Guidelines for Pensioners
- Pension sanctioning authorities send the PPOs to the respective
Record Offices in respect of PBORs, Heads of the office in respect of
Defence Civilians and to the Pension Disbursing Authorities in respect
of Commissioned officers.
- Record offices send the PPOs along with the Descriptive Rolls to the
desired P.D.A. with a copy to the pensioners along with Pension
Certificates. Similarly Heads of the offices send the PPOs and the
Pension certificates to the PDAs with a copy to the Pensioners. PPOs
along with descriptive particulars in respect of commissioned officers
are sent directly to the PDAs under intimation to the officers.
- On receipt of Call letter from the PDAs or within reasonable time,
the pensioners should report to the PDA for receiving first payment. The
pensioners are required to produce pension certificate/intimation
letter received from the Head of office/RO/PSA as the case may be to the
Commuted portion of pension is required to be reduced from pension
from the date of payment or after 3 months from the date of issue of
P.P.O. and in the case of P.S.Bs from the date, capitalised sum is
credited to the pensioners' account. If the commuted portion of pension
is not reduced as above, please point out to the P.D.A. to avoid heavy
recovery at a later stage.
- In case P.P.O. is lost in transit before receiving first payment,
PDA should be approached to furnish loss certificate to the Pension
Sanctioning Authorities for issue of duplicate copy of the P.P.O.
- In case pension certificate is lost before receiving first payment,
Pension Sanctioning Authority may be approached through respective
Record Office/Head of the office for issue of duplicate Pension
- In case pension certificate is lost, exhausted, mutilated after
receiving first payment, P.D.A. should be approached to issue
duplicate/additional copy of Pension Certificate.
Pensioners who desire to draw pension while residing outside India
may open a non-resident account in any of the Scheduled Public Sector
Banks in India. He should execute a power of attorney in India before
proceeding Ex.India on a non-judicial stamp paper or on a plain paper
affixed with adhesive stamp paper of appropriate value, before the
Notary Public or any Magistrate. The pensioner shall furnish life
certificate once a year through High Commission/Embassy of that Country
where he/she resides. If he has changed his nationality in Country other
than South Africa and Israel. Sanction of this office will be required
through his P.D.A. for continuation of his pension.
- The withheld amount of D.C.R.G. is payable after six months from the
date of retirement without any authorisation from this office.
- If a pensioner desires to get his pension account transferred from
one P.D.A. to another in India, he is required to submit an application
to his present P.D.A. No application is required to be submitted to this
office. Transfer of pension accounts outside India is not permissible.