Eligibility For Disabled Child
If the son or daughter of a Government servant is suffering from any Physical disability or disorder of mind or mental retardation so as to render him/her unable to earn a living even after attaining the age of twenty five years, the family pension shall be payable to such son or daughter for life.
If such son or daughter is one among two or more children of the Government servant, the family pension shall be initially payable to the children below the age of twenty five years in the order of their birth until the youngest child attains the age of twenty-five years and thereafter the family pension shall be resumed in favour of the son or daughter suffering from physical disability or disorder of mind or mental retardation.
PPO can be co-authorised with disabled child or disabled child or disabled sibling if there is no other prior claimant for family pension
Non intimation of any such disability does not make a child ineligible for family pension. A disability certificate issued after the death of the employee / pensioner or his / her spouse for a disability which existed before their death may be accepted by the Appointing Authority.
The family pension shall be paid to such son or daughter through the Guardian, if he or she is a minor.
In the absence of a nomination by the pensioner Guardianship Certificate issued by the Local Level Committee constituted under the provisions of the National Trust Act, 1999, for the purpose of grant of family pension in respect of child suffering from mental illness, autism, cerebralpalsy, mental retardation or multiple disability etc will be accepted.
It shall be the duty of the Guardian or son or daughter to furnish a certificate to the Treasury / Bank, as the case may be, every year to the effect that :-
1) he / she has not started earning, his / her livelihood;
2) not yet married
In case of disability, child or the guardian is required to produce the certificate every five years to the effect that he / she continues to suffer from the disability or disorder of mind or continues to be physically crippled or disabled.
Eligibility of Disabled Siblings
Disabled siblings may be eligible for family pension if they are wholly dependent upon the government servant immediately before his / her death and deceased government servant is not survived by widow or eligible children or parents.