PCDA Orders : Disability pension/war injury pension/special family pension/liberalized family pension/dependent pension/liberalized dependent pension for the Armed Forces Officers and Personnel Below Officer Rank.
O/o THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSION)
DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014
Circular No. 522
ROs/ PAO (ORs)
Subject :- Clarification concerning the GOI, MOD letter No.- 1(11)/06-D(Pen-C) PC dated 08.09.09, 05.03.2010 and Letter No.- 2(1)/2011-D(Pension/Policy) dated 03.02.2011 regarding disability pension/war injury pension/special family pension/liberalized family pension/dependent pension/liberalized dependent pension for the Armed Forces Officers and Personnel Below Officer Rank.
Reference :- This office Circular No 273 dated- 16.02.2001 and Circular No 458 dated-06.04.2011.
It is clarified vide GOI, MOD letter No 2(3)/2012-D(Pen/Pol) dt-22.10.2013, received through HQRs office, that the circumstances mentioned in 1) GOI letter No 1(11)/2006-(Pen-C) PC dated 8th Sep 2009, 2) GOI letter No 1(11)/2006-D(Pen-C) PC dated-05.03.2010 and 3) GOI letter No 2(1)/2011/D (Pen/Policy) dated 03.02.2011 would be equally applicable to all the three services i.e Army, Air Force, and Navy.
This Circular has been uploaded on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in for disseminating to all concerned.
Government of India
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
Dated 22nd Oct., 2013
Chief of Army Staff
Chief of Air Staff,
Chief of Naval Staff.
It has been brought to the notice of the Ministry that some cases are pending finalisation for grant of liberalised family pension (LFP) for want of clarification in the Govt letters dated No. 1(11)/06-D(Pen-C) PC dated 08.09.09, No. 1(11)/2006-D(Pen-C) PC dated 5.3.10 & No. 2(1)/2011-D(Pension/Policy) dated 03.02.2011 (copies enclosed). The matter was considered in a meeting held under the chairmanship of the Secretary (ESW) on 24.05.2013. it was decided that the circumstances mentioned in the 3 letters would be equally applicable to all the three Armed Forces, although, some of them were included at the instance of Air HQrs. Army, Air Force and Navy may get the pending cases re-examined for eligibility of LFP in the light of clarifications given in the meeting and instructions contained in the said letters.
This issues with the approval of Secretary (ESW) & concurrence of MoD(Fin) vide 10(4)12010/Fin/Pen, dated 19.8.2013.
Under Secretary (Pen/Pol)