1. DEFMIS contributors provide the Scheme with particulars and details of self and his/her dependants as per their Qualifications & Records Card at least 6 months before retirement.
  2. The Principal member nominates one spouse and up to four Children under the age of 21 years.
  3. Members were allowed to declare and nominate his/her dependants only once(during retirement) and under no circumstances will he/she substitute them with other new dependants.

“The joy of retirement comes in those everyday pursuits that embrace the joy of life; to experience daily the freedom to invest one's life-long knowledge for the betterment of others; and, to allocate time to pursuits that only received, in years of working, a fleeting moment.” – Byron Pulsifer