TYPES OF PENSIONS
Superannuation pension – Superannuation pension is granted to a Government Servant who retires on attaining the age of Superannuation.
Retiring Pension – Retiring Pension shall be granted to a Government Servant who retires on completion of 33 years of service, or is retired, in advance of the age of Superannuation in accordance with provisions of Rule 43 & 44.
Pension on absorption - In or under a corporation, company or body – A Government Servant who has been permitted to be absorbed on completion of 10 years of qualifying service in a service or post in or under a corporation or company wholly or substantially owned or controlled by the Government etc., and if such absorption is declared by the Government in the Public interest shall be granted Pro-rata Pension. Provided that the Government shall have no liability for the payment of Family Pension in such a case.
Invalid Pension – A Government Servant who is declared by the appropriate medical authority to be permanently incapacitated for further service in accordance with the instructions on the subject, may be granted invalid pension (Subject to Rule 45 of the AP Revised Pension Rules 1980) .
Compensation Pension – A Government servant is entitled to get compensation pension owing to the abolition of his permanent post (Subject to Rule 45 of the AP Revised Pension Rules 1980).
Compulsory Retirement Pension – A Government Servant compulsorily retired from service as a penalty may be granted by the competent authority, pension or gratuity or both at the rate not less than two-thirds and not more than full compensation pension or gratuity or both admissible to him on the date of his compulsory retirement.
Compassionate Allowance - A government servant who is dismissed or removed from service shall forfeit his pension and gratuity. But if such case is deserving of special considerations, sanction of compassionate allowance may be granted to him not exceeding two thirds of pension or gratuity or both which would have been admissible to him.
Retirement on Completion of 20 years of Service - A government servant shall have the option to retire from service voluntarily after he has put in not less than twenty years of qualifying service subject to certain conditions (Rule 43).
Retirement on Completion of 33 years of Service - At any time after a Government servant has completed 33 years of qualifying service but before 58 years of age, he may retire or may be required by the appointing authority to retire in the public interest (Rule 44)
To whom its payable:
When a Government Servant dies while in service or after retirement, family pension is payable to the Family.
The Family for the purpose of Family Pension means –
Calculation of Family Pension - Family pension is calculated at two rates:
Enhanced Rate - Enhanced Rate of Family Pension is calculated at 50% of emoluments last drawn and in case of death after retirement, it is restricted to the pension admitted to the individual. The enhanced rate of family pension is payable for a maximum period of 7 years and not beyond the notional date on which the deceased would have attained the age of 65 years ("Applicable only if service rendered is not less than 7 years")
Normal Rate -- Normal Rate of Family Pension is calculated at 30% of the Emoluments last drawn. Family Pension resulting in a fraction when calculated, is rounded off to the next higher rupee.
It will be paid to the employees where departmental or judicial proceedings are pending. The minimum provisional pension is 75% and it shall not exceed maximum pension which would have been admissible on the basis of qualifying service. Payment of provisional pension shall be adjusted against the final retirement benefits sanctioned upon conclusion of such proceedings but no recovery shall be made where the pension finally sanctioned is less than provisional pension or pension is reduced or withheld permanently or for a specified period.
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