Implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendations of 5th Central Pay Commission – Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance @ Rs.100/- p.m. to Central Government pensioners residing in areas not covered under CGHS: Clarification by DoPPW
Subject: Implementation of Government’s decision on the
recommendations of 5th Central Pay Commission – Grant of Fixed Medical
Allowance @ Rs.100/- p.m. to Central Government pensioners residing in
areas not covered under CGHS.
Medical Allowance of Rs. 100/- per month to Pensioners/Family Pensioners
residing in areas not covered under CGHS were issued vide this
Department’s O.M.No.45/57/97-P&PW(C) dated 19.12.1997, 24.08.1998,
30.12.1998 and 17.04.2000. Instructions were issued vide this
Department’s O.M. No. 4/25/2008 P&PW(D) dated 26.05.2010 for
enhancement of the amount of Fixed Medical Allowance from Rs. 100/- to
Rs. 300/- p.m. w.e.f. 1.9.2008.
sanction of family pension after death of existing pensioner/family
pensioner. Representations have been received in this Department that,
the Fixed Medical Allowance to the subsequent family pensioner is
allowed by some departments/organizations from the date of authorization
of Family Pension. In such cases, the family pensioner does not receive
the Fixed Medical Allowance for the period from the date of eligibility
till the date of authorization of family pension.
in cases where the existing pensioner/family pensioner was in receipt
of Fixed Medical Allowance, the family pensioner next-in-line may be
allowed Fixed Medical Allowance from the same date from which he becomes
eligible for family pension, if he/she otherwise fulfils the conditions
for grant of Fixed Medical Allowance.
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