Monday, October 17, 2016

Revision of enhanced Rate of Ordinary Family Pension in respect of Pre-2006 Armed Forces Pensioners.

Office of the Principal CDA (Pensions)
Draipadi Ghat, Allahabad – 211 014

IMPORTANT CIRCULAR
Circular No.567

Dated: 16.09.2016

Subject: Revision of enhanced Rate of Ordinary Family Pension in respect of Pre-2006 Armed Forces Pensioners.

Reference: This office circular No.494 dated 19.03.2013 and Circular No.397 dated 18.11.2008.


A copy of GOI, MOD letter No.1(14)/2012-D(Pen/Pol) dated 14th June, 2016 on the above subject is forwarded herewith for information and necessary action which is self explanatory.

2. As per above GOI,MOD letter Dated 14th June, 2016 the minimum guaranteed enhanced Rate of Ordinary Family Pension in respect of eligible family of pre-2006 Armed Forces Pensioners shall be revised w.e.f 01.01.2006 on the basis of the minimum of fitment table for the rank in the revised pay band as indicated under fitment table annexed with SAI 1/S/2008, SAI 2/S/2008 & SAI 4/S/2008 as amended and equivalent instructions for Navy and Air Force. The revised consolidated enhanced rate of Ordinary Family Pension w.e.f 01.01.2006 (consolidated as per Para-4 of GOI, MOD letter No.17(4)/2008(1)/D(Pen/Policy) dated 11.11.2008) in respect of pre-2006 Armed Forces Family Pensioners shall not be less than 50% of the minimum of the fitment table for the rank in the revised pay band. In case, where full revised pension is otherwise not authorized to a retired employee in terms of 6th CPC orders, the enhanced rate of Ordinary Family Pension shall also be restricted to that amount. The amount of revised enhanced rate of Ordinary Family pension in no case shall be less than thirty percent of the minimum of the fitment table for the Rank or thirty percent of the minimum of fitment table in case of HAG and above.

3. However, in case of conslidated enhanced rate of Ordinary Family Pension calculated as per Para- 4.1 of GOI, MOD letter No. 17(4)/2008(1)/D(Pen/Policy) dated 11.11.2008 is higher than the family pension calculated in the manner indicated above, the higher rate shall be continued.

4. Table showing minimum of the fitment table for the rank in the revised pay band corresponding to the pre-revised scale, from which the pensioner/ deceased Government servant had retired/ died, is enclosed herewith as Annexure ‘A’ to ‘F’ to facilitate the Pension Disbursing Agencies for payment of revised Enhanced Ordinary Family Pension in terms of GOI, MOD letter dated 14th June, 2016.

5. In all cases, where fixation of enhanced rate of family pension in terms of above GOI, MOD letter is more beneficial, the Pension Disbursing Agencies are hereby advised to pay revised rate of enhanced Ordinary Family Pension accordingly. All other terms and condition shall remain unchanged. However, if the Pension Disbursing Agencies are in any doubt about the fixation of enhanced rate of family pension, such cases may be referred to concerned Pension Sanctioning Authorities with full details.

6. The provisions of this letter shall take effect from 01.01.2006 and arrears, if any, shall be allowed from 01.01.2006 up to 23.09.2012.

7. 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. Gts/Tech/0113/LXIX
Dated: 16.09.2016
(C.B.Yadav)
Dy.Controller (P)


Annexure ‘A’
ARMY (PBORs)
Revised Pay structure- Junior Commissioned Officers (including Honorary Commissioned Officers), Non-Commissioned Officers and Other Ranks of Regular Army, DSC and TA

