7th CPC: Revision of Pension of i.r.o. Pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners on Notional Pay Fixation method : PCDA Circular No. 617

7th CPC: Revision of Pension of i.r.o. Pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners on Notional Pay Fixation method : PCDA Circular No. 617


Circular No. 617

Date: 06/02/2019.


The Officer-in-Charge
ROs/ PAQOs (ORs)


Subject: Revision of pension of pre-01.01.2016 pensioners/ family pensioners in implementation of Govt. decision on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission on notional pay fixation method-regarding.

Reference: (1) This office Circular No.610 dated 05.11.2018
(Available on the website of this office www.pcdapension.nic.in)


1. Attention is invited to Para 5 of this office circular No. 610 dated 05.11.2018, wherein it was proposed to carry out suo-moto revision subject to the approval of Ministry of Defence, wherever feasible based on PDA details and Pay details (and other info like Rank Group , QS) wherever available in master data base and based on notional Pay fixation as per Concordance table for 7″ CPC issued vide GOI. MOD letter dated 17/10/2018.

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2. Now MOD has intimated vide ID No 2872/D-(Pen/Pol)/2017 dated 01/02/2019 to go ahead with proposal to undertake suo-moto pension revision (and notional pay fixation) of pre-2016 retiree pensioners and family pensioners. Accordingly this office is going to start suo-moto revision wherever feasible and our data base is complete.

3. After suo-moto revision all the remaining cases where Pay details, PDA details and other details like Rank, Group, QS, disability pension are not available with this office will be hosted on CGDA WAN to make available through a utility software all the data of Pre-2016 JCO/ORs pensioners/family pensioners for access, modification, initiation (if not found available in database of PCDA(P) on search) and for fixation of 7‘ CPC pay details by respective ROs/PAOs in line with MOD letter dated 05/09/2017(Para 18).

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4. Meanwhile all the Record Offices & Pay Account Offices are impressed upon that the pensioner’s data, on which RO/PAO has to act upon due to deficiency of certain information like list of cases where current PDA is not available (As per Annexure-A), cases of missing information regarding Rank, Group, QS (as per Annexure-B) and list of cases where basic pay detail is not available or is less than Rs750/- (as per Annexure-C) has already been uploaded RO wise on CGDA WAN at in soft copy in folder named Data_JCOs-PBOR_PRE_2016 for their preliminary work on priority basis so that they will be able to authenticate / provide missing information through utility software.

No. Gts/Tech/7″ CPC/0181/Vol-VIII
Dated: 06.02.2019

(Himanshu Tripathi)


Records Office wise cases where PDA details are not available (JCOs & PBORs)

Annexure – ‘B’

Cases where either Rank, Group or Qualifying Service is blank in r/o Pre-2006 retired pensioners


Annexure ‘C’

Cases where Basic Pay is less than Rs.750/- in master in r/o Pre-06 retired pensioners

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Source: PCDA (click to view/download signed pdf)