My father retired as PWI Ludhiana (Northern Railways) in 1975 and then passed away in 1998. At the time of retirement, he took out his provident fund. Can I (unmarried daughter) get family pension from the Railways and travel pass facility?
Railway Provident fund
- For Railway employees who are posted on or after 01.01.2004 Provident Fund rules are not applicable.
- Railway employee contributes 8.5% of Pay + GP to State Railway Provident Fund Account.
- The account is maintained by Accounts Department. Each PF account is allotted a specific number.
- Voluntary Contribution to PF (VPF) can be made from the salary of a Railway staff subject to the maximum limit that the amount should not be more than the amount remaining after recoveries.