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Calculation of Family Pension


W.e.f. 1.1.2006 the Normal rate of Family Pension shall be calculated at a uniform rate of 30% of basic pay drawn on the date of death or retirement as the case may be, in all cases and shall be subject to minimum of Rs.3500/- p.m. and maximum of 30% of the highest pay in the govt. (the highest pay in the Govt. in Rs.90,000/-).

Definition of Basic Pay : Basic pay includes stagnation increment and non-practicing allowance if any, drawn on the date of retirement or death.

Date of commencement of Family Pension: The Family Pension is payable from the date following the date of death of the Govt. servant.

Enhanced rate of Family Pension


If the individual dies after having rendered not less than 7 years continuous service his/her family will be entitled to the Enhanced rates of Family Pension as under:
Conditions Minimum continuous Service required for Grant of family pension at Enhanced Rate Death while in service Death after retirement Max. period for which admissible
If not governed Under WorkmensCompens-ation Act 1923 (WCA) 7 years 50 % of the pay last drawn or twice of the F.P at the Normal Rate whichever is less 50% of the pay last drawn or twice of F.P at the Normal rate or the pension granted to the employee at the time of his retirement from service whichever is less 7 years from the date following the date of death or for a period upto which the deceased Govt. servant would have attained the age of 67 years had he survived whichever is earlier and thereafter at the Normal rate
If governed under W.C.A 1923 7 years 50% of the last pay drawn or 1.5 times of the Family Pen-sion at the Normal rate whichever is less. 50 % of last pay or 1.5 times of F.P at the Normal rate or pension granted to employee at the time of retirement whichever is less -do-

Minimum/Maximum Limit


The minimum and maximum amount of family pension as fixed by the Govt. from time to time is as under:

Minimum Family Pension

Amount Date of commence-ment Rules under which granted Remarks
Rs.25/- p.m. 01.01.1964 Family Pension Scheme-64 No AHI is admissible
Rs.40/- p.m. 01.03.1970 Liberalised Pension Rules (LPR)-50;

Family Pension Scheme-64;

CCS (EOP) Rules

  1. Including temporary increase and ad-hoc increase
  2. Existing Family Pension should be revised to Rs. 40/- p.m. if the same together with AHI/TI where applicable falls short of Rs. 40 p.m.
Rs.60/- p.m. 01.01.1973 Family Pension Scheme-64 In respect of deaths occurring on or after 1.1.1973
Rs.140/-p.m. 01.04.1982 LPR-50,

Family Pension Scheme-64,

CCS (EOP) Rules
If Family Pension plus relief falls short of Rs. 140/- the same should be stepped upto Rs. 140/- p.m.
Rs.150/- p.m. 01.04.1983 LPR-50 ;

Family Pension Scheme- 64 ,

CCS (EOP) Rules
If Family Pension plus relief falls short of Rs. 150/- the same should be stepped upto Rs. 150/- p.m.
Rs.375/- p.m. 01.01.1986 LPR-50

Family Pension Scheme-64

CCS (EOP) Rules
Applicable in cases of deaths on or after 1.1.1986
Rs.1275/- p.m. 01.01.1996 LPR-50

Family Pension Scheme-64,

CCS (EOP) Rules
Applicable in cases of death on or after 1.1.1996
Rs. 3500/-p.m 01.01.2006 Family Pension Scheme-64 Applicable in cases of death on or after 01.01.2006

Maximum Family Pension

Deaths occurring on or after Amount of family pension should not exceed the following limit
1.1.1964 Rs.150/- p.m.
1.1.1973 Rs. 250/-p.m.
1.1.1986 Rs. 1250/- p.m.
1.1.1996 Rs. 9000/- p.m.
1.1.2006 Rs. 27000/-p.m.
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