HC Deb 10 December 1934 vol 296 c5
4. Mr. T. SMITH

asked the Secretary of State for India the number of persons in this country drawing pensions from each of the gazetted Indian Services in the year ended 31st March, 1934, and the cost of these pensions to the Indian revenues?


In view of the large number of figures involved in the reply to the hon. Member's question, I am circulating the answer in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The number of pensions issued in this country to retired members of the Indian Services (Civil), and the net amounts paid, in the year ended 31st March, 1934, in respect of those pensions, were as follow:

Number. Amount.
Indian Civil Service 789 681,743
Judges of the High Courts 50 51,902
Bengal Pilot Service 75 15,092
Bishops of Madras and Bombay. 2 1,602
Uncovenanted Services 2,862 1,067,939
3,778 1,818,278