The Union Minister has increased the limit of Family Pensions from Rs. 45 thousand to Rs. 1.25 lakh per month.
Family pension latest update: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said that under a significant reform, the limit of family pension payment has been increased from Rs 45 thousand to Rs 1.25 lakh per month. He said that this step will make life easier for the family members of the deceased employees and they will get adequate financial security. According to PTI news, Singh said that the Department of Pensions and Pensioners Welfare (DOPPW) has issued a clarification in terms of the amount in which a child would be entitled to withdraw two installments of a family pension if his or her mother dies. is.
Two and a half fold increase
Earlier this amount could be up to a maximum of 45 thousand rupees, which has been increased more than two and a half times to 1.25 lakh rupees. This clarification has been issued on the basis of references received from several ministries and departments.
Earlier this amount was so much, earlier this amount was
45 thousand and 27 thousand rupees per month, which was 50 percent and 30 percent of the maximum payment of 90 thousand rupees according to the 6th Pay Commission’s recommendations.
New guidelines regarding pension
Recently the Department of Welfare of Pensions and Pensioners has issued instructions regarding pension of those children / siblings of deceased government servant / pensioner who are not mentally or physically competent. It states that if the total income eligible family pension is less than 30 percent of the last salary drawn by the deceased government employee / pensioner, then they will be entitled to family pension for the whole life. They will also be eligible for dearness relief.