Simplification of procedure for payment of family pension to handicapped son/daughter of Govt servants
Circular No. 143
O/o the Pr. C.D.A. (P), Allahabad
1. The Pr.CDA (W.C.), Chandigarh
2. The CDA (PD), Meerut
3. The CDA, Chennai
4. The Director of Treasuries of all states
5. All C.M.Ds, Public Sector Banks
6. Nodal Officer of ICICI Bank, IDBI Bank, Axis Bank and HDFC
7. Military and Air Attache, Indian Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal.
8. The Pay & Accounts Officers………..
9. The Post Master………..
Sub:- Simplification of procedure for payment of family pension to
handicapped son/daughter of Govt servants/pensioners: Submission of
A copy of Govt of India, Ministry of Personnel, public grievances &
Pension, Department of pension & pensioners welfare OM No 1/16/08-P
&PW(E) dated 9th March 2009 and Ministry of Defence, Department of Ex-
servicemen welfare letter No 906/A/D(Pension/Sers)/05 dated 10th
November 2009 on the above subject are reproduced as Annexure I & II respectively for information and guidance of all concerned.
As per existing practice and as laid dawn in clauses (iii) & (VI) and
the explanation (d) there under below the proviso to sub-rule 6 of Rule 54 of CCS ( pension) Rules 1972, the son, or daughter of a government
servant/pensioner to whom family pension has been sanctioned and is
suffering from any disorder or disability of mind (including mentally
retarded) or physically crippled or disabled so as to render him or her unable to earn livelihood even after attaining the age of 25 years were hitherto been required to furnish a certificate to the Treasuries/ Banks as the case may be, every month, to the effect that (i) he/she has not started earning for his/her livelihood; and (ii) in case of daughter, that she has not yet married.
For simplification of existing cumbersome procedures with regard to
payment of family pension to handicapped/ disabled son/daughter of
government servants/ pensioners particularly with regard to submission of a certificate to the Treasury/ Bank as the case may be, every month by the guardian or son or daughter. The Ministries have now decided vide their ibid OMs that in all such cases the guardian or son or daughter shall furnish a certificate to the Treasury/ Bank as the case may be, every year instead of every month as provided in the existing provisions, subject to the conditions that in case of any eventuality taking place at any point of time during the year, the same shall be reported by the guardian or son or daughter to the Treasury/Bank at the earliest possible.
In view of the above, it is requested that all pension paying
branches/treasuries/DPDOs/PAOs under your jurisdiction may be instructed to follow the above mentioned instruction for obtaining the certificate for continuance of payment of family pension to son, or daughter of a government servant/pensioner suffering from any disorder or disability of mind (including mentally retarded) or physically crippled or disabled