New Delhi: 7th Pay Commission: There is important news for central government employees. Employees can get good news again. The government can give the benefit of Old Pension Scheme (OPS) to the employees. In fact, the central employees have been demanding the old pension scheme from the government for a long time. Let us tell you that the benefits are less in the new pension scheme, in such a situation, the employees are waiting for the old pension scheme.
Actually, the Central Government is churning out the old pension scheme (OPS) of the employees. Government employees for whose recruitment advertisements were issued on or before December 31, 2003, will get this benefit. According to Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, the decision on this issue will be taken after the response of the Law Ministry.
Know which employees will get benefit
Union Minister of State Dr. Jitendra Singh told in Parliament, ‘After the Supreme Court’s decision, the Central Government had put the matter under the Ministry of Law. The Department of Financial Services, Department of Pensions and Pensioners’ Welfare (DoP&PW) may take appropriate decision regarding exclusion of those employees from the purview of NPS for whose recruitment the advertisement was issued on or before January 01, 2004 and they would be eligible to apply for Old Pension Scheme (NPS). OPS). If the matter is resolved, then there can be a big benefit in pension.
Who will not get the benefit of old pension
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai told in Parliament that the Central Armed Police Force will not get the benefit of the Old Pension Scheme. He said that under the Central Civil Services Pension Rules 1972, paramilitary staff are getting pension and other benefits.