Government notifies revision of pension of defence forces pensioners

New Delhi: The government on Saturday has notified revised pension of pre-2016 Defence Forces Pensioners on the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission.

As per the order, for the pre January 1 pensioners, the revised pension w.e.f. January 1 shall be determined by multiplying the basic pension/basic family pension as had been drawn as on December 31 by 2.57 to arrive at revised pension under the seventh CPC.

The implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendation relating to methodology for calculation of disability element has been referred to the Anomaly Committee.

The disability element which was being paid to pre-2016 Defence Forces Pensioners as on December 31 will continue to be paid pending decision on the recommendations of the Anomaly Committee.

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