The Cabinet has decided to increase the Fixed Medical Allowance from Rs. 500 to Rs. 1,000 per month. The demand of AIBDPA 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.
i. The rate of Constant Attendance Allowance granted on 100% disablement has been increased from ₹4500 per month to ₹6750 per month.”