OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)
DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014
Circular No. 521
Subject: – Enhancement of amount of Ex-Gratia payable to Reservists and families of Reservists.
Reference: -This office circular No. 278 dated 29.03.2001.
|S. No.||Kind of recipients||Enhanced amount of basic monthly exgratia|
|2.||Widows and dependent children of the deceased Reservists||
4. In view of above all Pension Disbursing Agencies are hereby authorized to step up the ex-gratia amount to Reservists and families of Reservists of the affected Reservists who were discharged prior to 01.04.1968 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 enhance amount is payable with effect from 4th June 2013.
5. It is also intimated that in case of recipient of ex-gratia to whom benefits accrues under the provisions of this letter has died/dies before receiving the payments of arrears, the life time arrears of ex-gratia will be paid as per extant Government orders in this regard.
6. It is requested that copy of this circular may please be circulated to all the PDAs under your jurisdiction in order to ensure prompt action for the revision of ex¬gratia payment. It is also requested that an intimation regarding disbursement of enhanced ex-gratia will be sent to this office in the enclosed Proforma with copy to recipient concerned for their information.
7. This circular has been uploaded on PCDA (P) website
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