PCDA Circular C-175 – 7th CPC Revision of PRE-2016 Defence Civilian Pensioners: Clarification
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Circular No.C- 175
No.G1/C/0199/Vol – II/Tech
O/o the PCDA (P) Allahabad
(All Head of Department under Min. of Defence)
Sub: Implementation of Govt. decision on the recommendations of 7th CPC for revision of pre-2016 defence civilian pensioners: clarification regarding
Ref: Circular No. C-164 dated 30th May 2017 & Circular No.C- 168 dated 10.07.2017.
Kind attention is invited to the above cited Circular C-164 vide which methodology of implementation of DOPPW OM No. 38/37-2016-P&PW(A) dated 12.5.2017 was circulated. At para 17 of the Circular C-164, it was mentioned that it shall be the responsibility of the Head of Department and Pay & Accounts Offices (P&AO), attached to that office from where the Govt. servant has retired or was working last before his death, to fix the pay on notional basis as on 1.1.2016 in respect of pre-2016 defence civilian pensioners/family pensioners in accordance with the orders of DOPPW on the subject. The LPC-cum-Data sheet along with all concerned documents were to be forwarded by the HOO to PCDA(P) Allahabad after getting it vetted from the PAO/LAO attached.
2.At para 3(c) of Circular No. C-168 dated 10.7.2017, “it was clarified that it is not necessary to get LPC-cum-Data sheet vetted by both authority i.e. by PAO and LAO. Any one of the two may vet the LPC-cum-Data sheet before forwarding to this office.”
3.It has been reported that HOOs are facing difficulties in getting the LPC-cum-Data sheet be vetted from LAOs. Therefore, it is clarified that notional pay fixation and verification of LPC cum Datasheet are to be done only by the concerned PAO i.e concerned CDA/Area Accounts Office /Local Accounts Office/AO(GE)/ Branch Account Offices etc dealing with the pay and accounts of the concerned HOOs. Furhter, only those cases need to be sent to the attached LAO (Army) which deal with the pay and allowances of the concerned industrial employees as e.g. Ordnance depot etc.
4.It may also be ensured that verification process of LPC cum Datasheets may be done within a week by offices mentioned at above para.
5.All other entries will remain unchanged.
(Rajeev Ranjan Kumar)