Punjab

​Haryana decides to amend RPR (Part-II)2009 for pensioners

S.K. Vyas | September 15, 2016 12:56 PM

Chandigarh: Haryana Government has decided to amend the Revised Pension Rules (Part-II) 2009 for pension of  the pensioners who have been retired between January 1 and September 30, 2006.

          While giving this information here today, a spokesman of Finance Department said that according to the amendment, the pension of a pensioner, who retired between January 1  and September 30, 2006 would also not be less than 50 per cent of the sum of the minimum of the pay in the pay band and the grade pay (or 50 per cent of the minimum of the scale in the case of HAG) of the post held by him or her at the time of retirement.

                The spokesman said that for example, if a pensioner has retired in the grade pay of Rs 10,000 in the pay band of Rs 37,400-67,000, his minimum guaranteed pension would be 50 per cent of Rs 43,390+Rs 10,000 that is Rs 26,695 instead of 50 per cent of Rs 37,400+Rs 10,000 that is Rs 23,700. However, the pension would be reduced pro-rata where the maximum required qualifying service for full pension as per Rules as applicable, but in no case it would be less than Rs 3500 per month. The amendment would be applicable with effect from February 6, 2015, he added.

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