Government of the Punjab, Finance Department has issued Notification No. FD-SR-III-4-57/2013 dated 15-05-2013 in connection with the clarification about grant of Family Pension to Widowed Daughter/Divorced Daughter & Unmarried Sister.
According to the Finance Department Punjab Notification No. FD.SR-III-4-111/89 dated 22-07-1989 the entitlement of the family pension was also granted as mentioned below:
Unmarried daughters till their marriage or on their acquiring their regular source of income which ever earlier had been mentioned.
Later on a query aroused whether the widowed daughter is also eligible for the family pension or not?
In consultation of Law & Parliamentary Affairs Department, the Finance Department has examined the case and with the approval of the Chief Minister, it has been clarified that the following family members are also eligible for the family pension:
- Widowed Daughter
- Divorced Daughter
- Unmarried Sister
These members are eligible for the family pension till their re-marriage or acquiring regular source of income, which ever is earlier.
It is to further added here the the family pension is already granted to the following family members of the deceased employee.
- Wife or Wives
- Legitimate children of the Government Servant
- Widow or widows and children of the deceased son of Government Employee
The detail of other non-family members eligible for family pension will be published soon. Special Thanks to Mr. Muhammad Kashif , Computer Operator (Dist: Bhakkar)