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Subject:- Additional 20% of basic pension to senior retired AIS officer

Reference is invited to Rule 18(1-A) of AIS (DCRB) Rules, 1958 which provides that in addition to pension admissible in accordance with clause Rule 18(1)(b) of AIS (DCRB) Rules, 1958, after completion of eighty years of age or above, additional pension shall be payable to the retired member of the service in the following manner :-

Age of pensioner

Additional pension

From 80 years to less than 85 years

20% of basic pension

From 85 years to less than 90 years

30% of basic pension

From 90 years to less than 95 years

40% of basic pension

From 95 years to less than 100 years

50% of basic pension

100 years or more

100% of basic pension

2.         In this context, as per the admissible Rules/provisions, additional pension shall be payable from first day of the calendar month in which it falls due and not from the date of completion of 80 years of age. Therefore, a pensioner born either on 01.08.1942 or on 20.08.1942 shall be eligible for additional pension at the rate of 20% of the basic pension with effect from 01.08.2022.

3.         State/UT Governments are requested to ensure that there is no discrepancy in the interpretation of the aforementioned Rule and the retired AIS officers are paid additional pension as per the above provision.

OM No: 29018/10/2022-AIS-II(Pension) Dated: 23/8/2022

(Sign of Authority)

Kuldeep Chaudhary

Under Secretary