PCDA Circular 598 for Payment of additional pension
PCDA has issued Circular No.598 for an amendment to enable the payment of Additional Pension to old age pensioners after attaining the age of 80 years and above admissible on revised disability/ war injury element .
O/o the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pensions)
Circular No. 598
Dated: 27th March 2018
Subject: Implementation of Government decision on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC)- Revision of Disability/ War Injury pension for Pre-01.01.2016 Defence Forces pensioners reg.
Reference: This office Circular No.596 dated 09th February’ 2018.
Consequent upon the issue of GOI, MOD letter No. 17(01)/2017(01)/D(Pen/Policy) dated 23rd January, 2018 on the above subject, was circulated Vide this office Circular No.596 dated 09th February’ 2018.
2. Of late it has been observed that PDA’s are unable to make payments of quantum of additional pension available to old age pensioners after attaining the age of 80 years and above admissible on revised disability/ war injury element due to a typographical error in 3rd line of Para-6 of Circular No. 596. Therefore, an amendment is suggested for this, is as under-
“as per Para- 3 & 5 above without any further authorization”
“as per Para- 3 81. 4 above without any further authorization”
3. All other terms and conditions shall remain unchanged.
4. This circular has been uploaded on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in for dissemination to all alongwith Defence pensioners and Pension Disbursing Agencies.
No. Grants/Tech/7th CPC/0181/V
Dated: 27th March’ 2018
Sr. Accounts Officer (P)