State grants payment of arrears of pension

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IMPHAL, Sept 28: The state government has recently granted payment of arrears of pension / family pension in respect of those government employees who retired or expired prior to October 1, 2009 for six months from October 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010 in two equal installments.

In this regard an official order was issued by the state commissioner (Finance), on September 20 and further mentioned that, the first installment will be issued on September 1, this month and second installment on December 1 next month, subject to the condition that the arrears of pension/family pension in respect of government employees who retired or expired during period from January, 1, 2006 to September 30, 2009 shall be only the difference between the revised basic pension / basic family pension and the pre-revised basic pension/ basic family pension plus Dearness pension.

The official order further mentioned that in the case of pre-2006 pensioners/family pensioners, the arrears of pension/family pension shall be only the difference between the consolidated revised basic pension/basic family pension and the pre-revised basic pension/ basic family pension plus Dearness pension.

It is also further mentioned that, the calculations will not include any allowances like Dearness Relief, fixed medical allowances in both cases, the official order added.

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