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ARE YOU SUPER SENIOR CITIZEN? IF YES, U CAN SUBMIT LIFE CERTIFICATE NOW

Sunday, 13 October 2019 15:59
Super senior pensioners will now get a 2-month window to submit life certificates for continuance of pension instead of the current one month span in November every year. The government has decided that these pensioners can submit the life certificate from October 1 every year, starting from this year, instead of November 1 previously. The submission of this certificate is needed every year to ensure continuation of their pension. This gives them greater flexibility to submit the certificate comfortably. The office memorandum issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions dated 18.07.2019 said, "Senior Pensioners aged 80 years…

Centre increases pension to families of deceased govt employees who served less than 7 years

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 16:41
Government amends Rule 54 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 On death of a Government servant while in service, the family is entitled to a family pension in accordance with Rule 54 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972. The family pension was payable at enhanced rate of 50% of the pay last drawn for a period of 10 years, if the Government servant had rendered a continuous service of not less than seven years; thereafter the rate of family pension was 30% of the pay last drawn. In case the Government servant had rendered a service of less than…

OROP REVISION SCENARIO :- AN ANALYSIS BY VETERAN SGT M BISWAS FROM HIS RTI REPLY

Saturday, 07 September 2019 16:31
Ranks up to Havildar and equivalents will get maximum benefit in OROP-2. Lesser the service--more the benefit. X-Gp ESMs will have some extra benefit as x-pay has been hiked in 7 CPC. Nb Subedars with lesser service will have marginal benefits. For higher ranks and higher QS :- I can not say anything positive. Post-OROP pensioners getting lesser pension than Pre-OROP will be brought to same level. For Higher ranks and higher QS, if the average of max & min falls below one's present pension, his present pension will be protected. This is not my wild prediction, but based on…

UPDATE ON OROP-2 REVISION - RTI REPLY RECEIVED BY VETERERAN SGT M. BISWAS

Thursday, 05 September 2019 16:24
1. Most of the information provided are inter-departmental correspondence before formation of OROP-2 committee. Majority of these documents are already available in the environment in terms of my earlier RTI reply and RTI reply received by Air Marshall Savur (Retd.) 2. OMJC Repot is not tagged to OROP-2 and OROP-2 committee will not take OMJC Report into account for revision. 3. Two meetings have taken place by OROP-2 Committee and the deliberations have been forwarded to RM, RRM, Sec. to RM, ESW and many others for their comments. Nobody has replied yet and it seems that nobody is in a…

PCDA Circular No. 626: Dual Family Pension i.e. OFP from Military Side, SFP/ LFP for re-employed Military service

Friday, 30 August 2019 16:17
THE PRINCIPAL CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS) DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014 Circular No: 626 Dated: 19 Aug 2019 To. The OI/C Records/PAOs (ORs) Subject:- Implementation of the Government decision regarding grant of dual family pension i.e. Ordinary family pension (OFP) from Military service as well as Special family pension (SFP)/Liberalised family pension (LFP) for re-employed military service-reg. Reference:- This office Circular No. circular no. 284 dated 18.09.2001, circular No. 504 dated 17.01.2013, Circular no. 513 dated 19.07.2013 As per Gol, MoD letter No. 01(05)/2010-D(Pen/Policy) dated 17.01.2013 (Cir No. 504 dated 17.01.2013), it was decided that the families of Armed Forces Personnel who got re-employed in…

OROP CASE INTERIM ORDER BY SUPREME COURT

Saturday, 04 May 2019 17:49
ITEM NO.1 COURT NO.9 SECTION X S U P R E M E C O U R T O F I N D I A RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS   Writ Petition(s)(Civil) No(s). 419/2016   INDIAN EX SERVICEMEN MOVEMENT & ORS.                                  Petitioner(s)   VERSUS   UNION OF INDIA & ORS.                                                                    Respondent(s)(WITH IA…

OROP to all Pre-01.06.1953 Defence pensioners & their families : PCDA Circular No. 622

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 15:00
Circular No. 622 Dated: 03.04.2019 To, 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- 4000512. CMDs, All Public Sector Banks.3. The Nodal Officers, ICICl/HDFC/AXIS/IDBI Banks4. All Managers, CPPCs5. Military and Air Attache, Indian Embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal6. The PCDA (WC), Chandigarh7. The CDA (PD), Meerut8. The CDA, Chennai9. The Director of Treasuries, All States10. The Pay and Accounts Officer, Delhi Administration, R K Puram; and Tis Hazari, New Delhi.11. The Pay and Accounts Office, Govt of Maharashtra, Mumbai12. The Post Master, Kathua (J&K); and…

7th CPC Casualty Pensionary Awards - Minimum Pension @ Rs.18000/- w.e.f. 01.01.2016

