2.57-fold hike in pension: CM

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 16 May 2018 10:13:49



Staff Reporter

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that 2.57 fold increase will be made in the pension of employees who retired from Government services before January 1, 2016, and family pensioners. Cash benefit of hike will be payable with immediate effect.Chouhan also made an announcement to form a Pensioners Board to provide medical facility to the pensioners and family pensioners and to redress their other grievances. He was addressing the delegation of Pensioners’ Association at CM House on Tuesday.

Chouhan urged the pensioners that they should utilise their experience, capabilities and energy to work for cleanliness, environment conservation and Beti Bachao Abhiyan besides eliminating social evils. He hoped that the Government will get creative and active cooperation of the pensioners always. Minister for Finance Jayant Malayya and Additional Chief Secretary Finance A K Shrivastava were present on the occasion.