CGDA Procedure to know your Pension Suvigya Online – Controller General of Defense Accounts


CGDA Controller General of Defence Account:

The Defence Accounts Department (DAD) comes under the Ministry of Defence with the Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) as the Head of the Department. It functions under the administrative control of Financial Adviser. The duties of DAD are the audit, payment, and accounting to the armed forces, pay, allowance and pension etc.

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How to Know your Pension/ Suvigya Online:

You need to give some information about the pensioner, like Date of getting the pension, date of retirement, Rank, qualifying service, Date of Birth, etc. On the basis of the given information, Suvigya displays the changes in pension after taking into account various amendments in govt. orders and the latest pension entitlements.

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To know the pension, pensioner needs to click anyone from the below to which he/she belongs to:

a. Commissioned Officer Pensioners:
b. Commissioned Officer’s Family Pensioners:
c. PBOR Pensioners
d. PBOR Family Pensioners:
e. Civilians/ Defence Civilians Pensioners:
f. Civilians/ Defence Civilians Family Pensioners:

Know About New Pension Scheme:

Govt. of India, Ministry of Finance, Department Of Expenditure vide their OM No.F.No.1)T)(2)/2003/TA/19 dt.14.1.2004 & 4.2.04 have introduced a New Defined Contribution Pension Scheme replacing the existing System of Defined Benefit Pension System. The New Pension Scheme comes into operation w.e.f. 1.1.2004 and is applicable to all new entrants to Central Govt. service except to Armed Forces joining Govt. service on or after 1.1.2004.

Characteristics of New Pension Scheme:

a. There are two tiers – Tier I and Tier II under which the New Pension Scheme will work on defined contribution basis.

b. Tier I is compulsory for all Govt. servants joining Govt. service on or after 1.1.2004. In Tier I, the Govt. servants will have to make a contribution of 10% of his Basic Pay, DP, and DA which will be deducted from his salary bill every month by the PAO concerned. It will be kept in a withdrawal pension account.

c. Tier II will not be compulsory, it’s optional to the Govt. servants and it will be kept in a separate account that will be withdrawal at the option of Govt. servant. This optional contribution (Tier II) will not be made operative during the period of the interim arrangement, hence no recovery will be made from the salaries of the employees.

d. The existing provisions of Defined Benefit Pension and GPF would not be available to new Govt. servants joining Govt. service on or after 1.1.2004.

e. An independent Pension Fund Regulatory and Development and Authority (PFRDA) will regulate and develop the pension market.

f. As an interim arrangement till such time the statutory PFRDA is set up and interim PFRDA has been appointed by issuing an executive order by Ministry of Finance (DEA).

g.  It has also been decided that Tier II will not be made operative during the interim period.

Address to Contact:
CGDA Controller General of Defence Accounts
Ulan Batar Road, Palam,
Delhi Cantt – 110010


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  1. rajesh says

    how to check online gpf for army person.