Circular No. C-174_Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to the Central Government Pensioners residing in areas not covered under CGHS
OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)
DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014
O/o the Pr. C.D.A. (Pensions)
Draupadi ghat Allahabad -211014
Dated: - 31.08.2017.
Subiect: Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to the Central Government Pensioners residing in areas not covered under CGHS.
Reference: This office Circular No. 130 dated 07.01.2015.
Attention is invited to this office circulars No. 130 dated 07.01.2015, under which a copy of Govt. of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare, OM No. 4/25/2008-P & PW (D), dated 19.11.2014 regarding grant of Fixed Medical Allowance @ Rs. 500/- PM to Central Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners residing in area not covered under CGHS was circulated to all Pension Disbursing Authorities (PDAs).
2. As per Govt. of India, Min. of PPG & P, Deptt. of P & PW OM No. 4/34/2017-P & PW (D), dated 19.07.2017, Govt. has decided to enhance the amount of Fixed Medical Allowance from Rs.500/- to Rs. 1000/- per month. The other conditions for grant of Fixed Medical Allowance shall continue to be in force. These orders will take effect from 01.07.2017.
3. A copy of Govt. of India, Min. of PPG & P, Deptt. of P & PW OM No. 4/34/2017-P& PW (D), dated 19.07.2017 is enclosed for immediate implementation and the payment of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to be regulated accordingly wef 01.07.2017. Other conditions for grant of Fixed Medical Allowance circulated in previous circulars will remain unchanged.
4. It is requested that suitable instructions alongwith a copy of this Circular may please be issued to all sub offices under your administrative control for implementation of the above Government order.
(Rajeev Ranjan Kumar)