6th pay commission: New Revised Pension for West Bengal Govt Pensioners
6th pay commission of west Bengal govt latest news – New Revised Pension for WB Government Pensioners and Family Pensioners – Minimum Pension Rs. 8500
The existing minimum amount of monthly pension/family pension of Rs. 3300 shall be raised to Rs. 8500 per month.
The Finance Department of West Bengal issued an important order about the revision of pension as per the recommendations of the 6th Pay Commission.
As per the Notification issued on 1.10.2019, pension and family pension of existing pre‐2016 pensioners will be revised notionally by multiplying the existing basic pension as on 31.12.2015 by 2.57. After rounded off, the amount will be an effect from 1.0.2020.
Eligibility of Pension
- A Government employee retiring in accordance with the provisions of West Bengal Services (Death‐cum‐Retirement Benefit) Rules, 1971 and before completion of minimum qualifying service of ten years shall not be entitled to pension, but he shall continue to be entitled to gratuity.
- A Government employee who has rendered a minimum qualifying service of 20 (twenty) years, pension shall be paid at 50% of the last basic pay drawn. For Government employees who at the time of retirement have rendered qualifying service for 10 (ten) years or more but less than 20 (twenty) years, proportionate reduction shall be made while calculating the amount of pension.
- The existing maximum amount of monthly pension of Rs. 35,000/‐ (Rupees thirty five thousand) only per month as laid down in Memo. No. 201‐F(Pen), dated 25.02.2009 shall be raised to Rs. 1,00,500/‐ (Rupees one lakh five hundred) only per month.
- The existing minimum amount of monthly pension / family pension of Rs. 3300/‐ (Rupees three thousand three hundred) only as laid down in Memo. No. 201‐F(Pen), dated 25.02.2009 shall be raised to Rs. 8500/‐ (Rupees eight thousand five hundred) only per month.
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