Statement of Accounts for the month Nov. 2018 has been uploaded
In case officers query is not settled through regular correspondence with the respective sections, officer may addressed their complaint to SAO (Tech) Complaint Cell Officer.
It has been clarified by HQrs office that, Gandhinagar city is to be treated at par for entitled officers with Ahmedabad for grant of House Rent Allowance and Transport Allowance. Officers posted to units located at Gandhinagar with effect from 01/04/2015 are eligilible to claim at revised rates. Accordingly, units may publish fresh Part II Orders duly cancelling the earlier Part II Order.
New occurrence code for Tough Location Allowance has been proposed and approval awaited from ADG PS, IHQ of MoD (Army). New occurrence codes will also be posted on PCDA(O) website on receipt. Units to publish Part II Orders only after intimation from ADG PS, IHQ of MoD (army) through their letter/circular
Form 16 alongwith TRACES statement has been uploaded
It has come to the notice of this office that fake call are being made by some individuals impersonating officials of the PCDA(O) to retired Army Officers and asking them to share their bank details and tell them to deposit money to get AGIF Bonus. All concerned kindly note that no officials from PCDA(O) make calls to Army Officers seeking the personal bank details or to deposit money in any bank account. Please inform immediately to this office in case any Army Officer receives such call with call details.
The officers whose IRLAs are closed for June 2018 pay with a debit balance are requested to deposit e-MRO for the amount of debit balance shown in the Statement of Account of June 2018. In case of non receipt of MRO by the end of this month, the amount of debit will be recovered from the pay of July 2018, duly restricting the DSOP Fund subscription to minimum ie 6% of Basic Pay. Further, no remittance to such officers would be made on provisional basis, if the debit balances is because of adjustment of TA/DA advances
Revised Form 16 for re-employed officers for the Financial Year 2017-2018 has been uploaded.
To ensure complete digitization, and to achieve cashless system, all officers are requested to book air tickets through Defence Travel System DTS, while performing journeys for Temporary Duty / Permanent Duty / Leave Travel Concession (LTC), available on pcdatravel.gov.in through your unit login. This would also lead to faster processing of TA/DA/LTC claims.
As per provisions of Note 4 under Rule 114-A TR "Officers may preferably stay in Circuit houses, Messes, Government Guest Houses, Inspection Bungalows etc., if they are available." Further in the light of QMGs instruction issued vide letter No. 43012/GR/LW&E/Qtr, dt. 22.03.2018 and letter No. 43012/Guest Rooms/LW&E/Qtr, dt. 13.04.2018 this office is requires Non-Availability of Govt. Accommodation Certificate for Temporary Duty moves. All officers to note that Temporary Duty claims, wherein officers are staying in hotels, must be supported with Certificate regarding Non Availability of Accommodation (NAC) issued by concerned Station HQrs / Cat A/B Institutions. NACs obtained from units at Temporary Duty Stations would not suffice the audit requirement. Temporary Duty Claims wherein officer(s) staying in Hotels will not be admitted without Non Availability Certificate from Station HQrs / Cat A / B Institution.
All Units and Formations are requested to avail the facility of E-Ticketing System Defence Travel System for facilitating its regular use. Training by PCDA(Travel) is being given in co-ordination with DG(Operation Logistic and Strategic movement) to units across services for faster mode of booking and movements. This would also reduce use of Warrant and Concession Vouchers and Advance for TA/DA.
Air Tickets may be booked through Defence Travel System/E-Ticketing System available on pcdatravel.gov.in through your unit login
All Officers who have booked their Air Ticket through e-Ticketing/Defence Travel System must submit their final settlement claim including Boarding Pass to PCDA(O) Pune within 30 days of return journey w.r.t. Air travel
Officers claiming rebate on Income Tax for HRA through rent receipts ( above Rs One Lakh per annum) are required to forward the Name and PAN of the Landlord immediately to this office for claiming rebate on the same.
Officers claiming interest on Home Loan has to provide the Name and PAN of the Lender immediately to this office for claiming rebate on the same
Submission of Aadhar No. is mandatory for notification of PPO. Please ensure submission of Aadhar No along with pension documents.
As per Dept.of Posts. Dte of PLI letter Dt.11-05-2016, percentage of Service Tax , Swachh Bharat Cess and Krishi Kalyan Cess wef 01-06-2016 are as follows: For the First Year : Service Tax 3.5%, Swach Bharat Cess - 0.12%, Krishi Kalyan Cess 0.12% ( Total - 3.74%) For Subsequent Years : Service Tax - 1.75% , Swachh Bharat Cess 0.06% , Krishi Kalyan Cess 0.06% (Total 1.87%)
Officers are requested not to respond / click the url / reply to email received in the name of PCDA(O) Pune with the following message "We are maintaining our Database please register or login our site and update your Details". The link "https://pcdaopune.gov.in" forwarded with the message diverts the user to a malicious page with fake domain-name. This is a phishing attempt. All users are, therefore requested not to open / click the link forwarded with the message. No such message has been forwarded by PCDA (O) Pune
All retiring officers to intimate IFSC code of Pension Payment Branches, for Implementation of e-PPOs at an earliest, for onward submission to PCDA (P)
Form 16 for the Assessment Year 2017-2018 has been uploaded.
