Release of Grant-in-Aid to Pensioners’ Associations – Implementation of Web-based ‘Pensioners’ Portal’ Project reg.

Release of Grant-in-Aid to Pensioners’ Associations – Implementation of Web-based ‘Pensioners’ Portal’ Project reg.
F. No. 55/16/2018-P&PW(C)/E-5250
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel P G. and Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare

3rd Floor Lok Nayak Bhavan
Khan Market, New Delhi 1100 03
Dated: 2nd January, 2019
The Pay & Accounts Officer,
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare,
Lok Nayak Bhavan, Khan Market, New Delhi.
Subject: Web-based ‘Pensioners’ Portal’ Project – Release of Grant-in-Aid
to Pensioners’ Associations for implementation of the objectives of the Portal.

I am directed to convey the sanction of the President of India to the
release of a sum of Rs. 321778/- (Rupees Three Lakh Twenty-One thousand Seven Hundred
Seventy Eight only)
Grant-in-Aid in favour of the following 5 Pensioners Associations on their
having been registered under NITI Aayog DARPAN and having been linked with
PA&O under PFMS for meeting expenditure in connection with the implementation of objectives of
Pensioners’ Portal’, as per the details given below: 
(In rupees)
S. N Name of Pensioners’ Association/ Organization Max. amount of Grant-in-aid admissible as per scheme Deduction (inadmissible) on account of unspent balance and
SB Interest lying with PA as on 1.4.18 & to be carry
forward to 2018-19

Actual Amount of Grant-in-aid to be released (Co. 3-4)
during 2018-19

Total amount with Pensioners Asson. For 2018-19
Unique ID registration No. with NITI Aayog DARPAN Unique ID registration No. with PFMS (EAT) module
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
1 Kendriya Nivrutta Karmachari Mandal, Vadodara, Gujarat
(20000+351) =20351
GJ/2016/ 0106432
2 Central Government Pensioners’ Thrissur, Kerala
(NA+545) =545
KL/2016/ 0107845
3 Karaikal Retired Govt. Officers Association, Puducherry
(26416+851) =27267
PY/2017/ 0179999
4 Central Government Pensioners Welfare Association,
(4250+130) =7380
MH/2016/ 0105123
5 Baroda Pensioners Association, Vadodara
(210+469) =679
GJ/2016/ 0106011
2. Utilization Certificate in respect of earlier grant sanctioned to
above Pensioner Association are enclosed.

Details of Recurring Grant for admissible Activities:
The maximum permissible amounts on the individual component eligible for
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in the form of Grant-in-Aid are as follows, With flexibility of 25% on
higher/lower side of individual
(i) Telephone + Internet Connection Up to Rs. 12,000 per annum
(ii) Stationery+ Battery replacement Up to Rs. 19,500 per annum
(iii) Subsidy towards Rent of Building/ Water/electricity/AMC of
Up to Rs. 28,500 per annum
(iv) Remuneration Payable to Data entry (Part time) Up to. Rs. 15,000 per Operator
Total Up to Rs.,75,000 per annum
4. Any other expenditure by the Pensioners’ Association on any
activity/component Other than those mentioned above will not be admissible from the Grant-in-Aid and will
be treated as an unspent amount, to be recoverable or adjusted from the future grant as the
case may. In case the actual expenditure during the year on individual component is less than the
permissible amount on individual components the difference of Grant-in-Aid and the actual
expenditure will be treated as unspent and will be adjusted in the next year’s grant.

