All India BSNL Pensioners' Welfare Association.



After six and a half years, the Department of Pension has issued a clarification that fraction, if any, in the additional pension being granted to senior pensioners above 80 years of age, can be rounded off to the next higher rupee.

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According to UNI, Shri Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister answering a supplementary question in the Parliament said that the Report of 7th Central Pay Commission is expected this year itself. It means Financial year ending on 31-3-2016.


On 26th March 2015, BSNL Corporate Office sent a circular to all Circles to supply some data regarding the Pension anomaly of those BSNL staff retired before completing 10 months in the company. Circles were asked to supply the data within ten days.

ONLY THREE CIRCLES HAVE SUPPLIED THE DATA ! OTHERS DID NOT CARE!! Now, on 17-4-2015 the Corporate Office has sent a reminder asking all circles to treat the matter as most urgent. The case is coming up before CAT, New Delhi on 21-4-2015.


BSNL Corporate Office has issued fresh instruction to revew provisional pension cases and Gratuity cases and settle them.


BSNL Corporate Office has reiterated orders for timely settlement of Pension Cases.


Department of Pension has requested all Pensioners' Organisations to co-operate with it in popularising theJEEVAN PRAMAAN introduced recently.

JEEVAN PRAMAAN helps all pensioners submit the Life Certificate in November every year, on line, without personally appearing before the concerned officer in their Pension Paying Bank.

For that, The Pensioner should have an Aadhaar Card. It should be linked with the Bank Account.

In November, The Life Certificate can be sent to Bank from your Computer or Mobile Phone.

The letter from Department of Pension to Pensioners' Organizations is attached herewith.

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