Simplification of pension process for permanently disabled children / siblings and dependent parents – Haryana Govt Order
Additional Chief Secretary to Government Haryana,
1. All Heads of Departments
2. Commissioners of Divisions
3. All the Deputy Commissioners 85 Sub Divisional Officers (Civil) in Haryana.
4. The Registrar, Punjab & Haryana High Court, Chandigarh.
Memo No. 2/2/2019-1Pension (FD)
Dated, Chandigarh, the 22.06.2020
Subject : Simplification of pension process for permanently disabled children/siblings and dependent parents – instructions thereof.
Kindly refer to the notification No. 2/22/2016-1Pension Dated 19.07.2016 wherein Haryana Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 2016, were notified.
Whereas, Government of India had issued OM No. 1/27/2011-P85PW (E) dated 01.07.2013, wherein they have prescribed pension process for permanently disabled child/children/ siblings and/or dependent parents,
A number of references were received from the quarter concerned for adopting the above said pension process of Central Government also in respect of State Government employees.
After due consideration and to avoid difficulty faced in getting the revised Pension Payment Orders (PPOs) issued for old parents and disabled children/ siblings after the death of the pensioner/ family pensioner, it has now been decided by State Government to adopt the pension process, for permanently disabled children/siblings and/or dependent parents, prescribed in the OM No. 1/27/2011-P&PW (E) dated 01.07.2013 in the following manner:-
The name(s) of permanently disabled child/children/ siblings and/or dependent parents may be added to the PPO issued to the retiring Government servant if there is no other eligible prior claimant for family pension other than the spouse. No fresh PPO needs to be issued in such case and the family pension will be payable by the pension disbursing authority in the following order and the following manner: –
(i) To the Spouse :- on the death of the pensioner – on production of death certificate of pensioner. This Family Pension will continue till death or remarriage of spouse. In the case of a childless widow, the family pension may continue even after her re-marriage as per provisions contained under Haryana Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 2016.
(ii) To the permanently disabled child/children:- on the death/ remarriage of spouse – on production of such death certificate/ remarriage-intimation, Family pension to the spouse will be discontinued and family pension would be allowed by the Pension Disbursing Authority (PDA) for life for permanent disabled children in the order, prescribed in Haryana Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 2016.
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(iii) To the dependent parents:- To be taken up sequentially first mother, then father-when claimants in (i) and (ii) die or become ineligible- on production of death certificate/remarriage-intimation of Spouse and/or death certificate of all permanently disabled children, family pension would be allowed by the PDA to dependent parents. This family pension would continue till death of the dependent parents. The relevant detailed provisions contained under Haryana Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 2016.
(iv) To the permanently disabled siblingsjs:- when family pension to all above ceases to be payable on account of death/remarriage on production of death certificates/remarriage-intimation as applicable, the family pension will be allowed by PDA to the permanently disabled siblings. The relevant detailed provisions are as contained under Haryana Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 2016.”
It is requested to bring the above instructions to the concerned for strict compliance.
The above order can be downloaded from the website of Finance Department i.e. www.finhry.gov.in.
Deputy Secretary Finance (Pension)
for Addl. Chief Secretary to Government Haryana