Pre 2016 Pension Revision to be done by Suo-Moto Process without asking additional Information

Pre 2016 Pension Revision Cases to be processed without insisting additional Information or Documents from Pensioners

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel PG & Pension
Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated 7th August, 2017


Subject: Implementation of Government’s decisions on the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission – Revision of Pension of pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners etc Procedural actions for revision

This Department had issued orders for implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC for revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners/ family pensioners, vide this Department’s O.Ms mentioned below:

(i) O.M No.38/37/2016-P&PW(A) dated 12.05.2017
(ii) O.M No.38/37/2016-P&PW(A) dated 06.07.2017

2. This Department vide O.M. of even No. dated 25.07.2017 has also emphasised upon all Ministries/Departments etc. to suo-moto proceed to process the revision cases immediately to avoid delays in issuance of revised PPOs of pre-2016 retirees and also send the status of revised cases as on 16.08.2017 in the prescribed proforma so as to reach this Department latest by 31.08.2017.Pre 2016 Pension Revision to be done by Suo-Moto Process

3. However, it has again come to the notice of this Department that some Ministries/ Departments/Organizations are seeking applications from pre-2016 pensioners/ family pensioners for revision of their pension or asking these pensioners to provide additional information/ documents including PPO, proof of date of birth, date of retirement, name of bank and address etc for the purpose of processing their cases for revision of pension.

4. The Ministries/Department are therefore requested to sensitise the officials dealing with pension cases to suo-moto process the pension revision cases of pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners forthwith based on details available with Head of Office/PAOs without insisting submission of any additional information or documents from them.

(Sanjay Wadhawan)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India

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