It is a periodical payment made by Government in consideration of past service rendered by a Government servant
CLASSIFICATION OF PENSION:
- Compensation Pension.
- If a Government servant is selected for discharge owing to the abolition of a permanent post he has the option of taking any compensation pension or gratuity to which he may be entitled for the service he has already rendered, or of accepting another appointment or transfer to another establishment even on a lower pay, if offered, and continuing to count his previous service for pension.
- A Government servant not employed in a substantive permanent capacity is granted Compensation Gratuity / Pension if he is discharged after completing qualifying service of 10/25 years or more owing to the abolition of his post or is replaced by a “qualified” candidate.
- Invalid Pension.
- An invalid pension is awarded to a Government Servant on his retirement from the public service, who by bodily or mental infirmity is permanently incapacitated for the public service.
- The infirmity has, however, to be certified by a duly constituted Medical Boards.
- Retiring Pension.
- A retiring pension is granted to a government servant who is permitted to retire after completing qualifying service of 25 years.
- Civil servant may opt for premature retirement by giving a written intimation at least 3 months before the date on which he intends to retire.
- Such intimation(Option)will be final and shall not be allowed to modify or withdraw. However, he can withdraw his application before former accepting of the request by the competent authority.
- Superannuating Pension
- A superannuating pension is granted to a Government servant who is entitled or compelled, by rule, to retire at a particular age i.e 60 years.
5. Family Pension.
- Family pension is granted to the family of a Govt. servant who dies before retirement.
- In case of death of a Government Servant while in service gratuity in lieu of one fourth of the gross pension will be allowed.
- In addition to above family pension @ 50% of the gross pension will be admissible to the widow for her life period or till her marriage.
- In case of death of widow, the family pension will be admissible to the sons until the age of 21 years or the eldest unmarried daughter till her marriage.
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