Sanction of expenditure on Funeral Charges (Obsequies charges) of deceased Government Employees – Enhancement of Funeral Charges (Obsequies charges) from Rs.10,000/- to Rs.15,000/-
The Government have introduced a scheme under Welfare Measures to Government Employees according to which an amount of Rs.10,000/- is being sanctioned in terms of G.O.12th read above to the nearest relative of Government Employees or the person lawfully in possession of the body of the deceased Government Employees to meet the expenses on obsequies ceremony. 2. In the D.O letter 13th read above, the Finance Department has requested this Department to take necessary action for enhancement of Funeral Charges to the deceased Government Employees as per the 10th Pay Revision Commission recommendation on the matter. The 10th P.R.C., has recommended to increase the amount to Rs.20,000/-. 3. The Government after careful examination, hereby enhance the Funeral Charges (Obsequies Charges) from Rs.10,000/- to Rs.15,000/- (Rupees Fifteen thousand only) to all categories of Government Employees including All India Service Officers payable to the person indicated in para (1) above and accordingly the following amendment is issued to the Annexure to G.O.Ms.No.1669, G.A. (Ser.F) Department, Dt.15-9-1965 as amended in the G.Os. read above.