TAMIL NADU ELECTRICITY BOARD ABSTRACT PENSION – Revision of Pension and Pensionary benefits – Orders issued by the Government

– Adoption to the pensioners/family pensioners of Tamil Nadu Electricity Board – Orders – Issued. --------------------------------------------------------(SECRETARIAT BRANCH) (Per.) B.P. (Ch) No.235 Dated the 1st December, 2009. Karthigai-15, Thiruvalluvar Aandu 2040. READ: 1) (P) B.P. (Ch) No.208 (SB), dated 18.08.1998. 2) (P) B.P. (Ch) No.250 (SB), dated 05.10.1999. 3) (P) B.P. (FB) No. 3 (SB), dated 13.02.2009. 4) G.O.Ms.No.235, Finance (Pay Cell) Department, dt.1.6.2009. 5) G.O.Ms.No.280, Finance (Pay Cell) Department, dt.1.7.2009. 6) From Finance (PC) Department, Letter dated 23.07.2009 and subsequent clarifications dated 31.07.2009, 04.08.2009, 05.08.2009, 30.09.2009, 06.10.2009 and 26.06.2009. 7) Settlement under Section 12(3) of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, dated18.11.2009 on revision of Work Allocation/Wages. ******* PROCEEDINGS: The Government, in their Order fourth read above and in the subsequent clarifications issued thereon, have revised the pension and pensionary benefits. The Board is following the orders of the Government in respect of pensionary benefits to its pensioners/family pensioners. The unions of the employees of the Board as well as the various Pensioners Associations have represented for adoption of the recent orders of the Government to the pensioners of the Board. Considering their request, the Board, in the settlement dated 18.11.2009 entered into with the unions of the Board under Section 12(3) of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 before the Commissioner of Labour, has incorporated a term to the effect that the recent orders on revision of pension issued by the Government to their pensioners will be implemented for the pensioners of the Board in toto. In pursuance of the terms of settlement referred to above of settlement, and in deference to the request of the employees’ unions and Retired Employees’ Associations, the Board has decided to adopt the above orders of the Government to the pensioners/family pensioners of the Board. ….2

-: 2 :2. The Tamil Nadu Electricity Board after careful consideration, passes the following orders: i) The basic pension as on 1.1.2006, 2.1.2006, 3.1.2006………….30.11.2007 of the existing pensioners who have not had the advantage of revision of pay with effect from 1.12.2007 and who retired from posts on standard pay scales and family pensioners will be allowed increase in pension at 40% of basic pension. ii) The revised pension/family pension will be computed by adding the following: a) The existing Pension (before commutation)/Family Pension; b) Dearness Pension, wherever applicable; c) Dearness Allowance as on 1.1.2006 i.e. @ 24% on basic pension/basic family pension plus dearness pension as admissible; d) Fitment weightage @ 40% of the existing basic pension (before commutation)/basic family pension. (If the amount of increase works out to fraction of a rupee, it should be rounded off to the next higher rupee). e) Where the existing pension in para 2(ii)(a) above includes the effect of merger of 50% Dearness relief with effect from 1.8.2006, the existing pension for the purpose of fitment weightage will be recalculated after excluding the merger of dearness relief of 50% from the pension. The amount so arrived at shall be the consolidated pension/ family pension with effect from 1.1.2006. The consolidated pension/family pension shall be treated as final basic pension with effect from 1.1.2006 and shall be entitled for grant of Dearness Allowance sanctioned thereafter. iii) The revised pension/family pension arrived at as above shall be subject to a minimum pension/family pension of Rs.3050/- per month. iv) pension. The commuted portion, if any should be deducted from the revised

v) The upper ceiling on pension shall be 50% of the highest pay in the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (The maximum highest pay in Tamil Nadu Electricity Board is Rs.67,000 + Grade pay of Rs.9,500/-). ….3

