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Date: Jul 18, 1988
Extension of provisions of New Family Pension Rules, 1964 to the widows of the Government employees who retired, or died before 1.3.1964 or opted for old Family Pension Rules.

GOVERNMENT OF RAJASTHAN FINANCE

GOVERNMENT OF RAJASTHAN
FINANCE (Gr.2) DEPARTMENT

No.F1(50)FD (Gr.2)/82


Date 18.07.1988

Sub :- Extension of provisions of New Family Pension Rules, 1964 to the widows of the Government employees who retired, or died before 1.3.1964 or opted for old Family Pension Rules.

The question of extending the provisions of New Family Pension Rules, 1964 contained in Chapter xxiii-A of the Rajasthan Service Rules to the widows of Government Servants on pensionable establishment who retired prior to 1.3.1964 and were in receipt of pension on the date of death or died while in service before 1.3.1964 and opted for the family pension benefits as admissible under Chapter xxiii of Rajasthan Service Rules was under consideration for some time past. The matter has been considered and the Governor has been pleased to order that:-

(a) the benefit of New Family Pension Rules contained in Chapter XXIII-A of the Rajasthan Service Rules may be extended to the widows/ widowers (widow/widower at the time of retirement/death of the Government servant) of the above mentioned deceased pensioners/ Government employees with effect from 1.4.1988.

(b) the amount of Family Pension in the cases of Government servants who retired or died before 1.3.1964 shall be computed on the basis of emoluments last drawn by the respective Government servants at the rates in force as on 1.3.1964. However, in thet cases of Govt. servants who opted for family pension benefits as admissible under Chapter XXIII of Rajasthan Service Rules, the amount of family pension shall be computed on the basis of emoluments last drawn by the respective Government servants at the rates in force on the date of retirement/death while in service. Emoluments shall be worked out as per definition of emoluments in force at the time of retirement/death of the Government servant:

(c) in addition to the family pension admissible under clause (b) above, increase in pension at the rates in force as on 1.1.1986 with reference to the period of retirement shall also be admissible:

(d) if the total amount of family pension computed in terms of clause (b) above and increase in pension payable as per clause (c) above falls short of Rs. 300/- P.M. the amount of family pension (inclusive of increase in pension) shall be raised to Rs. 300/- i.e. minimum family pension.

(e) Dearness Relief as may be admissible from time to time on pension/family pension shall be admissible on this family pension also. For the purpose of granting dearness relief the family pension shall mean family pension admissible in terms of clause (b) above plus increase in pension admissible in terms of clause (c) above or minimum family pension as per clause (d) above, whichever is more :

(f) the family pension inclusive of increase in pension if admissible in terms to clause (c) above or minimum family pension as per clause(d) above shall be known as Consolidated Family Pension and the consolidated family pension shall be indicated in the Pension Payment Order

(g) the arrears of family pension may be granted with effect from 1.4.199 or from a subsequent date the widow/widower of the pensioner became/becomes eligible for family pension, whichever is later. Life-time arrears of family pension, would also be payable in respect of widows/widowers of the deceased Government servants/pensioners who were above on 1.4.1988 and who died subsequent to this date for the period from 1.4.1988 to the date of death :

(h) the orders for grant of ex-gratia family pension to the widow of the deceased Government servants who retired prior to 1.3.1964 and died 5 years after the date of retirement as contained in Finance Department order No. F1(50) FD (gr.2)/82 dt.31.12.1982 and memo of even number dated 9.6.1983, shall be deemed to have been withdrawn with effect from 1.4.1988 The payment of ex-gratia family pension if made for any period subsequent to 1.4.1988 shall be recovered by adjustment against the amount of arrear/becoming due as a result of issue of this order.

2 The widow/widower of the Govt. servant/pensioner shall apply for grant of family pension to the Heads of Department/Office from which the Government servant retired. In case a Department has been abolished or merged with another Department, the application for grant of family pension would be made in the office in which the parent department of the retired Government servant has been merged or the office which is keeping the records of the abolished office, The application for family pension should be made in the attached from. The Head of Office/Department would verify the particulars and send the application together with its enclosures to the Director, Pension for authorisation of the family pension/revised family pension. In case where family pension or ex-gratia family pension is being paid at present as per existing /rules/orders, the Director, pension shall call for the Treasury half of PPO from the Treasury (through treasury where payment being made by any bank) and on authorising family pension in items of this order shall cancel the existing authorisations.

3. The applicant will have to satisfy the Head of Office/Department that she/he is widow/widower of the Government servant concerned and establish identity by production of relevant documents viz., the Pension Payment Order of the late Government servant, wherever is possible. The family pension/revised family pension would be authorised for payment by the Director Pensions on receipt of papers from the Head of Office/Department from which the Government servant retired.

By order of the Governor,

Sd/---

(Shiv Nath Singh)
Dy. Secy. to the Government.



FORM OF APPLICATION

(Head of Office from where
The State Government employee retired

Sub :- Application for the grant of Family Pension to the widow/widower of the Government employees who retired or died before 1.3.1964 or were in service on 1.3.1964 and opted for Old Family Pension Rules.

Sir,

I hereby apply for grant of family pension to me in terms of the Finance Department Order No. F.1(50)FD(Gr.2)/02 dt.1.7.1988/F.1(47)FD(Gr.2)88-II dated 2.12.1989

Requisite particulars are given below :

1

Name of the applicant with Name of the deceased spouse.

:

2

Full address of the applicant

:

3

Name of the deceased Government servant/pensioner

:

4

Date of death of the Government servant/pensioner Documentary evidence to be attached)

:

5

Office/Department in which the deceased Government Servant/pensioner/served last and the post held by him.

:

6

Date of retirement

:

7

Last emoluments

:

8

PPO.No. and GPO No. if any of the deceased Government servant or the applicant.

:

9

Name of the Authority who issued PPO

:

10

Please attach

(i)

Pensioner's half of PPO if family pension or ex-gratia family pension is being paid at present.

:

Note: The Treasury half of PPO shall be called for by the Director, Pension in such cases on receipt of application form in his office.

:

(ii)

Two specimen signatures of the applicant, duly attested (to be furnished in two separate sheets.

:

(iii)

Two copies of passport size photograph of the applicant, duly attested.

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(iv)

Two slips each bearing left hand thumb and finger impression of the applicant, duly attested.

:

(v)

Descriptive Roll of the applicant duly attested, indicating (a) height and (b) personal marks. if any, on the head, fact etc, (Specify a few conspicuous marks, not less than two, if possible)

:

11

Signature or left had thumb impression of the application (duly attested).

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12

Attested by

:

Name

Full Address

Signature

1

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Witness:

1

2

 

 

14

Name of the Treasury through which the family pension is to be drawn.

 

 

15. List of documents/evidence attested

(i) Death certificate of Govt. Servant

(ii) PPO of Government Servant.

(iii) Any other document indicating that the applicant is genuine claimant.

Yours faithfully,

Signature
(Name & Complete Postal Address)


V E R I F I C A T I O N

Certified that the applicant is widow/widower of the deceased Government Servant/Pensioner mentioned in the application form is forwarded to the Director, Pension Department, Rajasthan, Jaipur for grant of Family Pension as per rules.

Signature of the head of Office

(Seal)



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