Amendment to Pension Rules-benefits to pensioners
The Department of Pensions and Pensioners’ Welfare, New Delhi, has notified the various amendments to CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.
The proposed amendments to the rules bring changes to the quantum of minimum pension, method of calculation of “emoluments”, sanction of additional pension to pensioners crossing the age of 85 years onwards, admissibility of family pension to the family members of deceased pensioners in various categories including childless widow after remarriage, unmarried/widowed/divorced daughter, unmarried son, mentally disordered/disabled family members, etc.
These amendments would bring in welcome improvement to the benefits available to pensioners.
For complete details of amendments, download Notification dated 08.06.2011.