Sl.
No.
Present ScaleRevised Pay StructureMinimum
of the
fitment
table
Enhanced rate
of Ordinary
Family Pension=
50% of Minimum
of the fitment table
RankPresent ScalePay BandCorresponding
Pay Band
Grade
Pay
Military
Service
Pay
‘X’
Group
Pay
12345678910
X Group
(a)Sepoy3600-70-4650PB-15200-20200200020001400122406120
(b)Naik3700-85-4975PB-15200-20200240020001400128506425
(c)Havildar4150-100-5650PB-15200-20200280020001400139206960
(d)Nb Sub5770-140-8290PB-29300-34800420020001400183409170
(e)Subedar6750-190-9790PB-29300-348004600200014002056010280
(f)Sub Maj7250-200-10050PB-29300-348004800200014002169010845
Y Group
(a)Sepoy3250-70-4300PB-15200-2020020002000NA102505125
(b)Naik3425-85-4700PB-15200-2020024002000NA110405520
(c)Havildar3600-100-5100PB-15200-2020028002000NA116405820
(d)Nb Sub5620-140-8140PB-29300-3480042002000NA166608330
(e)Subedar6600-170-9320PB-29300-3480046002000NA188809440
(f)Sub Maj6750-200-9550PB-29300-3480048002000NA193609680
Z Group
(a)Sepoy3050-55-3875PB-15200-2020020002000NA98804940
(b)Naik3150-70-4200PB-15200-2020024002000NA104605230
(c)Havildar3250-85-4525PB-15200-2020028002000NA110505525
(d)Nb Sub5200-125-7450PB-29300-3480042002000NA158807940
(e)Subedar6170-155-8650PB-29300-3480046002000NA180809040
(f)Sub Maj6600-200-9400PB-29300-3480048002000NA190809540
Hony Commissioned Officer
(a)Hony Lieutenant10500PB-315600-3910054006000NA3093015465
(b)Hony Captain10850PB-315600-3910061006000NA3229016145
Note: (i) In cases where the pension authorized on retirement was less than 50% of the last pay drawn and amount of pension revised after 01.01.2006 is also less than 50% of Minimum of the fitment table for the rank of revised pay band or 50% of minimum of revised fitment table in case of HAG and above, the revised enhanced family pension will also be less than 50% of the fitment table and shall be restricted to that amount.
(ii) In the case of a pensioner who died prior to 01.01.2006, the notional revised pension as on 01.01.2006 shall be taken into account for the purpose of calculation as above. In all cases, the amount of revised enhanced family pension shall not be less than 30% of Minimum of the fitment table or 30% of minimum of fitment table in case of HAG and above.

Annexure ‘B’
AIR FORCE (PBORs)

Revised Pay structure- Junior Commissioned Officers (including Honorary Commissioned Officers), Non-Commissioned Officers and Other Ranks of Air Force

Sl.
No.
Present ScaleRevised Pay StructureMinimum
of the
fitment
table
Enhanced rate
of Ordinary
Family Pension=
50% of Minimum
of the fitment table
RankPresent ScalePay
Band
Corresponding
Pay Band/
Scale
Grade
Pay
Military
Service
Pay
‘X’
Group
Pay
12345678910
X Group
(a)AC3675PB-15200-20200200020001400124506225
(b)LAC4025-60-4925PB-15200-20200200020001400128906445
(c)CPL4150-70-5200PB-15200-20200240020001400135206760
(d)SGT4670-85-5945PB-15200-20200280020001400148907445
(e)SGT (DIP)5000-100-6500PB-15200-20200280020001400155007750
(f)JWO5770-140-8290PB-29300-34800420020001400183409170
(g)WO6750-190-9790PB-29300-348004600200014002056010280
(h)MWO7400-200-10200PB-29300-348004800200014002197010985
Y Group
(a)AC3250PB-15200-2020020002000NA102505125
(b)LAC3650-60-3980PB-15200-2020020002000NA110505525
(c)CPL3900-70-4950PB-15200-2020024002000NA118905945
(d)SGT4320-85-5595PB-15200-2020028002000NA128406420
(e)JWO5620-140-8140PB-29300-3480042002000NA166608330
(f)WO6600-170-9320PB-29300-3480046002000NA188809440
(g)MWO6750-200-9550PB-29300-3480048002000NA193609680
Z Group
(a)AC3050PB-15200-2020020002000NA98804940
(b)LAC3080-60-3980PB-15200-2020020002000NA100605030
(c)CPL3200-70-4250PB-15200-2020024002000NA106505325
(d)SGT3775-85-5050PB-15200-2020028002000NA120706035
(e)JWO5200-125-7450PB-29300-3480042002000NA158807940
(f)WO6170-155-8650PB-29300-3480046002000NA180809040
(g)MWO6600-200-9400PB-29300-3480046002000NA190809540
Hony Commissioned Officers
(a)Hony Fg Officer10500PB-315600-3910054006000NA3093015465
(b)Hony Flt Lt.10850PB-315600-3910061006000NA3229016145
Note: (i) In cases where the pension authorized on retirement was less than 50% of the last pay drawn and amount of pension revised after 01.01.2006 is also less than 50% of Minimum of the fitment table for the rank of revised pay band or 50% of minimum of revised fitment table in case of HAG and above, the revised enhanced family pension will also be less than 50% of the fitment table and shall be restricted to that amount.
(ii) In the case of a pensioner who died prior to 01.01.2006, the notional revised pension as on 01.01.2006 shall be taken into account for the purpose of calculation as above. In all cases, the amount of revised enhanced family pension shall not be less than 30% of Minimum of the fitment table or 30% of minimum of fitment table in case of HAG and above.

