Family Pension will be payable to parents, if they are dependent upon the deceased government servant
Family Pension Series
Judicially Separated Spouse
After the child or children case to be eligible for family pension under this rule, such family pension shall become payable to the surviving judicially separated spouse of the deceased Government servant till his or her death or remarriage, whichever is earlier.
Eligibility of Parents
Family Pension is payable if the parents were wholly dependent on the Government servant and the deceased Government servant is not survived by a widow or an eligible child.
The family pension, wherever admissible to parents, will be payable to mother of the deceased Government servant failing which to the father.
The family pension to the parents will be payable for life.
The names of dependent parents may be added to the PPO issued to the retiring Government servant, if there is no other eligible prior claimant for family pension other than the spouse.
— D/o Pension & Pensioners' Welfare , GoI (@DOPPW_India) August 6, 2020