Handbook of Circulars on Death-cum-Retirement-Benefit Scheme

Handbook of Circulars on Death-cum-Retirement-Benefit Scheme, published by Pension Branch, Finance Department, Govt. of West Bengal.

GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
FINANCE DEPARTMENT
PENSION BRANCH
BLOCK-IV, 2ND FLOOR,
WRITERS’ BUILDINGS,
KOLKATA-700 001

HAND BOOK OF CIRCULARS, VOL-II ON (DEATH – CUM – RETIREMENT BENEFIT)

Published by Pension Branch, Finance Department, Govt. of West Bengal.

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G.O. No. & DateSubject
1557-F dt. 22.09.94Principle of fixation of consolidated pay on contract appointment after retirement.
113-F dt. 11.01.95Consultation with P.S.C., WB is dispensed with in case of allowing weightage under rule 27.
323-F dt. 13.02.95Raising of income ceiling for ‘dependent parents’ for the purpose of family pension.
329-F dt. 15.02.95A clarification in case of a wife who fled away with another person.
604-F dt. 02.05.95Counting of pay for pensionary benefits in the cases of promotees borne in the Secretariat Common Cadre.
747-F dt. 01.06.95Introduction of Single Comprehensive Form for sanction of pension cases.
951-F dt. 19.07.95Provisions of Memo. No. 7091-F dt. 19.07.86 to apply in case of absorption in Central Govt. Undertakings also.
959-F dt. 20.07.95Family pension for employees who dies before completion of one year’s service.
977-F dt. 27.07.95New ‘rule 104B’ inserted regarding pension to judicially separated widower or widow.
1465-F dt. 15.11.95Counting of additional amount for calculation of gratuity and raising of ceiling to 2 lakhs.
1474-F dt. 16.11.95Interim Relief to State Govt. pensioners. (Rs. 50/­p.m. w.ef. 1.12.95)
107-F dt. 22.01.96Clarification of Memo. No. 1465-F dt. 15.11.95.
194-F dt. 22.02.96Winter Relief & Hill Compensatory Relief for Hill Subdivisions of Darjeeling.
815-F dt. 01.07.96A minor clarification on ex-gratia.
1240-F dt. 11.09.96Pension etc. will be calculated on the basis of notional pay.
1296-F dt. 30.09.96Clarification on Memo. No. 951-F dt. 19.07.95
1313-F dt. 10.10.96Minor rectification in Memo. No. 1240-F dt. 11.09.96.
1315-F dt. 14.10.96Scheme for payment of pension and gratuity on the date of superannuation.
1550-F dt. 17.12.96Monitoring of the new scheme of pension procedure.
54-F dt. 13.01.97Substitution of ‘Note’ below rule 104.
305-F dt. 20.02.97Reg. advance application for commutation.
492-F dt. 21.03.97Checking of I.P.F. statement by F. PIC dispensed with on or after 31.08.97 retirement.
530-P dt 01.04.97Interim Relief to State Govt. pensioners (@10% or Rs. 50/- p.m. which is greater w.e.f. 1.4.97.
890-F dt. 25.06.97Amendment of Memo No. 1315-F dt. 14.10.96
998-F dt. 22.07.97Clarification & amendment of 1315-F dt. 14.10.96.
1221-F dt. 02.09.97Instruction on 1315-F dt. 14.10.96.
1222-F dt. 02.09.97Amendment in Single Comprehensive Form.
1410-F dt. 12.11.97Grant of pensionary benefits to children from the void or voidable marriages.
255-F dt. 03.03.98Clarification on 1315-F dt. 14.10.96.
256-F dt. 03.03.98Clarification on 1315-F dt. 14.10.96 where pension will be will be paid in other States.
634-F dt. 05.06.98Reg. a change consequent on enhancement of superannuation age from 58 to 60 years.
3830-F dt. 15.05.98Retirement age (Superannuation) enhanced to 60 years in respect of Gr. A, B & C employees.
651-F dt. 08.06.98Direction to pension sanctioning authorities reg. consequential change arising out of superannuation age.
652-F dt. 08.06.98Direction to pension disbursing officers – reg. consequential change of superannuation age.
653-F dt. 08.06.98Direction to return authority in respect of C.V.P. gratuity, pension etc.
654-F dt. 08.06.98Weightage of 5 years under rule 27 reduced to 3 years.
AddendaList of Appendix 5.
do.List of Puja Ex-gratia.
do.List of Relief on pension.
30-F dt. 08.1.99Modification-No. 492-F dt. 21.3.97
517-F dt. 21.4.99Grant of Medical relief @ Rs. 100/-p.m. to pensioners w.e.f. 1.4.99.
