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).
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.
Under Secretary to Govt of India
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