GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
Finance Department ( Pension Branch )
Writers’ Buildings, Block-IV, 2nd Floor
Kolkata – 700 001
No. 665-F (Pen) Dated, Kolkata the 18th November, 2021
Subject: Ceiling on two family pensions admissible to the child/ children of deceased Government employee
Consequent upon revision of rate of Family Pension of the State Government in connection with the implementation of the recommendation of 6th Pay Commission, the question of revision of the maximum ceiling on two Family Pensions to the child/ children where both of his/ their deceased parents were State Government employees and governed by the WBS (DCRB) Rules, 1971 has been under consideration of the State Government for sometime past.
After careful consideration of the matter, the Governor has been pleased to revise the existing limits on two family pensions as follows:-
(i) The existing maximum limit at the enhanced rate of Rs. 12,747/- per month introduced with effect from 01.04.2008 in terms of Memo No. 391-F (Pen) dated 13.05.2010 be raised to Rs. 32,760/- (Rupees thirty-two thousand seven hundred and sixty) only per month.
(ii) The existing maximum limit at the normal rate of Rs. 6,848/- per month introduced with effect from 01.04.2008 in terms of Memo No. 391-F (Pen) dated 13.05.2010 be also raised to Rs. 17,600/- (Rupees seventeen thousand and six hundred ) only per month.
This shall be deemed to have taken effect from 01.01.2020.
Sd/- S.K. Ghosh
O.S.D & Ex-Officio Joint Secretary
to the Govt. of West Bengal