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Friday, April 24, 2009
SOME USEFUL INFORMATION
NOMINATION OF GUARDIAN BY PARENTS IN RESPECT OF MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN OF ARMED FORCES PERSONNEL
Govt. of India have agreed to allow Armed Forces Personnel to nominate a guardian in respect of their mentally retarded children during the lifetime of the pensioners. Accordingly, in case of mentally retarded son or daughter, the family pension shall be payable through a person nominated by the Armed Forces personnel or pensioners, as the case may be, and in case no such nomination has been furnished by the Armed Forces Personnel or Pensioners during their life time, through the person nominated by the spouse of the deceased personnel or pensioner. However, such personnel/pensioners can also appoint legal guardian through local level committee in terms of the National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 19999 & rules 2000.
Nomination pro forma can be downloaded from AFA web site: www.afa-india.org
Auth: MOD letter No.PC/MF-Air Hqa/24229/283/FPHC/PP&R-3(i)/2678/D (Pen/Policy) dt.26 Oct 2007.
GRANT OF FAMILY PENSION TO UN-MARRIED DAUGHTERS OF CENTRAL GOVT. SERVANTS/PENSIONERS BEYOND 25 YEARS OF AGE.
Information has been received that unmarried daughters beyond 25 yrs. Of age shall also be elegible for family pension at par with the widowed/divorced daughters subject to other conditions being fulfilled. Grant of family pension to unmarried /widowed/divorced daughters shall be payable in order of their date of birth and younger of them will not be eligible for family pension unless the next above her has become ineligible for grant of family pension. It is further clarified that family pension to unmarried/widowed/divorced daughters have the age of 25 years shall be payable only after the other eligible children below the age of 25 years have ceased to be eligible to receive family pension and that there is no disabled child to receive the family pension.
Auth: No.1(3)/2007-D(Pen/Policy) Govt. of India, MOD dt.25 Oct 2007.
ISSUE OF DUPLICATE PENSION BOOK
As per para 107 of Pension Payment Instructions (PPI) 1971 (Revised), Pension Disbursing Agencies (PDA/Banks are authorized to issue duplicate Pension Book in case the Pensioner’s Certificate is lost, reported stolen, destroyed or use up.
PRIME MINISTER’S MERIT SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME
• Applicable only for the wards / widows of ESM below officers rank who joined joined first year professional degree courses in Engineering, Medicine, Dental, Veterinary, MBA, MCA recognized by the respective Govt.
• A total of 4000 scholarships are available.
• Scholarship is Rs.1,250/- pm for boys and Rs.1,500/- p.m. for girls paid annually.
• At least 60% marks at the 10+2 level is required for initial sanction.
• Two to Five years of duration as approved by the concerned regulatory body.
• Application costs Rs.30/- or can also be down loaded from website
• Completed applications have to be submitted before 31 August each year.
For more details/application forms contact:
Kendriya Sainik Board, West Block – IV, Wing – V, RK Puram, New Delhi 110 066.
Comment: The benefits mentioned herein are not easily available. One has to take pain to get it. Become member in the local Esm. Welfare Assn. and get their guidance. Veterans conversant with these instructions are requested to guide the needy pensioners.
Courtesy: AFA TN Branch News Letter. May 2008