Frequently Asked Questions
Family Pension involving two wives :
Where a Government Servant leaves behind more than one widow, the widows will be entitled to a Family Pension of 50% each, only if the second marriage had taken place before the introduction of Hindu Marriage Act 1955 or the second marriage is with the approval of Govt. Family Pension is not admissible to the second wife as her marriage per se is contrary to service rules and has neither legal sanction nor Government approval.
Family Pension to physically/mentally disabled children :
Applicable to such children of a Government servant who retired /died. If the son or daughter of a Government servant is suffering from any disorder or disability of mind or is physically crippled or disabled so as to render him or her unable to earn a living even after attaining the age of 25 years, Family Pension shall be payable to such son or daughter for life.
medical certificate in respect of the handicapped/disabled children should be obtained from a Civil Surgeon whose discipline is the same as that of illness.