Know how much pension the family will get after the death of a government employee under the Seventh Pay Commission?– News18

New Delhi. If you are a government employee or someone in your family is in government job, then this news is very useful for you. This is because the government has recently made changes in the rules related to the pension of government employees, under which now the employee’s family and dependents will get help if the employee is no longer there. Let us know about these important changes.

Dependents will be given 50 percent of the pension

Under the new rules, the condition of 7 years of service has been abolished for pension for the people dependent on the government employee. Now if the employee dies before the completion of 7 years of service, then 50 percent of the pension money will be given to the family of the employee or his dependents. That is, now the condition regarding the pension to be received after the death of a government employee has been removed. Earlier in many cases, due to this condition, the family members could not get the pension money.

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Government increased dearness allowance

After a gap of about one and a half years, the Central Government has increased the Dearness Allowance, DA. The Central Government has reinstated Dearness Allowance, DA. The Central Government has increased the Dearness Allowance, DA and Dearness Relief (DR) for central employees and pensioners from the existing rate of 17 per cent to 28 per cent. These new rates will be applicable from July 1, 2021.

48 lakh central employees and 65 lakh pensioners will benefit

The Finance Ministry had in April 2020 decided to stop the increase in dearness allowance for 50 lakh central government employees and 61 lakh pensioners till July 2021 due to the Corona crisis. They have not got the benefit of DA till 30 June 2021. Now about 48 lakh central employees and 65 lakh pensioners will benefit from this move of the government. This will increase the expenditure of the government by about Rs 34,401 crore.

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