Digital Processing of Pension Arrears and Fixed Medical Allowance in PFMS – Roll out of New functionality in Pension module of PFMS 2024

Roll out of New functionality developed for Digital Processing of Pension Arrears and Fixed Medical Allowance in PFMS

Pension Arrears and Fixed Medical Allowance in PFMS become digital

No. 1-95/1/2020-ITD-CGA (2)/C-3158/111-150
Government of India
Ministry of Finance Department of Expenditure
Controller General of Accounts
PFMS Division (GIFMIS)

Mahalekha Niyantrak Bhawan
GPO Complex, INA, New Delhi
Dated: 27 .05.2024

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Roll out of the functionality developed in Pension module of PFMS to enable digital processing of arrears of pension/family pension and Fixed Medical Allowance in Pension module of PFMS.

The undersigned is directed to refer to the subject cited above and state that the functionality for digital processing of cases for payment of arrears of pension / Family pension and fixed medical allowance pertaining to 7th Pay Commission has been developed and deployed. Currently, these cases are being processed manually. Such cases arise when PAOs receive pension / family pension cases after a delay of more than one year due to some reasons and apart from pension disbursement, the arrears of pension and fixed medical allowance are required to be paid.

2.The functionality will enable the generation of separate Authorities for Arrears of Pension and FMA which will be pushed electronically to DDO by PAO in Pension module of PFMS for preparation of bills. The same shall be paid by PAO as per current process of bill payment in sanction module of PFMS. Description of the above payments will also be reflected in the digitally signed e-PPO.

3.A user manual containing the detailed process flow is enclosed for guidance of the users. Training sessions in batches are being scheduled shortly for all users. The communication in this regard shall be issued soon.

4.All Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs and heads of other accounting units dealing with Civil Pension are requested to circulate this OM and User manual to all Pension processing PAOs under their control.

5.This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.

(HEMANT GUPTA)
ACGA (GIFMIS)

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