Sunday, 17 March 2019 19:34
Office of the Principal CDA(Pensions) Draupadi Ghat, Allahabad- 211014 Circular No. 618 Dated: 13/03/2019 To,   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 All CMDs, Public Sector Banks including IDBI Bank Nodal Officers, ICICl/ HDFC/ AXIS/ IDBI Banks Managers, All CPPCs Military and Air Attache, Indian Embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal The PCDA (WC), Chandigarh The CDA (PD), Meerut The CDA, Chennai The Director of Treasuries, All States The Pay and Accounts Officer, Delhi Administration, RK Puram and Tis Hazari, New Delhi The Pay…

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates National War Memorial

Monday, 25 February 2019 19:16
The PM dedicated the memorial by lighting the flame positioned at the bottom of the stone-made obelisk. Rose petals were showered by IAF helicopters and a fly-past in 'Missing Man' formation was also part of the event. Spread over 40 acres in the India Gate complex, the memorial has been executed at a cost of Rs 176 crore and its design was selected through a global competition. The central part of the sprawling complex has been built in a sunken plot as the design had to respect the heritage look of the India Gate's Central Vista, officials said. The names…

KIND ATTENTION OF VETERANS AND FAMILIES:- e-PPO

Sunday, 17 February 2019 21:11
KIND ATTENTION OF VETERANS AND FAMILIES. Regarding Revision of pension as per 7th CPC- Notional  fixation / concordance  Tables –CDA cir 608, the particulars  like Rank, Group and qualifying service is required. Now it is understood from Banks  as well as Record Offices  that , the data's are incomplete  for many veterans and families. Hence, Record offices could not provide the required particulars to PCDA for issuing  revised PPO ( e PPO) . This is reflected in  the latest CDA cir 617  dt 6-2-2019. All veterans and families are advised to send your full particulars as per the given format to your Respective Record Office immediately for early revision of…

6th CPC Pension Revision – Order for Post 01.01.2006 JCOs/ORs granted Honorary Commission as Lieutenant and Captain

Sunday, 10 February 2019 18:53
No.1(15)/2012/D(Pen/Pol) Government of India/Bharat Sarkar Ministry of Defence Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (Pension/Policy) Dated 6th February 2019 To The Chief of the Army Staff The Chief of the Navil Staff The Chief of the Air Staff   Subject : Implementation of the Government decision on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission – Pension of Personnel Below Officer Rank (PBOR) discharged from service on or after 01.01.2006.   The undersigned is directed to refer to the provisions contained in this Ministry’s letter No.17(4)/08(2)/D(Pen/Policy) dated 18.08.2010 as amended vide this Ministry’s letter No.17(4)/2008/D(Pen/Policy) dated 20.09.2012 under which a note below Para 3(v) of…

Piyush Goyal’s claim on OROP misleading, say veterans

Sunday, 03 February 2019 18:48
They claim several allowances have not been sanctioned In his Budget speech last week, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said the government had implemented the long-pending One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme and increased other allowances for soldiers. But the remark has not enthused the veterans. A section of them says several other allowances, like Non-Functional Upgrade (NFU), have not been sanctioned yet. “The previous government announced it [OROP] in three Budgets, but sanctioned a mere ₹500 crore in the 2014-15 interim Budget; in contrast, we have already disbursed over ₹35,000 crore after implementing the scheme in its true spirit,” Mr.…

Assured Decent Last Rites Scheme (ADLRS)

Wednesday, 09 January 2019 19:02
Assured Decent Last Rites Scheme (ADLRS) was launched in May 2006 to provide all willing veterans a honourable funeral as a befitting tribute/farewell from the Army during their last journey. This scheme is an endeavour by the Indian Armed Forces to ensure that the veterans get an honourable funeral and a befitting farewell from the Defence Services during their “last journey”. In a well-knit Indian society, the need for an outside agency to conduct the desired rituals and provide financial assistance for performing the last rites may just not arise. But instances are there where the family/society fails to live…

Govt rejects demand for higher military service pay for 1 lakh personnel; Army 'upset'

Tuesday, 04 December 2018 06:41
Army may request govt. for review A long-term demand of the armed forces for enhancing the Military Service Pay (MSP) of Junior Commissioned Officers (JCO) has been rejected by the government, defence sources said on Tuesday. The demand was for increasing the MSP from ₹5,200 to ₹10,000 a month, for which the financial obligation on the government would be ₹610 crore, another defence source said. There are around 1.12 lakh JCOs and equivalent officers in the three services, of which around 88,000 are from the Army. Presently there are two levels of MSP, one for Officers and another for JCOs…

Verification of Online Application for ECHS Cards by Record Office

Monday, 12 November 2018 05:45
Central Organisation ECHS Adjutant General’s Branch Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army),Maude Lines, Delhi Cantt- 110 010 B/49711-IT/AG/ECHS  05 Nov 2018 ------------ (All Record Offices (Army, Navy & Airforce) MP -5 / 6 MP-8 Coast Guard   VERIFICATION OF ONLINE APPLICATION FOR ECHS CARDS BY RECORD OFFICE     l. The process of making of new 64 Kb ECHS Card by an EX-Servicemen is initiated by the ESM by filling an online application form. ESM fills full details of self and dependents and uploads the required documents and photographs. Then ESM is required to make online payment through the payment gateway.…

What is Concordance table? and How it works?

