Court cases relating to grant of one Notional Increment to employees retiring on 30th June and revision in Basic Pension and Pensionary benefit: Department of Posts
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
[Establishment Division/P.A.P. Section]
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
All Head of Circles
Sub: Court cases relating to grant of one Notional Increment to employees who have completed one year of service as on their retirement on Superannuation falling on 30th June of various year and further revision in Basic pension and pensionary benefits thereof.
This is regarding various court cases on the above mentioned subject filed by retired employees of this Department before various Tribunals. This section is also in receipt of representations from retired employees of the similar subject matter. Department of Personnel and Training has issued some guidelines and instructions on the subject matter, the same was circulated to all HOCs by pension section letter No 100-10/2018-Pen dated 20.01.2020.
2. In the meantime some circles have forwarded the decisions of various Tribunals for seeking further guidance for implementation of orders etc. The whole issue has been examined in the light of guidelines/ instructions issued by nodal ministry DoPT in such cases.
3. In this regard, I am directed to forward herewith copy of Department of Personnel and Training, OM 1411655/2020-Estt(Pay-IT dated 18.02.2020, requesting to defend/challenge the cases on behalf of Union of India , keeping the observations of DoPT in view.
4. It is hence requested to defend/challenge the cases in consultation with Government Counsel, keeping the observations of DoPT in view. Individual representations/ referred cases in this regard may be addressed as per the guidelines of DoPT It is also requested to keep this Directorate apprised about further development in these cases periodically.
DA: As above
Assistant Director General (Estt.)
Copy for information and necessary actions:-
1. Sr.PPS to Secretary (Posts) / Sr.PPS to Director General Postal Services
2. PPS/ PS to Addl. DG (Co-ordination)/ Member (Banking)/ Member (O)/ Member (P)/ Member (Planning & HRD)/ Member (PLD/ Member (Tech)
3. Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser
4. Sr.DeputyDirectorGeneral(Vigilance)&CVO / Sr. Deputy Director General (PAF)
5. Director General P&T (Audit), Civil Lines, New Delhi
6. Secretary, Postal Services Board/ All Deputy Directors General
7. Chief Engineer (Civil), Postal Directorate
8. GM, CEPT for uploading the order on the India Post web site
9. Guard File