Answer to Lok Sabha question unstarred 427

Implementation of Judgment to grant increment for pensionary benefit to employees retiring on 30th June: Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pension Statement

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 427
ANSWERED ON: 12.12.2018

Judgment on Writ Petition

ASADUDDIN OWAISI
Will the Minister of PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Hon. Madras High Court ruled that employees retiring on 30 June are entitled for increment on 1st July of that year for pensionary benefit as they retire after completion of that year’s full service;

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether Hon. Supreme Court has dismissed the petition filed against the Madras High Court’s above judgment;

(d) if so, whether the Government has issued orders regarding granting annual increment to those employees who are retiring on 30th June after completion of one year of service;

(e) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor; and

(f) the time by which such orders are likely to be issued in this regard?

ANSWER

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) & (b): No, Madam. High Court of Madras in Writ Petition No. 15732/2017 has granted relief personal to the petitioner.

(c): Yes, Madam.

(d) to (f): As the judgment is in personam and contrary to the personnel policy of Government of India, the question of issuing a general order does not arise.

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