Cabinet Approves Additional Pension to Old, Family Pensioners

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SRINAGAR

To mitigate financial difficulties faced by Old Pensioners/Family Pensioners, the Cabinet which met in Jammu Monday under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti sanctioned additional Pension for their welfare.

Additional Pension will be extended to the old Pensioners/family Pensioners on attaining the age of 80, 85, 90, 95 and 100 years and shall be payable from the 1st of the month in which the pensioner attains the prescribed age.

This additional Pension shall be paid after the pensioner completes the age of 80 years, 85 Years etc. Dearness relief shall also be payable on the additional Pension.

The additional quantum of pension in relation of the basic Pension is as follows:

Age of Pensioner Age of Pensioner
Additional quantum of Pension Additional quantum of Pension
From 80 Years to less than 85 Years From 80 Years to less than 85 Years
20% of basic Pension 20% of basic Pension
From 85 Years to less than 90 Years From 85 Years to less than 90 Years
30% of basic Pension 30% of basic Pension

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