A doubt has been raised by one of the Zonal Railways as to whether pension/Family pension of pre-2006 retirees, who retired from the pre-revised scale of Rs.6500-10500, will be stepped up w.r.t. Grade Pay of Rs. 4600 in the light of the decision of Department of Expenditure vide their OM. No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 13th November, 2009 w.e.f. 1.1.2006 to grant revised Grade Pay of Rs. 4600 in lieu of Rs. 4200 to those who were in pre-revised pay scale of Rs.6500-10500.
2. This issue has been examined in consultation with Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, and it is clarified that pre-2006 retired employees who were in the pre-revised scale of Rs.6500-10500 are not entitled for stepping up of their pension and family pension with reference to the revised Grade Pay Rs.4600/-.