their death attributable to Govt. service – CPAO OM dated 11.12.2017
Md. Shahid Kamal Ansri, ICAS
Assistant Controller of Accounts
Government of India
Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure
Central Pension Accounting Office
Trikoot-II, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066
Tel.:011-26103074, Fax: 011-26167326
regarding clarification on family pension admissible to NPS employees on
their death attributable to Govt. service for information and further
necessary action please.
All Pr CCAs/CCAs/Cas/AGs and Administrators of UTs (As per list)
Subject: Clarification on family pension admissible to NPS employees on
their death attributable to Govt. service – regarding.
CRPF-BSF/2017-18/89 dated the 24th July 2017 on the above cited
subject. As per this Department’s OM No. 38/41/2006-P&PW(A) dated 5 th May 2009, Government servants covered under National Pension
System (NPS) on their death, attributable to Government service are
provisionally entitled for benefits under CCS(EOP) Rules 1939.
Rules has been extended to the employees under NPS, vide OM dated
05.05.2009. On death of an NPS employee, the family is, however not paid
the benefit from NPS accumulations. The entitlements of the family on death
of an NPS employee, are at par with the employee borne on a pensionable
establishment, both under CCS(Pension) Rules and CCS(EOP) Rules. Therefore,
in case of death of an NPS employee, the family should be entitled to
family pension under EOP Rules at the rate of 60% of the basic pay and not
at the rate of 40% of basic pay applicable on death of holder of a
Central Pension Accounting Office,
(Shri Subhash Chandra, Controller of Accounts)
Trikoot-II, Bhikaji Cama Place,
New Delhi – 110065.