New Delhi: Regarding the introduction of “Disability Compensation” scheme for all central government employees on the new year, Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge), North Eastern Region, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Minister of State for Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space Giving information, he said that if an employee is a victim of disability during service and his services are retained even after he is disabled, then he will be given the benefit of “Disability Compensation”.
Today’s order will provide great relief to the young personnel of the Central Armed Police Force CAPF like CRPF, BSF, CISF, etc., due to the nature of service, there is a possibility of becoming a victim of disability.
It is necessary to mention here that the new order would remove a discrepancy of the service rules which caused the central employees to face complications. Under this order issued on May 5, 2009, government employees who joined the service on or after January 1, 2004 will not get the benefit of disability under the Central Civil Services (CCS) EOP rules and will be eligible for National Pension System (NPS) ). Under the new order issued by the Department of Pensions, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, now those employees will also get benefits under Rule 9 of Extra Extraordinary Pension (EOP) which comes under the purview of NPS.
In other words, a lump sum relief will be provided if a government employee suffers from disability in the course of his duty and this disability affects his government service and his service is retained. This will be calculated on the basis of the revised table issued from time to time.
Expressing satisfaction over the issuance of this order, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that the Modi government is taking all necessary measures to simplify the rules and eliminate the discriminatory rules. He said that the main objective of all such new initiatives is to make the lives of government employees easier. This will also benefit the employees who are pensioners today or whose families are receiving pension.
The Ministry of Personnel, in the interest of government employees, recently issued another order under which exemption in minimum 10 years service condition for getting pension if a government employee retired from government services due to body or medical disability If it happens In this context, Rule 38 of the CCS (Pension) was amended to provide for the pension of 50% of the last payment even if the employee has not met the minimum required service condition of 10 years.
In addition, another important reform was made in the pension regulations and it was decided that the minimum condition of 7 years minimum service was also removed to make the dependent of a government employee entitled to a pension of 50% of the last payment. Under this, even if a government employee dies during service even before the completion of 7 years of service, 50% of his last payment to the employee’s family will be fixed as pension.