Important Rules related to Family Pension – Rule 36 to 40
“75 important rules related to Family pension” with a view to creating awareness among elderly pensioners.
36. When was the order was issued for extending family pension to unmarried daughter beyond the age of 25yrs?
Family pension to unmarried daughter was extended beyond the age of 25 yrs vide OM No 1/19/03-P&PW (E) dated 6th September, 2007 subject to fulfilment of other eligibility conditions. In cases where a Government servant/pensioner had expired prior to the issue of above order, the widowed /divorced/unmarried daughter of a Government servant / Pensioner will be eligible for family pension with effect from the date of issue of respective orders irrespective of the date of death of the Government servant/ pensioner.
Financial benefits in such cases will accrue from the date of issue of respective orders.
37.when does a daughter above the age of 25 years become eligible for family pension?
The family pension becomes payable to an unmarried/widowed/divorced daughters above the age of 25, (i) after all other children have either attained the 25 years of age or have married or started earning their livelihood, whichever is earlier and (ii) there is no eligible disabled child to receive family pension. The widowed/divorced/unmarried daughter above the age of 25 years will be eligible for family pension only after the death or ineligibility of the disabled child, if any.
38. Is there any time limit for claiming family pension by unmarried daughter?
There is no time-bar for claiming/granting family pension. The family pension to unmarried daughter is payable until she gets married (in case of widow / divorce daughter until she gets remarried) or until she starts earning her livelihood, whichever is earlier.
39. Is a widowed /divorced daughter eligible for family pension if her husband died or the divorce took place after the death of her both parents?
Family pension to a widowed /divorced daughter is payable only if her husband died or the divorce took place during the life time of at least one of the parents. However, in the case of dependent divorced daughter, family pension is payable to her if 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, family pension will commence from the date of divorce only.
40. Is, a child eligible for family pension in respect of both parents, if they both were Government servants?
In case both wife and husband are Government servants and one of them dies while in service or after retirement, the family pension in respect of the deceased shall become payable to the surviving husband or wife and in event of the death of the husband or wife, the surviving child or children shall be granted the two family pensions in respect of the deceased parent.
|S. No||Family Pension Rules|
|1||Rule 1 to 5|
|2||Rule 6 to 10|
|3||Rule 11 to 15|
|4||Rule 16 to 20|
|5||Rule 21 to 25|
|6||Rule 26 to 30|
|7||Rule 31 to 35|
|8||Rule 36 to 40|
|9||Rule 41 to 45|