Govt. issues recommendations for revision of pension of Defence Forces Pensioners

New Delhi [India], Oct. 29 : The government order for implementation of decision on the recommendations of the seventh Central Pay Commission (CPC) for revision of pension of pre-2016 Defence Forces Pensioners has been issued on Saturday.

As per the order, for the pre January 1 pensioners, the revised pension w.e.f. January 1 shall be determined by multiplying the basic pension/basic family pension as had been drawn as on December 31 by 2.57 to arrive at revised pension under the seventh CPC.

The implementation of the seventh CPC recommendation relating to methodology for calculation of disability element has been referred to the Anomaly Committee.

The disability element which was being paid to pre-2016 Defence Forces Pensioners as on December 31 will continue to be paid pending decision on the recommendations of the Anomaly Committee.

Source: ANI