Family Pension will be payable at enhanced rate.
Government of India
Department of Pension and pensioners’ welfare
Family Pension Series
AMOUNT OF FAMILY PENSION
• If an employee dies in harness within seven years of joining service, his family shall be paid family pension at enhanced rate of 50% of last pay, for first 10 years. This amended rule will be effective from 1st October, 2019. Families of employees who died before completing service of 7 years within 10 years before 1st October, 2019 will also be eligible for family pension at enhanced rate.
• On death of pensioner/ family pensioner enhanced rate of family pension i.e. 50% will be paid for a period of 7 years from the day following the date of death or up to the date on which pensioner would have attained the age of 67 years, whichever is earlier. After that family pension will be paid at the rate of 30% of the last pay.
— D/o Pension & Pensioners' Welfare , GoI (@DOPPW_India) August 19, 2020
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