Family Pension in Case of Pensioner Remains Missing or Unheard for a Period of 12 Months to the satisfaction of the Department.
- pensionary benefits of the missing person shall, before such benefits are paid, guarantee, through affidavit or as the pensionary authority may require, the repayment of pensionary benefits to the missing person if subsequently he appears and makes any claim thereto.
- The pensionary authority shall not be responsible for repayment of any pensionary benefits to the missing person which have already been paid to his spouse or family members who shall personally be responsible for satisfaction thereof on appearance of the missing person.
- In continuation of Finance Division's O.M. No. F.2(1)-Reg.6/97 dated 25-9-1997 on the above cited subject, the undersigned is directed to say that the concession admissible thereunder shall also be admissible in cases a pensioner remains missing or unheard of for a period of 12 months to the satisfaction of the Department concerned, family pension may be allowed to his heirs as admissible under the prescribed rules and subject to the condition mentioned in O.M. dated 25-9-1997 referred to above.