DESW : Continuation of pensionary awards in view of COVID-19 situation – Extending the new means of Identification reg.
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
Room No, 222, B Wing,
Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-11 ,
New Delhi, dated: 26.10.2020
Shri Kanwaldeep Singh,
O/o CGDA, Ulan Batar Road,
Palam, Delhi Cantt-110010.
Sub: Extending new means of Identification for continuation of pensionary awards in view of COVID-19 situation.
I am directed to refer to this Department’s letter No. 3(01)/2020/D(P/P) dated 15.6.2020 and CGDA Haqrs UO NO. 5637/AT-P/Audit & Payment/Vol-III dated 6.10.2020 regarding extending the period for new means of Identification for continuation of pensionary awards.
2. The matter has been examined in consultation with MoD(Fin/Pen) and it has been decided that the new method of identification as approved vide aforesaid MoD letter dated 15.6.2020 shall remain operative up to March, 2021 or till the situation improves whichever is earlier.
3. This issues with the approval of Secretary(ESW) and with the concurrence of the Finance Division of this Ministry vide their U.O. No. 10(01)/2020/Fin/Pen dated 21.10.2020.
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Source : DESW