7th Pay Commission: Family pension can be available up to Rs 1.25 lakh, Know details, Family pension can be available up to Rs 1.25 lakh, know details
Increase in the limit of family pension
- The upper limit of family pension was Rs 45,000.
- Family pension has been increased to Rs 1,25,000 per month.
- Children of deceased spouse employees are eligible for two family pensions.
A Central Government employee and his children covered under the Central Civil Services (CCS-Pension) Rules, 1972 can receive two family pensions. The maximum pension amount can be Rs 1.25 lakh. However, there are some rules for this under which this pension can be given. In February 2021, the upper limit of family pension was increased from Rs 45,000 to Rs 1,25,000 per month. Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said that in a far-reaching reform in respect of family pension, the upper limit has been increased from Rs 45,000 to Rs 1.25 lakh per month.
two and a half times more than the previous limit
He said that this step will make living easier for the family members of the deceased employees and provide them adequate financial security. The Minister said that the Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare (DoPPW) has issued a clarification on the amount admissible if one is eligible to receive two family pensions after the death of their parents. Dr Jitendra Singh said that the amount of both the family pensions would now be capped at Rs 1,25,000 per month, which is two and a half times more than the earlier limit.
family pension rules
As per sub-rule (11) of rule 54 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972, if both the wife and the husband are Government servants and under the provisions of that rule, their children shall be entitled to two family pensions in lieu of the deceased parents. are eligible for. After the implementation of 7th CPC Recommendations, the highest salary has been revised to Rs. 2,50,000 per month, hence the amount prescribed in Rule 54(11) of CCS Pension Rules has also been revised to Rs. 1,25,000 per month. Is. 50% of Rs. 2,50,000 and Rs. 75000 per month is 30% of Rs. 2,50,000.
Earlier the total amount of two family pensions in such cases should not exceed Rs.45,000 per month and Rs.27,000 per month, which were fixed at the rate of 50% and 30% respectively, taking into account the highest salary. 90,000 maximum as per the recommendations of 6th CPC.
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