7th CPC Arrears: Payment have started releasing the 7th CPC arrears due to Defence Pensioners
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 286
ANSWERED ON: 03.02.2017
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:
(a) the total number of defence pensioners in the country at present, State / UTwise;
(b) whether the Government has released Seventh Pay arrears to the defence pensioners; and
(c) if so, the details of amount released and number of pensioners benefited so far?
MINISTER OF STATE (DR. SUBHASH BHAMRE)
IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(a) Details of Statewise assessed number of Defence Pensioners as on 01.04.2016 are enclosed as Annexure.
(b) & (c): Pension Disbursing Agencies have started releasing the 7th CPC arrears due to the pensioners. Details regarding amount released and number of pensioners benefitted are being collected.