PC-VII No. : 04/2016
R.B.E. No. : 97/2016


No.2016/F(E)III/1(1)17                  New Delhi, Dated: 10.08.2016.
The GMs/FA&CAOs,
All Zonal Railways/Production Units,
(As per standard mailing list)

Sub: Implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission-Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners etc.


In pursuance of Government’s decision on the recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission, the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare (DOP&PW), vide their O.M. F.No.38/37/2016-P&PW(A)(ii) dated 4th August, 2016, has issued instructions for revision of pension ofpre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners. In terms of
para 2.1 of the said O.M., the instructions contained therein apply to all pensioners/family pensioners, who were drawing pension/family pension before 01.01.2016 under the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972, Central Civil Services (Extraordinary Pension) Rules and the corresponding rules applicable to Railway pensioners.
A pensioner/family pensioner who became entitled to pension/family pension w.e.f. 01.01.2016 conseq1Jent on retirement/death of railway servant on 31.12.2015, would also be. covered by these orders. The corresponding rules applicable to Railway pensioners/family pensioners are Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993 and Railway
Services (Extraordinary Pension) Rules, 1993.
2. Compliance of instructions contained in DOP&PW’s O.M. ibid may be ensured expeditiously.
3. This letter along with DOP&PW’s O.M. dated 4th August, 2016 referred to in para 1 above, has also been uploaded on Railways website: www.indianrailways.gov.in at following location:
Railway Board Directorates —+ Finance—+ F(E)III CIRCULARS
4. Please acknowledge receipt.

(Sanjay Prashar)
Deputy Director, Finance (Estt.)III,
Railway Board.

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