The funeral grant is an ex-gratia payment to survivors of the deceased member to enable them to undertake e meaningful burial. The amount of the funeral grant has been set at 10 times the minimum pension in the year of the members’ death.
In the event that a member dies without leaving a spouse, parents or siblings NAPSA shall pay the funeral grant to a person liable to pay funeral expenses.
In order to qualify for a funeral grant the member should have either been receiving a retirement pension or invalidity pension, or in the case of a member who was still in employment should have made at least 12 months contributions in the last 36 months of his employment.
What should be submitted at the time of making a claim?
A certified copy of death certificate/Burial permit/Any authentic document.