07 Jun, 2021 1:52p.m.

Railways: Expedite payment of family pension, gratuity & other dues



No. D-43/43/2020-F(E)III

New Delhi, dated: 04.06.2021.

The GMs/Principal Financial Advisors,
All Zonal Railways/Production Units,
(As per mailing list)

Sub: Payment of family pension, death gratuity and other dues to the family on the death of a Railway servant during service – reg.


A copy of Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare (DOP&PW’s) O.M. No. 1/11/2021-P&PW(E) dated 3rd June 2021 along with Annexure-I and Annexure-II is enclosed for compliance and guidance. These instructions shall apply mutatis mutandis on the Railways also. Rule 54(3), 80-A, Forms 12, 14 and 18 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 correspond to the Rules 75(4), 96 and Forms 13,10 & 16 of the Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993, respectively.

2. Rule 39-A of the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 and the provisions of GPF correspond to Rule 549 and Chapter 9 of the Indian Railway Establishment Code –Vol.I (1985-Edition). DOP&PW’s O.M. No.1/11/2020-P&PW(E) dated 29th July 2020 mentioned in the O.M. dated 03.06.2021 was adopted on Railways vide letter of even number dated 25.08.2020.

3. The details desired by the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare (DOP&PW) in para 7 of the O.M. dated 03.06.2021 may be sent to the Accounts Directorate of the Railway Board.

(G. Priya Sudarsani)
Director, Finance (Estt.),
Railway Board.

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