Review of extension of without voucher facility to Retired BSNL Employees
BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED
(A Govt. of India Enterprise)
Bharat Sanchar Bhawan
Dated: July 13, 2018
Sub: Review of extension of without voucher facility to Retired Employees.
Ref: 1. No. 7-8/2010/EF/Part/Idated 5.9.2011
2. OM No. BSNL/Admn.1/15-22/14 dated 11th April 2017
3. OM No. BSNL/Admn.1/15-22/14 dated 25th April 2018
Medical Allowance without voucher facility, in lieu of reimbursement of outdoor medical claims with voucher, for retired employees was revived vide this office OM of even no. dated 11th April 2017. While extending the facility it was decided that the decision will be reviewed after six months.
2 The issue was reviewed, there has been an increase in expenditure on this account. As a measure to control the expenditure and continue the facility it is decided to reduce quantum of allowance from 50% to 25% of the annual ceiling w..e.f. 01.04.2018, subject to a minimum allowance (without voucher) payable would be Rs.12,000/- per annum payable in four equal quarterly instalments. Retired employees can continue to opt this facility or switch over to reimbursement of outdoor claims. with voucher facility. The option can be exercised in the beginning of the financial year and cannot be changed during that financial year. Retired employees who have not sought any outdoor claim with vouchers during the financial year can exercise the option.
3. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.
Assistant General Manager (Admn.IV)