Payment Of Immediate Relief To Family Of An Employee Who Dies While In Service In Cash

Payment Of Immediate Relief To Family Of An Employee Who Dies While In Service In Cash

File No: TA-2-03002(01)/6/2021 TA-II/383

O/o Controller General of Accounts

Ministry of Finance

Department of Expenditure

Mahalekha Niyantrak Bhawan

INA GPO Complex, New Delhi-110023

Dated 30th April, 2021


Subject: Payment of Immediate relief to family of an employee who dies while in service in cash – reg.

All payments to Govt. servants or payments above Rs.5000 to suppliers etc. are to be made by electronically signed payment advices tor direct credit to their bank accounts in accordance with the amendment of (Receipts and Payments), Rules, 1983.

2. In order to provide immediate relief in terms of Rule 79 and 80 of Compendium of Rules on Advances to Government Servants, 2005 as expeditiously as possible to the family member of the government servant who dies in service, in the unprecedented situation, DDOs of Ministries /Departments are, permitted to draw and disburse the eligible amount of relief In cash either from Imprest or from other sources or by drawing money from the Bank. DDO should ensure adjustment of this advance against the arrears of pay and allowances, leave salary, Death Gratuity, balance of GPF/CPF or any other payment due in respect of the deceased Govt. servant.

3. All the Pr.CCAs/ CCAs/CAs (IC) are requested to kindly Issue instructions to PAOs under their control tor information and necessary action.

4. This issues with the approval of Controller General of Accounts.

(Ashish Kumar Singh)

Dy. Controller General of Accounts


1. All Secretaries of Ministries /Departments

2. All Financial Advisers of the ministries / Departments

3. All Pr.CCAs/CCAs/CAs (IC) of the Ministries/ Departments

Copy for kind information to:

1. Secretary (Expenditure)

2. CGA.

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