Family Pension admissible to NPS covered Central Government Employees – Clarification
Family Pension to the family of NPS covered Central Government Employees in the case of death of the employee concerned either attributable to Government Service or not attributable to Government Service
Government of IndiaMinistry of Finance, Department of ExpenditureCentral Pension Accounting OfficeTrikoot-ll, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066
Md Shahid Kamal Ansari, ICAS;
Assistant Controller of AccountsDated 11th Dec, 2017Office MemorandumSubject Clarification on family pension admissible to NPS employees on their death attributable to Govt. service- regarding.
Sir/ Madam,I am to enclose herewith the OM No. 1/5/2017-P&PW (F) dt. 12/09/2017 regarding Clarification on family pension admissible to NPS employees on their death attributable to Govt. service for Information and further necessary action please.
End: As aboveSd/-(Md. Shahid Kamal Ansari)(Asstt. Controller of Accounts)Ph. No.011- 26103074
All Pr CCAs/CCAs/CAs/AGs and Administrators of UTs (As per list)
No.1/5/2017-P&PW (F)Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and PensionsDepartment of Pension and Pensioners Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,Khan Market, New Delhi -110 003Dated the 12th September, 2017OFFICE MEMORANDUMSubject: Clarification on family pension admissible to NPS employees on their death attributable go Govt service – regardingThe undersigned is directed to refer to CPAO do letter No CPAO/NPS CRPF-BSF/2017-18/89 dated the 24th July 2017 on the above cited. subject As per this Department’s OM No 38/41/2006- P&PW(A) dated 5th May 2009, Government servants covered under National Pension System (NPS) on their death attributable lo Government service, are provisionally entitled for benefits under CCS(ECP)Rules 19392 The benefit of family pension under CCS( Penson) Rules a no CCS(EOP) Rules has been extended to the employees under NPS, vide OM dated 05.05.2009. On death of an NPS employee, the family is, however, not paid the benefit from NPS accumulations. The entitlements of the family on death of an NPS employee, are at par with the employee borne on a pensionable establishment, both under CCS(pension) Rules and CCS(EOP)Rules. Therefore, in case of death of an NPS employee, the family should be entitled to family pension under EOP Rules at the rate of 60% of the basic pay and not at the rate of 40% of base pay applicable on death of holder of a non-pensionable post.Sd/-(Sujasha Choudhury)DirectorTel: 24635979