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Death Gratuity

  • This is a lump sum payment payable on the demise of a Government Servant while in service

  •  No minimum qualifying service is required to pay this benefit

  • gratuity is payable at the following rates



Less than 1 year

2 times of emoluments

1 year and above but less than 5 years

6 times of emoluments

5 years and above but less than 20 years

12 times of emoluments

20 years and above

Half monthly emoluments for each completed 6 monthly period subject to a maximum of 33 times of emoluments with a ceiling of Rs. 10,00,000/-wi.e.f. 1.1.2007.