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PCDA (Pension) issues circular for submission of pension claim in respect of Defence Civilian during lock-down due to COVID-19

PCDA (Pension) issues Circular No. C-207 dated 03.04.2020 for submission of soft copies of pension claim in respect of Defence Civilian by e-mail during lock-down due to COVID-19 outbreak in country.

O/o The Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pension),
Draupadighat, Allahabad — 211014
Call Centre No.(Toll free)-1800- 180-5325 (Timing-9:30 AM to 6:00 PM)

Circular No.C- 207

O/o the PCDA (P), Allahabad
Dated: 03/04/2020



(All Head of Department under Min. of Defence)

Sub:- Submission of pension claim during lock-down in respect of Defence civilian.


Government of India has declared lock-down as a precautionary measure in view of COVID -19. Some Head of office have expressed their Inability in forwarding of pension claim in hard copy due to lockdown. Matter has been considered by the competent authority and it has been decided that till then lockdown. Superannuation/ retiring pension claim whose date of retirement is on or before 30.04.2020 and all death cases pension claim may also be forwarded as a soft copy i.e. scanned copy to PCDA (Pension) Allahabad email address cda-albd[at]nic.in. This arrangement is optional for those HOO who are not in position to forward pension claim in hard copy. Subject of email should be “Pension claim- G1/Civil“.

view: 7th CPC Pay Fixation- Bunching of stages of pay in the pre- 7 CPC – MoD Order for Defence Civilian Employees

2. In view of the above, you are requested to issue suitable instructions (along with copy of this circular) to all the Head of the Offices under your administrative control to ensure the submission of pension claim as stated above.

(Navpreet Kaur)
Dy. CDA (P)

No: G1/C/MISC/Vol-X/Tech

Copy to:-
1, The CGDA, Ulan Batar Road Palam, Delhi Cantt-10
2. All Pr. CDA /CDA / C of F&A (Fys)/CDA (Fund)
3. All G.M. Fys.
4. All CE/Nodal CE of various Commands.
5. O1/C G1/Civil (Gp-VII) (Local) Cy)
6, ‘R’ Section

(Alok Srivastava)
AO (P)

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