518-F dt. 21.4.99Revision of Winter and Hill Compensatory Relief w.e.f. 1.4.99.
570-F dt. 4.5.99Clarification reg. consolidation of more than one pension under Memo. No. 1128-F dt. 27.10.98
2695-F dt. 6.9.99Grant of ex-gratia of Rs. 800/- (Not printed. Vide Addenda).
2706-F dt. 7.9.99Revision of pension of pre-1.1.86 pensioners.
2707-F dt. 7.9.99Revision of family pension in respect of employees who retired/died between 1.1.86 & 31.12.95.
2708-F dt. 7.9.99Revision of pension of employees who retired in between 1.1.86 & 31.12.95.
75-F dt. 17.2.2000Time-limit extended upto 15.06.2000 under Memo .No. 2706-F dt. 7.9.99.
76-F dt. 17.2.2000Time-limit extended upto 15.6.2000 under Memo. No. 2707-F & 2708-F both dt. 7.9.99.
310-F dt. 2.5.2000Ad-hoc family etc. shall not come under Memo. No. 2706-F dt. 7.9.99.
615-F dt. 30.06.2000Counting of past services rendered under other State Governments for pension.
654-F dt. 10.07.2000Time-limit extended upto 15.12.2000 under Memo. No. 2706-F dt. 7.9.99.
655-F dt. 10.07.2000Time-limit extended upto 15.12.2000 under 2707- F & 2708-F both dt. 7.9.99.
705-F dt. 13.07.2000Eligibility of the children of a divorced husband for family pension.
790-F dt. 1.8.2000Those who retired/died on 31.12.95 shall come under Memo. No. 1128-F dt. 27.10.98.
1100-F dt. 30.10.2000New format for furnishing list of retiring employees.
1242-F dt. 4.12.2000Clarification reg. revision of pension under G.O. No. 2706-F dt. 7.9.99.
200-F dt. 7.2.2001Time-limit extended upto 15.6.2001 under Memo No. 2706-F dt. 7.9.99.
201-F dt. 7.2.2001Time-limit extended upto 15.6.2001 under Memo No. 2707-F & 2708-F both dt. 7.9.99.
335-F dt. 7.3.2001Pension cases be submitted to Finance Deptt.-New procedure thereof.
336-F dt. 7.3.2001Relating to above order.
354-F dt. 15.3.2001Requirement of periodical medical certificate under rule 104A(V) of WBS (DCRB) Rules, 71
1022-F dt. 18.5.2001Interim allowance be revised when revision of pension is done.
1023-F dt. 18.5.2001Special pay will form part of the emolument for the purpose of notional revision of pension w.e.f. 1. 1.86.
2429-F dt. 12.7.2001Lump sum amount in lieu of pro-rata pension withdrawn w.e.f. 1.4.2001
2430-F dt. 12.7.2001Restoration of 1/3rd commuted portion of pro-rata pension.
2431-F dt. 12.7.2001Consolidation of above pension.
2709-F dt. 27.7.2001Ceiling for ‘dependent parents’ for family pension raised to Rs. 2600/- p.m.
3723-F dt. 24.08.2001Checking of I.P.F. statements by P.I.C. (F.D.) is dispensed with in respect all kinds of retirement etc.
4704-F dt. 14.9.2001Time-limit extended upto 31.12.2001 under Memo No. 2706-F dt. 7.9.99.
4705-F dt. 14.9.2001Time-limit extended upto 31.12.2001 under Nos. 2707-F & 2708-F both dt. 7.9.99.
4710-F dt. 18.9.2001Clarification reg. pay fixation on promotion to the post of Head Clerk.
6-F dt. 1.1.2002Authorisation of the payment of pension etc. in cases where last pay etc. is found on scrutiny, to be in excess due to wrong fixation of pay etc.
280-F dt. 25.4.2002Extension of the period for exercising option under Memo. No. 2706-F dt. 7.9.99.
281-F dt. 25.4.2002Extension of the period for submitting application under Memo. No. 2707-F and 2708-F both dt. 7.9.99.
702-F dt. 23.9.2002Grant of ex-gratia payment to the State Govt. pensioners.
184-F dt. 13.02.2003Extension of the period for exercising option under Memo. No. 2706-F dt. 7.9.99.
185-F dt. 13.02.2003Extension of the period for exercising option under Memo. No. 2707-F & 2708-F both dt. 7.9.99.
198-F dt. 18.02.2003Clarification of F.D. Memo. No. 9637-F dt. 26.9.2002.
422-F dt. 07.04.2003Review of pension sanctioning procedure.
