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Punjab CM gives approval to allow benefit of family pension to employees under new pension scheme

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | October 02, 2021 03:00 PM

CHANDIGARH: In a significant employees friendly decision, the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi on Saturday gave nod to allow employees covered under National Pension Scheme(NPS).

the benefit of family pension in case of death-in-harness, with the adoption of Family Pension guidelines dated 05.05.2009 and subsequent linked instructions dated 04.09.2019 with suitable State Government modifications in respect of employees covered under New Pension Scheme (NPS) as applicable to similarly placed employees in Government of India, as per the provisions under the Punjab Civil Services Rules- Volume II.

Notably, the Chief Minister has given concurrence to proposal of the Finance department in line with the Cabinet’s approval on 26.8.2021 for implementation of this decision.

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