Stepping up of notional full pension w.e.f. 01.01.2006 instead of 24.09.2012 for the purpose of Dearness relief and additional pension for absorbee pensioners.
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare)
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan
New Delhi-110 003.
Dated the 17th February, 2016
Subject:-Restoration of 1/3rd commuted portion of pension in respect of Government servants who had drawn lumpsum payment on absorption in Central Public Sector Under takings/Central Autonomous Bodies — Stepping up of notional full pension w.e.f. 01.01.2006 for the purpose of Dearness relief and additional pension for old pensioners.
Orders for revision of 1/3 rd restored pension of absorbees, who had drawn lumpsum payment on absorption, were issued vide this Department O.M. of even number dated 15.92008 as amended/ modified vide OM No. 4/30/2010-P&PW(D) dated 11.07.2013. As per these memorandums, the full pension of the absorbees was notionally revised w.e.f. 01.01.2006 in accordance with the instructions contained in this Department O.M. No.38/37/08-P&PW(A) dated 01.09.2008. The payment of DR and additional pension to old pensioners is regulated on the basis of the notional full pension.
2. Instructions were issued vide this Department’s OM No.38/37/08-P&PW(A) dated 28.01.2013 for stepping up of the pension .of pre-2006 pensioners w.e.f. 24.09.2012. Accordingly, the notional full pension of the absorbee pensioners was also stepped up w.e.f 24.09.2012 in accordance with the instructions contained in the aforesaid OM dated 28.01.2013 vide this Department’s OM of even number dated 03.04.2013.
3. Instructions have now been issued vide this Department’s OM No 38/37/08- P&PW(A) dated 30.07.2015 for revision of pension/ family pension of all pre-2006 pensioners/ family pensioners in accordance with this Department’s OM dated 28.01.2013 with effect from 01.01.2006 instead of 24.09.2012. Accordingly, the notional full pension of absorbee pensioners would also be revised in accordance with the instructions contained in aforesaid OM dated 30.07.2015 w.e.f. 01.01.2006 instead of 24.09.2012 and dearness relief and additional pension for old pensioners would be admissible on such revised notional full pension.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their I.D. No. 1(5)/EV/2012 dated 18.01.2016.
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India
Source: Pensioners Portal