447-F dt. 17.04.2003Facility of drawing lump sum amount in lieu of pension as provided in rule 189 A of WBS (DCRB) Rules 1971 withdrawn-Clarification thereof.
822-F dt. 3.7.2003Grant Relief on pension to the State Govt. Pension/ Family Pension w.e.f. 1.7.2003.
1130-F dt. 12.09.2003Grant of ex-gration payment to the State Govt. Pensioners.
86-F dt. 22.1.2004Submission of pension cases in r/o retired Amins who have retired or will retire and who are not party to the case, appeal of which is pending in Supreme Court.
505-F dt. 2.4.2004Extn. of period for submitting application under Memo. No. 2707-F & 2708-F both dt. 7.9.99.
1095-F dt. 13.08.2004Grant of Relief on pension to other than State Govt. Pensioners/family pensioners w.e.f. 1.9.2004.
1176-F dt. 14.9.2004Grant of ex-gratia payment to the State Govt. Pensioners.
1186-F dt. 17.9.2004Minimum pension in r/o pensioners guided by French Pension Rules w.e.f. 1.4.97.
2077-F dt. 6.10.2004Inclusion after rule 141 ofWBS (DCRB) Rules 1971.
597-F dt. 1.8.2005Clarification of some points reg. entitlement of gratuity & commutation to a pensioner retired compulsorily under rule 13 of WBS(DCRB) Rules, 71.
8527-F dt. 7.10.2005Fixation of remuneration of re-employed pensions of the State Govt.
963-F dt. 7.11.2005Amendment reg. rule 100, Clause 5 of WBS (DCRB) Rules, 71
1050-F dt. 2.12.2005Reg. defective nomination of Death Gratuity
246-F dt. 1.3.2006Grant of relief on pension w.e.f. 1.3.2006.
268-F dt. 7.3.2006Reg. delay in pension for want of papers.
577-F dt. 19.6.2006Reg. dearness relief in case of pensioners who are drawing provisional pension U/r 10(2) of WBS (DCRB) Rules 71.
620-F dt. 29.06.2006Eligibility of divorced/widowed daughter for family pension byond 25 years of age till their remarriage/ death.
657-F dt. 12.07.2006Enhancement of minimum pension to the pensioners guided by French Pension Rule.
661-F dt. 13.07.2006Payment of pension through Authorised Bank-credit of pension to joint Bank A/c. operated by a pensioner with his/her spouse.
920-F dt. 4.9.2006Grant of ex-gratia payment to the State Govt. Pensioners.
947-F dt. 13.09.2006Insertion in Appendix under Rule 27 of WBS (DCRB) 1971.
1052-F dt. 7.11.2006Insertion in Appendix under Rule 27 of WBS (DCRB) 1971.
1102-F dt. 28.11.2006Clarification sought by AGWB reg. rule 4 of WBS (Commutation & Pension) Rules 1983.
200-F dt. 26.02.2007Reg. allowing of family pension for life to any son or daughter of a pensioner in terms of rule 104A of WBS (DCRB) Rules, 71.
201-F dt. 26.02.2007Reg. allowing of family pension for life to any son or daughter of a pensioner in terms of rule 104A of WBS (DCRB) Rules, 71.
231-F dt. 8.3.2007Clarification on calculation of length of service for the purpose of calculation of pensionary benefits.
2415-F dt. 27.3.2007Merger of 50% of D.A./D.R. with Basic pay/Pension to the State Govt. employees/pensioners w.e.f. 1.4.2007.
283-F dt. 28.3.2007Grant of D.R. to State Govt. Pensioners/family pensioners w.e.f. 1.4.2007.
484-F dt. 31.5.2007Clarification of some points regarding finalisation of family pension in r/o mentally or physically crippled son or daughter of a Govt. employee beyond the age of 25 years.
371-F dt. 23.4.2007Extn. of the benefit of the merger of D.A. equal to 50% of B.P. w.e.f. 1.4.2007 for computing pensionary benefits.
552-F dt. 27.6.2007Clarification reg. re-employed pensioner who is not getting D.R. during his re-employed period.
577-F dt. 6.07.2007Clarification of some points regarding finalisation of family pension in r/o mentally or physically crippled son/daughter of a Govt. employee beyond the age of 25 yers.
621 -F dt. 18.07.2007Clarification sought by the AGWB reg. Memo. No. 620-F dt. 29.6.06.
674-F dt. 30.07.2007Amendment in sub-rule (2) of rule 101 of WBS (DCRB) Rules, 71.
681-F dt. 31.7.2007Extn. of the period for exercising option under Memo. No. 2706-F dt. 7.9.1999.