Form 16 for Assessment Year 2017-18 , for Officers Retired From 1st Mar.2016 to 31st Mar.2017 has been uploaded and available in SpotLight Area under heading " Form 16 (For Officers Retired From 1st Mar.2016 to 31st Mar.2017)"
Form 16 for Assessment Year 2017-18, for Rank Pay cases has been uploaded and available in SpotLight Area under heading Form 16 for Rank Pay Cases- FY (2016-17)
With the issue of MoD ID No B/32006/Misc/AG/PS-2(a)/1269/2017-D(AG) dated 22/05/2017 , with effect from 01/05/2009, the minimum qualifying service for promotion to Substantive rank of Col has been revised to 15 Years for specialized cadres across the three services including AMC, ADC , RVC and MNS. All affected officers may publish Part II orders as per Documentation Procedure for Publication of Part II Order (Officers) 2014 for promotion to Substantive Col duly incorporating the certificate mentioned therein. Earlier Part II orders published for Substantive promotion after 20 years of Qualifying service, may be cancelled.
For all the units/formations connected to Army Data Network , it is informed that, manual transmission of DO Pt II i.e. forwarding of DO Part II as hard copies to PCDA(O), Pune will cease with effect from 31 March 2018. PCDA(O) Pune will not accept any hard copies of officers DO Pt II for those unit/formations connected to Army Data Network with effect from 31 March 2018. This message is issued in consultation with ADGPS, AGs Branch, IHQ of MOD(Army), New Delhi
Officers promoted to the rank of Major during the period 01-03-1999 to 28-02-2000 can now re-exercise their option on promotion to the rank of Lt.Col, from the next date of increment in the rank of Major. This option is to be exercised by 2nd Feb.2018.
Officers to ensure that Proof of Savings reach this office by 22nd Jan 2018. Proofs received after this date will not be considered for rebate on Income tax and will also not be reflected in Form 16.
As per revised orders notified in GoI MoD letter No 1(23)/2017/D(Pay/Services) dated 15-09-2015, Children Education Allowance / Hostel Subsidy is to be claimed every year after the completion of the financial year duly enclosing a certificate from the head of the institution. Format of the certificate to be enclosed with the claim for CEA/Hostel Subsidy is available in download.
Revised Statement of Account for Reemployed Officers alongwith Due Drawn statement has been uploaded.
Clarification regarding grant of Additional Increment on Pay "On Bunching of stages" has been sought for, by the CGDA office from MoD / D(Pay/Services). On receipt of orders from MoD / CGDA, action will be taken for implementing Bunching of stages in the revised pay structure.
Officer to enclose cancelled cheque / copy of blank chequ along with Appendix 'A' to AO 24/2005 while notifying change of Bankers. Previous bankers should be closed only after the credit of salary in new bankers.
Govt. Sanction for grant of Highly Active Field Area Allowance has been received for the period wef 01st Jan 2018 to 31st Dec.2018. Units/Formations are advised to publish Part II Orders of entitled officers.
DSOP Fund Annual Statement of Account for 2017-18 has been uploaded.
Form 16 for the Financial Year 2017-18( Assessment Year 2018-19) has been uploaded.
Clarification regarding Methodology on fixation of pay due to bunching of pay stages has been sought for , by the CGDA office from MoD/ D(Pay/Services). On receipt of the clarification, action will be taken for granting benefit of bunching in the revised pay structure.
Form 16 for Assessment Year 2018-19 , for Officers Retired From 1st Mar.2017 to 31st Mar.2018 has been uploaded and available in SpotLight Area under heading “Form 16 (For Officers Retired From 1st Mar.2017 to 31st Mar.2018)”
For any problem related to Login in the new Website, please contact the telephone numbers 020 - 2640 1143, 2640 1144, 2640 1167 and 2645 1476 on any working day and email us on mail id: generalquery-pcdaopune@nic.in with your cda account no and contact number.
Officers are requested not to open any file/email attachment received in the name of PCDA(O) Pune regarding Verification of PAN; from the email-id; contact@pcdaopunegov.in; . No Such message has been forwarded by PCDA(O) Pune
Move Sanction and movement orders are not to be forwarded to this office separately. These documents are to be attached along with the TA Requisitions and settlement claims only.
PCDA(O) is not forwarding any link to officers email ids or mobile nos. Please do not click unauthorised links.
Journey dates as shown while drawing TA/DA advance and submitting final claim have been found to be in variance of more than 15 days in many cases. In these cases, officers are advised to give proper reasoning certificate duly signed by the CO of the unit to avoid rejection of the claim or unlinking of outstanding TA/DA advances.
Counter signing authority is to mention name and personal number and appointment while signing documents which are to be sent to PCDA(O) office
All Officers are requested to provide Name of the officer, CDA A/C Number, Personal Number and Contact Number while reporting login issues
This office is not dealing with the claims on account of reimbursement for the cost of Briefcase.
All AAO BSOs are requested to forward IOR/Rent Bills/Change Statements through PROJECT BHAVAN as per the old procedure prescribed by HQrs office letter No. MECH/EDP/AAO BSO dated 23-03-2012
This office is not sending any e-mail to Army Officers who are not registered with NIC or Gov
All officeres are requested to intimate their Cell Phone Nos to Army Hqr for issuance of NIC email IDs
Officers are requested to send DSOP FW/TW claims by post / online link made available. Fax copies are not acceptable in audit.
Officers are requested to send TA/DA Requistions through website
All Officers are requested to registered with their salary bankers for SMS alerts to get timely intimation of credits