Payment of allowances attached to Gallantry Awards/Police Medals along-with pension: CPAO
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
Sub:- Payment of allowances attached to Gallantry Awards/Police Medals along-with pension – reg.
Attention is invited to this office OM No. CPAO/IT & Tech/Gallantry Award/26/2022-23/90 dated 03.06.2022 vide which all the Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs/AGs were informed regarding approval of Finance Secretary & Secretary (Expenditure) for making payment of Monetary Allowances attached to Gallantry Awards/Police Medals to retired personnel from the pension grant. It was also intimated that the standard operating procedure for processing of fresh and revision pension cases will be shared by CPAO.
CPAO has amended the Special Seal Authority (SSA) format for processing fresh and revision pension cases pertaining to monetary allowances attached to Gallantry Awards and Police medals and now stands ready to process these cases. A unique format has also been designed for migration of legacy Gallantry Awardee pensioners to be submitted by the PAOs to CPAO for issuing necessary Pension Authority (copy enclosed).
In view of the above, all the Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs/AGs are requested to direct their respective PAOs to send the desired information in enclosed format duly signed and affixing the special seal for issuing necessary revision authority to CPPC for making payment of allowances attached to Gallantry Award/Police Medals along with Pension.
This issues with the approval of the Chief Controller (Pensions).
Encl: As above.
Dy. Controller of Accounts