682-F dt. 31.7.2007Extn. of the period for submitting application under Memo. No. 2707-F and 2708-F both dtd. 07.09.1999.
838-F dt. 24.09.2007Grant of ex-gratia payment to the State Govt. Pensioners.
976-F dt. 4.12.2007Inclusion in Appendix 5 of rule 27 of WBS (DCRB) Rules 1971.
1042-F dt. 31.12.2007Reg. enhancement of age in case of getting enhanced family pension.
1-F dt. 02.01.2008Grant of D.R. to State Govt. pensioners/ family pensioners w.e.f. 1.1.2008.
138-F dt. 03.03.2008Extn. of Scope of family pension to unmarried daughter of State Govt. employees/pensioners.
329-F dt. 19.05.2008Reg. admissibility of family pension to mentally disabled on physically crippled child of deceased Govt. employees.
352-F dt. 26.05.2008Clarification reg. the date of effect of Noting. No. 674-F dt. 30.07.2007.
385-F dt. 12.06.2008Gant of D.R. to the State Govt. pensioners/family pensioners w.e.f. 1.6.2008.
432-F dt. 2.7.2008Clarification sought by AGWB reg. Memo. No. 620- F dt. 29.6.2006.
495-F dt. 23.7.2008Reg. chronology for granting family pension to the minor son or daughter of a State Govt. employee/ pensioner.
504-F dt. 24.07.2008Amendment in rule 137 ofWBS (DCRB) Rules, 71.
517-F dt. 29.7.2008Inclusion of an adopted son/daughter in the list of family for the purpose of receiving death gratuity.
556-F dt. 14.08.2008Amendment of rule 27 of WBS (DCRB) Rules, 71.
574-F dt. 22.08.2008Clarification sought by AGWB reg. Memo. No. 138- F dt. 3.3.2008.
612-F dt. 2.9.2008Grant of ex-gratia payment to the State Govt. Pensioners.
687-F dt. 15.10.2008Reg. Memo. No. 7282-F dt. 19.09.2008.
732-F dt. 12.11.2008Guideline for payment of family pension for life to the unmarried/widowed/divorced daughter of State Govt. employees/pensioners.
740-F dt. 12.11.2008Grant of Ad-hoc family pension to the unmarried/ widow/divorced daughter of State Govt. employees retired prior to 1.4.1965.
742-F dt. 14.11.2008Extn. of the benefit of family pension for life to the unmarried/widowed/divorced daughter of State Govt. employee who was is receipt of ex-gratia pension.
744-F dt. 17.11.2008.Extn. of the benefit of family pension for life to the unmarried/widowed/divorced daughter of State Govt. employee who was is receipt of extraordinary pension.
838-F dt. 16.12.2008Ceiling on two family pensions admissible to Child/ Children of the deceased Govt. employees.
845-F dt. 17.12.2008Reg. implementation of Memo. No. 1042-F dt. 13.12.2007 by the Treasury Officers under Dte. of Treasuries.
136-F dt. 9.2.2009Grant of Dearness Relief to State Govt. Pensioners/ Family Pensioners with effect-from March 1, 2009.
201-F dt. 25.02.2009Revision of pension/family penion, gratuity and Commutation of Pension of Post 1.1.2006 pensioners.
200-F dt. 25.02.2009Revision of pension/family pension of pre-1.1.2006 pensioners/family pensioners.
359-F dt. 16.04.2009Modification of the Single Comprehensive Form in connection with Sanction of Pension to the Govt. employees.
460-F dt. 20.05.2009Implementation of Govt. decision on the recommendations of the Fifth Pay Commission- Revision of Pension of pre-2006 Pensioners/Family Pensioners.
472-F dt. 21.5.2009Revision/upgradation of pay scales of some of the posts under different Departments regarding pensionary benefits of Govt. employees holding such post who retired during the period from 01.01.96 to 31.12.07 and onwards.
541-F dt. 23.06.2009Intimation to the Public Sector Banks in Kolkata for revision of Pension/Family Pension of pre- 01.01.2006 Pensioners/Family Pensioners of State Govt. in terms of Para 4.4 of Finance Deptt. Memo. No. 200-F dt. 25.02.2009 read with Memo. No. 460-F dt. 20.05.2009.
578-F dt. 1.7.2009Revision of Pension/Family Pension of the pensioners/Family pensioners guided by French Pension Rules after insurance of Memo. No. 200-F & 201-F both dt. 25.02.2009
632-F dt. 13.07.2009Interim recommendation of the Pay Committee to allow additional pension @ 20% of the existing basic pension.
