No.45/6/2008-P&PW (F)

Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions

Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare


                                                                                                                                                                                    3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,

                                                                                                                                                                        Khan Market, New Delhi-110 003

                                                                                                                                                     Dated 16th  April, 2009




Subject:  Implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendation of the VIth CPC – revision of CCS (Extraordinary Pension) Rules,

              1939 – Constant Attendant Allowance.



             The undersigned is directed to say that on the Recommendations of Sixth Central Pay Commission in para 5.1.44 of its Report, orders were issued vide Department of Pension & Pensioner's Welfare O.M. No.38/37/2008-P&PW (A) dated 2.9.2008 that:


 “In the case of pensioners who retired on disability pension under the CCS (Extraordinary Pension) Rules, 1939, for 100% disability (where the individual

 is completely dependent on somebody else for day to day function), a Constant Attendant Allowance of Rs.3,000/- p.m. shall be allowed in addition to

 the disability pension, on the lines existing in Defence Forces.”


2.         Accordingly, the payment of the Constant Attendant Allowance (C.A.A.) shall be governed by the provisions as under:-


(i)                  Constant Attendant Allowance (C.A.A) will be Applicable to cases where the disability for which Constant Attendance Allowance is

            payable is attributable to or aggravated by service.

(ii)                Constant Attendant Allowance (C.A.A) may be granted to a Government servant who is awarded a disability pension for 100

            percent disablement, if in the opinion of the medical board, he needs the services of a constant attendant for at least a period

            of three months, and the necessity arises solely from the condition of the accepted disability or disabilities.

(iii)               Constant Attendant Allowance (C.A.A) shall not be payable for any period during which the pensioner is an inmate or an

             in-patient of a Government institution or hospital.

(iv)       Payment   of   Constant Attendant Allowance (C.A.A) shall be made along with disability pension.  Payment shall  be made

            on the basis of declaration as in Annexure which shall be submitted to the Pension Disbursing Authority in  May & November

            each year.


3.         Formal amendments to the Central Civil Services (Extraordinary Pension) Rules, 1939, are being issued separately.


4.         These orders are issued with the approval of the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their

            U.O.No.7.32/10/2009-IC dated 23rd February, 2009.


5.                  In their applicability to the personnel of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue in consultation with the

            Comptroller & Auditor General of India.


6.                      Ministry of Agriculture, etc. are requested to bring the contents of these orders to the notice of the Heads of Departments, their Attached an Subordinate Offices, Controller of Accounts, Pay & Accounts Officers, etc. under their administrative control.




(M.P. Singh)






   All Ministries/Departments of the Government of India as per standard distribution list.


Copy to President’s Secretariat, Vice President’s Secretariat,  Prime Minister’s Office, Cabinet Secretariat, Supreme Court of India,

C&AG, UPSC, etc. as per standard endorsement list.



Signed Copy in English                                              Signed Copy in Hindi































Annexure to O.M. No.45/6/2008-P&PW (F)

Dated   16th April 2009


Declaration for drawal of Constant Attendant Allowance by a Government servant alongwith their disability pension



1. PPO No.


2. Name of the Government Servant/Pensioner


3.(a) Post

3 (b) Grade

3 (c) Rank last held


4. Name of the Ministry/Deptt./Office from which he/she retired under the  Govt. of India.


5. Scale of pay/Pay Band & Grade Pay at the time of retirement


6  Pay last drawn


7. Date of Birth


8. Rate of Constant Attendance Allowance


9. Particulars of any period spent as an inmate or an in-patient of a

    Government Hospital or institution since the allowance was last drawn


(a)    Date of admission to the hospital/institution

(b)    Date of discharge from hospital/institution


10. I hereby declare that I am the pensioner described above, that the particulars given on this form are true and that for the period viz………………….to………….for which I now claim Constant Attendant Allowance (C.A.A )………………………

(a) I was not an inmate or an in-patient of a government hospital/institution.

(b) I  actually  employed  Shri………………………………….son  of Shri……………………………………………………as a paid attendant to look after me, such attendance having been necessitated by the disability/disabilities for which I am drawing the disability pension.

 (c) Shri…………………………………….is not related to me in any way.




            (Pensioner’s signature)

                                                                                 Full Address


            I certify to the best of my knowledge and belief that the above declaration is correct.



Date                                      (Signature of a responsible office or well known person)

Full Name & Designation