The Naval Pension Office (NAVPEN) has been set up as a single window organization for managing all activities related to award of pension, (including disability/invalid pensions) as also resolution of legal and medical/ECHS issues, ex-servicemen welfare, etc for officers and sailors. The unit also acts as a nodal agency for matters pertaining discharge/release formalities, legal issues, aspects pertaining ECHS and ex-servicemen welfare. The unit maintains records of all naval personnel who have retired /discharged from naval service. The unit is a single point information source to ex-naval personnel on policy matters related to pension and welfare. Naval Pension Office (NAVPEN) is an independent organisation within the premises of INS Tanaji and functioning under the Command and Control of the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, who exercises, Administrative and Financial control of NAVPEN. Functional control of NAVPEN is being exercised by IHQ, MoD(N).