This allowance is sanctioned for 100 percent disablement, if in the opinion of competent medical authority, the retired employee needs the services of a Constant Attendant for at least a period of 3 months. This is subject to acceptance by the pension sanctioning authority and to the condition that the pensioner actually employs a paid attendant to look after Report of the Seventh CPC 341 Index him. The present rate of this allowance is ₹4,500 pm. No demands have been received regarding this allowance.
Analysis and Recommendations
The allowance may be increased by a factor of 1.5, i.e., to ₹6,750 per month. The allowance shall further increase by 25 percent each time DA rises by 50 percent.