Functions of Pension Wings

This Office is mainly responsible for the verification of pension claims, authorization of pensionary benefits and any other allied matter in respect of the Employees of Govt. of West Bengal, All India Services Cadre, Hon’ble Judges of High Court and Freedom fighters.

Transfer of place of payment of pension/family Pension within/outside this State.

This office also performs the following functions

Calculate the rates of Foreign Service Contributions in respect of State Government employees on Foreign Service and credit the amount of Foreign Service contribution realized from the foreign employer to the State exchequer.

Function as a Treasury for payment of pension in respect of certain categories of pensioners who already opted for drawal of pension from the counter of PAG Office.

Issue of Special Seal Authority for certain categories of West Bengal pensioners, who desire to draw pension /family pension from treasury/bank outside this State.

Issue of authority for payment of Gallantry Award for the recipient of IPM, KPM, PPM and FSM.

Issue of authority for ad-hoc family pension in respect of the employees retired / died-in-harness prior to 01/04/1965.

Disbursement of Pension

West Bengal Government pensioners can draw pension through 16 authorized Public Sector Banks within Kolkata Municipal Corporation Area (Part-A Scheme) or through any Treasury in districts (Part-B Scheme) within the State of West Bengal.*

Non-Govt. college teaching and non-teaching staff can draw their pension from the following Public Sector Banks within Kolkata Municipal Corporation Area viz. UCO Bank, Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, United Bank of India & Indian Bank. * 

No bank payment scheme has been introduced in respect of payment of pension/family pension of Secondary/Primary teaching and non-teaching staff who retired/died prior to 01.04.81 as well as retired employees of Secondary D.A getting Institution.*

Central Govt. pensioners drawing pension from the counter of this office may opt for drawing pension from Public Sector Banks through Central Pension Accounting Office. 

Freedom Fighters under ‘Assistance to Freedom Fighter Scheme’ as well as Swatantrata Sainik Samman Pension Scheme can draw monthly allowances from the Govt. of West Bengal through any treasury in the districts and the Public Sector Banks viz. S.B.I, Allahabad & U.B.I. within the jurisdiction of Kolkata Municipal Corporation area.

*They can also draw pension from outside this State.