Pension of government pensioners and family pensioners to be increased by 2.57 fold

CM Mr. Chouhan announces to form pensioners’ board

Bhopal, May 16, 2018 (Muslim Saleem):  Chief Minister Mr. 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. Mr. 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. Mr. 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 Mr. Jayant Malayya and Additional Chief Secretary Finance Mr. A.K. Shrivastava were present on the occasion.