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Compassionate Allowance


A Govt. servant who is relieved from service on dismissal or removal shall forfeit his pension and gratuity provided that the authority competent to dismiss or remove him from service may, if the case is deserving of special consideration, sanction compassionate allowance not exceeding two thirds of pension or gratuity or both which would have been admissible to him if he had retired on compensation pension. Compassionate allowance so granted shall not be less than Rs. 3500/- p.m.

Sample calculation: Compassionate Allowance


Post

Class-III

Date of Birth

15.07.1962

Date of Appointment

07.08.1983

Date of compulsory retirement as a measure of penalty

15.08.2008 (FN)

Qualifying Service

25 Years & 7 Days

Details of Pay Drawn during the last ten months period preceding the Date of Dismissal and Average Emoluments:

From
To
Period
Pay
Total
16.10.2007 31.10.2007 16 Days 13500 7200
01.11.2007 31.07.1998 9 Months 13500 121455
01.08.1998 14.08.1998 14 Days 13780 6430.66
  Total 10 Months   135085.66

Average Emoluments 135085.66/10
13508.56
Pension 50% of Emoluments or average emoluments which ever is beneficial.
50% of 13780
  6890/-
 

Relevant orders : Compassionate allowance should not exceed two- third of pension admissible on retirement on compensation pension. The compensation pension in this case works out to Rs. 6890/-. Accordingly, the compassionate allowance will be Rs. 6890X2/3 = Rs.4594/-

Compassionate allowance @ Rs. 4594/- per month w.e.f. 15.08.2010 for life.

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