PCDA circular No.616 – Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to Ex- Servicemen Pensioners and Ex-servicemen Family Pensioners who are ECHS members and residing in Districts not covered by ECHS Polyclinic/ Armed Force Hospitals / MI Room upgraded to accommodate ESMs
OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENSE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)
DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD – 211014
Circular No. 616
Subject: Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to Ex- Servicemen Pensioners and Ex-servicemen Family Pensioners who are ECHS members and residing in Districts not covered by ECHS Polyclinic/ Armed Force Hospitals / MI Room upgraded to accommodate ESMs.
Reference:- This office Circular No.451 dated 21.02.2011, Circular No. 544 dated 04.06.2015 & Circular No. 586 dated 25.09.2017.
A copy of GoI,MoD letter No. 22(01)/2011/WE/D dated 01.11.2018 on the above subject, which is self-explanatory, is forwarded herewith for information and necessary action.
2. As per ibid Govt Letter Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to Ex-Servicemen Pensioners and Ex-Servicemen Family Pensioners is also admissible to ECHS members who are residing in.Districts not accommodate ESMs.
3. Those Pensioners who are covered under this Govt order are required to Submit the necessary application in the prescribed format to the nearest Stn HQ in triplicate . The Stn HQ will scrutinize the residential address of the ECHS member and verify the applicability of District in the address tor FMA and confirm the authorization of FMA on the application in the prescribed format.
4. A separate communication will follow for submission -of LPC-cum – datasheet along with instructions in due course.
5. This circular has been uploaded on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in for dissemination to all concerned.