Proposal for increase of Grant-in-Aid to Pensioners’ Associations from Rs. 75000/- p.a. to Rs. 5,00,000/-: Action Taken Report on recommendation of DRPSC on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice.
PARLIAMENT OF INDIA
DEPARTMENT-RELATED PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON
PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES, LAW AND JUSTICE
Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi
December, 2022 / Agrahayana, 1944 (Saka)
ONE HUNDRED TWENTIETH REPORT
ACTION TAKEN ON ONE HUNDRED TENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON “PENSIONER’S GRIEVANCES – IMPACT OF PENSION ADALATS AND CENTRALIZED PENSION GRIEVANCES REDRESS AND MONITORING SYSTEM (CPENGRAMS)”
THE DEPARTMENT OF PENSION & PENSIONERS’ WELFARE
(MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS)
(Presented to the Rajya Sabha on 8th December, 2022)
(Laid on the Table of the Lok Sabha on 8th December, 2022)
RECOMMENDATIONS/OBSERVATIONS WHICH HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED BY THE MINISTRY
GRIEVANCES PERTAINING TO PENSION POLICY, PENSION STRUCTURE AND OTHER RETIREMENT BENEFITS
Proposal for increase of Grant-in-Aid to Pensioners’ Associations from Rs. 75000/- p.a. to Rs.5,00,000/-
1.13 The Committee is of the view that Pensioners’ associations play an instrumental role in promoting Pensioners’ Welfare besides providing a platform for the retirees to project their grievances to the concerned agencies/authorities for their overall welfare. The Committee is satisfied with the reply of the Department and hopes that additional funds will be provided to deserving associations based on their previous performance and fund utilization. (3.31)
1.14 DoPPW has decided to provide the additional funds to deserving associations. Accordingly a proposal for increase of Grant-in-Aid to Pensioners’ Associations from Rs. 75000/- p.a. to Rs. 5,00,000/- has been submitted to IFD.
1.15 The Committee appreciates the efforts of the government in providing additional funds to the deserving associations.