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