Revision of Pension and other related benefits consequent on revision of Pay Scales from 01/07/2019 in accordance with the recommendation of the 11th Pay Revision Commission
GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
Pension – Revision of Pension and other related benefits consequent on revision of Pay Scales from 01/07/2019 in accordance with the recommendation of the 11th Pay Revision Commission – Further Orders Issued.
FINANCE (PENSION – B) DEPARTMENT
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 23/02/2021
Read:- 1) G.O (P) No. 25/2021/Fin. Dated 08/02/2021
2) G.O (P) No. 30/2021/Fin. Dated 12/02/2021
As per Government Order read second above, Government have issued orders regarding Revision of Pension and other related benefits consequent on revision of Pay Scales from 01/07/2019 in accordance with the recommendation of the 11th Pay Revision Commission.
Government after examining the matter in detail are pleased to issue further orders in this regard as follows
1. Arrears of pension
1.1 The revised pension/family pension will be granted in cash from 01/04/2021. Pensioners /Family pensioners prior to 01/07/2019 are eligible to draw arrears on account of revision of Pension/Family pension in four installments each at 25% of the arrears, in cash on April 2021, May 2021, August 2021 and November 2021. Para 4 of the Government Order read 1st above stands modified to this extent.
1.2 In the case of those who retired on or after 01/07/2019, the arrears of Pension, Family Pension, DCRG and Terminal Surrender will be disbursed as stated above. Arrears on Commutation will be disbursed in a single installment in cash on 01/10/2021.
1.3 In the event of death, the entire arrears on account of revision of Pension/Family Pension, DCRG, Commutation and Terminal Surrender as the case may be not drawn by the pensioner/family pensioner will be paid as lump sum on the date of death, to the nominee/legal heirs of the pensioner/family pensioner.
1.4 Excess if any on account of revision of pensionary benefits shall be recovered from the balance of DCRG, arrears of pension, arrears of dearness relief and future dearness relief on pension.
2. Special Care Allowance
2.1 Special Care Allowance @ ₹ 1,000/- per month shall be granted to the service pensioners/family pensioners/part time pensioners/part time family pensioners/Ex-Gratia Pensioners/Ex-Gratia Family Pensioners on completion of 80 years of age with effect from 01-04-2021.
2.2 No Dearness Relief is admissible for Special Care Allowance.
Example: A Pensioner born on 24-07-1941 completes 80 years on 23-07-2021. He shall be eligible for this allowance from August 2021 onwards.
By Order of the Governor
Rajesh Kumar Singh IAS
Additional chief secretary (Finance)