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In case of death of Central Government Servant
while in service, Death Gratuity is granted at the
following rates depending upon the length of
qualifying service put in by the deceased employees: -

Length of ServiceRate of Death Gratuity
Less than one year2 times of emoluments
One year or more but less than 5 years 6 times of emoluments
5 years or more but less than 20 years12 times of emoluments
Emoluments means
Pay in the Pay Band + Dearness Allowance
admissible on the date of death.

Pay and allowance last drawn...
Pay in the Pay Band : 9,000
Grade Pay : 2,400
Dearness Pay (16%) : 1,824
Total : 13,224

Rate of Death Gratuity for the service of 20 years or more is
"Half of emoluments for every completed six monthly period of service"
subject to a maximum of 33 times of emoluments
or Rs. 10 lakhs, whichever is less.

Length of ServiceRate of Death GratuityAmount of Death Gratuity
Less than one year2 times of emolumentsRs. 26,448
One year or more but less than 5 years 6 times of emolumentsRs. 79,344
5 years or more but less than 20 years12 times of emolumentsRs. 1,58,688

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