Friday, April 8, 2016
YET ANOTHER HAPPY NEWS FOR PRE-2006 PENSIONERS.
ONE MORE HAPPY NEWS FOR PRE-2006 PENSIONERS-
As per VIth Pay commission, the Rate of Minimum pension- shall not be less than 50% of Pay in the Pay band plus Grade pay and MSP and X Group pay.
Irrespective of the length of service but not less than pensionable service.
For JCOs and ORs 15 yrs and For Commissioned officers and NCEs 20 yrs.
But it was not followed and pension was calculated on PRORATA basis,
That is the Maximum service was taken as 33 yrs and reduced the rate according to the length of actual service of pensioners..
After a great struggles, Litigation, the Government / DOPT has now issued Office Memorandum OM No: 38/37/08-P&PW(A) , GOI, Dept. of P & PW , New Delhi dated 06-04-2016 for revision of pension of all Pre-2006 pensioners at 50% with effect from 1-1-2006and pay the arrears.
Veterans are to wait for a separate order for Defence in this regard from MOD and DESW. .