Important Rules related to Family Pension – Rule 56 to 60
“75 important rules related to Family pension” with a view to creating awareness among elderly pensioners.
56. What action is required to be taken by the spouse for claiming family pension on death of a pensioner, if he/she did not have a joint account with the pensioner?
The spouse should submit a claim in Form 14 along with the death certificate in respect of the deceased pensioner to the Pension Disbursing Authority/Bank for claiming family pension.
57. What action is required to be taken by the family member for claiming family pension on death of a pensioner, if the name of family pensioner is not included in the PPO?
In such cases, the eligible family member should submit the claim for family pension in Form 14 along with the Death certificate to the Head of Office of the department/organisation where the pensioner last served.
58. Can a member of the family be co-authorised for family pension in the PPO during lifetime of a pensioner / spouse?
Yes, family pension in certain cases may be co-authorised to a disabled child / dependent parents / disabled siblings if there is no other family member eligible for family pension in-between.
59. Is a family pension admissible to the family on death of a Government servant after his dismissal / removal from service?
Family pension is not admissible to the family if a compassionate allowance was not sanctioned to the Government servant on his dismissal / removal from service. If, however a compassionate allowance was sanctioned to the Government servant o his dismissal / removal from service on his/her death, family pension shall also be payable to the family.
60. Is a dependent child suffering from “Schizophrenia” eligible for family pension ?
Once the medical certificate is issued in prescribed format to the child suffering from any disability of mind/mental illness including schizophrenia would be eligible for the Family Pension subject to fulfilment of the conditions laid down in Rule 54(6). The Schizophrenia is covered under the term ” Mental illness” in the disabilities mentioned in Clause 3 of the Schedule of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 and the disability certificate for mental illness can be obtained in Form-VII at S.No 13 under rule 18(1) of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017.
|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|
|10||Rule 46 to 50|
|11||Rule 51 to 55|
|12||Rule 55 to 60|
|13||Rule 61 to 65|