Revision of pension of pre 2006 pensioners-Rajya sabha Q&A

Action taken by Government to revise pension of pre-2006 pensioners w.e.f. 1st January, 2006

207 Shri Ram Kumar Kashyap

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to satate :-

(a) whether it is a fact that Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare has issued an Office Memorandum No.38/37/08-P&PW(A) dated 30 July, 2015 regarding revision of pension of pre-2006 pensioners’ if so, the details thereof;

(b) whether Section Officer (Civ), Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy), Directorate of Admin (Civ) has received representation (s) from pre-2006 pensioners to revise their pension with effect from 1st January 2006; and

(c) if so, action taken by Government to revise pension of pre-2006 pensioners w.e.f. 1st January, 2006 and by which date payment of arrears will be made to them?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF DEFENCE (SHRI MANOHAR PARRIKAR)

(a) Yes, Sir. The gist of Office Memorandum (OM) is that the pension / family pension of all pre-2006 pensioners to be revised in accordance with Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare OM dated 28.01.2013 with effect from 01.01.2006 instead of 24.09.2012.

(b) & (c): No such representation seems to have been received. However, Directorate of Civilian Personnel, Integrated Headquarters (Navy) have sent the copy of the OM mentioned in part (a) to all concerned for information and necessary action.

Source: RAJYA SABHA

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