PCDA Circular Regarding Ceiling Applicable To Disability Pension/Family Pension – Circular No.C- 159

PCDA Circular regarding ceiling applicable to disability pension/family pension – Circular No.C- 159


Circular No.C- 159

Dated: – 07.12.2016.

Subject : – Implementation of Govt’s decisions on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission-Revision of disability Pension of Pre-2016 disability Pensioners / Family Pensioners -Clarification regarding.

Reference: – This office important circular no. C-153, bearing no. G1 /C/ 0199 /Vol-I/Tech, dated 12th August 2016.

Attention is invited to above cited circular wherein instructions had been issued for implementation of GO], Ministry of P, PG and Pension, Deptt. of P&PW OM No. 38/ 37/ 2016- P&PW (A) (ii) dated 4th August, 2016. As per Para 4.1 of the ibid OM dated 4.8.16, the existing pension/family pension is to be multiplied by 2.57 and the amount of revised pension/family pension so arrived at shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee. As per Para 4.4 of the OM, it was indicated that the upper ceiling of so revised pension/family pension will be 50% and 30% respectively of the highest pay in the Government, i.e. Rs. 2,50,000

2. A doubt was raised whether the above ceiling would also be applicable to disability pension/ family pension under CCS (EOP) Rules, after revision in terms of Para 4.1 of OM dated 04.08.2016. Now GOI, DP&PW have clarified in their OM No. 1/4/2016-P&PW (F), dated 11th November 2016 that “the ceiling of pension/family pension indicated in Para 4.4 of DP&PW OM dated 04.08.2016 referred to above is applicable only in the case of pension/family pension under CCS [Pension] Rules and will not apply in the case of disability Pension/family pension under CCS (EDP) Rules.

A copy of GOI, DP&PW OM NO. 1/4/2016-P&PW (F), dated 11.11.16 is enclosed which may be kept in View while disposing the cases of revision of disability pension / family pension under CCS (EOP) Rules in terms of OM dated 4th August, 2016.

(Dr. Upinderbir Singh)

Enclosure: – As above

Source: PCDA

One Comment

  • Mrs. Biswaprabha Dasgupt says:

    Whether the special benefit of deceased government servant is applicable in autonomous body in NORTH EASTERN REGIONAL INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ITANAGAR, ARUNACHAL PRADESH where pension not yet implemented and fully funded by MHRD. My husband expired in service period. whether this benefits is applicable to me being a widow. If yes please reconcile with the rule position

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.