Eligibility of Divorced /Widow / Unmarried Daughter
The family pension is payable to the unmarried / widowed / divorced daughter until she gets married or remarried or until she starts earning her livelihood, whichever is earlier.
The family pension is payable to unmarried / widowed / divorced daughter above the age of 25, after all unmarried children have attained the 25 years of age or have started earning their livelihood, whichever is earlier.
If the deceased government servant / pensioner has survived by any disabled child, the widow / divorced / unmarried daughter will be eligible to receive family pension only after the turn of disabled child.
Divorced daughter is eligible for family pension where the divorce proceedings had been filed in a competent Court during the lifetime of the employee/pensioner or his/her spouse but divorce took place after their death. In such cases, the family pension will commence from the date of divorce.