Pension in respect of TA personnel granted Honorary rank of Lieutenants/Captains.
O/o THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)
DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD-211014
Circular No: 541
Subject: Pension in respect of TA personnel granted Honorary rank of Lieutenants/Captains.
As per Para 172(c) of Regulations for the Territorial Army 1948, Junior Commissioned Officers holding Hony ranks of Lieutenants/ Captains will be paid in accordance with the ranks they held prior to being granted the Hony Ranks.
2. The said regulation has been amended under C.S. No. 1/2011 issued with the approval of MOD/ Fin Diary No. 710/FIN/GS/11 dated 08.07.2011 as follows:-
For: Junior Commissioned Officers holding Hony. ranks of Captains and Lieutenants will be paid in accordance with the rank they held prior being granted the Hony Ranks.
Read: Junior commissioned officers granted Honorary commission of Captain and Lieutenants while in service will continue to be entitled to same pay and allowances that is paid to their equivalent Honorary Commissioned Officers in Regular Army. However, Junior Commissioned Officers granted Honorary ranks of Captain and Lieutenants on retirement will be paid in accordance with the rank they held prior to being granted the Honorary Rank.
3. Further, GOI, MOD, vide their letter No. 47144/GS/TA-3/25/US/D(GS-III) dated 17.02.2015 has clarified that “Pension to all TA personnel granted Honorary rank of Lieutenants/ Captains, while on active service both Pre and Post 8th July 2011 will be applicable at par with Regular Army.”
4. In view of the above, you are requested to submit affected cases of all TA personnel granted Honorary rank of Lieutenants/Captains, while on active service to the OI/C, EDP (M/S) Section of this office along with all connected documents.
5. This circular has been uploaded on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in
Signed document-pcda pension circular No: 541