7th Pay Commission: Special relief for pensioners announced; this is what has been announced

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Aug 06, 2019, 03:15 PM IST

7th Pay Commission: This piece of news is likely to benefit those pensioners belonging to Indian Railways whose problems related to pension funds would be addressed and a solution provided. This will go a long way to soothe these former staffers who have given their precious years to keep the organisation running.  

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Announcement

Announcement

The Northern Railway has decided to organise a pension court in its five boards, to solve the problems of pensioners through pension courts on the spot. Image source: Reuters

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Pension courts on August 23

Pension courts on August 23

On August 23, the Pension Courts will be convened at Baroda House, headquarters of Northern Railway, along with Delhi, Lucknow, Moradabad, Ferozepur, Ambala and Northern Railway Delhi. These courts will hear the problems of pensioners and their problems will be solved on the spot. Image source: Reuters

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This is how complaints will be removed

This is how complaints will be removed

In these courts, efforts will be made to solve the problems mainly related to no-pension, low pension, or arrears. Notably, if a pensioner is not getting his/her pension under the 7th Pay Commission or their outstanding arrears under 7CPC is yet to be reimbursed, then he/she can also submit his/her complaint in this court. Image source: IANS

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File your complaint till 14th August

File your complaint till 14th August

Railway has asked the pensioners to register their complaints with Senior Divisional Personnel Officer or Divisional Personnel Officer of their division till August 14. If their case belongs to the headquarters level, they can be submit the same with with the Deputy CPO (Headquarters). Image source: Reuters

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Massive numbers

Massive numbers

Notably, there are over 50 lakh pensioners in the Central government who have served in the different departments of the Centre. This number is more than the currently working staff i.e, they are about 48 lakh. Image source: Reuters