Annexure ‘C’
NAVY (PBOR)
Revised Pay structure of running pay band w.e.f. 01.01.2006- SAILORS

Sl.
No.
Present ScaleRevised Pay StructureMinimum
of the
fitment
table
Enhanced rate
of Ordinary
Family Pension=
50% of Minimum
of the fitment table
RankExisting ScalesPay
Band
Corresponding
Pay Band/
Scale
Grade
Pay
Military
Service
Pay
‘X’
Group
Pay
12345678910
X Group (Artificers Sailors)
(a)Apprentice3200-60-3260PB-15200-20200200020001400114605730
(b)Artificer V4150-70-4360PB-15200-20200240020001400135206760
(c)Artificer IV4550-100-6350PB-15200-20200280020001400146707335
(d)Artificer III-I5120-100-7120PB-29300-34800340020001400163308165
(e)Chief Artificer6000-125-8250PB-29300-34800420020001400187609380
(f)MCPO II6750-190-9790PB-29300-348004600200014002056010280
(g)MCPO I7400-200-10200PB-29300-348004800200014002197010985
Y Group
(a)Seaman II and

Equivalents
3325-60-3445PB-15200-2020020002000NA102505125
(b)Seaman I and
Equivalents
3650-60-4550PB-15200-2020020002000NA110505525
(c)Leading Seaman
and Equivalent
3900-70-4950PB-15200-2020024002000NA118905945
(d)Petty Officer4320-85-5595PB-15200-2020028002000NA128406420
(e)Chief Petty Officer5620-140-8140PB-29300-3480042002000NA166608330
(f)MCPO II6600-170-9320PB-29300-3480046002000NA188809440
(g)MCPO I6750-200-9550PB-29300-3480048002000NA193609680
Z Group
(a)Seaman II &
Equivalent
3050-55-3215PB-15200-2020020002000NA98804940
(b)Seaman I &
Equivalent
3080-60-3980PB-15200-2020020002000NA100605030
(c)Leading Seaman
& Equivalent
3200-70-4250PB-15200-2020024002000NA106505325
(d)Petty Officer3775-85-5050PB-15200-2020028002000NA118305915
(e)Chief Petty
Officer
5200-125-7450PB-29300-3480042002000NA158807940
(f)MCPO II6170-155-8650PB-29300-3480046002000NA180809040
(g)MCPO I6600-200-9400PB-29300-3480048002000NA190809540
Revised Pay Scales: Honorary Commissioned Officers
(a)Hon. Sub
Lieutenant
10500PB-315600-3910054006000NA3093015465
(b)Hon. Lieutenant10850PB-315600-3910061006000NA3229016145
Note: (i) In cases where the pension authorized on retirement was less than 50% of the last pay drawn and amount of pension revised after 01.01.2006 is also less than 50% of Minimum of the fitment table for the rank of revised pay band or 50% of minimum of revised fitment table in case of HAG and above, the revised enhanced family pension will also be less than 50% of the fitment table and shall be restricted to that amount.
(ii) In the case of a pensioner who died prior to 01.01.2006, the notional revised pension as on 01.01.2006 shall be taken into account for the purpose of calculation as above. In all cases, the amount of revised enhanced family pension shall not be less than 30% of Minimum of the fitment table or 30% of minimum of fitment table in case of HAG and above.

