Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance - Undertaking is required to be submitted once every year alongwith other certificate

Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance - Undertaking is required to be submitted once every year alongwith other certificate 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF FINANCE 
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE 
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE 
TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE, 
NEW DELHI-110066 

CPAO/IT&Tech/Revision (7th CPC)/19.Vol-III (B)/2018-19/15 
Dated: 23.04.2018 

Office Memorandum 
fixed-medical-allowance-cpao-letter

Subject:- Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance.

DOP&PW vide its OM No.45/57/97-P&PW(C) dated-19.12.1997 followed OM No. 4/25/2008-P&PW (D) dated-26.05.2010, OM No. 4/25/2008-P&PW (D) dated 29.11.2014 and OM No. 4/34/2017-P&PW (D) dated-19.07.2017 had introduced the payment of Medical Allowance to those pensioners who were not residing in the areas where no such outdoor facilities are available. An undertaking is required to be submitted by claimants to the effect that they are not residing in the areas where no such outdoor facilities are available. On the basis of this undertaking pension disbursing authorities shall make an entry in regard to grant of medical allowance in the both halves of PPO of the individual concerned and authorise payment of medical allowance. Such an undertaking can be obtained by Bank,Departmental PAO and Treasury, as applicable once every year alongwith other certificates, the pensioner is required to furnish. 

As and when grant of medical allowance to a pensioner/family pensioner is authorized by the pension disbursing authority, intimation to this effect shall be sent to the CPAO/concerned Pay & Accounts Office in the prescribed proforma. The payment shall be made to the pensioner by the pension disbursing authority alongwith pension/ family pension of monthly basis. 

All Heads of Government Accounts Department and CPPCs are advised to make the payment accordingly alongwith recovery made, if any. 

(Praful Dabral) 
Sr. Accounts Officer (lT& Tech) 


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