Entitlement of Pension of Nb Sub to Hav (ACP-1) : PCDA(P) Circular 566


Hav (ACP-1) Biju John, Gp Y, of AMC, after 26 years of service, retired in Aug 2012 with the pension of Hav (ACP-1), and a PPO was published to this effect.  Later, vide a  Corr PPO, his rank was amended to Hony Nb Sub.  Thus, wef the date of commencement of pension, he was entitled to the pension of an Hony Nb Sub

The NCO approached the President of TSEWA, Kerala, stating that he has been granted rank of hony Nb Sub, and others have got pension of Nb Sub. He also stated that he had lodged 2 complaints  with SBI Kanhangad, Kerala, regarding the payment of pension of Nb Sub to him.  He received no reply.

Action by TSEWA

President TSEWA studied the orders on the subject. He found that Circular 566 dated 16.9.2016  stated that The PDAs had reported some difficulty in interpreting the implementation of OROP circular 555 on two points. It went on to clarify that “ revision of Pension in respect of post 2006 Hav granted ACP-1, who later on were promoted to the rank of hony Nb Sub, pension in such cases shall be revised to the rank of Nb Sub.” Also  as per circular 555, an hony Nb Sub of Y gp is to be paid OROP scale of Rs 8783/- and a Nb Sub is to be paid Rs 10405/-

On 23 Sep 2016, the president TSEWA, Kerala, took up a grievance with PENGRAMS. On 21 Oct 16, PCDA(P) instructed CPPC of SBT, stating “ Verify your records and PPOs and make payment of Rs 10405/- wef 1.7.2014 according to this office circular No 555 dated 4.2.2016, read with circular No 566 dated 4.2.2016.  DR and arrears are also payable to him.” 

A satisfied Hony Nb Sub with the pension of Nb Sub, now receives Rs 10405/- as his pension.

Lt Col Babu Pappachan
President of TSEWA, Kerala


  1. No 13889270H Babul kumar of ASC clk sd was retired on 31 jul 2008with the pension of hony nb sub and also published the कोरोजेंडम पीपीओ This effect previously my pension 22577 and now my pension is 21898 and also I am getting less pension to my junior

  2. I retired from Army in Mar 2006. Recently my PPO of MACP of NB Sub notified by PCDA Allahabad . Previously I got the pension of Hony NB Sub .I am also getting the pension of Disability . Previously my service pension was 22573/ and now my pension is 26741/ At present my disability pension is 6772/ rupees per month. Please intimate whether my disability pension is to be changed or not ?

  3. My self Shahi pd. Mishra, service no. 14558409L retirement for the post of HAV rank. PCDA pension department already sended to MACP letter but rank mention on this letter HAV Acp-1 not Nb. Sub.

    So please suggest

    Shashi pd. Mishra

  4. Sir, I had retired from army as Hav on 31 Dec 2005 and granted Hony Nb sub on 26 Jan 2006. As per AFT Chandigarh orders dated 27.10.2017 on OA 2755 of 2013, govt should pay pension of nb sub within 4 months from 27.10.2017 failing which interest @8 percent pay should be paid. The govt had woken after 28 months and issued letter to pcda allahabad on 21 Feb 2020 without proper rates pension wef 01 jul 2009 onwards. Now I have written to pcda allahabad for payment of pension on correct rates. Should we required to go to AFTagain. Please suggest me.

    December 2020 at 1148pm
    Happy New year’s
    I am Hony Nb/Sub Virendra Singh Arya,Who retired from Indian Army (Signals) 31 Aug 2012 after completion of 26 year’s and 10 days service (Acp Hav Rank)
    I got the croegendam PPO 2014 as Hony Nb Sub , but my pension is 26273 till date.
    Please confirm is it correct.

    Reply pls
    My email addsd =

    1. I Hav Radhe Shyam served in the army corps of signals approx 15 years in the rank of Hav & retired wef 01 Dec 2007. I am entitled for gt of Hav ACP-I Now PART II ORDER to this effect havebeen published but pension not yet adjusted so far. Kindly intimate my pension wef 01 Dec 2008 and wef 01 jul 2014 after OROP.

