Government told to furnish details on contributory pension scheme: Madras High Court

Justice N Kirubakaran of the Madras High Court has directed the State government to furnish certain information with regard to the contributory pension scheme introduced by it recently.

Published: 16th September 2017 02:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th September 2017 08:58 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Justice N Kirubakaran of the Madras High Court has directed the State government to furnish certain information with regard to the contributory pension scheme (CPS) introduced by it recently.

They include whether the sum towards the CPS is contributed by the government equally, as is being deducted from the salary of its employees.

If the contribution has not been deposited by the government, what is the time limit required to deposit the same? Is it true that many government servants, who had retired from service, have not been paid the CPS amount? If so, when the same would be paid to them and the reason for the failure, the court asked.

The judge, however, made it clear that in any event, irrespective of the legitimacy of their claim, he did not approve the strike by teachers as it went against the interests of poor children. The authorities should file their response by September 18, the judge said.

Earlier, the judge was told that the old pension scheme was not being followed by the government for staff who joined service after 2003 and CPS was introduced.

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