The Cabinet has decided to increase the Fixed Medical Allowance from Rs. 500 to Rs. 1,000 per month to the central government pensioners. The demand of AIBDPA. NCCPA and Confederation was Rs. 2,000. The decision is given below:
“10. Recommendations in respect of some important allowances paid to Pensioners
Rate of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) for Pensioners has been increased from ₹500 per month to ₹1000 per month. This will benefit more than 5 lakh central government pensioners not availing CGHS facilities.