Under the Scheme of 1964, Family Pension is granted to the family (defined in Rule 143 (i) & (ii) of AS (P) Rules 1969) of the Govt. Servant who dies while in service or after retirement. In case of in service death, one year continuous service of the deceased Govt. servant is required for granting Family Pension.
a) Husband/widow as the case may be
b) Minor Son until he attains age of 18 years
c) Unmarried daughters until she attains age of 21 years or marriage whichever is earlier.
d) Children include those children who are adopted legally before retirement.
g) Eldest surviving brother upto the age of 18 years
h) Eldest surviving sister upto the age 21 or marriage whichever is earlier
No family pension shall be payable under this Rule:-
Enhance Rate: - 50% of last basic pay drawn on the day of death or twice the normal rate.
Normal Rate:-30% of last basic pay.
Admissibility of Enhance Rate: - One must rendered at least 7years continuous service on the date of death. Enhance Rate is admissible for 7 years or till attaining the age of 65 years had the deceased Govt. servant remained alive, whichever period is shorter.(This was in force prior to ROP 2017)
Admissibility of Normal Rate:- The rate is admissible to the deceased Govt. servant rendering less than 7 years of service after completion of one year continuous service and after expiry of the period enhance rate.
2) Minor sons(below 18 years),unmarried daughter(below 21 years)
3) In absence of any one under 2 above dependent parents
4) In absence of any one under 3 above dependent brother below 18years and unmarried sister below 21 years.
1. For granting Special family Pension, Sanction is must.
2. Administrative Department is the competent authority to accord sanction, but prior approval of the Finance (APF) Department shall be taken.
Rate of Special Family Pension:--Monthly salary plus all other allowances as were admissible to the deceased Govt. Servant at the time of death. This shall be allowed to be drawn till the date on which the deceased Govt. servant would have superannuated had he been alive. From the date of superannuation the family pension will be admissible at the rate which it would have been normally admissible under rules. For granting Special Family Pension order of the concerned department made after consultation of the Finance department shall be required.
The following documents should invariably accompany the pension claim:
|i. Pension Application (Mentioning the name of the pensioner & spouse)|
|ii. Service Book|
|iii. Last Pay Certificate||one copy|
|iv. Sanction copy- Prov. Family Pension & DCRG||one copy|
|v. Nomination for Death-cum-Retirement Gratuity||one copy|
|vi. Descriptive roll||2 copies|
|vii. Details of the members of Government employees||one copy|
|viii. Form No. 3(revised)||one copy|
|ix. Form No. 10(revised)||one copy|
|x. Form No. 19/20(New)||one copy|
|xi. Form No.21(New)||one copy|
|xii. Attested Single Photograph(Mentioning the name on the revirse)||3 copies.|
|xiii. Slip containing specimen signature /Thumb impression of the spouse||2 copies|
|xiv. Death Certificate||one copy|
|xv. Succession Certificate/Next to kin certificate Issued by appropriate authority||one copy|
|Forms for family pension.pdf||264.38 KB|
|special family pension.pdf||36.54 KB|