Q. When will a retired Government
Servant get his /her Pensionary benefits?
Ans: Pensionary benefits are authorized
within two months from the date of receipt
of Pension proposals in complete shape from
Departments/Pension Sanctioning Authorities.
What is the procedure for drawing
Ans. The Pensioner has to present himself
with his personal copy of
authority/intimation letter for Pension,
Gratuity and CVP to the Treasury to whom
A.G.’s Office has authorized the
Q. What are the reasons for the
difference in the pensionary benefits
calculated by the Department and that
admitted by A.G.?
The difference may be due to error in
arriving at the qualifying service and some
erroneous pay fixation done by the
Q. What is the reason for
withholding a part of pensionary benefits?
Generally, due to erroneous pay fixation
done by the Department result in over
payment of Pay and Allowances during his/her
service life and to adjust the overpayment,
a portion of pensionary benefits (i.e DCRG/DR)
are withheld till final reply is not
received from Department. Moreover, when the
House Building Advance, Motor Car Advance
and Computer Advance etc. are remained
outstanding, DCRG is to be held overdue as
per existing Rules till asserting of total
Govt. dues are outstanding.
Who is eligible to receive
Family Pension admissible to the family of
the Government servant as per A.SPR, 1969
and as amended from time to time as follows:
1. Wife or husband of the deceased Government servant up to the date of her/his death or re-marriage whichever is
earlier. In case of more than one wife, the eldest surviving wife of the deceased
government servant is to be paid family pension. Here, the term eldest should be
construed with reference to the seniority according to the date of marriage with the
deceased Government Servant and not with reference to the age of the widow.
2.Eldest minor son
(including adopted son) till he attains the
age of 18 years.
daughter (including adopted daughter) till
she attains the age of 21 years or marriage
whichever is earlier.
children will be entitled to family pension
for life subject to certain conditions w.e.f.
25/06/2003 or thereafter as the case may be
vide Govt. Notification No. PPG(P)
268/95/85, dated 30/05/2003. Such pension
will follow only after completion of the
normal order of seniority of children
according to admissible age.
5.Children born after
retirements are also eligible for family
pension as marriage after retirement is
recognized for the purpose of family pension
w.e.f. 18/01/1995 or thereafter as the case
may be vide Govt. Notification No. PPG(P)
6.Father and Mother of the
7.Eldest surviving brother
up to 18 years of age.
8.Eldest surviving sister
up to the age of 21 years or marriage,
whichever is earlier.
N.B.= Sl No. 6,7 & 8 are entitle Family
Pension w.e.f. 20/08/2015 or thereafter as
the case may be in terms of Govt.
Notification No. PPG(G) 10/2013/38, dated
Family Pension involving two
Ans: Where a Government Servant leaves
behind more than one widow, the 1st
widow will be entitled to a Family Pension.
Q. How to get PPO transferred from one
district to another district?
The pensioner has to approach the Pension
Disbursing Authority i.e. DTO with an
application for transfer. The distributing
authority shall transfer the PPO to the
respective Treasury Officer of the District
for payment with intimation to the A.G.
Q. How to get the PPO
transferred from Assam to another State?
The pensioner has to approach to his
Disbursing authority with an application for
transfer of pension mentioning there his/her
new communication address and name of new
Treasury where PPO is to be transferred. The
distributing authority shall forward the PPO
with last payment details to the State AG
and State AG shall forward PPO to the AG
Office of the other accounting circle under
‘Special Seal Authority’ to arrange for
payment of Pension through respective
District Treasury as opted by the pensioner.