With an objective to get into presence a centrally well-ordered and managed tool relating Pensioners Relations in India, the Pensioners’ Portal is working as a sole device.The unit of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare is the nodal section for preparation of plans related to retirement pension & several added assistances of the Union Administration Pensioners/Family Pensioners. It also acts as a medium for reimbursement of Pensioners’ Complaints.
The unit of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare is the nodal section to design procedures relating to pension and further retirement benefits of Central Government employees who are protected under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.
On the other hand, the retirees of Ministries of Railways and Defense are administered by their relevant pension guidelines and they have their independent administrative set up. The personnel working in the formations belonging to the class of businesses/ other formations recorded in the plan affixed to EPF & MP Act.1950 are covered under EPS Scheme run by Ministry of Labor. In addition to this, the pensioner issues of those who joined or would be joining Union Government on or after 1st January, 2004, are handled by Ministry of Finance under New Pension scheme.
These are the various types of classes of Pension
- Retiring Pension
- Voluntary Retirement
- Invalid Pension
- Compensation Pension
- Compulsory Retirement Pension
- Compassionate Allowance
- Extraordinary Pension
- Family Pension
Now comes the most important piece of information and that is, we must know how to calculate these pensions so that no one can mislead us. It’s very simple. All you need to do is visit the official web site http://www.pensionersportal.gov.in
Once you are on the home page, scroll it down a little. You will see a “Pension Calculator” to the left. Click on the hyperlink that states, “Calculate your Pension, Gratuity and Dearness Relief in short DR”. Once click, it’ll take you to a list of calculators for different pension types we talked about above.
These are being categorized in three parts:
ü Pre-2006 Pensioners
ü Post-2006 Pensioners
Both the categories would show you the calculators to find different types of pensions that include:
- Basic Pension
- Family Pension & Commuted Pension Calculator
- Gratuity Calculator
ü There’s a third category also which is for Dearness Relief. It would give you the calculator to find dearness relief pension
All you need to do is to click on the calculator you want to find the pension for. Fill-in the required details in the form and click on the button that states, “Click here to calculate basic pension” and it will give you the results within a few seconds.