HOW TO CALCULATE DEATH GRATUITY OF STATE/CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE

Friends, If the State/Central Government employee died/Expired during his service, The Death Gratuity is granted at the time of expired of employee as following rates depending upon the length of qualifying service put in by the deceased employees:

Length of Service

Rate of Death Gratuity

Less than one year

2 times of emoluments

One year or more but less than 5 years

6 times of emoluments

5 years or more but less than 20 years

12 times of emoluments

Do you know, what is Emoluments?

Pay in the Pay Band + Dearness Allowance
admissible on the date of death.

Example :

Pay and allowance last drawn...

Pay in the Pay Band : 9,000

Grade Pay : 2,400

Dearness Pay (45%) : 5,130

Total : 16,530

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 Service

Rate of Death Gratuity

Amount of Death Gratuity

Less than one year

2 times of emoluments

Rs. 33,060

One year or more but less than 5 years

6 times of emoluments

Rs. 99,180

5 years or more but less than 20 years

12 times of emoluments

Rs. 1,98,360

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