Government Of India
Ministry Of Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi – 110 001
Dated 30th January, 2017
The chief Secretary of all the
Subject: Extension of scope of Department of Pension and Pensioner’s Welfare’s OM regarding ” Simplification of Pension process for permanently disabled Children/siblings and dependent parents” to All India Service officers/Pensioners-reg.
I am directed to refer to this Department’s letter of even number dated 01.09.2016 whereby provisions of Department of pension and pensioner’s welfare’s OM 1/27/2011-P&PW(E) dated 01.07.2013 regarding “advance approval for grant of family pension to permanently disabled Children/siblings and dependent parents of the Central Government Pensioners” was extended mutatis-mutandis to permanently disabled children/siblings and dependent parents of all india service officers/pensioners.
2. Further, it is to state that in Department of pension and pensioner’s Welfare’s OM dated 01.07.2013 at para the word ” Appointing Authority” is used for central government pensioners where the “Appointing Authority” is the administrative Ministry which also issues the pension payment order unlike in the case of all india service officers/pensioners. Accordingly, it is hereby clarified that the word ” Appointing Authority” in respect of all india service officers/pensioners may be read as ” Competent Authority” for grant of advance approval in terms of provisions of Department of Pension and Pensioner’s Welfare’s OM dated 01.07.2013.
(Rajesh Kumar Yadav)
Under Secretary to Government Of India
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