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Pension of Government Pensioners and Family Pensioners to be increased by 2.57 fold

15 May 2018
Pension of Government Pensioners and Family Pensioners to be increased by 2.57 fold

Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that 2.57 fold increase will be made in the pension of employees, who have retired from the government services before January 1, 2016 and family pensioners. Cash benefit of this raise will be payable with immediate effect. Shri Chouhan made an announcement to form a Pensioners Board to provide medical facility to the pensioners and family pensioners and to redress their other grievances. He was addressing the delegation of Pensioners Association at CM House today.

Shri Chouhan urged the pensioners that they should utilise their experience, capabilities and energy to work for swachhta, environment conservation and Beti Bachao Abhiyan besides eliminating social evils. He hoped that the government will get creative and active cooperation of the pensioners always.

Minister for Finance Shri Jayant Malayya and Additional Chief Secretary Finance Shri A.K. Shrivastava were present on the occasion