Provisional Family Pension on death of a Government Servant during service – Railway Board
RBA No 72/2020
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
No. D-43/43/2020 -F(E)Ill
New Delhi, Dated : 25.08.2020
The GMs/ Principal Financial Advisors,
All Zonal Railways/ Production Units,
(As per mailing list)
Subject : Relaxation of Rule 96 of Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993 for payment of provisional Family Pension on death of a Government Servant during service – regarding.
A copy of Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare (DOP&PW’s) O .M No. 1/11/2020 -P&PW(E) dated 29th July, 2020 along with proforma for sanction of the provisional family pension is enclosed herewith for compliance and guidance. These instructions shall apply mutatis mutandis on the Railways also Rule 54, Rule 80 and Rule 80-A of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 correspond to Rule 75, Rule 95 and Rule 96 of the Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993 respectively. Also, Form 14 and Form 18 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972, referred to in the aforesaid O.M. dated 29th July, 2020, correspond to Form 10 and Form 16 of the Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993, respectively.
Also check: Benefit of gratuity in respect of Railway employees covered under NPS
(G. Priya Sudarsani)
Director, Finance (Estt.),
D.A.: as above