Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Refund of CPS amount under New Pension Scheme: DFS Clarification dated 11-07-2012

Refund of CPS amount under New Pension Scheme: DFS Clarification dated 11-07-2012
F.No. 11/20/2012-PR
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Financial Services

Jeevandeep Building, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi dated the 11 July, 2012

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Refund of CPS amount under New Pension Scheme — reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to Ministry of Defence's O.M. No. 12(3)12010/D(Civ-II) dated 12.03.2012 on the above cited subject and to furnish the following exit provisions under New Pension System : -

a. Upon Normal superannuation: At least 40% of the accumulated pension wealth of the subscriber needs to be utilized for purchase of a annuity providing for the monthly pension of the subscriber and the balance is paid as a lump sum payment ot the subscriber.

b. Upon death: The entire accumulated pension wealth (100%) woukl be paid to the nominee / legal heir of the subscriber and thee would not be Any purchase of anuity monthly pension.

c. Exit from NPS before the age of Normal superannuation (irrespective of cause): At least 80% of the accumulated pension wealth of the subscriber needs to be utilized for purchase of an annuity providing for the monthly pension of the Subscriber and the balance e is paid as a lump sum payment to the subscriber.

d. In case of "technical resignation" of NPS subscribers, no withdrawal may be permitted and the balance outstanding in their personal retirement account along with PRAN may be carried forward, as the retirement account of NPS is portable amongst jobs.

(Surinder Kaur)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Enhancement of amount of Ex-gratia payable to Reservists and families of Reservists

Enhancement of amount of Ex-gratia payable to Reservists and families of Reservists

 No. 1(06)/2010-D(Penf Policy)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare

New Delhi dated 22 November, 2013.

Subject: Enhancement of amount of Ex-gratia payable to Reservists and families of Reservists — reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry's letter No. 13/39042/AG/PS-4(a&c)/1331/C/ D(Pension/Services) dated 29.122000 sanctioning monthly payment of an amount of Rs. 600/- per month as ex-gratia to the Reservists who were discharged prior to 1.4.1968 and who having rendered minimum qualifying service required for grant of pension, had opted / accepted for lump sum amount of gratuity at the time of release from service and have not availed benefits of rehabilitation assistance granted by the Government and were not in receipt of any other pension. This amount was payable with effect from 1.11.1997. Similarly, the monthly payment of ex-gratia sanctioned to the widows and dependent children of the deceased Reservists, who had opted to receive one time lump sum gratuity in lieu of pension, in terms of this Ministry's letter No. 10 (7.)./-92./D (Pension/Services) dated. 30.3.1992, was also revised/consolidated from 1.11.1997 to Rs. 605/- per month in terms of this Ministry letter No. 13/40029/AGIPS-4(d)/1/B/13 (Pension/Services) dated 7.1.1999.

2. Reference is also invited to this Ministry's letter No. 685/B/04-D[Ren/Sers] dated 294:2004.  In terms of said letter dated 29.4.2004, dearness relief equal to SO% of the above amounts of ex-gratia had been converted-into dearness ex-gratia with effect from 1.4.2004. The dearness relief, as announced from time to time, is also applicable on the amount of ex-gratia as well as dearness ex-gratia.

3. Based on certain representations received in this Ministry from the Reservists and families of Reservists to enhance the amount of monthly ex-gratia payment, matter was under consideration with the Government for suite some time. The President is now pleased to enhance the existing amount of ex-gratia of Rs. 600/- per month being paid to the surviving Reservists and the amount of ex-gratia of Rs. 605/- per month being paid to dependent members of the families, i.e, widows and dependents children of deceased beneficiaries at the following rates with effect from 4th June, 2013:

S. No.Kind of recipientsEnhanced amount of basic monthly ex­gratia
1ReservistsRs. 750
2Widows and dependent children of the deceased ReservistsRs. 645/-

 4.    Dearness ex-gratia equal to 50% of the enhanced amount of ex-gratia and Dearness Relief, as notified from- time to time, on the sums of enhanced amounts of ex-gratia and dearness ex-gratia shall also be admissible to them.

