Subject: Family Pension
Family Pension is 30% of the last pay. Maximum ceiling of family pension is Rs. 21,000/-. The amount of pension increases with the increase of the age of the family pensioner.
- Extension of Last Date for Submission of Life Certificate
In view of the ongoing COVID – 19 pandemic and the vulnerability of the elderly persons to Corona virus, the Governor has now been pleased to order that in the current year all the Pensioners/ Family Pensioners may submit Life Certificate to the Treasuries/ Pension Disbursing Banks, as the case may be, till 28.02.2021.
- Acceptance of Life Certificates submitted through Messenger/ Post
All the Pension Disbursing Authorities are requested to accept the duly verified Life Certificates submitted through messenger/ post and should not insist upon the physical appearance of the Pensioners/ Family Pensioners in the Bank branches/ Treasuries.
- Who are authorized to Verify Life Certificates?
As per West Bengal Treasury Rule the Pensioners/ Family Pensioners are required to submit Life Certificates duly verified by authorized persons in the month of November every year to the pension disbursing Bank/ Treasuries.
- Revision of Pension/ Family Pension under French Pension Rules
The Pension/ Family Pension of the Pensioners/ Family Pensioners guided under French Pension Rules shall be consolidated w.e.f. 01.01.2020 by multiplying the existing Pension/ Family Pension due on 31.12.2019 with 2.57.
- Revision of Pension (Post-01.01.2016) of Teaching Staffs of Colleges
Revision of Pension/ Family Pension of post 01.01.2016 Pensioners/ Family Pensioners in respect of Teaching Staff including Librarians/ Assistant Librarians, Physical Instructors/ Instructresses and equivalent category of employees of Government Colleges.
- Revision of Pension (Pre-01.01.2016) of Teaching Staffs of Colleges
Revision of pension/ family pension of Pre-01.01.2016 Pensioners/ Family Pensioners in respect of Teaching Staff and equivalent category of employees of State aided Non-Government Colleges including erstwhile Sponsored Colleges.
- Revised Guidelines for Revision of Pension under ROPA, 2019
Pension Sanctioning Authority shall fix the revised Pay as per WBS (ROPA) Rules, 2019 and authenticate the pay fixation particulars in the Service book. Duly updated Service book, IPF documents, attested photocopy of Annexures shall be sent to A.G (A&E) W.B.
- Sanction and Disbursement of post 01.01.2016 Pensioners
Introduction of Revised Modalities of Sanction and disbursement of Revised Pension/ Family Pension/ Gratuity/ Commuted Value of Pension of Post- 01.01.2016 Pensioners.
- Pension/ Family Pension/ Gratuity and Commutation
Who shall draw and disburse the Revised Gratuity/ Additional Commuted Value of Pension of the State Government employees who retired on or after 01.01.2016 and in whose case PPO has already been issued by AG (A&E) W.B.
- Revision of Pension/ Family Pension – Revised Format
Governor is pleased to introduce the revised format of Annexure-I, II, & III annexed herein for smooth functioning of all concerned viz. Pensioners/ Family Pensioners, Pension Sanctioning Authorities and Pension Disbursing Authorities.