Chapter X - Sanction of Family Pension and residuary Gratuity in respect of deceased pensioners

Sanction of Family Pension and residuary Gratuity in respect of deceased pensioners

100.

Sanction of family pension and residuary gratuity on the death of a pensioner

101.

Authorisation of payment by Accounts Officer

 

100.    Sanction of family pension and residuary gratuity on the death of a pensioner:  (1) where the Head of Office has received intimation regarding the death of a retired railway servant who was in receipt of pension, he shall ascertain whether any family pension or residuary gratuity is or both are payable in respect of the deceased pensioner; 

            Provided that the Head of Office may, when he considers it necessary to do so, consult the Accounts Officer. 

(2)   (a)        (i) If the deceased pensioners is survived by a  widow or widower who is eligible for the grant of Family Pension 1964 as indicated in the Pension Payment Order shall become payable to the widow or widower, as the case may be, from the day following the date of death of the pensioner. 

(ii) On receipt of an application from the widow or widower, the pension disbursing authority from whom the deceased pensioner was drawing his or her pension shall authorise the payment of  Family Pension 1964 to the widow or widower, as the case may be.  

(b)        (i) Where the deceased pensioner is survived by a child or children, the guardian of the child or children may submit a claim in Form 10 to the Head of Office for the payment of Family Pension 1964: 

Provided that the guardian shall not be required to submit a claim in the said Form on behalf of the son or unmarried daughter if he or she has attained the age of eighteen years and such a son or daughter may himself or herself submit a claim in the said Form. 

(ii)        On receipt of a claim from the guardian, the Head of Office shall sanction the Family Pension 1964 in Form 18. 

(c)        (i) Where a widow or widower in receipt of Family Pension 1964 remarries and has, at the time of remarriage, child or children from the former spouse who is or are eligible for  Family Pension 1964; the remarried individual shall be eligible to draw the Family Pension 1964 on behalf of such child or children if such individual continues to be; the guardian of such child or children. 

(ii)        For the purpose of sub-clause (i), the remarried individual shall apply to the Head of Office on plain paper furnishing the following particulars, namely: 

(1)  a declaration that the applicant continues to be the guardian of such child or children; 

(2)   the date of remarriage; 

(3)  the name and date of birth of the child or children from the former spouse; 

(4)   the pension disbursing authority from where payment of Family Pension 1964 on behalf of such child or children is desired; 

(5)    full postal address of the applicant. 

(iii)       If the remarried individual has, for any reason, ceased to be the guardian of such child or children, the Family Pension 1964 shall become payable to the person entitled to act as guardian of such child or children under the law for the time being in force and such person may submit a claim in Form 10 to the Head of Office for the payment of Family Pension 1964 : 

Provided that the guardian shall not be required to submit a claim in the said Form on behalf of the son or unmarried daughter if he or she has attained the age of eighteen years and such son or daughter may himself or herself submit a claim in the said Form. 

(iv)  On receipt of the claim referred to in sub-clause (iii) the Head of Office shall sanction Family Pension 1964 in Form 19. 

(d)(i)  Where a widow or widower in receipt of Family Pension 1964 dies and leaves behind child or children who is or are eligible for Family Pension 1964, the guardian may submit a claim in Form 10 to the Head of  Office for the payment of Family Pension 1964: 

            Provided that the guardian shall not be required to submit a claim in the said Form on behalf of the son or unmarried daughter if he or she has attained the age of eighteen years and such a son or daughter may himself or herself submit claim in the said Form. 

(ii)        On receipt of a claim under sub-clause (i) the Head of Office shall sanction Family Pension 1964 in Form 19. 

            (3)        Where on death of a retired railway servant a residuary gratuity becomes payable to the family of the deceased under sub-rule (2) of rule 70, the Head of Office shall sanction its payment on receipt of a claim or claims in Form 20 from the person or persons eligible to receive the residuary gratuity. 

101.    Authorization of payment by Accounts Officer: On receipt of the sanction under rule 100 regarding the payment of family pension or of residuary gratuity or of both, the Accounts Officer shall authorise the payment of the same.

Comments

Hi

Respected Sir / Madam 

I want to know what should be the minimum annual income to get a family pension to an unmarried daughter 

secondly what are the documents required for ?

Incase the daughter is not earning at all how can she obtain a income certificate .

Thanks