Amendment of instructions regarding dearness relief to re-employed pensioners

F.No. 42/14/2017-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G and Pensions
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan
Khan Market, New Delhi-110008
Date:- 08th March, 2018


Sub:- Amendment of instructions regarding dearness relief to re-employed pensioners consequent on revision of ignorable part of pension for fixation of pay in the re-employment post-reg

The undersigned is directed to refer to subject cited above and to say that the grant of dearness relief to re-employed pensioners/family pensioners is presently regulated in accordance with the instructions contained in this Department’s OM No. 45/73/97-P&PW(G) dated 02.07.1999 and subsequently amended vide this Department’s dated 38/88/2008- P&PW(G) dated 09.07.2009

2. DoPT, vide their OM No.3/3/2016-Estt.(Pay II) dated 01.05.2017 have issued instructions for revision of ignorable amount of pension from Rs. 4000/- to Rs. 15000/-(Rupees Fifteen Thousand) for the purpose of fixation of pay in the re-employment post. Accordingly, the amount of Rs. 4000/- appearing in this Department’s OM dated 09.07.2009 is revised as Rs. 15000/-(Rupees Fifteen Thousand). The other conditions for grant of dearness relief in OM dated 02.07.1999 remain the same.

3. In their application to Indian Audit Accounts Department, these orders are being issued after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

4. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure ID Note no. 181 /E-V/2017 dated 17.11.2017 and Department of Personnel & Training ID Note no 1265923/17-Estt(Pay-II) dated 18.09.2017.

(Charanjit Taneja)
Under Secretary to the Government of India


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