Revision of pension of pre-2006 pensioners – Delinking of revised pension from qualifying service of 33 years: Central Pension Accounting Office instructions to All PAO
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 (Department of Expenditure) has conveyed its decision to delink the revision of pension of 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. Accordingly, concerned PAOs are required to revise the pensions of pre-2006 pensioners covered by this OM. The arrears of revised pension would be payable with effect from 1.1.2006.
2. To facilitate the FAQs to process these cases, a tentative list of such pensioners is being provided on CPAO’s website i.e. W in CCA’s login and FAQ login. All PAOs may download the same by using their login provided by CPAO. PAOs may check these cases from their records too and besides these cases, if additional cases come into notice which are covered by this OM, may also be processed by PAOs.
3. All Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs/Accountants General and Administrators of UPS are requested to direct their PAOs to urgently take necessary action and revise these cases by using e-Revision
utility of NIC- CGA.
Encl:- As above
Sr. Accounts Officer (IT & Tech)
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