Thursday, 25 October 2018 22:45
Concordance Tables for Defence Pensioners Point-wise explanation of transition of Pay in Concordance table 1. This concordance table comprises of transition of pay pertaining to Sailors from 3rd CPC to 7th CPC. (Seven groups- X,Y,Z, Flight Engineers, Flight Signalers/Flight Gunners, Y Group(S/M, IMSF,Aviation,MA Part II), Z Group (S/M, IMSF) 2. As per Rule 11 of Special Navy Instructions No.1/S/86 “a sailor who has been drawing the maximum of the existing scale for more than one year as on 1st January 1986 shall be allowed the next increment in the revised scale with effect from 1st January 1986” The row starts…

Clarification On Special Pension For Sailors

Friday, 19 October 2018 06:28
The recent modification judgement by SC has paved way for Naval special pension to all affected sailors instead of case to case basis as mentioned in the below clarification issued earlier. The eligibility criteria stands good. 1. Numerous representations are being received at IHQ MoD(Navy) as well as NAVPEN from aggrieved ex-sailors whose request for grant of Special Pension has been rejected. It is observed from the representations that the ex-sailors’ grievance is about the Indian Navy having taken a ‘Selective’ and ‘Discriminatory’ method for granting Special Pension to a few among all similarly placed ex-sailors. The clarification regarding grant…

REFUND OF ONE TIME ECHS CONTRIBUTION FOR PRE 01 JAN 1996 RETIREES

Friday, 05 October 2018 06:16
1.Further to our letter No B/49701-PR/AG/ECHS/2018 dated 08 Jun 2018. 2.The onus of proving the deposit of one time contribution for pre 1996 retirees is on the esteemed veteran. The proof may be one of the following:-(a) Copy of MRO.(b) Deposit slip by veteran.(c) Undertaking given by the bankers of veteran.(d) Entry in bank pass book.(e) Affidavit regarding deposition of contribution.(f) Records of RCs. 3.Contribution in r/o Pre 01 Jan 1996 retirees is refundable irrespective of membership date. 4.In view of the above, all Regional Centre's ECHS & all Station HQ's are requested to assist the veterans in claiming the excess amount. Records…

ECHS - NOW YOU CAN AVAIL ALTERNATIVE SYSTEM OF MEDICINE

Saturday, 22 September 2018 12:50
Medical facility under AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) can now be availed as under:- ECHS beneficiaries can avail medical facility under AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) system of medicines through Government AYUSH Hospital & Colleges / National Institute of AYUSH (list annexed- Annexure A), all Government dispensaries/District hospitals/Sub district hospitals/PHC /CHC /Municipality hospitals that are funded by Central/State Government/Local Government and are having facility for consultation/treatment/procedures/ investigations /medicines of AYUSH system of medicines effective from 08 Aug 2018 as per GOI MoD (DoESW) letter No 22B(06)/2017/WE/D (Res-I) dated 08 Aug 2018. OPD as…

HANDING OVER OF ECHS SMART CARD TO PRIMARY BENEFICIARY

Thursday, 13 September 2018 18:45
1. 64 KB Smart Card is being filled 'online' followed by 'online' verification before the data goes to the Card making company to print 86 despatch the Cards. Contracting company despatches the Smart Cards to Regional Centres in Station Headquarter packets. Regional Centres despatch these Stn HQ packets to Stn HQs. 2. Once the Cards are received at Station Headquarters, these have to be accounted for. SMS is sent to the beneficiary alongwith OTP to come & collect Card at the Stn HQ. Once OTP is Ted' into the system, activated card is handed over to the beneficiary for use.…

Indian Air Force? quietly making preparations to welcome Rafale jets

Monday, 10 September 2018 19:58
In the midst of a political firestorm over the Rafale jet deal, the Indian Air Force is quietly making preparations, including readying required infrastructure and training of pilots, to welcome the fighter aircraft, official sources said. They said the IAF is sending a batch of pilots by the end of this year to France for training on Rafale jets.A number of IAF teams have already visited France to help Dassault Aviation, the manufacturer of Rafale, incorporate India-specific enhancements on-board the fighter aircraft. India had inked an inter-governmental agreement with France in September 2016, for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets…

