Grant of Medical Facilities to dependent relatives — Raising the income ceiling




No.2010/H-1/2/21                                                                                                                                             Date: 07.06.2011


The General Managers,
All Zonal Railways/PUs.


Sub: - Grant of Medical Facilities to dependent relatives — Raising the income ceiling.

Consequent upon implementation of Govt’s decision on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission regarding revision of minimum family pension to Rs 3500/-, it has been decided that a dependent relative in relation to a Railway servant as defined in para 601(6) of the Indian Railways Medical Manual, 2000 shall be considered eligible for entitlement of Medical facilities if his/her income does not exceed minimum pension/family pension i.e. Rs 3500/- and Dearness Relief thereon or 15% of the basic pay of the Railway Servant, whichever is more.

   2. Accordingly, in exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution, the President is pleased to direct that the proviso below Para 601(6) of the Indian Railway Medical Manual, 2000 may be amended as per 'Advance Correction Slip No. 12 enclosed.

   3. Please acknowledge receipt.


(Dr. B.N Annigeri)
Executive Director Health (G)
Railway Board


Source: AIRF


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