Government servants who died in service/invalided out even with less than 7 years of qualifying service shall be eligible for enhanced rate of Family Pension.
Provided that no withdrawal shall be allowed in Tier-II account activated by the Authority in accordance with National Pension Scheme Tier II-Tax Saver Scheme, 2020 notified by the Central Government, before the completion of lock-in period specified under the said scheme.
Ordinary Family Pension at enhanced rate is payable for 10 years without any upper age limit from the date following the date of death of the personnel in service. Where service personnel dies after release/retirement/discharge/invalidment with a pension, Ordinary Family Pension at enhanced rate is granted for a period of 7 years from the date of death or up to attaining the age of 67 years, whichever is earlier.
The provision of this circular shall apply to those Armed Forces Personnel who were/are in service on or after 04.01.2019. The cases in respect of personnel who were invalided out from service before 04.01.2019 will not be re-opened.
regarding Enhancement of family pension was examined by 7th CPC and the following recommendation/observation has been made by Commission:
Grant of disability pension, comprising service element and disability element to pre-2006 disability pensioners, who were boarded out from service, with less than 10 years of qualifying service, due to an injury/disability, attributable to Govt. service
The salary/wages/pension so disbursed is to be treated as advance payments and will be subject to adjustment after the full month’s salary/wages/pension of each employee/pensioner is determined. The adjustment, if any, will be made without exception from the salary/wages/ pension of the month of August, 2020.
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In this regard, representations have been received from various quarters for non-implementation of above-said order with the request to take immediate action for clearing pending cases of pre-2006 pensioners.
PDAs are hereby requested to accept the digitally signed pdf of PPOs (only for Special Naval Pension cases) for immediate implementation of Apex Court order. Digitally signed pdf of PPOs and other necessary documents will be submitted by NAVPEN to PDAs through their official email-ID: firstname.lastname@example.org.