7th pay commission latest news: Government announces big relief for central armed forces | check report

7th pay commission latest news: The government has taken important decision that will help government employees who are incapacitated due to bodily or medical infirmity and retired from government service. 

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Jan 05, 2021, 07:45 AM IST

This new decision of the government has to do with pension rules of these employees. 

 

 

 

 

 

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7th pay commission Pension Rule

7th pay commission Pension Rule

The government has amended the rule that sought minimum qualifying service of 10 years to avail pension. In a significant development recently, the Ministry of Personnel has done away with the minimum qualifying service of 10 years for pension, if a government employee is incapacitated due to bodily or medical infirmity and retired from government service, said a statement issued by the Personnel Ministry.  Source: Reuters

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7th pay commission Invalid Pension

7th pay commission Invalid Pension

Accordingly, Rule 38 of CCS (Pension) Rules was amended to provide invalid pension at 50 per cent of the last pay, even if the employee had not completed minimum qualifying service of 10 years, the statement said. Source: Pixabay 
 

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7th pay commission Pension At Enhanced Rate

7th pay commission Pension At Enhanced Rate

In addition to above, in yet another reform in the Pension Rules, a decision was also taken to amend the rule and provide pension at enhanced rate to the family of an employee who died during service before completing the requisite service of minimum seven years, it said.  Source: IANS

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7th pay commission: Official statement

7th pay commission: Official statement

"As a result, now the family pension of 50 per cent of the last pay is also admissible to the family of employees who die even before completing seven years of service," the statement added. Source: PTI

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7th pay commission: Disability compensation

7th pay commission: Disability compensation

In yet another similar development, Union Minister Jitendra Singh had said on Friday, 'Disability compensation’ has been extended to all serving central government employees who get disabled in the line of duty and are retained in service in spite of such disablement. Source: PTI

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7th pay commission Disability compensation: Who Will Benefit

7th pay commission Disability compensation: Who Will Benefit

The order will provide a huge relief to young central armed police force (CAPF) personnel of CRPF, BSF, CISF, etc since disability in performance of duties is generally reported in their case. Source: PTI