731-F dt. 12.8.2009Raising of Income Ceiling for 1) widowed/divorced/ unmarried daughters & 2) dependent parents of State Govt. employees/pensioners.
814-F dt. 4.9.2009Grant of ex-gratia payment to the State Govt. pensioners.
921-F dt. 23.10.2009Clarification in r/o Memo. No. 460-F dt. 20.5.2009 and a few allied matter.
933-F dt. 26.10.2009Clarification against the query of AGWB reg. 200- F dt. 25.2.2009.
1046-F dt. 19.11.2009Revision of pension of pre 2006 pensioners/family pensioners.
1110-F dt. 7.12.2009Grant of D.R to State Govt. pensioners/family pensioners w.e.f. 1.12.2009.
1123-F dt. 16.12.2009Clarification under the WBS (ROPA) Rules 2009.
01-F dt. 4.1.2010Consolidation of restored portion of pro-rata pension consequent upon revision of pay & allowances on the recommendation of 5th Pay Commission.
127-F dt. 23.2.2010Clarification reg. payment of revised pension in terms of para 4.4 of Memo. No. 200-F dt. 25.2.2009 through Public Sector Banks in Kolkata.
139-F dt. 24.2.2010Consolidation of pension in r/o the pre-1.1.06 pensioners who are in receipt of two pensions.
290-F dt. 7.4.2010Grant of D.R. to the State Govt. pensions/family pensioners w.e.f. 1.4.2010
294-F dt. 8.4.2010Grant of D.R. for the pensioners/family pensioners whose pension has not been revised w.e.f. 1.4.2010.
391-F dt. 13.5.2010Ceiling on two family pensions admissible to the child/ children of deceased Govt.-employees.
449-F dt. 28.5.2010Reg. minimum pension to the pensioners whose pension yet to be revised, pending revision of their pay by the respective Head of office.
608-F dt. 29.6.2010Revision of pensionary benefits to the employees of W.B. Council of Higher Secondary Education and W.B. Board of Secondary Education, the Teachers, Officers and other Non-teaching employees of State- aided Universities.
635-F dt. 14.7.2010Payment of additional quantum of family pension in terms of F.D. Memo. No. 200-F, dated 25.02.2009 and F.D. Memo No. 201-F, dated 25.02.2009.
757-F dt. 27.8.2010Grant of ex-gratia payment to the State Govt. Pensioners.
974-F dt. 26.11.2010Grant of Dearness Relief to State Govt. Pensioners/ Family Pensioners w.e.f. December 1, 2010.
1013-F dt. 21.12.2010Grant of Dearness Relief to State Govt. Pensioners/ Family Pensioners whose pension/family pension has not been revised in terms of F.D. Memo No. 200- F and 201-F dt. 25.02.2009 @ 87% w.e.f.01.12.2010.
100-F dt. 25.02.2011Benefit of fixation of pension and family pension as per provision of para 4.4-clarification thereof-
433-F dt. 7.7.2011The payment of pension/family pension through Public Sector Banks-Issue of Cheque Books, accepting standing instructions from the pensioners/family pensioners.
535-F dt. 23.08.2011Grant of ex-gratia payment to the State Govt. Pensioners.
843-F dt. 14.12.2011Grant of Dearness Relief to State Govt. Pensioners/ Family Pensioners w.e.f. January 1, 2012.
866-F dt. 20.12.2011Grant of Dearness Relief of State Govt. Pensiones/ Family Pensioners whose Pension/Family Pension has not been revised in terms of F.D. Memo No. 200- F and 201-F dt. 25.02.2009 @ 103% w.ef. 01.01.2012.
84-F dt. 22.02.2012Family pension be sanctioned for missing employees/ Pensioners of Panchayats, Municipalities, Non-Govt. aided Educational Inst./Colleges/Universities etc.
162-F dt. 29.03.2012Extension of family pension to the widowed/divorced/ unmarried daughters of the Govt. employees who retired before 01.10.77.
164-F dt. 29.03.2012Guideline for payment of family pension for life to the unmarried/widowed/divorced daughters of State Govt. employees/Pensioners.
178-F dt. 9.4.2012Clarification on ‘Interim Allowance’ in terms of Rule-14 of WBS (DCRB) Rules, 1971.
223-F dt. 10.5.2012Entitlement of Additional Quantum of Pension where pensioners are in receipt of family pension also.
Form No. 5Formal Application for pension
Form-CApplication for Communication of Pension without Medical Examination
Form-ANomination for the payment of Arrears of Pension
Annexure-A (vide rule 42, Part-A)Application for drawal of pension through Public Sector Bank

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