GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS DEPARTMENT OF PENSION & PENSIONERS WELFARE LOK NAY AKBHAVAN, KHANMARKET, NEW DELHI, vide No. 4112112000-P&PW-(D) dated 26th October, 2016 on the subject ´ Issue of/Pensioners’ Identity Card to pensioners –reg “ have issued OFFICE MEMORANDUM.
Extracts reads ‘The matter has been reconsidered in consultation with the Ministry of Home Affairs keeping in view the provisions of State Emblem of India (Regulation of Use) Rule, 2007. Ministry of Home Affairs have indicated that they have no objection to the issue of Identity Card to retired Government personnel/pensioners with State emblem. The instructions/clarifications issued by this Department’s OM in this regard stand modified to this extent.”
It further reads “This provision will not be applicable in respect of the pensioners retired from the Autonomous Bodies, etc. Such autonomous bodies can, however, use their own logo on the Identity Cards, in accordance with the relevant instructions.”