Main reduction to workers as CM pronounces that Punjab authorities is mulling to revert to outdated pension scheme
CHANDIGARH: In a serious reduction to the hundreds of workers of the state authorities, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday introduced that the state authorities is contemplating to revert to the Outdated Pension Scheme (OPS).
Divulging extra particulars, the Chief Minister stated that he has requested the Chief Secretary of the state to discover the feasibility and modalities of implementation of the scheme that’s seemingly to provide main reduction to the staff of the state. Reiterating the agency dedication of his authorities to make sure nicely being of the staff, Bhagwant Mann stated that no stone will likely be left unturned for this noble trigger. He stated that workers are the spine of the federal government and each effort will likely be made to make sure their welfare.
The Chief Minister stated that his authorities had already taken a number of path breaking pro-employees initiatives in previous few months. He stated that his authorities has launched coverage for the regularisation of the contractual workers within the state. Likewise, Bhagwant Mann stated that his authorities has additionally embarked a serious recruitment drive in authorities in order that youth can get jobs on one hand and efficiency of departments may be optimised by overcoming scarcity of employees on the opposite.
Pertinently, the Outdated Pension Scheme for workers was discontinued in 12 months 2004 and ever since then the staff are being given New Pension Scheme. Nonetheless the staff have been since lengthy demanding the restoration of Outdated Pension Scheme.