Dearness Relief to the Railway pensioners who are in receipt of pension in the pre-revised scale of 5th CPC

Railway Board Letter No
PC-V/2009/A/DR/1 dated 20.05.2011
Date
RBE No
71/2011
Circular Subject
Grant of Dearness Relief to the Railway pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre-revised scale of 5th CPC w.e.f. 01.01.2011

 

A copy of Office Memorandum No. 42/15/2011-P&PW(G) dated 11-04-2011 of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions (Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare) on the above subject is sent herewith for your information and necessary action.

2. In pursuance of the enhanced rates of ex-gratia to the surviving SRPF(C) retires issued vide Board’s letter No. F(E)III/98/PN1/EX-Gr./3 dated 15.11.2006 Para 1(ii) of DoP&PW’s O.M. dated 11-04-2011 may be read as under:-

“The surviving Group ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’ and ‘D’ SRPF (Contributory) beneficiaries who had retired from service during the period from 01.04.1957 to 31.12.1985 and have been sanctioned enhanced slab-wise exgratia @ Rs. 3000/-, Rs. 1000/-, Rs. 750/- and Rs. 650/- per month respectively w.e.f. 01.11.2006, in lieu of uniform rate of Rs. 600/- p.m. are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 115% w.e.f. 01-01-2011.”

3. A concordance of various instructions and orders referred to in the enclosed office memorandum with reference to corresponding Railway instructions is indicated below:-

S.

No.

Para No. and Date of OM

 

No. and date of Deptt. of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare’s O.M.

No. & date of Corresponding orders issued by Railway Board.

1.

 

Para-1 of OM dated 11-4-2011

OM No. 42/18/2010-P&PW(G) dated 27-10-2010.

 

PC-V/2009/A/DR/1 dated 16-11-2010.

2.

Para-2 of OM dated 11-4-2011

OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16-12-1997

F(E)III/97/PN1/EX-Gr/3 dated 31-12-1997

 

4. This issue with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

 

F. No. 42/15/2011-P&PW(G)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

3rd FLOOR, LOK Nayak Bhawan,

Khan Market, New Delhi-110003

Date: 11th April, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub:- Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre-revised scale of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1.1.2011.

In continuation of this Department’s O.M. No. 42/18/2010-P&PW(G) dated 27th October, 2010 sanctioning the Dearness Relief to those Central Government pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre-revised scale of 5th CPC, the President is pleased to grant the Dearness Relief to these Central Government pensioner as under:

(i) Those who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre revised scales of 5th CPC are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 115% w.e.f 1.1.2011.

(ii) The surviving CPF beneficiaries who have retired from service between the period 18.11.1960 to 31.12.1985 and are in receipt of ex-gratia @ Rs. 600/- p.m. w.e.f 1.11.1997 under this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 115% w.e.f 1.1.2011.

2. The following categories of CPF beneficiaries who are in receipt of ex-gratia payment in terms of this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to DR @ 107% w.e.f. 1.1.2011.

(i) The widows and dependent children of the debased CPC beneficiary who had retired from service prior to 1.1.1986 or who had died while in service prior to 1.1.1986 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 605/- p.m.

(ii) Central Government employees who had retired on CPF benefits before 18.11.1960 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 654/-, Rs 659/-, Rs. 703/- and Rs. 965/-.

3. Payment of DR involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee. In their application to the pensioners/family pensioners belonging to Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue in consultation with the C&AG.

4. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their OM No. 1(4)/EV/2004 dated 8th April, 2011.

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