7th Pay Commission: Big news for central employees! Pension rules revised, know who will get benefit

Before Diwali, the Ministry of Defense has made a big announcement regarding family pension. Under this, now the amount of family pension of central employees working in the defense sector is being increased. The Ministry of Defense has decided to increase the maximum limit of family pension for those employees who are associated with the defense sector. According to the 7th Pay Commission, it has been decided to increase the pension limit.

According to a statement issued by the ministry, the highest salary after the Seventh Pay Commission has been revised to Rs 2.5 lakh per month. Along with this, it has been decided to increase the amount of family pension to the children or dependents of the employees working in the defense sector according to the 7th Pay Commission.

Two family pension revised

According to the news of PTI, the Department of Pension and Pension Welfare (DoPW) has revised the upper limit of 2 family pensions. Under this, if both the parents of the children in a family are central employees, then they will be given a family pension of Rs 1.25 lakh every month. Apart from this, in some cases 30 percent of the salary of 2.5 lakh i.e. 75000 rupees will be given as family pension to the children.

Know what is the new rule on pension

After the 7th Pay Commission, the payment in government jobs was revised to Rs 2.5 lakh per month. Since then there has been a change in the pension given to the children. According to the notification of the Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare (DoPPW), two limits have been changed to Rs 1.25 lakh per month and Rs 75,000 per month.

Compensation rule also announced

Apart from this, the amount of compensation will also be given to the person whom the defense employees have made their nominee during the course of the job. Apart from this, the pensioners department told in a coming memorandum that if the defense employee has not nominated anyone during his service and dies while on duty, then the amount of compensation will be divided equally among the family members.

Earlier this was the rule on pension

Earlier, if both the pensioners had died, then as per sub rule (3) of rule 54, the limit of two pensions to the child or children was Rs 45,000, according to sub rule (2) of rule 54, both the pensions of the family were Rs 27,000 is applicable per month. According to the Sixth Pay Commission, the highest pay under Rule 54(11) of CCS rules is at the rate of 50 per cent and 30 per cent of Rs 90,000 per month.

(Sources: zeenews.india.com)

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