No. 45/1/2001-P&PW(E)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions

Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare

 

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan

Khan Market, New Delhi 110003

Dated 30th June, 2005

 

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

 

Subject: Ceiling on two family pensions admissible to child/ children of deceased Government servants under Rule 54 (11) of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.

 

The undersigned is directed to say that consequent upon the revision of the rates and minimum and maximum limits of the family pension following the implementation of the recommendations of the Fifth Central Pay Commission, the question of revision of the maximum of ceilings on two family pensions admissible under sub- rule (11) of Rule 54 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 to child/ children, where both of his/ their deceased parents were Government servants and governed by the said rules, has been under consideration in this Department.

 

2. After careful consideration the Government has decided to revise the existing limits on two family pensions as follows:-

 

(i)                 The existing maximum limit of Rs. 2500 (Rupees two thousand five hundred) per month laid down in sub- rule 11(a) (i) revised upwards to Rs. 1500 (Rupees fifteen thousand) per month.

 

(ii)              The existing maximum limit of Rs. 2500 (Rupees two thousand five hundred) per month laid down in sub- rule 11(a) (ii) revised upwards to Rs. 1500 (Rupees fifteen thousand) per month.

 

(iii)            The existing maximum limit of Rs. 1250 (Rupees one thousand two hundred and fifty) per month laid down in sub- rule 11(b) revised upwards to Rs. 9000 (Rupees nine thousand) per month.

 

3. These orders shall be deemed to have taken effect from the 1st January, 1996. The relevant rules under the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 are being amended suitably.

 

4. These orders do not apply to Railway employees, persons paid from Defence Services estimates and members of the All India Services, Separate orders in their respect would be issued by the respective Ministries/ Departments.

 

5. In their application to the families of pensioners who retired/ retire from Indian Audit and Accounts Departments these orders have been issued after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

 

6. These orders issue with the concurrence of the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their U.O. No. 810/EV/2003 dated 17.10.2003.

 

 

 

Sd/

(M.P. Singh)

Director

 

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