Cabinet Secretariat Establishment Division has issued Notification No. F.No.5-15-2011-Admn-II dated 3rd October 2013 regarding Notification of Amendment in Federal Employees Benevolent Fund & Group Insurance Rules.
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 23 of the Federal Employees Benevolent Fund & Group Insurance Rules-1972 (II of 1969), the Federal Govt is pleased to direct that the following further amendment/additions shall be made in Federal Employees Benevolent Fund & Group Insurance Rules-1972, namely:-
2- in the aforesaid Rules.
In Rule-6, after sub-para (4), the following new sub-rul (5) shall be added,
Sub-Rule )5): Every Employee shall pay a monthly subscription to the Benevolent Fund, in terms of section 12 (c) at the rates specified in column (4) of the Seventh Schedule and monthly Benevolent Grant in terms of section 13 (3) shall be paid in accordance with the scale prescribed in column (5) of the Seventh Schedule, with effect from 01-07-2013.
The rates of subscriptions to the Benevolent Fund and the amount of monthly benevolent grant payable under sub-rule (4) of Rule 6 with effect from 1st July 2013 has been shown in the figure below:
As far I have noted here that the Benevolent Fund deduction rates for the employees having basic pay Rs. 39,001/- or above have been fixed Rs. 960/- Per Month. Earlier these deduction rates were unlimited vide the Notification No.18-22/Act-Amdt/Plan 2002 dated23rd November 2012.