Government of Punjab
Department of Finance
(Finance Pension Policy and Coordination Branch)
Dated Chandigarh, the 27 Octobar, 2017
All Head of Departments,
Commissioners of Divisions,
Registrar, Punjab and Haryana High Court,
District and Session Judges and
All Deputy Commissioners in the State.
Subject: Grant of family pension to department parents of the Government employees.
I am directed to invite a reference for Rule 6.17(3)(c) of Punjab Civil Services Rules Volume II which interalia provides that parents who were wholly dependent on the Government employee, when he/she alive are eligible for family pension provided the deceased employee had left behind neither a widow nor a child.
2. As per Rules 6.17(4) of Punjab Civil Services Rules Vol. II, the family pension is admission to the widow or widower of the deceased Government employee up to date of death or remarriage whichever is earlier.
3. It has been decided that in case where the widow/widower of the Government employee who was granted family pension but later on got remarried and became ineligible to get the family pension as per rules and the deceased employee had also not left behind any child, the parents who were wholly department on the Government employee, when he/she was alive would be entitled to get the family pension.
5. The other provisions of family pension scheme shall be applicabe.
6. Amendment of the relevant Rule will be made in due course.
Under Secretary Finance
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