PCDA Circular No. 574 – Clarification on implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC)

PCDA Circular No. 574 – Clarification on implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission


Circular No. 574

Dated: 20th February, 2017


1.The Chief Accountant, RBI, Deptt. Of Govt. Bank Accounts, Central office C-7, Second Floor, Bandre- Kuria Complex, P B No. 8143, Bandre East Mumbai- 400051
2.All CMDs, Public Sector Banks including IDBI Bank
3.Nodal Officers, ICICl/ HDFC/ AXIS/ IDBI Banks
4.Managers, All CPPCs.
5.Military and Air Attache, Indian Embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal.
6.The PCDA (WC), Chandigarh
7.The CDA (PD), Meerut
8.The CDA, Chennai
9.The Director of Treasuries, All States
10.The Pay and Accounts Officer, Delhi Administration, RK Puram and Tis Hazari, New Delhi
11.The Pay and Accounts Office, Govt of Maharashtra, Mumbai
12.The Post Master Kathua (J&K)
13.The Post Master Camp Bell Bay.
14.The Pr. Pay and Accounts Officer, Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Port Blair

Subject: Clarification on implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC).
Reference: This office Circular No. 570 dated 31.10.2016.

(Available on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in)

In terms of Para-9 of GOI, MOD letter dated 29th October’ 2016, the implementation of 7th CPC recommendations relating to methodology for calculation of disability element has been referred to the Anomalies Committee. The disability element which was being paid to Pre-2016 Defence Pensioners as on 31.01.2015 will continue to be paid till decision on the recommendations of Anomalies Committee is taken by the Government. Accordingly, disability element will be continued @ which was paid as on 31.12.2015 (i.e. @ 119% DR), but mean while before the implementation of the 7th CPC, dearness relief (DR) has been increased @ 125% w.e.f. 01.01.2016 and paid to the pensioners.

The matter regarding recovery on account of payment of excess dearness relief, additional pension on disability pension & war injury element was raised by various Pension Disbursing Agencies (PDAs) after the issue of this office Circular No. 570 dated 31.10.2016 on the basis of GOI, MOD letter No. 17(01)/2016-D(Pen/Pol) dated 29th October’ 2016 regarding implementation of 7th

Now, it has been decided that recovery of excess amount, if any, paid on account of payment of DR @ 125% instead of DR 119% while working out disability element/ war injury element and recovery of additional pension on disability element/ war injury element paid w.e.f. 01.01.2016 to pensioners who attainted the age of 80 years and above will be withheld till further orders.

This circular has been uploaded on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in for dissemination to all alongwith Defence pensioners and pension Disbursing Agencies.

No.Grants/Tech/7th CPC/0181/11
Dated: 20.02.2017

Sr.Accounts Officer (P)

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