No.41/13/2005-P&PW(G)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare

 

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,

Khan Market, New Delhi 110 003.

 

1st February, 2006

 

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

 

Subject: Merger of 50% Dearness Relief with pension to Central government pensioners/family pensioners w.e.f. 1.4.2004 clarification regarding.

Consequent on merger of 50% Dearness Relief with pension/family pension w.e.f. 1.4.2004, the existing pensioner/family pensioner will be eligible for pension/family pension + Dearness Pension/Dearness family pension + Dearness Relief on both (Pension/family pension +Dearness Pension/Dearness family pension) from 1.4.2004. Complaints have been received that banks are not making payment of Dearness Pension and Dearness Relief to family pensioners.

2. The amount payable to pensioners/family pensioners w.e.f. 1.4.2004 is given below for guidance of Pension Disbursing Authorities. All Pension Disbursing Authorities are requested to make necessary entries in PPOs on the basis of this table.

Pensioners/family pensioners

Entitlement

(a) Existing Pensioner/family pensioner drawing pension/family pension on 1.4.2004

 

(i)               Basic Pension/family Pension,

(ii)              plus Dearness Pension/Dearness family Pension (i.e. Dearness Relief equivalent to 50% of Basic Pension/family pension as on 1.4.2004),

(iii)            plus Dearness Relief on both (i) & (ii) above.

 

(b) Family pensioner whose family pension sanctioned prior to 1.4.2004 but became payable on or after 1.4.2004

 

(i)             Basic family pension,

(ii)           plus Dearness family Pension (i.e. Dearness Relief equivalent to 50% of Basic family Pension as on 1.4.2004),

(iii)          plus Dearness Relief on both (i) & (ii) above.

 

(c) Pensioner/family pensioner whose Pension/Family pension sanctioned on or after 1.4.2004.

(i) Basic Pension/family pension,

(ii) plus Dearness Relief

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(M.P. Singh)

Director

Tele:24624802

 

 

To,

 

All Ministries/Departments/Banks

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