Family Pensioners: Instructions by DoPPW regarding Date of Birth

No.1/23/2012-P&PW (E)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated: 27.9.2012

Sub: Instructions regarding date of birth/age of family pensioners.

This Department has issued instructions vide OM
No.38/37/08-P&PW(A), dated 21.5.2009, 11.8.2009, 25.6.2010 & 28.9.2010,
OM No.1/19/11-P&PW(E), dated 3.8.2011 and OM No. 1/23/2012-P&PW(E),
dated 13.09.2012 for consideration of date of birth/age for grant of additional
pension/family pension to old pensioners/family pensioners. Certain documents
i.e. PAN Card. Matriculation certificate, Passport, CGHS Card, Driving Licence,
Voter’s ID Card and Aadhaar Number issued by UIDAI have been allowed to be
accepted in this regard.

2. For revision of an old PPO, date of birth of family pensioner is a
mandatory field in the software. Some queries have been received in this
Department regarding clarification whether these instructions are applicable for
accepting date of birth/age of the spouse at the time of revision of PPOs.
3. It is hereby clarified that the above instructions are applicable at the
time of issue/revision of a PPO for a family pensioner irrespective of the age
of the family pensioners at that time. It is further clarified that in case the
exact date of birth is not available in the PPO/office records, the age of the
family pensioner as on 1st January may be taken same as what she/he had
completed in the previous year
. For example. if a family pensioner completes the
age of 54 years in 2012, her/his age as on January, 2013 may be taken as 54
years and PPO may be revised accordingly.
(Sujasha Choudhury)
Deputy Secretary

Source/Original : www.pensionersportal.gov.in [click here]

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