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Family pension for mentally retarded or physically handicapped dependents

Delhi 

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The Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 already provide for grant of family pension to mentally retarded/physically handicapped children of retired Government employees after completion of twenty-five years of age if their income is less than the minimum family pension under these Rules and the dearness relief admissible thereon as announced from time to time. The minimum family pension under these Rules is Rupees 9000/- per month with effect from 1st January, 2016.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Ministers Office, Dr. Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question by Shri Rajkumar Dhoot in the Rajya Sabha today.

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First Published: Thu, July 27 2017. 00:20 IST
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