Are the family members of a member entitled to any benefit on the death of the member?
Benefits to the Family - On the death of the member-
(a) Widow Pension:
(i) If the member dies while in service and has paid at least one month's contribution to the Pension Fund;
(ii) After leaving the service but before attaining the age of 58 years having rendered eligible service to be entitled for receiving pension and till his death he has not claimed reduced pension after the age of 50 years;
(iii) After commencement of pension on Superannuation/ retirement etc.;
(iv) in (i) and (ii) the widow of the member would get the pension equivalent to the member's pension as if he retired on the date of death or exit or RS.450/- or as per table 'C' attached to (iii) above it will be 50% of the member's pension or RS.450/- whichever is more.
(b) In addition to the Widow's pension mentioned at (a), two children of the member will get 25% of the Widow pension, each, till the child attains the age of 25 years. Minimum monthly pension for each child shall not be less than RS.250/- p.m. for the financial year 2014-15.
(c) If the wife of the deceased member has predeceased; the two Orphan children will get 75% of the Widow pension, as their parents do not exist. Para 16
Minimum monthly orphan pension including relief, if any, for each orphan shall not be less than RS.750/- p.m. for the financial year 2014-15.
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