Enhanced Family Pension – Time Limit prescribed by Department of Pension
Enhanced family Pension (50% of pay last drawn by employee) is payable for 7 years or till the deceased retired Employee would have attained the age of 67 years
CPAO/IT & Tech/clarification/13(vol-III)/2018-19/32
Subject – Date up to which enhanced family pension payable.
Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare has clarified vide its ID No.1/1(5)2018-P&PW (E) 32206 dated-12.04.2018 that family pension at enhanced rates will be payable for 7 years or till the deceased retired government servant would have attained the age of 67 years had he survived, whichever is less, irrespective of type of retirement, date of retirement and age of superannuation applicable in the case of retired Govt. servant. This would equally apply in all Central Civil Govt. Departments/ Offices including Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and Medical Officers.
This issues with the approval of Chief Controller (Pensions).
(Md. Shahid Kamal Ansari)
(Asstt. Controller of Accounts)