Roles and Responsibilities

The Naval Pension Office is responsible for the following:-

  • Undertaking entire set of activities commencing from publication of Release Serial (RS)/BOD in respect of sailors and retirement letter for officers.
  • Implementing pension and other welfare measures.
  • Finalisation of other pensionary benefits e.g. leaves encashment, DCRG, etc. including for 'Death / Missing' cases.
  • Conducting periodic briefings to pensioners prior release and ensure correct completion of all formalities.
  • Assist IHQ MoD (Navy) in policy formulation pertaining to pension issues.
  • Retention of pension and other documents in the documents library / electronic format.
  • Coordinating Review Medical Board for Sailors.
  • Act as First Appellate Authority for pension claims (post receipt of GoI/ MoD approval for the same).
  • Approving authority for Disability pension of sailors.
  • Address representations, RTI & Court Cases pertaining to pension issues.
  • Address issues concerning ECHS.
  • Assist in placement of pensioners (sailors).
  • Maintain a Pension Help Desk to resolve pension grievances.
  • Maintain a centralized database for demobilized naval personnel.