DIVISION OF FAMILY PENSION  of DEFENCE PERSONNEL

division of family pension

In some special cases, Family pension is divided among all the eligible next of kin.  In such a situation, Regulation 46 of PRA  2008 Part – II is followed to streamline the process.

46. (a) In case there is a claim for division of special/liberalised family pension between the eligible heirs, the Integrated Headquarter Ministry of Defence (Army) in case of Officers and the Record Office in the case of Personnel Below Officer Rank shall investigate the claim through the Branch Recruiting Officer/Recruiting Organisation/Zila Sainik Board. 

The following documents will be forwarded to the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pensions)-

(i) In case of Officer- 

(1) Application from the claimant requesting division of special family pension. 

(2) Sanction letter for division of special family pension from AG /PS4 

(ii) In case of Personnel Below Officer Rank- 

(1) Application from the claimant requesting division of special family pension

(2) Family pension claim in the prescribed form in duplicate as at Appendix VIII to these Regulations. 

(3) Sheet Roll 

(4) Investigation report with the recommendations of the Recruiting Organisation/Zila Sainik Board showing percentage of division of special/liberalised family pension. 

(b) The Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pensions) shall then authorise division of special/liberalised family pension through Pension Payment Order in favour of claimants for division of family pension, if other wise admissible. 

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