Punjab mulling to revert to outdated pension scheme: Mann
CHANDIGARH:In a serious reduction to the staff of the state authorities, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday introduced that Punjab is contemplating to revert to the outdated pension scheme.
The Chief Minister mentioned he has requested the Chief Secretary to discover the feasibility and modalities of implementation of the scheme that’s seemingly to provide main reduction to the staff.
Reiterating the agency dedication of his authorities to make sure the well-being of the staff, Mann mentioned no stone can be left unturned for this noble trigger.
He mentioned workers are the spine of the federal government and each effort can be made to make sure their welfare.
The Chief Minister mentioned his authorities had already taken a number of pro-employees initiatives in the previous few months. He mentioned his authorities has launched a coverage for the regularisation of the contractual workers within the state.
Likewise, Mann mentioned his authorities has additionally embarked a serious recruitment drive in authorities in order that the youth can get jobs on one hand and efficiency of departments could be optimised by overcoming scarcity of workers on the opposite.
Pertinently, the outdated pension scheme for workers was discontinued in 2004 and ever since then the staff are being given a brand new pension scheme. Nevertheless the staff have been demanding the restoration of the outdated pension scheme.