Limit for payment of Death Gratuity to Minor in case of absence of natural Guardian – Death gratuity in respect of a minor to the extent of 20% or Rs.1.50 lakh, whichever is less allowed without production of guardianship certificate
RBE No. 077/2015
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
New Delhi. Dated: 29 .01 .2015.
All Indian RailwaysIProduction Units/DSO.
(As per mailing list)
Subject: Payment of Death Gratuity to a minor-regarding.
A copy ‘ of the Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare (DOP&PW)’s OM No.7/3/2013-P&W(F) dated 02/12/2014 on the above subject is enclosed for information and compliance. These instructions shall apply mutatis mutandis on the Railways also.
2. The instruction enhancing the ceiling limit of gratuity from Rs. 5000/- to Rs.10,000/- in such cases was issued vide Board’s letter No. F(E)III/88/PN1/42 dated 20.10.1989.
3. Please acknowledge receipt.
D.A.: As above
Deputy Director Finance (Estt.)III,