Enhancement of Special Pension from Rs. 500 to Rs. 4000 to Blinded Ex-Servicemen w.e.f. 01st June, 2017: Desw Order
Enhancement in the rate of Special Pension to Blinded Ex-Servicemen under AO 606/75 dated 08.06.2017
No. 161/KSB/Policy/SPL PEN/C
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
New Delhi, Dated 8th June, 2017
The Controller General of
Defence Accounts, (CGDA)
Subject: Enhancement in the rate of Special Pension to Blinded Ex-servicemen under AO 606/75.
In supersession of Government of India, Ministry of Defence letter No. 12-SB(8)/52-2001/958/D(Res) dated 16th Nov.2001, I am directed to convey the sanction of the President to enhance the Special Pension to blinded Ex-Servicemen from Rs. 500/- p.m. to Rs. 4000/-per month with effect from June, 2017. The expenditure will be debited to relevant Head of account of Defence Services Estimates.
2. The sanction is issued with the concurrence of Ministry of Defence (Fin/Pen) vide their ID No 10(12)/2016/FIN/PEN dated 05/06/2017.
(A. K. Pandey)
Under Secretary to the Government of India