As per the consumer price index published by the Central Labour Department, the DA/DR to the central government employees and pensioners from 01-01-2015 will be 113 per cent, ie an increase of 6 per cent. How ever the orders in this regard is expected to be issued after the cabinet nod.
A well attended special general body meeting was successfully held at Bijapur, Karnataka on 31-01-2015. Com. G. G. Patil, CHQ organizing Secretary and Com. S.A Bilagi, Circle Secretary addressed the meeting and explained in details the issues of the pensioners , the efforts being taken by AIBDPA to resolve, including 78.2% IDA merger to the BSNL pensioners. They also stressed the importance of the indefinite strike by Forum of BSNL Unions/ Associations from 17th March for revival of BSNL and appealed to support the strike.
Com. Annigeri, Circle Treasurer, Com.G.B. Salakki, Com. Ujalambkar and Com. Nair also addressed the meeting. Com. M. M. Bavikattil, District Secretary proposed vote of thanks.
Friday, January 23, 2015
That date of effect of Pension Revision by 7th CPC is 1.1.2014.
That Revision of pension is done after each 5 years.
That 7th CPC covers the most exploited segment of civil services viz Casual / contract workers and the G.D.S.
That Interim Relief @ 25% of their Pension is granted with effect from 1.1.2014.
That the Dearness Relief which stood 100% of pension as on 1.1.2014 is merged with pension.
That full Parity in pension is granted to past pensioners as on 1.1.2014. (Since same Rank Same Pension has already been extended to Armed forces).
That PFRDA Act may be scrapped and defined benefit statutory Pension Scheme reintroduced for those who entred service on or after 1.1.2014.
That the existing Pensioners Federation /BCPC/ Coordination Committees may be accorded recogniotion and facilities like accommodation for office etc.
That SCOVA may be recognized and functions on the Pattern of JCM and Compulsory Arbitration Scheme. Since Central Government Employees have already embarked on a sustained struggle culminating in an indefinite Strike in support of their demands, this convention decides the following programme of Action:
- Organise State/District level Conventions to popularise the declaration in the month of March 2015.
- Join massive dharnas / rallies being organized by C.G.Es at all state Capitals in the month of March 2015
- Organise campaign fortnight through out the country in April 2015
- Join employees Mass Rally before Parliament on 28th April 2015.