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Widows, elderly pension hiked
NEWDELHI: Lieutenant Governor Governor A nil Baijalh as cleared a proposal by the Delhi government to increase monthly pensions of widows, senior citizens and the disabled by Rs1,000 each. The development comes close on the heels of Baijal clearing the proposal of constructing over 300 mohalla clinics, a flagship project of AAP government which was pending with the LG office for months before Baijal took over from Najeeb Jung. “The L-Ghas cleared the proposal of increasing pensions of senior citizens, widows and disabled persons,” an official said.
As per the modification in a pension scheme, senior citizens in the age group of 60-69 years will now get Rs 2,000 as a pension instead of Rs 1,000 and senior citizens above 70 years will get Rs 2,500 now as against Rs 1,500.
A person with the disability will get Rs 2,500 instead of Rs 1500, similarly, pension for widows and destitute women has been increased from Rs 1,500 to Rs 2,500 per month.
Government’s decision on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay
Commission - Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners, etc
: SAMPLE CALCULATIONS i)REVISED PENSION OF PENSIONERS WHO
RETIRED BETWEEN 1-1-1986 & 31-12-1995 (4TH CPC
1: work out Notional pay as on 1.1.1996 = LPD
at the time of retirement + DA as on 1-1- 1996 was 148 % up
to Rs.3500 BP and 111% for BP Rs.3501 to 6000 with minimum of Rs.5180 + IR 1 Rs
100/- + IR II =10% of BP (min Rs100) + 40% fitment benefit sum total be placed
in appropriate stage in the 5th CPC scale corresponding to the scale
from which retired e.g
4th CPC scale =2000-60-2300-75-3200 LPD 2300 Notional pay = 2300 +3404
+100 +230 + 920 =6954 placing it at appropriate level of Corresponding 5th
CPC scale = 6500-200-10500 Notional pay as on 1.1.96 comes to Rs 7100 / Step
2: Work out Notional pay in 6th CPC PB 2 Rs 9300-34800 GP 4200…