Welfare

Scheme of Compassionate Appointment
Relative Merit Points and Revised Procedure for Selection

  • The object of the Scheme is to grant appointment on compassionate grounds to dependent family member of a Government servant dying in harness or who is retired on medical grounds, thereby leaving his family in penury and without any means of livelihood, to relieve the family of the Government servant concerned from financial destitution and to help it get over the emergency. Compassionate appointments can be made upto a maximum of 5% of vacancies falling under direct recruitment quota in any Group C or D post.
  • DOP&T have prescribed a formal procedure and time limit to be adopted for compassionate appointment.For list of Documents required for processing Compassionate Appointment Cases .
  • While considering compassionate appointment, merit of the cases are to be decided by allotting weightage points based on a 100 point scale attributed to various parameters for a comparatively balanced and objective assessment as indicated below.

    Family Pension (Basic excluding DA & Allowances)

    Family Pension (Basic excluding DA & Allowances)
    Sr. No. Details Person
    1 Upto Rs 1300 20
    2 1301-1500 18
    3 1501-1700 16
    4 1701-1900 14
    5 1901-2100 12
    6 2101-2300 10
    7 2301-2500 8
    8 Above Rs 2500 6

    Terminal Benefits

    Terminal Benefits
    Sr. No. Details Person
    1 Upto Rs 100000 10
    23 100001-120000 9
    4 120001-140000 8
    5 140001-160000 7
    6 160001-180000 6
    7 180001-200000 5
    8 200001-220000 4
    9 220001-240000 3
    10 240001-260000 2
    11 260001-300000 1
    12 Above Rs 300000 Nil

    Monthly income, of earning member(s) and income from Property. (This does not include the monthly family pension/pension due to the death/MBO/missing of Govt servant but any other pensions, income of all the family members (including earning members living separately) should be accounted)

    Monthly income, of earning member(s) and income from Property
    Sr. No. Details Person
    1 No income 5
    2 Rs 1000 or less 4
    3 Rs 1001 to 2000 3
    4 Rs 2001 to 3000 2
    5 Rs 3001 to 4000 1
    6 Rs 4001 and above Nil

    Movable/Immovable Property (Latest Market Value in Rs.)

    Movable/Immovable Property (Latest Market Value in Rs.)
    Sr. No. Details Person
    1 Nil 10
    2 Upto 50000 8
    3 50001-100000 6
    4 100001-200000 3
    5 200001 and above 1

    No. of dependents

    No. of dependents
    Sr. No. Details Person
    1 3 and above 15
    2 2 10
    3 1 5

    No. of unmarried daughters

    No. of unmarried daughters
    Sr. No. Details Person
    1 3 and above 15
    2 2 10
    3 1 5
    4 None 0

    No. of Minor Children

    No. of Minor Children
    Sr. No. Details Person
    1 3 and above 15
    2 2 10
    3 1 5
    4 None 0

    Left over service

    Left over service
    Sr. No. Details Person
    1 0-5 years 2
    2 Over 5 & upto 10 years 4
    3 Over 10 & upto 15 years 6
    4 Over 15 & upto 20 years 8
    5 Over 20 years 10
  • The Committee (Board of Officers) for considering a request for appointment on compassionate grounds should take into account the position regarding availability of vacancy for such appointment and it should recommend appointment on compassionate grounds only in a really deserving case and only if vacancy meant for appointment on compassionate grounds will be available within a year, that too within the ceiling of 5% meant for the purpose.