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7th CPC Pre-2016 Pension Revision of Defence Establishment: Minutes of the review meeting held on 23.08.2017

7th CPC Pre-2016 Pension Revision of Defence Establishment: Minutes of the review meeting held on 23.08.2017
Urgent/Time Bound
7th CPC Matter
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
(Department of Defence)
Sub: Review of the progress made by Defence Establishments for revision of Pension/ Family Pension of pre-2016 Central Civil Pensioners – Minutes of the meeting convened by Shri Barun Mitra, Additional Secretary (BM) on 23. 8.2017 at 11.00 AM in the Committee Room No. 111, South Block
A copy of the minutes of the meeting held on 23 Aug 2017 on the subject cited above is enclosed for immediate action by all the concerned administrative
divisions, Heads of Departments of Defence Organisations and subordinate formations.
2. Joint Secretaries-in-charge of various Defence
organisations/subordinate offices are requested to kindly ensure timely compliance of the decisions
as contained in he minutes of the meeting, and also furnish the requisite
information, urgently.

Encl: As above

(Gurdeep Singh)
Under Secretary (Civ-2)
Tele:011 23014675
All participant of the meeting dated 23 Aug 2017 (list Annexed)
MoD ID No.12(8)/2017-.D(Civ-2) dated 29 Aug 2017


Minutes of the meeting taken by Shri Barun Mitra, Additional Secretary (BM)
on 23.08.2017 at 11.00 AM in the Committee Room No. 111, South Block to
review the progress made by Defence Establishments for revision of
Pension/Family Pension of pre-2016 Central Civil Pensioners

List of participants is at Annexure
1. The Second Review meeting convened under the chairmanship of Shri Barun
Mitra, AS(BM)   commenced with his note that being a very large Ministry, it
continues to be in the focus of Ministry of Finance (MoF) during the
process of review of the progress of pension revision. In view of this, he
reiterated the need for holding such review meetings periodically within
the organisation by the Organisational Nodal Officers, to impress upon the
Field Nodal Officers to show some concrete progress in numbers so as to present an appreciable achievement during the meetings
being conducted by the MoF.
2. Following decisions were made:

Action on part of CGDA/PCDA(P)

1. CGDA shall issue directions to the PCDA(Pension), Allahabad to allot the
HOO Codes suo moto in those cases where the details of Heads of Offices are
already available with PCDA.‘This will also be uploaded on the website of
2. PCDA(P) to display on their website the data of pensioners already
shared with defence organisations and the HOO Codes allotted by them so
3. Substantial gap in the total number of pensioners as figured out by
PCDA(P) and as claimed by the Defence Organisations shall be corrected by
PCDA in coordination with Defence Organisations by locating the data- of
remaining pensioners.
4. An abstract of the progress (showing total number of cases of pension
revision received in PCDA and No. of cases in which Corr. FPO has been
issued) should be displayed on the website of PC DA to reflect the actual
achievement of PCDA in this task.
5. The requirement of counter-Signatures of applications for allotment cf
HOO Code need not be routed through the HoDs to simplify the procedure and
save time.
6. In view of the decision of the MoF, as contained in minutes of the
meeting held on 4 Aug 2017 (also available on MoD Website at
“mod/dod/employeescorner/seventh CPC”), the PPO revision process shall not
be held up for want of non-inclusion of pensioners’ Adhaar No./PAN number
in the pay fixation order/data sheet
. Directions to this effect shall be
Conveyed by CGDA to all the field offices/CDAs/HOOs.
7. To prevent delay of auditing of the cases where pension revision has
already been completed by HOO, CGDA shall ensure deployment of additional
staff where the audit Work is held up due to scarcity of staff.
8. Some organisations like DGQA have not received the data of ‘pensioners,
PCDA shall provide all necessary assistance to such organisations in
locating the details of the pensioners.

Action on part of Organisations

9. In the major defence organisations (like Army, Navy, BRO, DOPE, MES, OFB
etc) which are having major chunk of civilian pensioners, the
Organisational Nodal Officers shall have to speed up the process of
revision of pension, by holding regular review meetings with the Field
Nodal Officers.
10. Before the next Review meeting, “the Organisations shall prepare lists
of HOOs with their NlC email IDs to ascertain the exact total no. of HOOs
under their organisation, and to whom the Code have not been issued by PCDA
so far. This shall be completed by 31 Aug 2017.
11. In the‘meantime, the process of revision of pension’should {continue at
the level . HOO, and forwarding of data/ Pension revision sheets; for
auditing by LAO must continue and should not be? allowed to linger simply
on the grounds that th HOO code is still awaited from PCDA(P).
12. The details of the Organisational Nodal Officers (ONOs) nominated to
monitor the progress at Organisational level,’shall also be communicated
to MoD before 31st Aug 2017.
13. The Organisational Nodal Officers shall hold the review meetings with
the Field odal Officers (FNOs), on weekly basis. Only ONO’s should attend
the periodical review meetings in the MoD so as to maintain continuity of
action/ instructions.
14. As per recent directions of Finance Secretary, issued on 9 Aug 2017, the
monitoring of progress of pension revision shall be undertaken by a
committee headed by Financial Advisors by “holding weekly meetings, with
respective Joint Secretaries.
15. All the Defence organisations concerned and JS-in-charge a to be
advised to tak appropriate action to complete all the pre-reqpisites in
coordination with CGDA/PCDA(P) so that they are able to exhibit
‘significant and substntial progress, percentage wise during the next
Review meeting to be convened by the MoF.
Meeting ended with vote of thanks to the chair.

Revision of Pension of pre-2016 Central Civil Pensioners/ Family Pensioners
on the basis of 7th CPC: Pay Matrix

Meeting held on 23rd Au 2017 11.00 AM under the chairmanship of
List of Participants
S. No. Name of the Officer S/Shri Designation Name of the Defence Organisation / Wing
1 Jayant Sinha JS (PG/Coord) MoD
2 Bharat Khera JS (Air/BR) MoD
3 M. Subbarayan JS(E) MoD
4 V Anandarajan JS&AM(M&S) & CAO
5 Sanjay Prasad JS(LS) DDP
6 Chandrakar Bharti JS(Aero) DDP
7 Dhirendra Verma Dir(Q) MoD
8 D K Paliwal Director (N-III) MoD
9 Anil Kumar DS(CP) MoD
10 Smt Poornima Rajendran DS(Trg) MoD
11 V Chaturvedi US MoD
12 Maj Gen Mukesh Kumar, SM ADG MP(P&P) AHQ/AG Br
13 Ms Vanali Sharma DDG MP-4 AHQ/AG Br/MP-4
14 Aaron Pamei Dir(PC) Air HQ
15 Cmde I S Grewal PDCP Naval HQ
16 Kamaldeep Singh Jt CGDA(Pen) CGDA
17 A K Bhatnagar CE(Civ) DDG(Pers) BRO
18 Gopal Bhushan DoP DRDO
19 Alok Mall Assoc Dir DRDO HQ
20 V. S. Pathania DDG(HRD) Coast Guard
21 Dinesh Rajaputhran PD(Per) Coast Guard
22 P Daniel Addl DG Def Estates DGDE
23 V K Gupta Jt DG (RTI & Legal) MES/E-in-C’s Branch
24 K D Mitra Director Adm DGAQa
25 P V Rao Director CRO
26 P Mohanty DDG OFB
27 Sarvjeet Singh DyCAO CAO Office

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