Clarification of FMA - Pensioners may be allowed FMA w.e.f. the date of application for FMA: CPAO OM

Clarification of FMA - Pensioners may be allowed FMA w.e.f. the date of application for FMA: CPAO OM

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( E)/2019-20/66
05.08.2019


Office  Memorandum

Subject:- Clarification of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA).


Attention is invited to D P&PW OM No. 4/ 02/ 2019-P&PW (D)/42694 dated-1st July, 2 019 wherein it is mentioned that the pensioners may be allowed FMA w.e.f. the date of application for FMA, if FMA otherwise admissible to them.
[post_ads]

Instructions issued by the OM ibid is reproduced  as under:-

SL No. Issue Comments of DoPPW
1.
Whether the effective date of payment of FMA in respect of the pensioners who retired before 01.12.1997 is the date of retirement or the date of submission of application.
The order were issued vide this Department's OM No. 45/57/97-P&PW (C) dated-19.12.1997 wherein FMA was granted . The existing pensioners had to opt for medical allowance and an undertaking was required to be submitted by the claimant. Hence, the orders are being implemented from 01.12.1997. If a person has retired earlier and has opted for the FMA and given undertaking at the time of issue of OM, then the FMA should be paid from 01.12.1997.

After 19.12.1997, several further orders/ clarifications were issued regarding Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA). Therefore, it is difficult to accept that the pensioner was not aware of the admissibility of the FMA w.e.f.01.12.1997. In view of this, those pensioners who retired before 01.12 .1997 and did not exercised the option for FMA immediately after the issue of OM dated- 19.12.1997 would not be entitled to FMA w.e.f. 01.12.1997. However, they may be allowed FMA w.e.f. the date of application for FMA, if FMA otherwise admissible to them.
2 .
Whether the effective date of payment of FMA in respect of the pensioners who retired after 01.12.1997 is 01.12.1997 i.e. date of implementation of order or the date of submission of the application by the pensioner.
In the OM dated-19.12.1997, it has been mentioned that in case of future retirees, the option shall be obtained by the Head of Office alongwith the pension papers and in case the retiree opts for medical allowance, the FMA is payable from the following month after the date of superannuation. If the retiree opts later on or gives his option later, then the FMA is to be given from the date of application.

After 19.12.1997, several further orders/clarifications were issued regarding Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA). Therefore, it is difficult to accept that the retiree/ pensioner was not aware of the admissibility of the FM A. In case of retirees/ pensioners who retired after 01.12.1997 did not exercise the option for FMA immediately on retirement, the FMA would not be admissible to them from the date of the month following the month of retirement. However, they may be allowed FMA w.e.f. the date of application for FMA, if FMA otherwise admissible to them.
[post_ads_2]
All Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs/ AGs/ Administrators of UTs and H eads of CPPCs of the authorized banks are requested to intimate the concerned to abide by the instructions issued by D P&PW.

This issues with the approval of Chief Controller (Pension).

Sd/-
(Praful Dabral) 
Sr. Accounts Officer (IT & Tech)