-: 3 :vi) The provisional pension drawn by the pensioners shall be revised as ordered in the Annexure-V to this order and the arrears shall also be regulated as in the case of regular pensioners. However, the employees placed under suspension beyond their superannuation date and drawing subsistence allowance not exceeding provisional pension are not eligible to above said pension revision. vii) The calculation of family pension at 30% of pay last drawn shall be followed as hitherto subject to a minimum family pension of Rs.3050/- and the maximum family pension at 30% of the maximum of the highest pay scale in Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (i.e.) Rs.67,000 + Grade Pay of Rs.9,500/-. The existing formula of granting enhanced family pension at fifty per cent of pay last drawn in the event of death while in service shall be continued. viii) In respect of the Contributory Pension Scheme, the contribution of the employees in the revised pay scale shall be calculated at 10 per cent of Basic Pay (Pay in the Pay Band + Grade Pay) and Dearness Allowance. ix) Pensioners and family pensioners of the Board shall be allowed dearness allowance on revised pension/family pension as allowed by the State Government to their pensioners and family pensioners. The new rates of dearness allowance admissible on the revised pension/family pension shall be: a) b) c) d) e) f) g) With effect from 1st July 2006 With effect from 1st July 2007 With effect from 1st July 2008 With effect from 1st July 2009 : 2% 6% 9% 12% 16% 22% 27% With effect from 1st January 2007 : : With effect from 1st January 2008 : : With effect from 1st January 2009 : :

x) The maximum quantum of Gratuity/Death-cum-Retirement Gratuity shall be enhanced from Rs.3.5 lakhs to Rs.10.00 lakhs. The difference amount of Death-cum-Retirement Gratuity in respect of retirees from 1.1.2006 to 30.11.2009 shall also be disbursed in three equal installments. 3. The Board directs that the above pensionary benefits be granted with notional effect from 1.1.2006 and with monetary benefit from 1.1.2007.
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-: 4 :– 4. The Board has issued orders revising the scales of pay to its employees and officers in (P) B.P. (Ch) No.223 (SB) dated 21.11.2009 and (P) B.P. (Ch) No.224 (SB) dated 21.11.2009 respectively with effect from 1.12.2007. Therefore, the fixation of pension shall be subject to the provision that the revised pension in no case shall be lower than fifty per cent of the minimum of the pay in the pay band plus grade pay corresponding to the pre-revised pay scale from which the pensioner had retired. The employees who have retired from service prior to 1.12.2007 from the Selection Grade/Special Grade post, their pension/family pension shall be calculated at 50% / 30% of the minimum of the pay in the pay band + Grade pay applicable with effect from 1.12.2007, corresponding to the pre-revised scale of pay of the post last held by the employees at the time of their retirement i.e. Selection Grade/Special Grade posts respectively. Ready Reckoner for calculation of Pension / Family Pension with reference to the minimum of the revised pay scale + Grade Pay is given in Annexure-III. Such of the pensioners/family pensioners shall apply to the Chief Internal Audit Officer in the prescribed form in Annexure-IV to this order. The Chief Internal Audit Officer/Board Office Audit Branch shall revise both the pension and family pension on receipt of the completed application from the pensioner/family pensioner. 5. The existing quantum of Medical Allowance to the pensioners/ family pensioners be doubled from Rs.50/- to Rs.100/- per month with effect from 1.9.2009. 6. Commutation of pension shall be permitted up to the rate of 33 1/3% of basic pension to employees retiring from service on or after 01.06.2009. For calculating commuted value of pension, the revised commutation table given in Annexure-I shall be followed. As the commutation based on the revised pension consequent on revision of scale of pay shall be calculated with reference to the revised limit of 33 1/3% and new commutation Table, the employees retired between 1.12.2007 and 31.05.2009 who are not willing to commute the difference of revised pension with regard to Commutation Table, such employees shall clearly indicate their unwillingness to the Pension Sanctioning Authorities. However, if an employee, who retired in between the above said period, has expressed his willingness for revision of commutation, it will be allowed up to the limit of 33 1/3% only. 7. Existing pensioners on 1.12.2007 whose pension is enhanced based on these orders are not entitled to commute one third of the increase in pension. Only retirees who retired after 1.12.2007 whose pay is revised due to revision of pay scale with effect from 1.12.2007 alone are entitled for commutation based on the revised pension. ….5