Go Wherever Ordered, by Land, Sea or Air: SC Reminds Army Men of Their Oath

Friday, 07 September 2018 17:49
The court made this observation when three personnel, including a Major and a Lieutenant Colonel of the Army Service Corps (ASC), challenged their posting to the operational units and operational areas. New Delhi: The Supreme Court has reminded Army men of their oath that they will "go wherever ordered, by land, sea or air" while disapproving of the practice of challenging their posting from one arm or service to another. The top court further maintained that Army has no personnel who are ‘non-combatants’ or ‘non-operational’, with the only exception of personnel belonging to the medical organisation, who have a distinct…

Army Chief questions officers moving court

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 21:07
Asks why file individual cases related to insurgency areas In a significant move, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has expressed his “disagreement” over a spate in court cases filed by serving officers, even as he warned that moral turpitude will not go unpunished. He has also halted activities of the Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) in field areas. Faced with a “running commentary” on the social media over his decisions, General Rawat addressed Colonel-level officers posted in New Delhi at Manekshaw Centre here on Saturday.He questioned the need for serving officers to file individual cases challenging ongoing criminal cases faced…

CUMULATIVE DA ON 7TH CPC BECOMES 9 PERCENT

Thursday, 30 August 2018 20:36
Cabinet approves additional 2 percent Dearness Allowance (DA) for Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 1st July, 2018 The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modihas approved to release an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 01.07.2018 representing an increase of 2% over the existing rate of 7% of the Basic Pay/Pension, to compensate for price rise. The combined impact on the exchequer on account of both Dearness Allowance and Deamess Relief would be Rs.6112.20 crore per annum and Rs.4074.80 crore in…

DL-33 MONTH WISE ARREAR CALCULATOR

Thursday, 22 December 2016 21:32
DL-33 ARREAR CALCULATOR (MONTH WISE) FOR PRE-2006 PENSIONERS. Few Ex-Servicemen organisations are providing this detailed chart for money. Keeping the larger interests of our veteran community, JCOSORS.COM has decided to give it for free. We always want to be different from other organisation and our main goal is to serve & empower the veteran fraternity without expecting anything on return.  CLICK HERE TO JOIN JCOSORS.COM FACEBOOK GROUP PROCEDURE FOR FINDING THE ARREAR In case of JCOs & ORs the figures shown in three Circulars ie 547, 430 and 501 are important Data to be taken in to account for arrears…

50 IMPORTANT POINTS FOR DEFENCE PENSIONERS (MUST READ)

Sunday, 18 February 2018 21:03
Fixed Medical Allowance @ Rs.100 was introduced w.e.f. 01.12.1997. Fixed Medical Allowance @ Rs.1000 was increased w.e.f. 01.07.2017. ECHS members not eligible for Medical Allowance. ECHS facility is now extended to the dependents of ex-recruits boarded out are drawing Disability pension. ECHS made compulsory for those discharged after 01.04.2003. There is no fee for pre 1.1.96 pensioners to join this scheme. From 1.1.96 to 31.3.2003 they have to pay to join this scheme. From 29.12.2017 the rates have been increased. (From Recruit to Hav rank Rs. 30,000, From Nb.Sub. to Hon.Capt and Equivalents. Rs.67000 & for all Officers Rs.1,20,000) If you are…

7th CPC and OROP: Revision of Casualty Pensionary Awards in respect of Pre-2006 Armed Forces Officer and JCOs/ORs pensioners - Clarification

Friday, 24 August 2018 21:59
OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)  DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014  Circular No. 604  Dated: 16.08.2018  To,    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  All CMDs, Public Sector Banks including IDBI Bank  Nodal Officers, ICICl/ HDFC/ AXIS/ IDBI Banks  Managers, All CPPCs  Military and Air Attache, Indian Embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal  The PCDA (WC), Chandigarh  The CDA (PD), Meerut  The CDA, Chennai  The Director of Treasuries, All States  The Pay and Accounts Officer, Delhi Administration, RK Puram and Tis Hazari,…

Benefits of MACPs w.e.f. 1.1.2006 - Supreme Court Judgment - Representation to DOP&T

Friday, 24 August 2018 21:50
Grant of financial upgradation under ACP & MACP schemes for the central Government Civilian Employees including Railway employees   NFIR No. IV/MACPs/09/part II Dated: 21/08/2018 The Secretary / DoP&T (Department of personnel PG & pension), Department of personnel & Training, North Block, New Delhi.   Dear Sir, Sub: Grant of financial upgradation under ACP & MACP schemes for the central Government Civilian Employees including Railway employees – reg. Ref: (i)  Dop&T oM No.35034/1/97-Estt (D) dated 09/08/1999. (ii) Dop&T oM No.35034/3/2008-Estt (D) dated 19/05/2009. NFIR invites kind attention to the OM dated 09/08/1999 wherein the Government of India (DoP&T) had introduced…
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