Source: Click here to view/download the PDF

COMMENTS

CGHS Latest Updates$type=list$m=0$cate=0$sn=0$rm=0$c=7

Name

'Aaykar Setu' mobile app,1,3rd cpc,1,4th cpc,1,5th cpc,13,6th cpc,17,7th CPC,509,7th CPC Arrears,5,7th CPC Arrers,8,7th CPC Bunching of Stages,5,7th CPC Hindi News,19,7th CPC News,77,7th Pay Commission,280,Aadhaar,27,aai employee,1,accommodation,2,acpin,1,ad-hoc bonus,7,ad-hoc staff,1,additional hra,4,admission,2,admit card,1,advance,3,advance salary,2,age limit,1,AGEY,1,aicpin,20,aigdsu news,6,AIIMS,3,ailtc railways,8,aipr,3,Air Force,13,Air Force pay Rules 2017,2,Air India,8,air india ltc 80 fare,11,Air Travel,18,Aircel,1,airf,23,Airlines,1,Airtel,4,alcohol policy,1,all india,5,Allowances,147,Amazon Ofers,1,Andhra Pradesh,1,Andhra Pradesh govt employee,1,anomaly committee,2,aoc,1,apar,12,app download,1,Apple iPhone,3,Army Pay Rules 2017,3,Assam,4,Assistant Jobs,1,Bank,40,bank da,6,bank holidays,1,Bank Policies,19,banknotes,1,Benevolent Fund,1,Bihar,9,Bihar 7th CPC,3,bihar govt employee,2,Bollywood,4,bonous,2,bonus,10,bpms letter,1,breakdown allowance,3,Breaking News,139,BRICS,1,Bsnl,17,BSNLMRS Hospitals,1,budget,5,Business,84,ca exam pattern,1,Cabinet News,44,cadre restructuring,5,cadre review,24,CAG Report,3,canteen allowance,1,capf,2,CAPO News,4,Career,56,career progression,1,casual labour,6,casual leave,4,cat Judgement,5,cat order,5,CBDT,22,CBEC,5,cbic,3,CBSE,10,ccs master circular,3,ccs pension rules,6,ccs rules,31,ccsrp rule,1,cda rules,3,cgda,41,cgegis table,8,CGHS,139,cghs agartala,1,cghs ahmedabad,1,cghs allahabad,1,cghs bengaluru,3,cghs bhopal,3,cghs bhubaneswar,1,cghs chandigarh,1,Cghs Chennai,2,cghs dbanbad,2,cghs dehradun,1,cghs delhi,6,cghs dibrugarh,1,cghs guwahati,1,cghs hyderabad,1,cghs indore,1,cghs jabalpur,1,cghs jaipur,1,cghs Jalpaiguri,1,cghs kanpur,2,cghs karnataka,1,cghs kerala,1,cghs kolkata,1,cghs lucknow,1,cghs meerut,2,cghs mumbai,2,cghs nagpur,2,cghs patna,2,cghs pune,1,cghs ranchi,5,cghs shillong,1,cghs Siliguri,1,cghs trivandrum,2,cghs uttrakhand,1,cghs vadodara,1,cghs Varanasi,1,chandigarh,1,chhattisgarh,1,child care leave,5,children education allowance,8,China,1,cisf,1,Civil Accounts Organisation,1,Classification of Posts,1,come & play scheme,1,Commutation of Pension,2,compassionate ground appointment,13,Compensation Policy,3,Compensatory Allowance,1,Compensatory Leave,1,composite allowance,1,condiment allowance,3,Condiment expenditure,3,confedration,1,consatant attendance allowance,1,contract labour,14,Conveyance Allowance,3,cpao order,30,cpf,2,cpgrams,4,cpiiw,14,cpmf,1,cpse,77,cpse employees,16,cpse guidelines,29,cpse pay revision,2,cpse pension,5,CPSEs Pay,20,Cricket,4,cris,3,CRPF,1,CS(MA) Rules,5,csd,2,csd price list,1,ctse,1,ctse hospitals lists,1,ctse hospitals mumbai,1,Current Affairs,308,cvc circular,3,d el ed,1,daily officiating allowance,4,dearness allowances,64,dearness relief,27,Defence,352,Defence Civilian Employees,49,Delhi,2,delhi govt employee,2,delhi high court,3,dental doctor,2,dept of post order,120,deputation,6,deputation allowance,5,desw,2,desw order,5,disability pension,10,dlc,2,Doctor Jobs,16,doe order,50,doea order,1,doppw order,20,DoPT Order,220,dot order,12,Download MedWatch App,1,Download MyMSME App,1,Download MyMSME App Celebrating Yoga,1,Download NEW ITR FORM,2,Download Swachh Bharat App,1,dpe om,38,dress allowance,13,dress code,1,dst om,1,EC,1,echs,47,ecil,1,EDUACTION,78,Education,7,educational qualification,6,Egineer Jobs,1,Election,4,Election Commission,5,Employment,6,Entertainment,2,entry pay,2,EPFO,35,ESIC,5,eview committee for nps,1,EVM,1,ews