7th CPC Maximum ceiling limits of two Family Pensions payable to the child in respect of the deceased parents – DESW ORDER Dated 29th October, 2021
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
Room No. 222, ‘B’ Wing,
Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011.
Dated: 29th October, 2021
The Chief of the Defence Staff
The Chief of the Army Staff
The Chief of the Naval Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff
Subject: Revision of limits of two Ordinary Family Pensions payable to a child in respect of both the parents after the 7th CPC.
The undersigned is directed to refer to Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare OM No. 1/1(2)/2020-P&PW(E) Part-I dated 12.02.2021 regarding maximum ceiling limits of two Family Pensions payable to child/children in respect of the deceased parents and to say that the President is pleased to decide that ceiling of the aforesaid DoP&PW OM will apply mutatis-mutandis to Armed Forces Personnel and the ceiling limit mentioned in Regulation 72(b)(i) of Pension Regulations for the Army, Part-I (2008) shall stand revised to Rs. 75,000/- per month (i.e 30% of Rs. 2,50,000) and in Regulation 72(b)(ii) shall stand revised to Rs. 1,25,000/- per month (i.e. 50% of Rs.2,50,000) w.e.f. 01.01.2016, after 7th CPC. These provisions will also apply to the Air Force & Navy Pensioners and Pension Regulations of Air Force and Navy may also be amended.
2. All other terms and conditions on the subject matter shall remain unchanged.
3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Division of this Ministry vide their ID Note No. 10(04)/2021/Fin/Pen dated 08.10.2021.
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
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