PCDA Circular 612 – Broadbanding of Disability Pension

As per Pension Regulation for the Army, Navy and Air Force, Disability assessed at the time of retirement by RMB/IMB is eligible to be broadbanded based on the type of discharge/retirement. based on the Decision of AFT in appeal of the pensioners, govt has instructed to the concerned authorities as PCDA (P), Allahabad can only issue PPO to affected petitioner after obtaining govt sanction letter issued by Service HQ. Detailed letter is reproduced below :-

To,
The O I/C
Records/PAO (ORs)

Subject:- Broad banding of disability element in respect of Armed Forces Personnel retired/ discharged on completion of terms of engagement with disability/ aggravated by or attributable to Military Service — Implementation of Court/ AFTs orders.

Reference:- This office Circular No. 561 dated 10.06.2016.

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Consequent upon issue of AG/PS-4 (Pen/Legal) letter No. PC­A/70545/679/RRB/MI-20(A3) dated 25.07.2018 (copy enclosed) regarding broad banding of disability element in respect of Armed Forces Personnel retired/ discharged on completion of terms of engagement with disability/ aggravated by or attributable to Military Service — Implementation of Court/ AFTs orders, it is clarified that the PCDA(P), Allahabad/ PSAs can only issue PPO to affected petitioners after receiving the Govt. sanction letter issued by Services Headquarters in each and every case along with the claim from ROs.

  • Therefore, this office Circular No. 561 dated 10.06.2016 stands cancelled in toto.
  • This circular has been uploaded on official website of this office www.pcdapension.nic.in.

No. Gts/Tech/05/LXXXI                                                          (Sandeep Thakur)
Dated: 17.12.2018      Addl. CDA(P
Copy to:

  1. The Dy Secretary,Govt. of India, Ministry of PPG & P(Deptt. of P&PW),Lok Nayak
    Bhawan,Khan Market, New Delhi.
  2. Director (Pensions), Govt. of India, Ministry of Defence 0 (Pen/Sers), Sena Bhawan, Wing ‘A’
    New Delhi.
  3. PO New Delhi – 110011.
  4. Naval HOrs, PP & A, DHO PO New Delhi.
  5. DPA, Vayu Bhawan, New Delhi- 11.
  6. Air HOrs Ad PP & P- 3, West Block-VI, R. K. Puram, New Delhi- 110066.
  7. Sr. Dy.CGDA(AT-II), 010 the CGDA, Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt- 110010.
  8. PCDA (Navy) No.-1, Cooperage Road, Mumbai- 400039.
  9. PCDA (WC), Chandimandir, Chandigarh
  10. COA (AF), West Block-V, R. K. Puram, New Delhi- 110066.
  11. CDA, Chennai
  12. CDA (PO), Meerut
  13. JCDA (AF) Subroto Park, New Delhi- 110010.
  14. Director of Audit, Defence Service, New Delhi
  15. All Regiment Corp.
  16. Bureau of Sailors, Cheetah Camp, Mumbai.
  17. Air Force Record, Dhaula Kunwa, Delhi Cantt.
  18. Director MP8(1of R)lntegrated HO of MOD(Army)AG’s Branch, Addl Dte Gen of MP/MP8(1of
    R) West Block-III, RK Puram ,N-Delhi 110066
  19. All Addl CsDAI Jt. CsDA in Main Office.
  20. All GOs in Main Office.
  21. The OI/C, G-1M(Tech), AT-ORs(Tech) & G-1/Civil (Tech.)
  22. All SAOs/AOs/AAOs in Gts/ORs Complex.
  23. The OI/C, EDP Manual.
  24. The OI/C, EDP Centre.
  25. The OI/C, PHP Cell EDP Centre
  26. All Sections in Main Office.
  27. The OIC, G -2 Section
  28. The OIIC, G-3 Section
  29. The OIIC, G – 4 Section
  30. The OIIC 0 & M Cell
  31. The OIIC Complaint Cell
  32. The OIIC, EDP Centre (Website) for uploading the circular on the website.
  33. Defence Pension Liaison Cell.
  34. The OI/C Reception Centre,PCDA(P) Allahabad-14.
  35. The OI/C, Defence Pension Training Institute, Allahabad..
  36. Spare

Copy of the ADGPS AG/PS-4 letter dated 23 Jul 2018 as mentioned below :-

                                                                                           

Addl Gen Pers Service
AG/PS-4(Pen/Legal)
Room No — 16, L-1 Block
Church Road
IHQ of MoD (Army)
                                                                    IHQ of MoD (Army)                                                                                     New Delhi -110001

Pe-A/70545/679/R RB/M1-20(A3)                                  23 Jul 2018

PCDA (P),
Draupadi Ghat
Allahabad (UP)-211014

BROAD BANDING OF DISABILITY ELEMENT IN RESPECT OF ARMED FORCES PERSONNEL RETIRED/DISCHARGED ON COMPLETION OF TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT WITH DISABILITY AGGRAVATED BY OR ATTRIBUTABLE TO MIL SERVICE – IMPLEMENTATION OF COURT / AFTs ORDERS

PI ref the followings:-

Gol, MoD(Pen/Legal) letter No 3(11) 2010-D(Pen/Legal)-PtV dt 18 Apr 2016.

Circular No 561 file No Gts/Tech/05/LXXVI of office PCDA(P), Allahabad dt 10 Jun 2016 addressed to OIC, Records, PAO (OR) duly signed by Asst Controller (Pensions).

Your office has issued corrigendum PPO No DE/Corr/0207/2018 dt 05 Mar 2018 duly quoting circular No 561 in respect of Hon’ble AFT (RB) Jaipur order dated 13 Dec 2017 passed in OA No 285/2016 in respect of JC-168320H Ex Subedar & Hony Lt  Rekha Ram Barkesia, in the ibid court order, PPO was issued by PCDA(P), Allahabad.

MoD/P(Pen/Legal) was approached to clarify whether there is a need to change the procedure of Service HQ issuing the Govt sanction letter after due examination of court order or PCDA (P), Allahabad is empowered to execute all affected cases vide circular No 561 without the Service HQ issuing a govt sanction.

MoD/P(Pen/Legal) has clarified that the PCDA (P), Allahabad can only issue PPO to affected petitioner after obtaining govt sanction letter issued by Service HO.

For necessary action please.

                                                                                      (Vikas Bahuguna)                                                        Col
Dir, PS -4 (Pen/Legal)
for ADG PS

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