Raising of income ceiling for dependent for the purpose of family pension.
GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
Finance Department (Pension Branch)
Writers’ Buildings, Block-IV, 2nd Floor
Kolkata – 700 001
No. 270-F (Pen) Dated, Kolkata, the 08th September, 2021
Subject: Raising of income ceiling for ‘dependent’ for the purpose of family pension
Consequent upon the revision of pay and allowances and pension/ family pension of the State Government employees and pensioners respectively, on the recommendation of 6th Pay Commission, the question of raising the Income Ceiling of mother/ father and unmarried/ widowed/ divorced daughter beyond 25 years has been under consideration of the Government for sometime past.
2. After careful consideration of the matter, the Governor has been pleased to decide that the Income Ceiling for entitlement of such family pension be raised to Rs. 9000/- ( Rupees nine thousand) only per month. This will take immediate effect from the date of issue of this order. Other terms and conditions in this regard shall remain the same.
Sd/- S. K. Ghosh
O.S.D & Ex-Officio Joint Secretary
to the Govt. of West Bengal