Enhanced Ordinary Family Pension
10.2.32 The Services have sought that the enhanced rate of ordinary family pension should be continued to be paid at a rate equal to service/ retiring pension and made admissible for a duration of 10 years after death of the individual, both in harness as well as after retirement. In addition, the existing cap of minimum service of seven years for being eligible for this pension be removed.
Analysis and Recommendations
10.2.33 The Commission has considered the issue. It notes that the regime of enhanced rate of ordinary family pension applies to both civil and defence pensioners. No change is being recommended by the Commission for either civilian or defence pensioners