Government of Maharashtra
Finance Department
Government Resolution No.: Senive-2015/ CR 01/SER-4
Hutatma Rajguru Chowk, Madam Cama Road,
Mantralaya, Mumbai-400 032.
Date: 4th February, 2015.

Read –
1. Government Resolution No.: Senive-1009/CR.31/SER-4, dated 05th May, 2009.
2. Government Resolution No.: Senive-1009/CR.69/SER-4, dated 21st August, 2009.


The Government is pleased to increase the maximum limit of Death cum retirement gratuity to Rs. 7 lakhs to all the eligible State Government pensioners/ family pensioners who retired /died on or after 1st January, 2006, pursuant to the decision of the Hon. Supreme Court dt. 30.01.2013 in Civil Appeal 908/2013 arising out of S.L.P.3700/2012. The Government Resolution dated 21st August, 2009 referred to above is hereby cancelled.

2. Accordingly, all the eligible pensioners/ family pensioners who retired/died on or after 1st January, 2006 will be paid at one go, all the amounts due to them.

3. As per Rule 129-A(5)(b) of Maharashtra Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1982, prepared in exercise with the powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution of India, interest on the arrears of gratuity is not admissible.

4. Government is also pleased to direct that above decision shall mutatis mutandis, apply to all those eligible pensioners / family pensioners of Recognized and Aided Educational Institutions, Non-Agricultural Universities and Affiliated Non-Government Colleges and Agricultural Universities to whom the Pension scheme is made applicable.

5. In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Section 248 of the Maharashtra Zilla Parishads and Panchayat Samities Act, 1961 (Mah. V of 1962) and of all the other powers enabling it in that behalf, Government is further pleased to decide that the above decision shall apply to the pensioners including family pensioners of Zilla Parishads.

This Government resolution of Maharashtra Government is available at the website Reference no. for this is 201502031504518105. This order has been signed digitally.

By order and in the name of the Governor of Maharashtra.

Radhika Rastogi
Secretary (Accounts and Treasuries)

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9 responses to “Maharashtra govt. increases Death cum retirement gratuity limit to Rs. 7 lakhs”

  1. GANESH LANDGE says:

    १.११.२००५ नंतर महाराष्ट्र शासनाचे सेवेत रुजु झालेल्या कर्मचार्याने ५ वर्ष सेवा झाल्यानंतर राजीनामा दिल्यास त्या कर्मचार्यास सेवा उपदान(ग्रॅच्युईटी) मंजुर होते का. या विषयी सविस्तर मार्गदर्शन करावे हि विनती.

  2. Ganesh S.Misal says:

    I am a govt employee and now going to be retired in tree months shall I get such gratuity for 7 lacs,what should I do for?

  3. Mohasin says:

    what is the formula for maharastra government gratuity calculation


    Does this new provision apply to all grades of employess or only for the Civil Services?

  5. nilesh landge says:

    Who will get the benefit from this govt resolution..? If a person retires in the year dec 2012 who already received the gratuity amount 2.5 lakh. Then, Will he get the difference amount from it or not?

  6. nilesh landge says:

    Who will get the benefit from this govt resolution..? If a person who retires in the year dec 2012 and
    received the gratuity amount 2.5 lakh already. Then, Will he get the difference amount from it or not?

  7. CA Manzurhasan Shaikh says:

    Dear Mr. Bhadkamkar,

    As per recent provisions of Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 the maximum limit of Gratuity payable has been increased from Rs. 3.5 Lakhs to Rs. 10 Lakhs.


  8. A V BHADKAMKAR says:

    What is the limit of gratuity payable as per The Payment of Gratuity Act on death of an employee while in service ?

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