7th CPC Military Brochure – Misc Instructions For Pre 01.01.2016 Pensioners
For Pre 01.01.2016 Pensioners
If a pensioner/ family pensioner to whom benefit accrues under the provision of this order, has already died before receiving the payment of arrears, the LTA will be disbursed in the following manner :-
(a) If the claimant is already in receipt of Family Pension or happens to be the person in whose favour Family Pension already stands notified and the awardees has not become ineligible for any reason, the LTA under the provisions of this letter should be paid to such a claimant by the PDAs on their own.
(b) If the claimant has already received LTA in the past in respect of the deceased to whom the benefit would have
accrued, the LTA under the provisions of this letter should also be paid to such a claimant by the PDAs on their own.
(c) If the claimant is a person other than the one mentioned at (a) & (b) above, LTA will be paid to the legal heir/ heirs as per extant Government orders.
3.36. No commutation will be admissible for the revised pension accruing as a result of this revision. The existing amount of pension commuted, if any, would continue to be deducted from the revised pension while making monthly disbursements.
3.37. Revision of Pension/Family Pension under these orders will not affect the amount of Retirement Gratuity/Death Gratuity already determined and paid to the pensioners/family pensioners with reference to rules in force at the time of discharge/death.
3.38. Any overpayment of pension coming to the notice or under process of recovery shall be adjusted in full by the PDAs against arrears becoming due on revision pension.
Auth : MoD letter No 17(01)/2016-D(Pen/Pol) dated 29 Oct 2016.