Monday, August 21, 2017
INDIAN NAVY RESERVISTS - SPECIAL PENSION APPLICABILITY AND HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SAME
How to file for Special Pension
Before you file your claim for the special pension, please ensure that you fulfill the following requirements:
A. Have joined Indian Navy on before 3 July 1976
B. Were released from Indian Navy on or after 3 July 1976.
C. Have completed 10 years or more service in Indian Navy.
D. Were not given SNLR by Indian Navy.
If you fulfill all the above conditions, you are eligible for Special Pension as per Supreme Court Judgement dated 27 Oct 2016.
Other entries in your IN 271 regarding reservist pension does not matter. Please note that you are applying for special pension and not the reservist pension.
How to apply :
We have prepared a draft application which can be downloaded
1. Download the draft application from this link.
2. Fill in draft application with your address and particulars.
3. You need not to attach any documents.
4. Send the application to the address given in the draft application preferably by Speed Post.
5. Keep a photocopy of the application for your records
5. Track your speed post at www.indiapost.gov.in and take the print out of when your application is delivered, and keep it for your records.
(Source- http://www.veteransailors.com/reservist.html )
The Logistics Officer-in-Charge,
Naval Pension Office,
C/O INS Tanaji
Sub: PAYMENT OF SPECIAL PENSION UNDER SECTION 95
AS PER SUPREME COURT DIRECTION
I am an ex _________ joined the service of Indian Navy on _________ and was discharged on -__________. My details are as follows :
NAME ___________________________ RANK ___________ NO.__________________
DATE OF JOINING __________________ DATE OF RELEASE _________________________
The honorable Supreme Court was kind enough to allow our plea for special pension under section 95 of the Naval Pension Regulation 1964, while deciding the case No. Civil Appeal No.2147/2011, with CA 8566/2014 along with impleadment of other similarly placed ex sailors. As per the order of the honorable Supreme Court dated 27 Oct 2016, quoted ibid, the competent authority has to take decision within three months from the date of application for grant of Special Pension, three years retrospectively, from the date of application.
Accordingly, I am entitled to receive “special Pension” from three years prior to the date of my application.
I, therefore request you to, take necessary action for the same and issue appropriate orders for the sanctioning of the special pension, with effect from the date of receipt of this letter.
Place _________________ (Signature _________________)
Date : __________________
(Source : http://www.veteransailors.com/reservist.html )