Further, the above Grant-in-Aid is subject to maintaining a separate
Bank Account for the Grant in aid under Pensioners’ Portal

. The Grantee shall also furnish a Utilization Certificate (in the prescribed proforma) for the grant received and utilized during the
year 2018-19 within six months of the close of the financial year 2018-2019 i.e. upto 30th
September, 2019. Failure to do so will make the Grantee Pensioner
Association liable for refund of entire Grant-in-Aid amount along with the interest
6. The Pensioners’ Associations are required-to submit a consolidated
performance-cum-Achievement report immediately after utilization of this grant. The
Associations are also required to prepare their Annual work Plan for the current and next financial year
before they could become eligible for Grant of any further Grant-in-Aid for the next financial year.
7. The grant is further subject to the terms and conditions as indicated in
the Annexure.
8. The above Pensioners Association is, therefore, advised to book the
utilization of funds for approved components under’ the Scheme of GIA through EAT Module under PFMS.
Any expenditure incurred otherwise than through EAT module will not qualify for
adjustment against the Grant-in-aid being sanctioned and released and the Association will be
liable to refund such amount to this Department.
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9. In case of any difficulty in booking Expenditure under PFMS, Pensioner
Association may also contact PFMS Central Help Desk Contact number and email ID for PFMS-EAT
Module query:  PFMS Main e-mail ID: and and The
following are the Individual contact number and e- mail ID for PFMS-EAT MODULE query
i) Shri OM Pathak, PFMS Trainer- Mobile No. 08287789975 and Tele No.
ii) Shri Rajesh Jain, Sr.AO, Tele No. 011-24626331 and E-mail ID
iii) Shri Sat Narain, Sr. AO PH: 011-23343860 (Extn.270 )- E-mail:
iv) Shri TM. Rajan, Sr.AO PH: 011-23343860 (Extn.279 )- E-mail:
v) Sh.Vishnu Singh, Sr.AO PH: 011-23343860 (Extn.280 ) -E-mail:
vi) Shri S.Francis, Sr. AO -PH: 011-23343860 (Extn.281 ) -E-mail:
vii) Shri K. Sridharan, Sr.AO -PH: 011-23343860 (Extn.281 ) – E-mail:
10. While making any query on PFMS-EAT MODULE through e-mail, please
mention the
following details ( mandatory requirement): 
In view of the above Pensioner Associations are advised to book the
expenditure against grant in-aid only through PPMS EAT Module for the prescribed components as mentioned
in the sanction letter. 
11. The Drawing & Disbursing Officer of the Department of Pension &
Pensioners’ Welfare is authorized to draw the amount as mentioned in Col 5 of Table given in para
1 above for disbursement to the Grantee Pensioners Association by way of transferring
the amount to the Bank Accounts of respective Pensioners’ Associations. 
12. The expenditure involved is debitable to Major Head “2070” – Other
Administrative Services 00.800.Other Expenditure, ( Minor Head); 43-Plan Scheme of
Department of Pensions and Pensioner Welfare, 43.01 -Pensioners Portal;
43.01.31- Grants- in Aid-General under Demand No. 70 Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances & Pensions for the year
13. The accounts of the above Pensioners Associations shall be open to
inspection by the sanctioning authority and the audit, both by the Comptroller and Auditor
-General of the India under the provision of CAG (DPC) Act, 1971 and internal audit by the Principal
Accounts Officer of the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, whenever the organization
is called Upon to do so. 
14. This sanction issues under financial powers delegated to the
Ministries/Departments of the Government of India with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Division
vide Diary No. Dir (F/P)/ E5250 dated 27.09.2018 
15. The expenditure Rs. 321778/- (Rupees Three Lakh Twenty-One thousand Seven Hundred Seventy Eight only
has been noted in the grant-in-aid register for the year 2018-2019 
Yours faithfully,
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(Manoj Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Govt of India
Copy to :
S.O. (Cash) with two spare copies – It is requested to prepare Bill for
making payment through RTGS in favour of above Pensioner Association as per amount
indicated in column ‘5’ of table under Para-1 above.
Copy also forwarded by Speed Post to:
1. Pensioners Associations as above
2. Sanction Folder 4 PPS to AS&FA – w.r.t Dir No. Dir (F/P) /E 5250
dated 27.09.2018
3 PS to JS-DOPPW/ Dir(PW), 4 U S (Budget) Department of Pension &
Pensioners’ Welfare

NIC DOP&PW- for uploading a scanned copy of this sanction on
Pensioners Portal Website.

Encls. As Above.
(Manoj Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Source: DoP&PW (click to view/download pdf)