  6. Sir,
    Subho Diwali,
    I am Hony Nb/Sub A. Mishra who retired from Indian Army (AOC), 31 Mar 2013 after completion of 26 years service (Hav Rank)
    I got the Croegendam PPO 2015 as Hony Nb/Sub ,but my pension is 28769 till date.
    Please confirm me is it correct?

  7. Dear Sir
    My father Sh SR Sharma ser No. 6325016A EX Hav is a veteran who got retired from corps of signals in Sep 1989 after completing 24 years of colour service.
    Now from your esteems I want your kind intrusion and justification in making me and my father aware of the considerable fact whether he would be awarded with MACP as equivalent to those Havildars of Indian Army who retired on or after 2006 consequent to gain the financial and structural benefits to his counterparts .
    I request you to throw some light for benefit of those who sweat and bled throuh out their life across the territorial fronts for the country without fail.
    I request you to kindly apprise and update and provide with the benefit of MACP if possible.
    Thanks and regards.
    Yours sincerely

  8. Pre retree 2006 hav- granted h/ nbsub as regular nbsub mod letter no. Dt 21 feb 2020. Pcda not mentioned 1/07/2014,1/1/2016. for final adjustment. When

  9. dear
    मिश्रा जी मै 14584552P हवलदार गजे सिंह हूं 30 जून 2008 को सेवानिवृत हुआ था. मेरा भी nb sub का एमएसीपी के अन्तर्गत रिकार्ड ने pt ii ऑर्डर किया था जो 24 अगस्त 19 को pao or मै audit के लिये भेजा था पर अभी नहीं मिला.
    आपको मिला हो तो बताये कितना समय लगा कितना कुल amount मिला, कितनी पेंशन हुईं,
    पूर्व हवलदार गजे सिंह
    देहरादून उत्तराखंडः

  10. No 3182697A Hav / Clerk Patchala Sunil Kumar, retired from Jat Regiment , 5th Bn the Jat Regiment on 28.02.2005, Date of Promotion to Hav is Oct 1997, DOE is 14.03.1988. I had served three tenures in J & K (Nowshera Sector, Patni top, Gurej Sector, R S Pura Sector, Jammu Kaluchowk, District DODA, Punjab – Firozour, Amritsar, Dehradun, Jabalpur, Bareilly). After becoming a Naik, it was taken 9+ years to become a Havildar. I do not know that I was eligible for Hony Nb Sub (ACP Nb Sub) or not. kindly guide me further course of action.

  11. Dear sir jai hind my 14800685 F EX Nk /TS pramod kumar date of joining 16 july 1988 and retired from 31 july 2007 sir my combutation fixed 45% and pension 55% but 7 th pay commission 50% givin us . So I kindly requste for justification. i am also discuss with CDA Allahabad so not give me suitable reply .The Same information fwd to ASC record south Bangalore . my completion service 19 year 15day record not to ACP Hav
    my mob no 9829874049

  12. All personnel retired between 01 Jan 2006 to 31 Aug 2008 are eligible for ACP.
    They need to write their Record office. After 5-7 months eppo would be notified by PCDA Allahabad.

    1. Dear Balwant Singh,
      Those retired prior to 01 Jan 2006, are getting pension as applicable to Hon NB equal to yours. Though you should get equal to NB SUB, but Pcda Allahabad is not notifying it. Many people have appealed in AFTs.
      Awaiting decision on it.

  13. Yes, this gentleman Hav with QS more than 24 years is very much eligible for pension equal to NB SUB after getting ppo for Hav Macp.

  14. I joined army on 29.8.1983. discharge on 30.9.2004 as Hav. I was promoted as Hav in 1989. Will I get benefit of ACP or not.

  15. 1. Sir, I have sent membership application form alongwith a cheque of Rs 100/- on 08 May 2019 through ordinary post. Pl accept accept this on behalf of as a member of your team (‘TSEWA’.)

    2. Thanking you sir.

  16. Sir I retired as Hav in 2015 after completion of 24 years and few days before retiring I was nominated for PJ course due to less service left I unwilling for PJ course I was not given pension of ACP NB Sub please suggest what to do

    Regards Hav Sunil Chandra

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