O/o THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSION)
RAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014
Circular No 498
Subject: – Grant of Family Pension to next eligible member in the family in the case of missing family pensioner.
Reference: – This Office Circular No. 457 dated 1st April, 2011
A copy of Government of India, Ministry of Defence, Department of ExServicemen Welfare letter No. 1(1)/2012-D(Pension/Policy) dated 5th June, 2013 and Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions, Department of Pension & Pensioners’ welfare F.No.1/17/2010-P & PW(E) dated-02.01.2012 is reproduced as Annexure ‘A’ and Annexure ‘B’ respectively to this office circular.
2) As per provisions contained in above Govt letters, family pension will be admissible to next eligible member in the family in the case of missing family pensioner. Thus the provisions are made applicable to the families of Defence Service Personnel, mutatis mutandis. In view of above, it is requested that all such type of affected cases may please be reviewed and submitted to G-4 Section of this office accordingly.
3).The provision of this letter shall be effective from 2nd January, 2012. No arrear on this account shall be paid.
4).This circular has been uploaded on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in for dissemination to all concerned.