016 on the above mentioned subject (copy enclosed). Through this OM, DP&PW in consultation with Ministry of Finance has conveyed its decision to delink the revision of pension for pre-2006 pensioners from qualifying service of 33 years. Now, the revised consolidated pension of pre-2006 pensioners shall not be lower than 50% of the minimum of the pay in the Pay Band and the grade pay (wherever applicable) corresponding to the pre-revised pay scale as per fitment table without pro-rata reduction of pension even if they had qualifying service of less than 33 years at the time of retirement. To revise the pensions of pre-2006 pensioners covered by this OM concerned PAOs are required Accordingly. The revised pension arrears would be payable with effect from 1/1/2006.
2. To make easier for the FAQs to process these cases, a tentative list of such pensioners is being provided on CPAO’s website i.e. W in CCA login and FAQ login. All PAOs may download the same by using their login. PAOs may check these cases from their records and besides these cases, if additional cases come into notice which are covered by this OM, is also be processed by the PAOs.
3. All CCAs/CCAs/CAs/Accountants General and Administrators of UPS are requested to direct their PAOs to quickly take necessary action and revise these cases by using e-Revision utility of NIC- CGA.
Encl:- As above
Sr. Accounts Officer (IT & Tech)