7th Pay Commission: Over 23 Lakh Pensioners To Get Benefit Up To Rs. 18,000

13 Jun 2018 Ferado

INDIA: The government has revised the pension limits of teaching and non-teaching staff of central and state universities under the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission. This decision will benefit 25,000 current pensioners of central universities and University Grants Commission (UGC)-maintained deemed universities, the government has said. Approximately eight lakh teaching and 15 lakh non-teaching staff who have retired from state public universities and affiliated colleges – that wish to adopt or have adopted pay scales prescribed for Central Universities – will also benefit from the decision.

“This order is applicable in only those cases where such pension schemes have already been adopted with prior approval of Government of lndia/ Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)… lf the university/ college has fixed the pension in a manner different from the above formulation, the same may have to be reworked by the concerned university/ colleges and necessary adjustment be made,” according to an official communication addressed to the Secretary, UGC.

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