When the Implementation of Government's decision on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission- Revision of Pension of Pre- 2006 Pensioners/Family Pensioners Etc.
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
New Delhi, Dated: 04.12.2015.
All Indian Railways/Production Units,
(As per mailing List)
Subject: Implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission – Revision of Pension of Pre- 2006 Pensioners/Family Pensioners etc.
Instructions have been issued vide this of even number dated 08.09.2008 & 08.10.2008 and letters No. F(E)III/2008/PN1/13 dated 15.09.2008 & 10.10.2008 providing for additional quantum of pension/family pension to old pensioners/family pensioners on attaining the age of 80 years and above. The additional quantum of pension/family pension would be admissible from the 1st day of the month in which the date of birth of the pensioner/family pensioner falls. It has also been mentioned in the instructions that wherever the age of the pensioner/family pensioner is available on the pension payment order, the additional pension/family pension may also be paid by the pension disbursing authorities immediately without any further authorization from the concerned Accounts Officer/Head of Office.
2. Instances have come to notice wherein the additional pension/family pension are not being paid by the pension disbursing authorities to old pensioners/family pensioners on completion of 80 years of age and above. It is, therefore, advised that sample checks may be conducted to ensure that the extant are strictly followed.
Dy. Director Finance (Establishment)III,