5.    The other terms and conditions for grant of ex-gratia and dearness relief prescribed in this Ministry's letter No. 10(7)/92/D(Pension/Services) dated 30.3.1992 (for families of deceased Reservists) and No. B/39042/AG/PS-4(a&c)/1331/C/D/(Pen/Sers) dated 29.12.2000 (for Reservists) as modified from time to time, shall continue to be followed.

6.    Action to revise ex-gratia in terms of these provisions shall be initiated by the concerned ex-gratia payment disbursing agencies. In cases of recipient of ex-gratia to whom benefit accrues under the provisions of this letter has died/dies before receiving the payment of arrears, the life time arrears of ex-gratia will be paid as per extant Government orders in this regard. An intimation regarding disbursement of enhanced ex-gratia shall be sent by the ex-gratia disbursing agencies to the Pr. CDA (Pensions) Allahabad in the proforma enclosed. A copy of said intimation may invariably be provided by the disbursing agency to the recipient concerned for their information.

7.    These orders issue with the concurrence of MoD (Finance/Pensions) vide their UO No. 10(07)/2013/Fin/Pen, dated 08.11.2013.

Hindi version of this order will follow.

Yours faithfully,

(Malathi Narayanan)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Annexure
[Intimation by the Ex-gratia payment disbursing agency regarding enhancement of Ex-gratia payment in terms of MoD letter No.1(06)/2010(Pen/Policy) dated 22.11.2013]

To
The Pr. CDA (Pensions)
Aliababad - 211014.

Subject: Enhancement of amount of Ex-gratia payable to Reservists and families of Reservists - reg.
1.Name of x-gratia beneficiary
2.Ex-gratia Payment Order
number
3.Date of retirement
4.Date of death (in case ex-gratia is payable to fay
5.Saving Bank Account number
6.Name of Bank Paying branch
7.Bank Code number
8.Exisgi basic ex-gratia payment
9.Revised amount of ex-gratia as on 4.6.2013
10.Remarks, if any

Signature and Stamp of
Ex-gratia payment Disbursing Agency

Copy to‑
______________________
______________________
______________________

(Address of recipient of Ex-gratia)

Source: http://www.desw.gov.in
( http://www.desw.gov.in/sites/upload_files/desw/files/pdf/2013.11.22%20%201%286%292010-D%28P-P%29%20Reservist%20Pension.pdf )

Amendment of Regulation 18 of Pension Regulation for Army Part II (2008)

Amendment of Regulation 18 of Pension Regulation for Army Part II (2008)


No. 1(9)/2012-D (Pen/Pol)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare

Sena Bhavan, New Delhi - 110011
Dated 14th November, 2013

Subject: Amendment of Regulation 18 of Pension Regulation for Army Part II (2008).

Sir,

The undersigned is directed to state that as per Regulation 18 of Pension Regulation for Army Part II (2008) a Pending Enquiry Award of disability pension shall be authorised by the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pensions) from the date following that of discharge from a hospital to the individual suffering from Pulmonary Tuberculosis/Leprosy, who is provisionally invalided out of service but was undergoing treatment in authorised Military Hospital, provided disability is assessed at 20 per cent or more in case of Pulmonary Tuberculosis / Leprosy. The matter has been reviewed by the Government of India. The President is pleased to decide that the provisions of Pending Enquiry Award are extended to all invalidment (attributable/aggravated) / war casualty cases also instead of only to personnel suffering from Pulmonary TB/ Leprosy.

2. This order will take effect from the date it is issued.

3. Pension Regulation of three services will be amended in due course.

4. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Division of this Ministry vide their UO No 3016/Fin/Pen dated 21.10.13.

5. Hindi version will follow.
sd/-
(Malathi Narayan)
Under Secretary to Govt of India

Source: http://www.desw.gov.in
(http://www.desw.gov.in/sites/upload_files/desw/files/pdf/2013.11.14%201%289%292012-D%28Pen-Pol%29%20Amendment%20to%20Reg%2018%20of%20PRA%20Pt.II%282008%29.pdf )

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