PENSIONS-Death Relief - Relief in case of death of pensioners/Family Pensioners in receipt of pension –Raised to a minimum of Rs.15,000/- Orders – Issued.
- Orders were issued in the G.O. 1st read above to the effect that a relief, on the event of the death of a retired Government employees in receipt of service pension, in lump sum amount equal to one month’s pension, subject to a minimum of Rs.150/- shall be payable to a nominee who has been nominated bythe pensioner in accordance with the instructions laid down therein. Subsequently, in the G.O.3rd read above, the minimum amount of relief was raised from Rs. 5000/- to Rs. 10,000/- and extended the relief in cases where the spouse of the pensioner predeceases the pensioner.