Government of the Punjab, Finance Department has issued Notification No.FD.SRIII.4-41/2008 dated 07-10-2016 in connection with Pension Arrear Payment Punjab Govt Pensioners.
According to this Notification, it is advised that all pensioners of Government of the Punjab who have reached at the age of 85 years as on 01-07-2016 are allowed payment of arrears of increases on commuted portion of pension and these increases be paid latest by 31st December 2016, in two equal installments. Those who have passed away, their families /legal heirs are also entitled to the same benefit, under the rules.
It is to mention here that it is the 1st step and hope soon the other step due to which the below 85 years age pensioners will also be benefited, will be initiated.
Special thanks to Mr. Agha Amir for sending the info for the benefit of the concerned pensioners.