Clarification – Rationalization of Pension Structure for pre-01.01.2016 Pensioners/Family Pensioners
GOVERNMENT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Subject: Rationalization of Pension Structure for pre-01.01.2016 Pensioners/Family Pensioners – Clarification thereof.
Consequent upon the issuance of rationalization of pension structure for pre 01.01.2016 pensioners/family pensioners vide OM.No.A.Misc(2008)-temp-1236 dated 14.06.2018 concerned pension sanctioning Authorities/Head of Offices were advised to furnish requisite information/data to Accountant General (A&E) J&K Srinagar/Jammu for fixation of pension under Formulation-II.However, it has been observed that concerned pension sanctioning Authorities/Head of Office instead of forwarding the cases themselves to Accountant General J&K have been handing over the cases to concerned pensioners/family pensioners which obviously put the senior citizens to avoidable hardships.
Accordingly, the position has been reviewed in Finance Department and following instructions are issued which are to be implemented in letter and spirit by the concerned pension sanctioning authorities/Head of offices/saddar Treasury officers/Treasury officers/District Treasury officers etc:
1) The concerned pension sanctioning authority/Head of offices will submit the requisite information/data to the nearest Treasury, who shall forward the same to the concerned saddar Treasuries/District Treasuries.
2) The Saddar Treasury Officers/District Treasury Officers shall be responsible for depositing the cases of pensioners/family pensioners in the office of accountant General (A&E) J&K Srinagar/Jammu for formal pension revision.
However, it is clarified that submission of cases for fixation of pension by Pensioners/family pensioners under Formulation-II is purely optional and not compulsory. The Pensioners/Family Pensioners who are already getting equal or higher pension/family pension when compared to due pension under Formulation-II need not to submit the cases for revision of pension to Accountant General (A&E) J&K, Srinagar/Jammu.
Mohamad Rafi Andrabi
Director General (Codes)