Suggestions/Comments for coverage under Old Pension Scheme [Rajya Sabha QA]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
QUESTION NO 611
ANSWERED ON 02.12.2021
Suggestions/Comments for coverage under Old Pension Scheme
611 Shri Neeraj Shekhar
Will the Minister of PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state :-
(a) whether Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare (DoP&PW) had sought views of Department of Financial Services (DFS)and Ministry of Law and Justice for excluding those employees whose advertisements for recruitment were issued on or before 31/12/2003 from purview of NPS and to cover them under Old Pension Scheme in view of various judgements of Supreme Court and various High Courts; and
(b) if so, the details of suggestions/comments offered by DFS and Ministry of Law and Justice to DoP&PW so far, Department/Ministry-wise?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES
AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a): Yes sir,
(b): Department of Financial Services in their comments have conveyed that DoP&PW may take appropriate decision in regard to excluding the employees whose recruitment advertisement was issued on or before 01.01.2004 from the purview of NPS and cover them under OPS.
No comments from Department of Legal Affairs have been received, so far