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Thursday, August 4, 2011

CGDA launches monthly pension statement through email / SMS

CGDA has launched a system of providing monthly pension statements to pensioners drawing their pensions from Defence Pension Disbursing Offices (DPDOs).

Pensioners have to provide minimal details to their DPDOs for receiving their monthly statements through email or SMS.

The format for availing the facility can be accessed by clicking here.

A good step, but what is needed at the earliest is a change in the attitude of those manning these offices. DPDOs remain one of the most user-unfriendly offices mired in complex red-tapism resulting in extreme agony to our pensioners, especially disabled personnel and widows. Even complaints against DPDOs are not promptly attended by their controlling agencies.

17 comments:

Col BN Dubey said...

Sir,
Its really a good facility and promtly it has been put on the block. It refers pension thru DPDO, what about pension drawn thu various banks in r/o offrs? will it come on email or otherwise.

exweltrust said...

Dear Major Sir,
This is a very good information, and good system, provided if it is practically applied. As you have already mentioned the actual functioning of the DPDO, in practice, DPDO functioneries seldom help the veterans and family pensioners. Let us hope , this time they help the veterans by providing the pension payment particulars .

Thank you Sir,
Sgt.S.kanthiah,
Exwel Trust, Tirunelveli-Dist, TN.

Col NR Kurup said...

I just could not follow this. The banks are already intimating the monthly amount of pension credited in pensioner's bank account by SMS. What more information we can get with the compliance of above ?

B P SINGH said...

Medical Facilities to Non-Pensioners


Medical Facilities to Non-Pensioners

The government is aware of the demand for medical facilities to non-pensioners such as Emergency Commissioned Officers and Short Service Commissioned.

A proposal to make Short Service Commission more attractive has been initiated in which the provision for grant of ECHS facilities to Short Service Commissioned Officers has been included. The above proposal is still under examination.

This information was given by Defence Minister of State for Defence Shri MM Pallam Raju in a written reply to Shrimati Paramjit Kaur Gulshan in Lok Sabha today.

EXSGT M Arumugam said...

Truly innovative steps initiated towards defence pensioner. However, it is not late towards the right direction and a right step. At least 50% of the Pensioners to know their entitlement.
EX SGT M Arumugam

Colonel DS Hoonjan (Retd) said...

It is indeed a good step forward. State Bank of India also has extended this facility of Pension Slip and pensioners having Internet Banking accounts may see it well in advance every month. Also old pension slips can be accessed by inputting a few details. But then this is what one gets and the entitlement of exact pension will still be available from PCDA Allahabad. To facilitate this, PCDA Allahabad, therefore, should extend this facility on their website. It will be a great boon for the pensioners residing all over the world.

Anonymous said...

If you claim to be a portal for all defence personnel and their benefits, It is proper to highlight all the instances in relation to officers as well as PBOR. See the one here http://indianmilitarynews.wordpress.com/2011/08/04/armys-practice-of-soldiers-as-personal-assistants-slammed/


Otherwise, you should mention that your blog is only for officers.

WG.CDR.V.SUNDARESAN(RETD) said...

Till now almost all banks are deducting the Income Tax frfom the pension and give Form-16 for compilation. ONLY THE SBI WAS NOT FOLLOWING THIS PROCEDURE.
However, from ther month of June,2011, SBI also is following tds. But It is found that they are doing a rather flimsy job.
Instead of showing pension and IT deduction separately as credit and debits, they are showing the credit as (ACTUAL PENSION-TAX).
There is no procedure followed.
Now I, ta a personal level, approached local SBI Branch and came to know the procedure.
EVERY PENSIONER HAS TO GIVE AN APPLICATION FOR THE AY2012-13, HIS/HER EXPECTED TOTAL PENSION FRO 2012-13, AND HIS SAVINGS EXPECTED,AGE ETC
tHEN THE LOCLA BRANCH WILL UPLOSD THIS INF TO THEIR OFFICE(/) AT mUMBAI.
otherwise they have deducted Rs.2504/for june and july,2011. and will continue that permonth.
The at mumbai are least bothered about the consequences of this wrong entries.
If the bank does'nt show pension correctly as income and do not show the TDS at all(as it happened in my case)it may result in wrong entries in the final Form-16, again to be issued by the branch
SO ALL PENSIONERS WITH SBI, PLEASE CONTACT WITH YOUR BRANCH AND ENSURE CORRECT ENTRIES. OTERWISE, THE BANK WILL CUT A VERY HIGHER TDS and it will be our herculian responsibility to get recovery.from the IT dept.

k gopalakrishnan said...

dear sir,
I would like to know what stands HO No for as in the format.someody could tell about it
thanking you

corona8 said...

@Anonymous August 6, 2011:Your comment about the Sahayak issue on this blog post about pensions is so typical of irritating individuals who don't wish to learn the basic courtesies required for interacting in and participating on web forums. This is a classic example of being "Off Topic".

Chander said...

What does"HO No" and "Pension Type" represent in the form ?
2. Is this form required to be given to my bank where my pension is being deposited ? The bank says that they have got no such proceedure.

Anonymous said...

@ corona8

That means thgis forum is only for greedy officers, who can not accept anything to be discussed reagrding PBORs. It is the same parliamentary committee, on whos points you have delibrating. For your information is in the domain of Srvice Benefits and Issues.

Jagrup Chand Rana said...

It is too late to start, as the banks have already started this service for Cr/Dr information through SMS. Sorry to say that Suvigya is not working so far, as it does not reflect Group in case of JCO,s OR. Let us see how much SANGAM software, as launched, will be successful. HP Govt,pensioners have been provided very good e-services to its pensioners, by feeding their particulars the can have information about their pensions in details. THANKS

Doc Rajeeva said...

Dear Navdeep,

Is the same benifit applicable for IAF Officer pensioners, if so how to obtain the same if the pension is drawn through Public Sector Banks.

Thanks in anticipation of early response

docrajeeva

Anonymous said...

Is their any ruling for hypertension of serving soldier in peace location.Is it attributable to military service are not?

shyam bihari singh said...

I would like to receive and know our monthly pension statement through e-mail and SMS also .

I have submitted details as mention format of AASHRAYA

I would like to receive any information that my request has been accepted by the DPDO allahabad

col.rps.yadav@gmail.com said...

For CDA pension Allahabad,
Kindly advise me on my correct Pension.
PPO NoM/003994/2004.
IC 24572A Col Ram Phal Singh Yadav.
Pay Scale on Retirement on 31 01 2005 was 15100-0450-17350. My SBI Gurgaon bank is paying monthly pension- Rs 29670/= excluding computaded Rs 6530/- ie a total of Rs.36100/- where as my course mates who retired with me in same Rank are getting total monthly pensions around Rs 43000/-
Thanking You
col.rps.yadav@gmail.com