7th CPC recommendations for Defence Pensioners
Demands Relating to Defence Pensioners
The 7th pay Commission has received a number of demands relating to pensions for defence forces personnel through the Joint Services Memorandum (JSM) from the Services, Pensioners Associations and Bodies including those dealing with the needs of special categories like war veterans, disability etc. The demands/representations received in the Commission have been examined under the broad categories of Retiring Pension, Family Pension, Disability Pension and Ex-gratia lump sum compensation.
Demand Relating to Retiring Pension
10.2.20 The principal demands made before the Seventh CPC in respect of retiring pensions as applicable to the defence personnel were:
i. Minimum pension should be fixed at 75 percent of reckonable emoluments for JCOs/ Other Ranks or a compulsory early retirement compensation package or lump sum amount.
[Read: 7th CPC recommendation on Minimum Pension for JCOs and ORs ]
ii. Additional quantum of pension with advancing age should commence at the age of 70 years for JCOs/ Other Ranks instead of 80 years as prevails today.
[Read: 7th CPC on Additional Quantum of Pension with Advancing Age for Defence pensioners ]
iii. Pre 2006 Honorary Naib Subedar may be given pension of Naib Subedar.
[Read: 7th Pay commission recommendation for Pre-2006 Honorary Naib Subedar ]
iv. Defence Security Corps (DSC) personnel may be granted second pension on completion of 10 years of service at par with civilians.
[Read:7th CPC recommendations for Defence Security Corps (DSC) Personnel ]
v. The depression in pension for qualifying service between 15 and 20 years may be removed and complete earned pension may be made admissible to Territorial Army personnel.
[Read:7th CPC recommendation : Depression in Pension for Qualifying Service ]
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