Compassionate Allowance


A Govt. servant who is relieved from service on dismissal or removal shall forfeit his pension and gratuity provided that the authority competent to dismiss or remove him from service may, if the case is deserving of special consideration, sanction compassionate allowance not exceeding two thirds of pension or gratuity or both which would have been admissible to him if he had retired on compensation pension. Compassionate allowance so granted shall not be less than Rs. 3500/- p.m.

Sample calculation: Compassionate Allowance


Post

Class-III

Date of Birth

15.07.1962

Date of Appointment

07.08.1983

Date of compulsory retirement as a measure of penalty

15.08.2008 (FN)

Qualifying Service

25 Years & 7 Days

Details of Pay Drawn during the last ten months period preceding the Date of Dismissal and Average Emoluments:

From

To

Period

Pay

Total

16.10.200731.10.200716 Days135007200
01.11.200731.07.19989 Months13500121455
01.08.199814.08.199814 Days137806430.66
Total10 Months135085.66

Average Emoluments135085.66/10
13508.56
Pension50% of Emoluments or average emoluments which ever is beneficial.
50% of 13780
6890/-

Relevant orders : Compassionate allowance should not exceed two- third of pension admissible on retirement on compensation pension. The compensation pension in this case works out to Rs. 6890/-. Accordingly, the compassionate allowance will be Rs. 6890X2/3 = Rs.4594/-

Compassionate allowance @ Rs. 4594/- per month w.e.f. 15.08.2010 for life.