Convert NPS to Old Pension Scheme - O.A. allowed - applicant deemed to have been appointed from the date of vacancy arosed
In the OA No. 180/00020/2015 filed before hon. CAT Ernakulam Bench (Kerala Circle) , Applicants are directly recruited Postal Assistants, appointed in the year 2005 against the vacancies arose in the year 2002. They are aggrieved by not including them in the statutory pension scheme under the CCS (Pension)
Hon. CAT, Ernakulam Bench (Kerala Circle) in OA No. 180/00020/2015 dated 15.02.2016, allowed the O.A as no other third party interest is put in jeopardy and as the applicants will not be eligible for other benefits like pay for the aforesaid period. Hence it is declared that the applicants are deemed to have been appointed from the date the vacancy arose and that they shall be included in the CCS (Pension) Rules 1972. Respondents are directed to collect necessary subscription under the Provident Fund Rules and the contributions collected from the applicants under the new pension scheme shall be credited to their general provident fund account. It is made clear that no other financial benefits including increments and backwages have been granted to the applicants for the aforesaid period.
In this connection RTI has been made for seeking status of the case. The reply received from the Regional office is attached herewith for information.
Information Shard by
Shri. Dhavan Sangani,
OADO, Rajkot DIvision, Rajkot - 360 001