Pension Eligibility of Children adopted after retirement for family pension sanctioned – Orders issued
GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
Pension Eligibility of Children adopted after retirement for family pension sanctioned – Orders issued.
FINANCE (PENSION – B) DEPARTMENT
G.O.(P).No.111/2016/Fin Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 1st August 2016
Read: 1. G.O.(P) No.344/2005/Fin dated 25.07.2005
The Government vide order read above have amended Rule 90(6) of part III of KSR ending the preference that “Father” had for family pension over “Mother” and the preferential claim that “Sons” had over “Unmarried daughter” and retained the prevailing sub clause (f) of Rule 90(6) that only son/daughter adopted legally before retirement is eligible for family pension.
2. Many representations have been received from various quarters demanding that children adopted after retirement of an employee be also made eligible for family pension.
3. Government have examined the matter in detail and are pleased to order that children adopted after the retirement of an employee shall be eligible for family pension as in case of children adopted before retirement. These orders shall have effect from 29.08.2001.
4. Necessary amendments to relevant rules in Part III, KSRs will be issued separately.
By Order of the Governor,
Additional chief Secretary (Finance)