Ex-gratia lump sum compensation – Recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission
No. 20(2)/2016/D (Pay/Services)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
New Delhi, 2nd November, 2016
The Chief of the Army Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff
The Chief of the Navy Staff
Subject: Ex-gratia lump sum compensation – Recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission.
I am directed to refer to this Ministry’s letter No. 20(1)/98/D(Pay/Services) dated 22.09.1998 as amended vide letter of even number dated 12.04.1999, 03.08.1999, 19.05.2000, 21.10.2008 and letter No. 20(5)/2009/D(Pay/Services) dated 4.6.2010 on the above subject and to say that in pursuance of Government’s decision on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, the existing rate of ex-gratia lump sum compensation to the next of kin of the deceased Defence Forces Personnel is revised as follows:
This letter takes effect from 01.01.2016.
The other terms and conditions contained in the Ministry’s letter dated 22.09.1998 as amended shall remain unchanged.
This issues with the concurrence of Finance Division of this Ministry vide their UO No. 8(1)/2016-AG (414-PA) dated 27.10.2016.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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