MP News: A major decision has been taken by the Finance Department of the Madhya Pradesh Government regarding providing relief to the pensioners of the state. On behalf of the Finance Department, information has been given to all the departments of the government, chairman, revenue board, divisional commissioner, department president, district president regarding the dearness relief.
The department has approved the increase in dearness relief to pensioners and holders of family pension. This increase has been approved from 1 October 2022. According to which now 12% dearness relief has been given to the pensioners under the sixth pay scale and 5% relief to the pensioners under the seventh pay scale. After the revision, the rate of dearness relief has reached 201% in the sixth pay scale and 33% in the seventh pay scale.
they will get relief
The given increase in dearness relief will be given to pensioners of the age of 80 years and above. Apart from this, this facility will be given to the people getting superannuation, retired, disability, compensation pension.
This relief will be given by the department to the accepted compassionate allowance and family pension and extraordinary pension of the employees removed from service. This relief will not be available in case a person has been appointed on compassionate ground. But if the person is in service at the time of death, then the family pensioner will be eligible for relief.
Such pensioners who have commuted a part of their pension will also get relief. The orders will also be applicable to such retired employees who have withdrawn some amount on merger.
The Finance Department of the State Government has directed all the pension disbursing officers to pay the approved dearness relief to the pensioners keeping in view the provisions of the Treasury Code 2020 as soon as possible. Along with this, after checking in the branch of the bank, in case of discrepancy, payment of pensioners should be ensured in the coming month.