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aarti
28-12-2011, 04:28 PM
how much percentage does the pension increase after a person the age of 80? what are the formalities to claim this increased pension?

vnatarajan
28-12-2011, 05:54 PM
Hi aarti

Pl visit the "Pensioners Portal" - the official website of the Deptt of Pensions& Pensioners' Welfare" (DOPPW) of GOI for exact details.
Link: http://www.pensionersportal.gov.in/CircularReportForPensionForm1.asp
Select in sequence CIRCULARS/ REVISION OF PENSION/ the OMs dtd 1 9 2006 if pre 2006 pensioner/ Om dtd 2 9 2008 if post 2006 pensioner.

Pension after completing 80 yrs shall be 20% on Basic Pension.
Banks/ PDAs etc have already been advised on this policy decision by the DOPPW/ GOI and hence they are supposed to implement without waiting for further formalities.

However better to remind such Banks/ PDAs who are indifferent/ ill-informed/ anti-pensioners!

Other seniors/ knowledgeable may advise pl.

vnatarajan

Ramnath
28-12-2011, 10:05 PM
80 years - 20%
85 Years - 30%
90 years - 40%
95 years - 50%
100 years - 100%
increase is allowed on basic pension for pensioners as per 6th pay commn orders.

Gopal Krishan
13-03-2012, 08:32 PM
Additional pension is automatically available from the month in which pensioner's date of birth falls.