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Instructions regarding date of birth/age of family pensioners.
No.1/23/2012-P&PW (E) Government of India Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd floor, Lok Nuyak Bhavan, Khan Market, New Delhi Dated: 27.9.2012
Sub:Instructions regarding date of birth/age of family pensioners.
This Department has issued instructions vide OM No.38/37/08-P&PW(A), dated 21.5.2009, 11.8.2009, 25.6.2010 & 28.9.2010, OM No.1/19/11-P&PW(E), dated 3.8.2011 and OM No. 1/23/2012-P&PW(E), dated 13.09.2012 for consideration of date of birth/age for grant of additional pension/family pension to old pensioners/family pensioners. Certain documents i.e. PAN Card. Matriculation certificate, Passport, CGHS Card, Driving Licence, Voter’s ID Card and Aadhaar Number issued by UIDAI have been allowed to be accepted in this regard.
2. For revision of an old PPO, date of birth of family pensioner is a mandatory field in the software. Some querie…

Poor management of SCOVA 21 meeting on 27th Sept.2012

SCOVA-21st meeting which started on 27.09201 at N. Delhi, in a healthy atmosphere with positive attitude expressed by the Honouarable MOS Shri V. Narayanasamy was after the departure of the Minister spoiled by unhealthy interruptions & comments on other members by one of the members claiming the sole right to speak &represent Rly Pensioners. 

As the convener could not contain this gentlemen, other members could not express themselves freely . Thus even truncated agenda could not be discussed satisfactorily. Administrative side enjoyed it.Perhaps it was planned to be so.

However, following are the hightlights.

1. MOS Shri V. Narayanasamy announced that henceforth SCOVA will be held twice a year & that he will ensure minimum pension of Rs1000/- PM to EPS 95 beneficiaries. Minister also took note of the difficulties of CGHS beneficiaries at Banglore, Mohali & J&K and also of the difficulties being faced by Pensioners at Ranchi due to there being no Central Pension Proces…



Bottom of Form 1. MOS Shri V. Narayanasamy
2. In reply  to  appeal by  S.C. Maheshwari  to the Honorable  minister,  to apply to all pre 2006 pensioners the cabinet  decision of 24.9.2012 taken  in case of defence Pensioners . Secy.AR, PG. & Pension replied : “Some decision being taken which will be communicated within few days”
3. It is finally decided that 19 P&T dispensaries will be merged with CGHS
4. Incase there is no record/documents available to prove genuineness of the person(other than spouse) Claiming family pension. Legal  heir  certificate issued by the competent court shall be accepted.
5. Issued of revised PPO shall  be expedited . Pensioners/Family pensioners should apply for revised PPO if not already applied.
6.Case of pre 1996 Pensioners who retired from the 4th CPC scale of 4500-7000  will be discussed with Railway Board officers on 28.09.2012
7. RELHS facilities to divorced & widowed daughter: Director Health (Plg)Railway Board will …

Rs.2300 crore approved to meet the demands of Ex-servicemen pensioners Civilian Pensioners can not be denied the same benefit-We will have to struggle hard for our right

Civilian Pensioners can not be denied the same benefit-

Will have to struggle hard for our rights
Rs.2300 crore approved to meet the demands of Ex-servicemen pensioners(Release ID :87953)

The Union Cabinet has approved the recommendations of the Committee headed by Cabinet Secretary for benefits to ex-servicemen on four issues. The financial implications of the improvements made as per the Cabinet decision on the four items are broadly estimated at Rs.2300 crore per annum. The details are as follows:

I. One Rank One Pension:

On One Rank One Pension, the demand of the Defence Forces and Ex-Servicemen Associations is that uniform pension be paid to the Defence Forces personnel retiring in the same rank with the same length of service irrespective of their date of retirement and any future enhancement in the rates of pension be automatically passed on to the past pensioners.

The difference in the pension of present and past pensioners in the same rank occurs on account of the n…

Appointment of Compassionate grounds - clarifications orders issued by Railway Board

Appointment of Compassionate grounds - clarifications orders issued by Railway Board Posted: 21 Sep 2012 11:27 AM PDT
No. E(NG)II/1998/RC-1/64
RBE No.102/2012 New Delhi, dated 14.09.2012
The General Manager (P), All Indian Railways & Production Units etc.
Sub: Appointment of Compassionate grounds - clarifications — regarding.
Attention is invited to this Ministry’s letters No. E(NG)II/2009/RR-1/10/Pt dated 09.12.2010 and No. E(NG)II/2011/RR-1/11/ dated 09.12.2011 (RBE No.166/2011) regarding educational qualification for recruitment in Pay Band-I of Rs. 5,200-20,200 having Grade Pay of  Rs.1800/- and No.E(NG)II/2011/RC-1/NE/21 dated 06.02.2012 extending the appilcablilty of (RBE No.166/2011) to widows.
2. In partial supersession of Board letter dated 06.02.2012 quoted in para 1 above, it has now been decided that in case of appointment of a widow/wife not fulfilling the requirement of prescribed…

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Expected DA from July 2012 : Cabinet meeting to consider hike in DA postponed

Cabinet meeting to consider hike in DA postponed
The meeting of the Union Cabinet, which was scheduled to consider a 7 per cent hike in dearness allowance to 80 lakh central government employees and pensioners, has been put off to next week.
“The Cabinet, CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) and CCI (Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure) meetings scheduled for Friday, have been postponed,” an official announcement said.
Cabinet meetings usually take place on Thursdays, but they have been postponed apparently in view of the rapid political developments in the aftermath of the government’s decision to hike diesel prices and operationalise its earlier move to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail.
Increasing DA from 65 per cent to 72 per cent to provide relief to 50 lakh central government employees and 30 lakh pensioners was on the agenda of the meeting. It is now likely to be taken up …