7th CPC Military Brochure – Misc Instructions For Post 01.01.2016 Pensioners
For Post 01.01.2016 Pensioners
There shall be no change in the provisions relating to commutation values, the limit upto that the pension can be commuted or the period after the commuted pension is to be restored.
The pensioners who have retired between 01.01.2016 and date of issue of orders for revised pay/pension based on the recommendations of the 7th CPC, shall have an option, in relaxation of provisions of relevant Pension Regulations, not to commute the pension which has become additionally commutable on retrospective revision of pay/pension on implementation of recommendations of the 7th CPC. Option form to be used for this purpose shall be prescribed by the PCDA (P) Allahabad alongwith their implementation instructions.
The option may be invited only from those who want to commute their pension which has become additionally commutable as per Para 3.34 above and no commutation shall be allowed as a default.
In such cases, RO/PSAs will finalize the case without waiting for option for commutation of additional pension and such option, if any, received later on (within four months from the date of issue of this letter) may be processed the basis of revised pension once exercised would be final and in no case it would be entertained at a later stage.
The pension / family pension notified in terms of these orders from 01.01.2016 or thereafter, shall qualify for dearness relief sanctioned by the Government from time to time in accordance with the relevant rules/instructions.
Auth : GoI, MoD (DESW) letter No 17(02)/2016-D(Pen/Pol) dated 04 Sep 2017.