Government of the Pakistan, Establishment Division Notification / O.M. No.S/24/2016-E-2 (pt) dated 05-08-2016
According to this Office Memorandum, the undersigned is directed to refer to the subject cited above and it is state that the Prime Minister’s Assistance Package was revised by the Federal Government as notified by the Establishment Division vide O.M No.8/10/2013-E-2 (PI) dated 4th December 2015. After revision of Assistance Package, number of references: have been received from different Ministries/Divisions/Departments including AGPR, Islamabad seeking clarifications on 100% Pension to families of deceased Government Servants.
The issue was taken up with Finance Division. That Division has clarified that as policy of the Federal Government the Government servants who die while in service. 25% of the gross pension will be allowed as gratuity and rest 75% as family pension. The above benefits will be equal to full pension.
All Ministries/Divisions are requested to ensure implementation of the policy clarifications referred to above in letter and spirit. It may also be ensured to circulate the above clarifications to all the departments/sub-ordinate offices under their administrative control.
Attached is a copy of Establishment Division memo which clarifies that in cases of death during service, family will be entitled to 100% Gross Pension, as under :-
25% commuted against gratuity equal to number of years’ purchase; and 75% Net Pension per month.
The widow / family has the option of getting another 10 % of Gross Pension also commuted, as the maximum limit for commutation is 35%.
Special thanks to Mr. Muhammad Ayub from Islamabad for sending the copy.