Death-cum-Retirement Gratuity (DCRG)


This is lump sum payable to an employee who has completed 5 years of qualifying service on his retirement /death while in service.

  • The amount of DCRG is equal to half of the emoluments last drawn by the officer * No of years of Q.S.
    (maximum 16 times emoluments last drawn or Rs.14,00,000 whichever is less) w.e.f. 1-07-2014.
    Note:- Emoluments = Pay + DA. DCRG is in addition to service gratuity or monthly pension.
  • In the case of death while in service or for invalid person with a Q.S. below 24 years = 12 times emoluments last drawn.
  • If death occurs in the first year of service(2 months emoluments last drawn).
  • If death occurs after first year, but before 5 years of service(6 times emoluments last drawn).

Members eligible for DCRG

  • To the nominee, if nominations subsists.
  • In other cases as per G.O.(P) No.469/2015/Fin,dated 17/10/2015.