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Thursday, October 13, 2016
DO YOU KNOW? - Attention Central Government (Civil) Pensioners/Family Pensioners
October 10, 2016 Basic pension is revised by the Govt from time to time — at least once every 10 years since 1986. Minimum basic pension/family pension, excluding dearness relief was Rs.3500 till December 31 2015 and is Rs.9000 w.e.f. January 1,2016. 20% – 100% addl pension is granted on attaining age of 80 years and above. Fixed medical allowance in non-CGHS area is Rs.500 from November 9.2014. Aged/ill pensioners can submit life certificates through gazetted officers/ Sarpanch/Magistrate/RBl or other bank officer etc. Aadhaar based Life Certificates can be submitted online from home. For pensioners holding joint account with spouse, only death certificate is sufficient for commencing family pension for spouse. Succession certificate not required for starting family pension. Names of permanently disabled dependent children/siblings and dependent parents can be added in PPO. Provide mobile number to banks to get SMS on payment of pension and important updates. For further information please contact your bank branch or write to: Director (PW), Department of Pension and Pensioner’s Welfare, 3rd floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market, New Delhi — 110003. Grievance Cell, Central Pension Accounting Office, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, Trikoot-ll, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi — 110066. Visit Website: www.pensionersportal.qov.in, www.cpao.nic.in Authy : www.davp.nic.in (Source- CG Staff News blog)