Chandigarh: The government has come into action on the request to restore the old pension of Haryana government employees. In addition to the Ministry of Transport, Labor, Energy, Health and Finance on the draft of the plan, the Chief Secretary’s Office is asking for the detail report from the Chief Secretaries and Principal Secretaries. The Sarva Employees Union has handed over the draft of the old scheme to the government on 3 June. With the government’s action, about one and a half lakh NPS employees of the state have been given hope of the old pension being restored. On the letter of the Chief Secretary Department, the Energy Department has summoned the details of the employees from all its managing directors. A copy of the steps taken has been sent to the President of the Union, Subhash Lamba and General Secretary Satish Sethi. Subhash Lamba has said that in a video conferencing of employee organizations with CM Manohar Lal on April 28, the union is going to raise the issue of old pension. In the meeting, he was given the responsibility to prepare its draft. On June 3, he sent the draft, on which the government was pushed forward. He said that instead of NPS employees, all employees have gathered and started agitation to get old pension.
New pension system policy to benefit the capitalists: Lamba and Satish Sethi say that the government is going to issue a proposal after calculating the loss due to NPS and the benefits arising from the implementation of old pension. In which, after January 2006, assuming the number of employees appointed in the state, estimated at 1.40 lakh and their average monthly salary of Rs 40500, they have sent a complete calculation of profit and loss.
According to the calculation, the government has to deposit Rs 56.70 crore of pension share of these employees every month at the rate of 10 percent. This amount makes 680.40 crores annually. If the old pension policy should be implemented on these employees. This amount can be saved directly with the government. All the employees’ union said that the New Pension System (NPS) is actually a policy to benefit the capitalists through the stock market. It is expected that the government is going to do justice to the employees by taking an early decision on the restoration of old pension.