Family pension for life time to the unmarried daughters of deceased Government Servants-modified-Orders
GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
Family pension for life time to the unmarried daughters of deceased Government Servants-modified-Orders issued.
FINANCE (PENSION – B) DEPARTMENT
G.O.(P).No.140/2016/Fin Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 23-09-2016
Read: 1. G.O.(P) No.2007/1998/Fin dated 31.08.1998
Government vide order read above has ordered that unmarried daughters of deceased Government servants shall be eligible for family pension for life time subject to certain conditions. Sub rule (b) below Rule 90(7) Part III KSRs stipulates that in the event of the death of the father and the mother who were both Government employees / pensioners the children below the age of 25years will be eligible for two family pension subject to the certain limits.
Various representations have been received in Government for granting both family pensions to the unmarried daughters of deceased government servants who are above the age of 25 years in the event of death of their parents who were both employees/pensioners.
Government after having examined the matter in detail and superseding the G.O read above are pleased to order that unmarried daughters above the age of 25 years of deceased parents who were both employees/pensioners shall be eligible for family pension subject to the following conditions.
a) Such unmarried daughter above the age of 25 years shall furnish a certificate from the Revenue Authorities to the effect that she was solely dependent on her parents and that she has no independent income. If the certificate is found to be fraudulent, legal steps will be taken against the applicant.
b) A certificate from the concerned Revenue Authorities shall also.be furnished each year to prove that the applicant remains unmarried along with an affidavit duly certified by the Notary Public of the locality to this effect.
c) If there are more than one unmarried daughters above 25 years of age, who are otherwise eligible for family pension, the family pension shall be divided equally among them after obtaining the documents mentioned in (a) and (b) above from each of them. In the event that such eligible daughters agree, consent and authorize, one of them can receive the whole family pension on behalf of others, but this consent shall be revocable after one year from the date of the first payment unless it is renewed.
d) Any disqualification of either one of the recipients, her share shall be payable to the surviving members.
e) In the event of the death the parents who were both Government employees, unmarried daughter above age of 25 years may opt one of the family pension whichever is more beneficial.
4) Formal amendments to KSR Part III will be issued separately
By Order of the Governor,
G.KAMALA VARDHANA RAO
Principal Secretary (Finance-Expenditure)