Pay and Pension

Authorisation of Military Canteen – CSD Facilities

AUTHORISATION OF MILITARY CANTEEN – CSD FACILITIES Indian military personnel are authorised military canteen – CSD facilities during or post release/retirement from services. At places a number of Defence personnel had been facing denial of these services due to ignorance of the Government Orders on part of the Canteen Staff or the eligible Defence personnel. We are publishing the rele ...[Read More]

Disability Pension Revision for Defence Pensioners – Circular C – 159

DISABILITY PENSION REVISION FOR DEFENCE PENSIONERS – CIRCULAR C – 159 PCDA (P) vide its Circular C – 159 has issued clarification on revision of the disability pension for the defence pensioners. PCDA Circular regarding implementation of 7th CPC and revision of disability Pension can be viewed here. OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS) DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHA ...[Read More]

Revision of Pension of Pre- 2016 Defence Forces Pensioners/ Family Pensioners

Revision of Pension of Pre- 2016 Defence Forces Pensioners/ Family Pensioners The government order for implementation of decision on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission (CPC) for revision of pension of pre-2016 Defence Forces Pensioners/ Family Pensioners has been issued on 29 Oct 2016. As per the order, for the pre – January 1 pensioners, the revised pension w.e.f. Jan ...[Read More]

Discounted Air Tickets to Armed Forces

Discounted Air Tickets to Armed Forces and their Dependents UdChalo is an initiative by UpCurve Software Consulting Pvt. Ltd. The concept has been founded by Graduates from Army Institute of technology, Pune, who have a strong Army background. Under the udChalo scheme exclusive air travel services are provided to the Armed Forces and their families as a mark of respect for their hard work, dedicat ...[Read More]

One Rank One Pension Arrears Table for various Ranks of Defence Pensioners

One Rank One Pension Arrears Table for various Ranks of Defence Pensioners as published in Ex-airman Blog – Pension Arrears for the period from 1st July 2014 to 31st January 2016 Ex-airman Blog has come up with OROP Arrears table up to 31st January 2016, for each rank of Defence Pensioners which contain the chart of arrears of pension applicable for each qualifying service in a particular rank. On ...[Read More]

One Rank One Pension (OROP) implementation Circular

Revision of Defence Pension under OROP will be applicable with effect from 01.07.2014 – Arrears of Pension out of OROP would be paid in 4 equal installments One Rank One Pension (OROP) implementation Circular by PCDA (Pension) – Circular No. 555 One Rank One Pension to Defence Pensioners – PCDA Pension issued detailed OROP implementation Circular for revision of Defence Pension. The Orders apply t ...[Read More]

Toll Free Number for Defense Pensioners

PCDA (P) Toll Free Number for Defense Pensioners For providing information or help to pensioners/family pensioners on pensionary matter, PCDA (P) office has initialized a TOLL FREE NUMBER 1800-180-5325. However, pensioners/family pensioners are required to provide some information viz PPO No. Service/Account No, date of discharge of pensioner or date of death of pensioner/in case of family pension ...[Read More]

Irregular Payment of Defence Pension:Failure in Annual identification/Life Certificates

Office of the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pension) has instructed that in order to avoid irregularities, e-data of life certificates of the Defence Pensioners obtained by the PDAs in the month of November each year has to be forwarded/provided to PCDA Office by 15th of December of that year positively. The relevant circular on the subject is reproduced below for information of all c ...[Read More]

Platinum Grant at 75 yrs age for Retired Army Officers

Platinum Grant at 75 yrs age for Retired Army Officers from Army Officer’s Benevolent Fund Retired army officers, who have completed 75 years of age, are entitled to a grant of Rs 50,000.00 from the Army Officers Benevolent Fund. In case of demise of an officer, during service or later before completing 75 years, this amount is payable to the next of kin immediately after the demise of the o ...[Read More]

Eligibility of widowed/ divorced daughter for grant of family pension

Department of Ex-Servicemen welfare, Defence Ministry has issued clarification in respect of eligibility of family pension to divorced or widowed daughter in line with the decision taken by Department of Pension, Personnel Ministry in this issue.The related OM clarifying Eligibility of widowed/ divorced daughter for grant of family pension is as under:- Government of India Ministry of Defence Depa ...[Read More]