Disburse pension soon after retirement: CM
GUWAHATI, June 28: To give succour to the government employees superannuating, Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal instructed the Directorate of Pension to disburse pension immediately after retirement.
While chairing a meeting of Pension Department at the conference room of his office in Jata Bhawan today, Sonowal asked the Director of Pension to remove all slackness and ensure disbursal of pension immediately after an employee retires from service. Sonowal also directed the Pension Department to formulate a comprehensive method comprising an exhaustive list featuring the mes of the retirees one year ahead and asking them to submit their documents at least six month before retirement. He also asked the Director to set up an exclusive cell which would specially deal with disbursal of pension related cases at an early date.
Sonowal also asked the Director to initiate discussion with employees’ organizations to thrash out all encumbrances responsible for delaying the disbursal of pension. If necessary, Sonowal also asked the Pension Directorate to organize awareness meetings. He also asked the Chief Secretary to hold discussion with all the departmental heads to solve all pension related disputes.
Legal Adviser to the Chief Minister Shantanu Bharali, Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Sanjay Lohiya and several senior officers of the Directorate of Pension were present at the meeting.