LIC of India (Employees’) Pension (Second Amendment) Rules, 2023


The Life Insurance Corporation of India (Employees’) Pension (Second Amendment) Rules, 2023, were issued by the Ministry of Finance on September 11, 2023. These rules amend the existing Life Insurance Corporation of India (Employees’) Pension Rules, 1995.

The key amendments include a change in the calculation of family pension for deceased employees who were receiving a pension or compassionate allowance at the time of their death.

The family pension is now set at a uniform rate of thirty percent of pay plus thirty percent of specific allowances, excluding dearness allowance. Additionally, Appendix V of the principal rules has been omitted. These amendments came into effect upon their publication in the Official Gazette.

Life Insurance Corporation of India (Employees’) Pension (Second Amendment) Rules, 2023

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Financial Services)
NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 11th September, 2023

G.S.R. 662(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 48 of the Life Insurance Corporation Act, 1956 (31 of 1956), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Life Insurance Corporation of India (Employees’) Pension Rules, 1995, namely:-

  1. Short title and commencement.-(1) These rules may be called the Life Insurance Corporation of India (Employees’) Pension (Second Amendment) Rules, 2023.
    (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
  2. In the Life Insurance Corporation of India (Employees’) Pension Rules, 1995 (hereinafter referred to as the principal rules), in rule 39, in sub-rule (1), for clause (c), the following shall be substituted, namely: –

(c) after retirement from service and was on the date of death in receipt of a pension, or compassionate allowance, the family of the deceased shall be entitled to family pension, the amount of which shall be determined at a uniform rate of thirty per cent of pay plus thirty per cent of allowances which are counted for making contribution to Provident Fund but not for dearness allowance, and in no case the family pension shall be less than the amount of minimum family pension determined by the Board from time to time”.

  1. In the principal rules, Appendix V shall be omitted.

[F. No. S-11013/47/2016-Ins.I]
MUKESH KUMAR BANSAL, Jt. Secy.

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