reservation,2,ex-gratia,3,Ex-Servicemen,12,exam,4,exempt from tax,1,expected da,23,extra work allowance,3,Extraordinary Pension,1,Facebook,8,fact jobs,1,Family Pension,115,FAQ,5,Featured,79,festival advance,2,festivals,1,FIFA,1,File ITR,66,Fin Min Orders,103,Finance,10,fitment table,3,Fixed Medical Allowance,12,Flipkart,2,Football,3,forms,7,FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON GST,1,Games,12,Ganes,2,gazette notification,29,gazetted holidays,3,gdce,3,gdce instructions,5,gds,27,gds arrears,9,gds da,12,gds employees news,42,gds pay,15,gds report,19,gem portal,1,gfr,2,GOI News,570,Goods and Services Tax,50,Goods and Services Tex,1,Google,10,government of karnataka,1,Govt Jobs,13,govt of assam,2,govt of assam pensioner,1,govt of assam staff,1,govt of chhattisgarh,1,Govt Project,326,Govt Staff News,1235,Govt Yojna,276,gpf interest rate,4,GPF Rules,17,GPRA,7,Grade pay of SO,1,gratuity,10,group A,1,group B,2,group C,3,Group D,2,Gst,62,GST Rates Finder app,1,hafa allowance,1,Hardship Allowance,1,Haryana Govt Employees,5,Haryana Govt order,5,Haryana Govt Pensioners,2,hba rules,9,Health,27,High Court Judgement,6,high court order,5,hill area allowance,1,holiday,7,holiday list,19,Hollywood,2,homes.,1,honorarium,2,hostel subsidy,1,hpca,2,hr allowances,1,hra,12,HRA Allowances,39,iba,9,iba dr,3,ibps,2,icsil,1,ida cpse,18,income tax,74,independence day,1,India,3,India Post,36,Indian Airforce,60,Indian Army,82,Indian Navy,74,indian railway,14,IOCL Jobs,1,IRCTC,9,irms,3,irtsa,2,Island Special Duty Allowance,2,ISRO,1,it circular,1,iti ltd,1,ITR,69,j&k govt employees,4,j&k govt pensioners,1,Japan,1,Jharkhand,3,Jio News,8,jkssb,1,jnv,7,Jobs,54,Jobs News,146,karnataka,1,KC Committee report,4,kerala,4,Kerala Govt Employees,4,Kerala Govt Pensioners,2,Kolkata,1,KVS,61,kvs pension,6,labour Bureau,14,larsgess scheme,3,Latest,993,ldce,18,leave rules,8,lic pay,2,life certificate,2,life time arrear,1,List of Posts,1,Lok Sabha,172,LTC,54,ltc 80 air fare,14,Ltd Company Jobs,2,mAadhaar App,2,macp,57,Make in India,2,Market,1,Maruti Suzuki Dzire,1,maternity benefit act,2,maternity leave,8,Medical advance,1,medical card,13,Medical claims,7,Meghalaya Govt Employees,1,merger of posts,2,MERIT app,1,mes,2,MGNREGA,2,mha,6,mhfw order,18,mhrd order,8,Microsoft,1,Microsoft News,1,minimum pension,1,minimum wages,19,mod order,29,mohfw order,22,monetary allowance,3,moped advance,1,MP,1,msp,2,mtnl,3,mutual transfer,1,NABARD,1,nac meeting,1,Namami Gange,5,National,705,Navy pay Regulations 2017,2,ncjcm,79,nda,2,ndmc,1,New Delhi,3,new TRCA matrix,6,nfir,77,NGT,1,night duty allowance,2,Non-functional Upgradation,2,northern railway,1,Notification,1,notional increment on retirement,2,npci,1,nps,65,nps updates,33,ntpc,1,nursing allowance,2,nursing perssonsel,3,NVS,12,odisha,3,odisha govt employees,1,odisha govt pensioner,1,operation theater allowance,1,ops,1,ordnance factory,3,orop,23,overtime allowance,11,paid holiday,1,PAN,7,paramilitary force,1,pass rules,11,Passports,1,patna high court judgement,1,pay fixation,40,pay revision,6,pay rules,7,pay scale,1,pay slip,1,pbor,3,pcda circular,64,pco allowance,2,pda lists,2,pdca circular,8,Pension,265,Pension Adalat,6,Pension Adalat Application Form,4,Pension faq,21,Pension revision,23,pensionary benefits,2,Pensioner,214,Pensioner associations,3,Pensioner Portal,13,pfrda,10,pgportal,3,pl bonous,14,pl bonus,2,PM Modi,27,PMAY,5,pmjay,1,PMUY,1,PMVVY,1,pobr,1,Policies,442,Politics,37,post graduate allowance,1,post office,4,post-2016 pensioner,2,prcp in railway,5,pre-2006 pensioner,2,pre-2016 pensioner,5,President,2,Project