Annexure ‘D’
Revised Pay structure under 6th CPC- Commissioned Officers

[A] For all officers except MNS & AMC, ADC, RVC and other Medical Officers-

Rank(Army &
Equivalents)
Existing Pay Scales
(under 5th CPC)
Pay
Band
Revised Pay Structure
(under 6th CPC)
Minimum
of the
fitment
table
Enhanced rate
of Ordinary
Family Pension=
50% of Minimum
of the fitment table
ScaleRank
Pay
Corresponding
Pay bands/
Scales
Grade
Pay
Military
Service Pay
Lieutenant8250-10050-PB-315600-39100540060002700013500*
Captain9600-11400400PB-315600-39100610060003070015350**
Major11600-148501200PB-315600-39100660060003641018205
Lt. Colonel (TS)#13500-171001200
Lt. Colonel13500-171001600PB-437400-67000800060005253026265
Colonel (TS)15100-173501600PB-437400-67000870060005559027795
Colonel15100-173502000PB-437400-67000870060005559027795
Brigadier16700-180502400PB-437400-67000890060005829029145
Major General18400-22400-PB-437400-6700010000Nil6070030350
Lt. General22400-24500-HAG67000-79000-Nil7300036500
VCOAS/ Army Cdr26000(fixed)-Apex scale80000 (fixed)-Nil8000040000
COAS30000(fixed)-COAS90000 (fixed)-Nil9000045000

Note: 1. For calculation of emolument of Minimum of the fitment table MSP ` 6000 has been taken notionally for the rank of Major Gen and Lt. Gen for Commissioned Officers.
2. The Non-Technical Officer of AMC i.e. where personal No. has prefix ‘NTR’ will also be covered by above pay structure.
*3. In case of Lieutenant* & Captain**, the protection in pension is to be provided with pension of Hony. Lieutenant & Hony. Captain respectively.
#4. The rate of Lt. Col (TS)# does not exist under 6th CPC as such payoff Lt. Col has been taken into account for revision of pension purpose.
5. In cases where the pension authorized on retirement was less than 50% of the last pay drawn and amount of pension revised after 01.01.2006 is also less than 50% of Minimum of the fitment table for the rank of revised pay band or 50% of minimum of revised fitment table in case of HAG and above, the revised enhanced family pension will also be less than 50% of the fitment table and shall be restricted to that amount.
6. In the case of a pensioner who died prior to 01.01.2006, the notional revised pension as on 01.01.2006 shall be taken into account for the purpose of calculation as above. In all cases, the amount of revised enhanced family pension shall not be less than 30% of Minimum of the fitment table or 30% of minimum of fitment table in case of HAG and above.

