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Pension scheme for unmarried daughter after father’s death

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Ground Report | New Delhi: Pension scheme for unmarried daughter; The central Government pays a family pension. There are certain eligibility criteria for members to become eligible for the family pension. Here are the criteria for family members of a deceased civil servant or pensioner to qualify for a family pension, according to details provided by the Department of Pensions and Pensioners’ Welfare

The family pension is granted to the widow/widower and, in the absence of a widow/widower, to the children of an official who entered service in an insured establishment on or after 01/01/1964 but on or before 31.12.2003.

Pension scheme for unmarried daughter

  1. Spouse of the deceased government servant or pensioner.
  1. Unmarried sons below the age of 25 years and unmarried or widow or divorced daughters (without any age limit), who are not earning their livelihood.
  1. A children suffering from a mental or physical disability and not earning his nor her livelihood (without any age limit), who are not earning their livelihood.
  1. Dependent parents.
  1. Dependent siblings.

Family pension is payable to children up to 25 years of their age, or marriage or until they start earning a monthly income above Rs 9,000 + DA qualifying from time to time p.m. whichever comes first.

Who is eligible 

  • Spouse of the deceased Government servant or pensioner will get family pension for life.
  • Unmarried sons below the age of 25 years will get till they attain the age of 25 years or get married or start earning their livelihood or die, whichever is the earliest.
  • Unmarried/widowed/divorced daughters (without any age limit) will get pension till they marry or start earning their livelihood or die, whichever is the earliest.
  • Children suffering from a mental or physical disability till they start earning their livelihood or die.
  • Dependent parents will get family pension till they start earning their livelihood or die.
  • Dependent siblings will get family pension till they start earning their livelihood or die.

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