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GOVERNMENT OF RAJASTHAN
Jaipur, dated 4 SEP 2012.
Sub. : – Amendment in the Rajasthan Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1996.
In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution of India, the Governor of Rajasthan hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Rajasthan Civil Services (Pension) Rules. 1996 namely: –
1. These rules may be called the Rajasthan Civil Services (Pension) (Amendment) Rules. 2012.
2. These rules shall come into force with immediate effect.
3. In the aforesaid rules – existing Rule 67 shall be substituted by the following namely:-
“67. Condition of Grant
The family pension shall be admissible to :-
(a) a widow/widower, up to the date of death or remarriage, whichever is earlier;
(b) unmarried son till he attains the age of twenty five years or on earning a monthly income exceeding ` 6000/- per month whichever is earlier.
(C) unmarried daughter up to the date of her marriage or on earning a monthly income exceeding Rs.6000/- per month whichever is earlier.
(d) widowed/divorced daughter of any age upto the date of remarriage or till the date she starts earning a monthly income exceeding ` 6000/- per month or upto the date of death whichever is earlier.
(e) parents who were wholly dependent upon the Government servant when he/she was alive provided the deceased employee had left behind neither a widow nor a child and the income of parent is not more than ` 6000/-.”
Provided that if the son or daughter of any age of a Government servant / pensioner is suffering from any disorder or disability of mind or is physically crippled or disabled or blind or deaf and dumb so as to render him or her unable to earn a living, the family pension shall be payable to such son or daughter for life, subject to the following conditions, namely:-
(i) If there are more than one such children suffering from disorder or disability of mind or who are physically crippled or disabled or blind or deaf and dumb, the family pension shall be paid in the order of their birth and the younger of them will get the family pension only after the elder next above him/her ceases to be eligible:
(ii) before allowing the family pension for life to any such son or daughter, the sanctioning authority shall satisfy that the handicap is of such a nature so as to prevent him or her from earning livelihood evidenced by a certificate obtained from a medical officer not below the rank of Chief Medical & Health Officer/Medical Jurist setting out, as far as possible, the exact mental or physical incapacity; and
(iii) the person receiving the family pension as natural/legal guardian of such son or daughter or such son or daughter not receiving the family pension through the guardian, shall produce every three years a certificate from a medical officer not below the rank of Chief Medical & Health Officer/Medical Jurist to the effect that he or she continues to suffer from disorder or disability of mind or continues to be physically crippled or disabled or blind or deaf and dumb.
(1) A son/daughter shall become ineligible for family pension from the date he/she gets married or on earning a monthly income exceeding ` 6000/- per month. He/she will be required to produce six monthly a certificate regarding marital status and an annual certificate regarding monthly income.
(2) In such a case, it shall be the duty of the natural/legal guardian or daughter, to furnish a certificate to the Treasury or Bank, as the case may be, every year that she has not yet married.
(3) Family pension to an eligible Government servant/pensioner is payable in addition to his/her pay or pension, in cases where both husband and wife are Government servants.
(4) In cases where as per existing provisions payment of family pension has been discontinued and as per aforesaid revised provisions family pension becomes payable, it will be payable from the date of issue of this notification.”
By Order of the Governor,
Secretary to the Government,