Governor has been pleased to raise the Income Ceiling of mother/ father and unmarried/ widowed/ divorced daughter for entitlement of family pension to Rs. 9000/- only per month.
Family Pension Rules in West Bengal
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.
Basic Retirement Benefits Calculator for West Bengal Govt. Employees, is about calculation of retiring pension (including family pension), retiring and death gratuity and leave salary in one single app.
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.
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.
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.
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/ family pension, gratuity and commutation of pension of post 01.01.2016 pensioners implementation of the Government decision on the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission.
Revision of pension/ family pension of Pre-01.01.2016 Pensioners/ Family Pensioners implementation of the Government decision on the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission.
Revision of Pension/ Family Pension, Gratuity and Commutation of Pension in respect of Post 01.01.2016 non-teaching employees of Non-Government Colleges, Day Students Homes and employees of West Bengal College Service Commission.
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.