Grant of Additional Pension of 5%, 10%, 15% & 20% at the age of 65,70,75 & 80 yrs respectively: RSCWS writes to Ministry of Finance and Secretary, PG & Pension for favourable action.
RAILWAY SENIOR CITIZENS WELFARE SOCIETY
(Estd. 1991, Regd. No. 1881 – Under Registration of Societies Act)
Head Office: 32, Phase- 6, Mohali-160055 (Mob: 9316131598, 8360452584)
No. RSCWS/CHD/Additional Pension/2023-4
Ministry of Finance, Room No. 136A,
3rd Floor, Jeevan Deep Building, Sansad Marg,
New-Delhi 110001 (E-mail: – fmo.nic.in)
Sub: – Grant of Additional Pension of 5%, 10%, 15% & 20% at the age of 65,70,75 & 80yrs respectively.
Ref: – Deputy Secy., GOI, DoP&PW F.No. 17/4/2021-P&PW(Coord.)-E.7648 Dated 04.04.2022
1. Parliamentary Standing Committee on Pensioner’s grievance in its 110th report vide recommendation No. 3.28 has recommended that “The committee is of the view that Government should sympathetically consider the demand of Pensioner’s Associations for 5% additional quantum of pension on attaining the age of 65 years, 10% on 70 years, 15% on 75 years and 20% on 80 years to the pensioners.” as per the table below: –
|On Attaining the Age of||Additional Quantum||Additional Quantum of Pension Recommended by the Parliamentary Committee|
|65 years||5% of Basic Pension|
|70 years||10% of Basic Pension|
|75 years||15% of Basic Pension|
|80 years||20% of Basic Pension|
2. Moreover, 6th & 7th CPC has already recommended the above in view of life expectancy of the pensioners.
3. Deputy Secretary/GOI/Ministry of DoP&PW vide their above referred letter has stressed for early implementation of the above recommendation.
4. The Finance Ministry / Government of India may please consider the proposal sympathetically and provide for requisite funds for the same, keeping in view hardship of the Pensioners in old age due to health hazards and other vital requirements.
In view of above it is requested that above recommendation for grant of additional pension may please be considered for early implementation as a measure of succor and relief to the pensioners
Copy for information & favourable action to:
Secretary, PG & Pension, GOI, 5th Floor, Patel Bhawan, Parliament Street, New Delhi – 110001.
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