7CPC : Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to the CG Pensioners @ 1000/- p.m – DoP&PW Order

7CPC : Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to the CG Pensioners @ 1000/- p.m – DoP&PW Order


7CPC : Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to the CG Pensioners @ 1000/- p.m
– DoP&PW Order

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Government enhanced the amount of Fixed Medical Allowance from Rs.500/- to
Rs. 1000/- per month. It will take effect from 01.07.2017.

No.4/34/2017-P&PW(D)
Government of India
Ministry ofPersonnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare)
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market. New Delhi-110 003.
Dated the 19th July, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM 
Subject: Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to the Central Government
Pensioners residing in areas not covered under CGHS. 
The undersigned is directed to say that at present Fixed Medical Allowance
(FMA) is granted to the Central Government pensioners/family pensioners
residing in areas not covered under Central Government Health Scheme
administered by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and
corresponding health schemes administered by other Ministries/Departments
for their retired employees for meeting expenditure on their day-to-day
medical expenses that do not require hospitalization. Orders were issued
vide this Department’s O.M. No. 4/25/2008-P&PW(D) dated 19-11-2014 for
enhancement of the amount of Fixed Medical Allowance from Rs. 300/- to Rs.
500/- per month w.e.f. 19.11.2014. 
2. Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the
recommendations of the 71th Central Pay Commission on Allowances (with
modifications), sanction of the President is hereby conveyed for
enhancement of the amount of Fixed Medical Allowance from Rs.500/- to Rs.
1000/- per month. The other conditions for grant of Fixed Medical Allowance
shall continue to be as contained in this Department’s OMS No. 45/57/97-P&PW(C) dated 19.12.71997,
24.8.1998, 30.12.1998, 18.8.i999 and OM No. 4/25/2008-P&PW(D) dated
19.11.2014. 
3. These orders will take effect from 01.07.2017. 
4. In their application to the persons belonging to the Indian Audit and
Accounts Department, these orders issue in consultation with the
Comptroller and Auditor General of India vide their UO No. 169-Staff
(Rules)/A.R/Ol-2016 dated 18.07.2017. 
5. These orders are issued with the concurrence of the Ministry of Finance
(Deptt. of Expenditure) vide their OM No. 11-1/2o16-IC dated 11.07.2017. 
6. Hindi version will follow. 
(Sanjay Wadhawan)
Read also :  7th CPC : Special Allowance for child care for women with disabilities
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India
Tel. No.24655523 
Source : DoP&PW

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