-: 5 :8. In Board’s Proceeding third read above, orders were issued granting interim arrears to the pensioners/family pensioners at the rate of Rs.4000/(Rupees Four Thousand only) pending revision of pension due from 1.1.2006/ revision of pay from 1.12.2007. The Board directs that the arrears due to the pensioners/family pensioners be calculated for the period from 1.1.2007 to 30.11.2009 after adjusting the interim arrears already paid and the net balance arrear amount due shall be paid in cash in three equal installments i.e. first installment along with the pension payable for the month of December 2009, second installment in April 2010 and third and final installment in April 2011. The arrears in respect of employees retired on or after 1.12.2007 who derive fixation of pay and consequential revision of pay, pension and pensionary benefits up to 30.11.2009 shall also be regulated as detailed above. 9. The pensioner/family pensioner who expired on or after 1.1.2006, the arrears of pension/family pension if any due to them shall be paid in one lumpsum to the spouse/legal heirs of the deceased pensioner/family pensioner after adjusting the interim arrears already paid to them. In case of pensioners/family pensioners, who expire after receiving the first installment of arrears, in such cases also, the entire balance amount due to the deceased pensioners/family pensioners shall be paid to the spouse/legal heirs of the deceased pensioners/family pensioners in one lumpsum. (BY ORDER OF THE CHAIRMAN) R.KATHIRVEL, SECRETARY. To All Chief Engineers. The Chief Financial Controller/General/Revenue, Accounts Branch, Chennai-2. All Superintending Engineers. All Branches. The Chief Internal Audit Officer/Audit Branch, Chennai-2. The Residential Audit Officer/Chennai-2. Copy to: The Superintending Engineer/Chairman’s Office. The Private Secretary to Chairman. The Private Secretary to Secretary.

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-: 6 :All Officers/All Sections in Board Office Secretariat Branch. The President, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board Retired Officials Association, No.14 (Old No.7), Second Main Road, Ram Nagar, Chennai-600 082. The General Secretary, Federation of Tamil Nadu Electricity Board Pensioners Association, No.52/54, Minnagar, Kajamalai, Trichy-620 023. The General Secretary, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board Pensioners Progressive Union, No.9, Sundaram Chetty Street, Kottikulam Road, Dindigul-624 001. The General Secretary, Electricity Board Pensioners Welfare Association, No.27, Mosque Street, Chepauk, Chennai-600 005. The General Secretary, Tamil Nadu Electricity Retired Workers Association, 16, Tenth East Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Vellore-6. The General Secretary, Tamil Nadu Electricity Retired Employees and Officers Association, 18, Ellaiamman Kovil Street, West Mambalam, Chennai-600 033. Notice Board.

ANNEXURE-I REVISED COMMUTATION TABLE COMMUTATION VALUE FOR A PENSION OF Rs.1/- PER ANNUM

Age Commutation next value birthday expressed as number of year’s purchase 20 9.188 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 9.187 9.186 9.185 9.184 9.183 9.182 9.180 9.178 9.176 9.173 9.169 9.164 9.159 9.152 9.145 9.136 9.126 9.116 9.103

Age Commutation next value birthday expressed as number of year’s purchase 41 9.075 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 9.059 9.040 9.019 8.996 8.971 8.943 8.913 8.881 8.846 8.808 8.768 8.724 8.678 8.627 8.572 8.512 8.446 8.371 8.287

Age Commutation next value birthday expressed as number of year’s purchase 62 8.093 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 7.982 7.862 7.731 7.591 7.431 7.262 7.083 6.897 6.703 6.502 6.296 6.085 5.872 5.657 5.443 5.229 5.018 4.812 4.611

9.090 61 8.194 (Basis: LIC (94-96) Ultimate Tables and 8.00% interest)

