Supreme Court Judgement on granting annual increment to retiring employee if the date of retirement is on 30th Jun was not implemented for all Retiring Central Government Employees – The applicant in the case only has been given this benefit – Minister replies in parliament
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING)
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 427
ANSWERED ON: 12.12.2018
JUDGEMENT ON WRIT PETITION
427. SHRI ASADUDDIN OWAISI
Will the Prime Minister be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the Hon. Madras High Court ruled that employees retiring on 30 June are entitled for increment on 1st July of that year for pensionary benefit as they retire after completion of that year’s full service;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether Hon. Supreme Court has dismissed the petition filed against the Madras High Court’s above judgement;
(d) if so, whether the Government has issued orders regarding granting annual increment to those employees who are retiring on 30th June after completion of one year of service;
(e) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor; and
(f) the time by which such orders are likely to be issued in this regard?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a) & (b): No, Madam. High Court of Madras in Writ Petition No. 15732/2017 has granted relief personal to the petitioner.
(c): Yes, Madam.
(d) to (f): As the judgment is in personam and contrary to the personnel policy of Government of India, the question of issuing a general order does not arise.