Annexure ‘E’
Revised Pay structure under 6th CPC- Commissioned Officers

[B] For all Medical Officers of AMC, ADC, RVC & Air Force & Navy

Rank(Army
& Equivalents
Existing Pay Scales
(under 5th CPC)
Revised Pay Structure
(under 6th CPC)
Minimum
of the
fitment
table
Enhanced rate
of Ordinary
Family Pension=
50% of Minimum
of the fitment table
ScaleRank
Pay
Pay BandCorresponding
Pay bands/
Scales
Grade
Pay
Military
Service
Pay
Lieutenant8250-10050-PB-315600-39100540060002932014660*
Captain9600-11400400PB-315600-39100610060003139015695**
Major11600-148501200PB-315600-39100660060003766018830
Lt. Colonel (TS)#13500-171001200
Lt. Colonel13500-171001600PB-437400-67000800060005401027005
Colonel (TS)15100-173501600PB-437400-67000870060005722028610
Colonel15100-173502000PB-437400-67000870060005726028630
Brigadier16700-180502400PB-437400-67000890060006016030080
Major General18400-22400-PB-437400-6700010000Nil6250031250
Lt. General22400-24500-HAG67000-79000-Nil7519037595
DGAFMS24050-26000-Apex scale80000(fixed-Nil8000040000
VCOAS/ Army Cdr26000(fixed)-Apex scale80000(fixed-Nil8000040000
COAS30000(fixed)-COAS90000(fixed)-Nil9000045000
Note: 1. For calculation of emolument of Minimum of the fitment table MSP ` 6000 has been taken notionally for the rank of Major Gen and Lt. Gen for Commissioned Officers other than MNS.
*2. In case of Lieutenant* & Captain**, the protection in pension is to be provided with pension of Hony. Lieutenant & Hony. Captain respectively.
#3. The rate of Lt. Col (TS)# does not exist under 6th CPC as such pay of Lt. Col has been taken for revision of pension purpose.
4. In cases where the pension authorized on retirement was less than 50% of the last pay drawn and amount of pension revised after 01.01.2006 is also less than 50% of Minimum of the fitment table or 50% of minimum of revised pay scale in case of HAG and above, the revised enhanced family pension may be less than 50% and shall be restricted to that amount.
5. In the case of a pensioner who died prior to 01.01.2006, the notional revised pension as on 01.01.2006 shall be taken into account for the purpose of calculation as above. In all cases, the amount of revised enhanced family pension shall not be less than 30% of Minimum of the fitment table or 30% of minimum of pay scales in case of HAG and above.
6. For Non-Technical Officer of AMC (Whose personal No. has prefix ‘NTR’), please refer to Annexure ‘D’.
Annexure ‘F’
Revised Pay structure under 6th CPC- Commissioned Officers

[C] For MNS Officers:

Rank(Army &
Equivalents
Existing Pay Scales
(under 5th CPC)
Revised Pay Structure
(under 6th CPC)
Military
Service
Pay
Minimum
of the
fitment
table
Enhanced rate
of Ordinary
Family Pension=
50% of Minimum
of the fitment table
ScaleRank
Pay
Pay
Band
Corresponding
Pay bands/
scales
Grade
Pay
Lieutenant8000-9500-PB-315600-39100540042002520012600
Captain9400-12100-PB-315600-39100570042002739013695
Major11200-14800-PB-315600-39100610042003114015570
Lt. col.12800-15200-PB-315600-39100660042003461017305
Colonel13400-15500-PB-437400-67000760042004920024600
Brigadier14700-16200-PB-437400-67000840042005000025000
Maj Gen16400-20000-PB-437400-670009000Nil5409027045

Note: 1. For calculation of emolument of Minimum of the fitment table MSP ` 4200 has been taken notionally for the rank of Major Gen for MNS officer.
2. In cases where the pension authorized on retirement was less than 50% of the last pay drawn and amount of pension revised after 01.01.2006 is also less than 50% of Minimum of the fitment table or 50% of minimum of revised pay scale in case of HAG and above, the revised enhanced family pension may be less than 50% and shall be restricted to that amount.
3. In the case of a pensioner who died prior to 01.01.2006, the notional revised pension as on 01.01.2006 shall be taken into account for the purpose of calculation as above. In all cases, the amount of revised enhanced family pension shall not be less than 30% of Minimum of the fitment table or 30% of minimum of pay scales in case of HAG and above.
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