Raising Age Limit of Minor Children for Receiving of Family Pension

Finance Department
Audit Branch
“Hemanta Bhawan” (Top Floor)
12, B.B.D. Bag (East)

No. 1097-F (Pen) Dated: Kolkata, the 18th June, 1991


Subject: Raising the age limit of minor children for receiving the benefit of family pension.

In terms of rule 104 of WBS (DCRB) Rules, 1971 a minor son is entitled to receive family pension upto the age of 18 years and a minor daughter upto the age of 21 years or till her marriage whichever is earlier.

  1. The Governor, after careful consideration, has now been pleased to decide that in both the cases the age limit will be raised to 25 years. Other conditions of the rules will remain unchanged.
  2. Formal amendment of WBS (DCRB) Rules will be made in due course.

These orders shall be deemed to have taken effect from 1st April, 1981.

Sd/- S.K. Chakrabarty
O.S.D. & Ex-Officio Joint Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal
Finance Department

No. 1097-F dated 18.06.1991, Source

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