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Monday, October 12, 2009

Himachal Pensioners get new pay scales

The much awaited implementation of 5th Pay commission for pensioners has been announced by Himachal Pradesh Govt. and Pension of November, 2009 will be as per new pay scales.

Here are details of H.P. Cabinet decision:

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet in its meeting held here today approved pensionary benefits to all its pensioners/family pensioners employees with effect from 1st January, 2006, on the analogy of the revised Pension Rules of the Government of India. Revised pension will be payable from October, 2009 to be paid from November, 2009. The decision would benefit 97,300 pensioners and 15,200 family pensioners in the State who will be getting additional annual financial benefits to the tune of Rs. 340 crore while Rs. 1,100 crore shall be spent on their pension arrears. It also decided to release two DA installments due to the pensioners at the rate of 6 percent from January, 2009 and 5 percent from July, 2009, in cash, and deliver them additional financial benefits worth Rs. 120 crore per annum on this account. Thereby the pensioners in the State would be getting financial benefits worth Rs,560 crore.

More details at Himachal Govt. Official website.

Visit ekosh portal for Pay fixation and arrear calculator.

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