No.29/4/91-P&PW (F)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

Department of Pension & Pensionersí Welfare

 

New Delhi, dated the 13-1-1993

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

 

Subject: - †††† Settlement of pensionary entitlement in respect of Central Government employees absorbed in Central Public Sector Undertakings / Autonomous Bodies in individual basis Ė Entitlement of family pension

 

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Departmentís Office Memorandum No. 1/18/86-P&PW (D) dated 22nd January, 1990, on the above mentioned subject and to say that suggestions have been received that family pension entitlement in such cases should be intimated to the employees at the time of their going on permanent absorption to Public Sector Undertakings / Autonomous Bodies and that for this purpose some formal document should be supplied to them so that in the event of their becoming eligible for family pension benefits under the Central Government rules on fulfillment of the conditions prescribed in the above mentioned Office memorandum, the same can be relied upon by the members of the family as and when the contingency for commencement of family pension arises in future.

 

2.†††††††† The matter has been examined carefully and it has been decided to prescribe the following procedure for this purpose: -

 

†††††† In accordance with this Departmentís Office memorandum No. 38/24/91-P&PW (F) dated 22nd November, 1991, every retiring employee is required to be supplied with a pension calculation sheet inter alia indicating the amount of pension, gratuity and family pension.It has been decided that the entitlement of family pension in the case of employees going on permanent absorption in PSU / Autonomous Bodies should also be indicated in the said calculation sheet with an explanation that the benefit of family pension will be admissible in such case subject to

 

(a)   The employee seeking permanent absorption is not entitled to family pension benefit from the Public Sector Undertakings / Autonomous Bodies or under the Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provision Act.

 

(b)   Where the employee concerned is governed by the Family Pension Scheme under the Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, he opts to be governed by the Family Pension Scheme of the Central Government after obtaining exemption from the provision of Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act from the Regional Provident Fund Commissioner concerned.

 

For this purpose the format of the calculation sheet has been further amplified.A revised format is enclosed.(Annexure)This calculation sheet should be got printed on fairly heavy paper to ensure its durability and entries therein should as far as possible be typed.In the event of the absorbees becoming eligible for the benefit of family pension under the Central Government rules, the pension calculation sheet can be relied upon by the members of the family for claiming family pension as and when the contingency for the same arises in future.

 

3.†††††††† Ministry of Agriculture etc. are requested kindly to being these revised instructions to the notice of all Heads of Offices / Pay and Accounts Offices under their administrative control.It is also requested that the pension calculation sheets may be supplied in all past cases of absorption in PSU / Autonomous Bodies (confined to details regarding entitlement to family pension) where the family pension has not so far already commenced.

 

4.†††††††† In their application to the persons serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department, these orders issue in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

 

Sd/-†††††

(Kashmiri Lal)

Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

 

 

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