Stoppage of Use of Abbreviations in Pensioner/Family Pensioner Names in Fresh & Revision Special Seal Authorities and PPOs
The Central Pension Accounting Office (CPAO) has issued an office memorandum requesting that abbreviations not be used in the names of pensioners/family pensioners in fresh and revision special seal authorities and PPOs. This is due to the fact that the use of abbreviations has resulted in mismatches in details/names of concerned individuals, causing difficulties in authorizing and disbursing pension/family pension. The memorandum asks that full names/details of pensioners/family pensioners be mentioned in PPO and revision authority as per service records without the use of abbreviations.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSI()N ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE
PHONES: 26174596, 26174456, 2617443A
CPAO/IT&Tech/Corres. with PAO/35 (Vol-II) /2022-23/6824/233
Sub:- Stoppage of use of abbreviations in the name of Pensioner/ Family Pensioner in Fresh & Revision Special Seal Authorities and PPOs- reg.
Central Pension Accounting Office (CPAO) has been receiving various cases regarding clarification in the name of pensioner/family pensioner. Where instead of using full details/name of pensioner/family pensioner, the abbreviations are being used, which result in mismatch in the details/name of concerned individual and cause hardship to CPAO and PDA in authorizing and disbursing the pension/family pension. This problem arises due to abbreviations used by PAO, leading to mismatch of data in PPO/SSA/Bank account and other documentary records. To avoid mismatching of data, PAOs need to mention full name/details of pensioner/family pensioner in PPO and revision authority as per service records only and no abbreviation should be used.
2. In view of above, all the Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs/AGs are requested to issue instructions to PAOs under
their control to follow the above mentioned instructions for smooth disbursement of pension/family
This issues with the approval of the Chief Controller (Pensions).
Sr. Accounts Officer (IT & Tech)
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