Haryana Government issues notification on Pension Revision

Haryana Government issues notification on Pension Revision.

Chandigarh, Mar 12 –┬áThe Haryana government notified revisions in individual and family pensions for employees who retired or died on duty either on or after January 1, 2016.

The notifications are based on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission’s Pension Revision Committee, an official release said.

Pensions for those who retired before January 1, 2016, will be determined by multiplying the existing pension basic by 2.57, it said.

For this purpose, the existing pensions would be the basic. This does not include additional pension that is provided to old pensioners, attaining 80 years age, the release said.

The additional pension will be worked out in accordance with these rules, it said.

The minimum individual or family pensions would be Rs 9,000 per month (excluding the additional pension) and the maximum pension would be Rs 1,12,050, the release said.

It said the commuted portion of the pension shall be deducted while making monthly disbursements.

The quantum of additional pension would continue to be 20 per cent of the revised basic if the age of the pensioner or family pensioner is between 80 to less than 85 years, 30 per cent if between 85 to less than 90 years, 40 per cent if between 90 to less than 95 years, 50 per cent if between 95 to less than 100 years and 100 per cent in case age is 100 years or more, the release said.

Pensions would be fixed under the provisions of the Haryana government Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 2016, it said.

The maximum limit of death-cum-retirement gratuity would be Rs 20 lakh. The ceiling on gratuity would increase by 25 per cent whenever the Dearness Allowance rises by 50 per cent of the basic pay, the release said.

Source: PTI