As per information furnished by Central Pension Accounting Office, Controller General of Defence Accounts, Department of Post, Department of Telecommunications & Ministry of Railways, total number of Central Government Pensioners and total expenditure incurred during the financial year 2021-22 is as follows: –
|Sr. No.||Department||Total No. Of Pensioners and Family Pensioners||Expenditure
|2.||Defence Pensioners||36,03,609 (including Armed Forces Pensioners, Civilian & Defence Civilian)||1,21,983.9|
This was stated by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.