Grant of family pension to a member of the family, whose name is not included in Form 4 or office records: DoP&PW OM.
F. No. 1/1(1))/2022-P&PW (E)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan
Khan Market, New Delhi-110 003
6. Notwithstanding the above provisions, in case after the death of a Government servant or a pensioner, a member of the family, whose name is not included in Form 4, submits a claim for family pension, the claim of a member of the family shall not be rejected on the ground that the details of such member of the family are not available in Form 4 or office records, if the Head of Office is otherwise satisfied about the eligibility of the member of the family for grant of family pension.
7. All Ministries/Departments are requested that the above provisions relating to grant of family pension to a member of the family, whose name is not included in Form 4 or office records, may be brought to the notice of the personnel dealing with the pensionary benefits in the Ministry/ Department and attached/subordinate offices thereunder, for strict implementation.
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