Allowance,2,Promotions,34,Promotions policy,35,provisional pension,2,puducherry,1,Railway,558,Railway Recruitment,32,railway servants pass rules,4,rajasthan govt employees,5,rajasthan govt pensioners,3,rajbhasha,4,Rajya Sabha,42,Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana,1,ration money allowance,2,RBI,12,re-enengagement,2,Real Madrid,1,Recruitment,36,recruitment rules,41,relhs,3,remote area allowance,1,remuneration,2,RERA Act,1,reservation,1,reservation criteria,26,reservation in teacher cadre,2,rest rules,1,restricted holidays,3,Result,6,retention of railway accommodation,1,retired saffs,5,retirement age,10,retirement benefits,4,Retirement Road Map,2,review committee for nps,6,revised pay,38,revised pay matrix table,8,revised pension,4,revised vda,15,rilways,1,risk and hardship allowance,11,Rotational transfer,1,rrb ahmedabad,1,rrb ajmer,1,rrb allahabad,1,rrb bangalore,1,rrb bhopal,1,rrb bhubaneshwar,1,rrb bilaspur,1,rrb chandigarh,1,rrb chennai,1,rrb gorakhpur,1,rrb guwahati,1,rrb jammu,1,rrb kolkata,1,rrb malda,1,rrb mumbai,1,rrb muzaffarpur,1,rrb patna,1,rrb ranchi,1,rrb secunderabad,1,rrb siliguri,1,rrb thiruvananthapuram,1,RS (RP) Rules,2,rsrp rules,4,running allowance,3,running staff,7,RUSA,1,s,1,SAARTHI App,1,sas exam,2,SBI,12,SBI Rules,7,scholarship,2,Science,17,scova meeting,6,settlement form,1,SEVA App,1,Seventh Central Pay Commission,149,SKILL INDIA Mission,1,small saving scheme,7,sparrow,1,special allowance,6,special family pension,4,Special LC Gate allowance,1,Sports,18,Sports activities,2,ssc jobs,2,ssc jos,1,status of PPOs,6,storekeeping staff,1,strike,9,study allowance,1,study leave,1,Sukanya Samriddhi Account,2,Supreme Court,21,Supreme Court Judgement,20,Survey,1,syllabus,8,syndicate bank,1,Tarang Sanchar,1,Tatkal Reservation Scheme,1,Tax,22,tds deduction,44,teacher jobs,9,Tech,34,technical allowances,1,Telangana,3,telangana govt employees,2,telangana govt pensioner,1,Telcome,2,Telcome News,8,timely disposal of applications,2,TN Govt Employees,5,TN Govt Pensioners,3,tnusrb recruitment,1,Trade,1,trade unions,1,TRAI,1,training allowance,3,Transfer policy,36,transport allowance,6,Travelling Allowance,27,treasury allowance,1,Trending Now,131,trip allowance,1,tripura govt employees,2,tripura govt pensioner,1,Trump,1,uan,1,Uber,1,ugc,1,uidai,2,UJALA Scheme,1,uniform allowance,2,UP CM Yogi Adityanath,2,UP Govt Employees,1,upgradation of pay,5,upgradation of post,1,Upper Caste reservation,7,uppsc,1,UPSC Jobs,3,USA,2,Uttar Pradesh,3,vacant posts,1,vrs,3,WB Govt Employees,1,Weather,2,West Bengal,5,west bengal govt employees,3,west bengal govt pensioners,1,Whatsapp,2,Windows 10 OS,1,World,62,World Press Freedom Day,1,You Tube,2,
ltr
item
Param News: Central Government Employee News|Latest DOPT OM: Clarification of FMA - Pensioners may be allowed FMA w.e.f. the date of application for FMA: CPAO OM
Clarification of FMA - Pensioners may be allowed FMA w.e.f. the date of application for FMA: CPAO OM
Clarification of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) - The pensioners may be allowed FMA w.e.f. the date of application for FMA: CPAO OM dated 05.08.2019
Param News: Central Government Employee News|Latest DOPT OM
http://www.paramnews.com/2019/08/clarification-of-fma-pensioners-may-be-allowed-fma-wef-the-date-of-application-for-fma-cpao-om.html
http://www.paramnews.com/
http://www.paramnews.com/
http://www.paramnews.com/2019/08/clarification-of-fma-pensioners-may-be-allowed-fma-wef-the-date-of-application-for-fma-cpao-om.html
true
2671314941044517342
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy