Railway Accounts Department Examinations

Showing posts with label PENSION. Show all posts
Showing posts with label PENSION. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Additional Pension / Family Pension


Additional Pension / Family pension

  1. Pension/Family pension is increased by 20% on reaching 80 years of age. 

  2. This is called Additional pension.

  3. The additional pension is as under: 

On reaching 

Additional Pension as percentage of 

Pension / Family Pension

80 years

20 %

85 years

30 %

90 years 

40 %

95 years

50 %

100 years

100 %

  1. Dearness Relief is paid on Additional Pension.

  2. The additional pension/family pension is paid from the first day of the month in which the pensioner/family pensioner reaches 80,85,90,95 & 100 years of age.

  1. Additional pension/family pension is shown separately in PPO (Pension Payment Order) 


Thursday, September 13, 2018

ARPAN - Pension


Note: Since the ARPAN in Indian Railways is in progressive stage, candidates may usually ask the short notes question (5 marks)on it.

·        Full form is “Advanced Railway Pension Access Network”

·        In devanagari language, Arpan means “offering”

·        Online virtual platform exclusively for Railway Pensioners.

·        Website is www.arpan.railnet.gov.in . Developed by CMC ltd and nodal agency is FA&CAO/Western Railway.

·        Won the second place in the e-governance award by Computer Society of India in the year 2015.

·        The website is having access of information on pensioners account, DA rates, Codes, manuals, rules and regulations in connection with Pension.

·        Each pensioner is given login id facility along with self-created password.

·        Ultimately, this website is designed as ONE STOP SOLUTION for all the complaints/grievances for Railway Pensioners (approximately 15 lakh pensioners )