Whether there is any notification/order regarding the improved armed forces pension from 01 Jan 1996 to 09 Oct?



Sir, As the adviertisement appeared in the News Paper ” improved pension 10 yrs arrears Jan 96 to Dec 05. New Pay/pension scales of Oct 97 from Jan 96-Oct 97.” Please confirm whether the advt appeared has authotication or otherwise. In case this is correct as to why the Ministry of Defence not issuing the notification for the same. It is not desireable that avery retired person between 01 Jan 1996 to 09 Oct 1997.

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  1. As per the VIth CPC’s recommendations, Revised Pay (Basic + Grade Pay in the different Pay Bands notified by the VIth CPC) comes into effect from 1st January, 2006. Revised Allowances on the Revised Pay come into effect from 1st September, 2008.
    Pensioners who retired between January, 2006 to August, 2008 are entitled to both (a) Arrears of Pay and (b) Arrears of Pension consequent to revision of Pay. Pensioners retiring from September, 2008, receive their pensions at revised rates.
    Pre-2006 pensioners have been divided into various groups viz. pre-1996, pre-1986 pensioners etc. Their pensions are enhanced straightaway according to formulaes framed by the 6th CPC with effect from September, 2008. They are not entitled to any arrears as they retired prior to 1st January, 2006, when the recommendations of the 6th CPC came into effect.