Central employees to march Parliament on 28th, demand scrapping of NPS, merger of DA
Central Government employees have decided to hold a demonstration near Parliament on April 28 for bringing to notice their long-pending demands such as scrapping of the new pension scheme, merger of dearness allowance, and putting a stop to outsourcing, among others.
According to a release, the demonstration would press the long-pending demands of Central Government employees including scrapping the New Pension Scheme (NPS), merger of dearness allowance (DA) in Pay, redressal of pending anomalies of the Sixth Central Pay Commission, interim relief, scrapping foreign direct investment, and public private partnership schemes, filling of vacancies, stopping outsourcing, enhancement of the limit of bonus, and on the other side various amendments in labour laws, among others.
On the call of the National Joint Council of Action (NJCA), the Convener of NCJCA Shiva Gopal Mishra said in a release various associations will participate in the demonstration including the All-India Railway Men’s Federation, the National Federation of Indian Railwaymen, the All-India Defence Employees’ Federation, the Indian National Defence Workers’ Federation, the National Federation of Postal Employees’ Federation, the Federation of National Postal Organisation, and the Confederation of Central Government Employees. Besides, some state employees will also participate in the demonstration.
Mishra further said if the Government does not take the “united movement seriously” to resolve the issues, they would be forced to take precipitate action for which the Centre would be responsible.
Refixation of pension of pre-2006 retirees from 1-1-2006 to 23-9-2012-The Hon’ble Supreme court bench on 17-3-2015 directed Govt to pay the arrears from 1-1-2006 to 23-9-2012 within 4 months from 17-3-2015..Refixation of pension has already been done and basedon that arrears paid from 24-9-2912.
as per OM dated 28-1-2013.A modification order to the above OM modifying the date from 24-9-2012 to 1-1-2006 with the mode of payment following the modalities to get approval from the concerned..43 days are over.Sofar nothing is heared.Once orders were issued,it will take minimum 3 to 4 months to get arrears.Most of the pre-2006 retirees are in the age of nearly 70 s,80 s,and 90 s,expecting the arrears eagerly,to repay their debts taken for the Higher Education and Marriage of their children and medical treatment for them.The concerned officials are kindly requested to expedite the issue of orders at the earliest.