ANNEXURE-II ILLUSTRATION

A pensioner is drawing a pension of Rs.1300/- as on1.1.2006. His revised pension as on 1.1.2006 shall be Rs.3050/- per month. Arrears for the period from 1.1.2007 to 30.11.2009 to the above pensioner shall be calculated as follows:
1.1.2007 to 30.6.2007 Pension Dearness Pension Dearness Allowance @ 6% TOTAL 1.7.2007 to 31.12.2007 Pension Dearness Pension Dearness Allowance @ 9% TOTAL 1.1.2008 to 30.6.2008 Pension Dearness Pension Dearness Allowance @ 12% TOTAL 1.7.2008 to 31.12.2008 Pension Dearness Pension Dearness Allowance @ 16% TOTAL Due Rs. 3,050 Drawn Rs. 1.300 650 183 (35%) 683 3,233 2,633 Drawn Rs. 1.300 650 275 (41%) 800 3,325 2,750 Drawn Rs. 1.300 650 366 (47%) 917 3,416 2,867 Difference Rs. Arrears Rs.

600 X 6 Difference Rs.

3,600 Arrears Rs.

Due Rs. 3,050

575 X 6 Difference Rs.

3,450 Arrears Rs.

Due Rs. 3,050

549 X 6

3,294 Arrears Rs.

Due Rs. 3,050

Drawn Difference Rs. Rs. 1.300 650 488 (54%) 1,053 3,538 3,003 535 X 6

3,210

1.1.2009 to 30.6.2009 Pension Dearness Pension Dearness Allowance @ 22% TOTAL

Due Rs. 3,050

Drawn Difference Rs. Rs. 1.300 650 671 (64%) 1,248 3,721 3,198 523 X 6

Arrears Rs.

3,138

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1.7.2009 to 30.11.2009 Pension Dearness Pension Dearness Allowance @ 27 % TOTAL

Due Rs. 3,050

Drawn Rs. 1.300 650 824 (73%) 1,424 3,374 3874

Difference Rs.

Arrears Rs.

500X5

2500

Calculated Arrears : From 1.1.2007 to 30.06.2007 From 1.7.2007 to 31.12.2007 From 1.1.2008 to 30.06.2008 From 1.7.2008 to 31.12.2008 From 1.1.2009 to 30.06.2009 From 1.7.2009 to 30.11.2009 TOTAL Less : Interim Arrears sanctioned in 13.2.2009 @ Rs.4000/BALANCE DUE

Rs. 3,600 3,450 3,294 3,210 3,138 2,500 -----------19,182

4,000 -----------15,182 ------------

Amount payable as 1st instalment in December, 2009 - Rs.5,061 Amount payable as 2nd instalment in April 2010 - Rs.5,061 rd Amount payable as 3 instalment in April 2011 - Rs.5,060

ANNEXURE-III READY RECKONER FOR CALCULATION OF PENSION / FAMILY PENSION WITH REFERENCE TO THE MINIMUM OF THE REVISED PAY SCALE (PAY BAND + GRADE PAY)
Sl. No. PrePrePrerevised revised revised scale of scale of scale of pay w.e.f. pay w.e.f. pay w.e.f. 01.12.1988 01.12.1992 01.12.1996 (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) Existing scale of pay w.e.f. 01.12.2002 (Rs.) Revised scale Pension Family of pay w.e.f. (50% of Pension 01.12.2007 sum of (30% of sum of Pay Grade minimum of minimum Band Pay revised of (Rs.) scale + revised (Rs.) GP) scale + (Rs) GP) (Rs.) (6) (7) (8) (9) 4900- 1400 3150 1890 1000 540020200 1900 3650 2190

(1) 1

(2) -

(3) -

(4) -

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

870-151020-201140-251340 990-251140-301740 1080-301290-351780 1210-351490-402050 1300-351405-452260 1620-501820-602660 1680-601920-702200-802760 2120-802600-903230-1003530 2275-902850-1004115

950-201050-301500 1050-301200-401840 1150-401350-451980 1250-451475-502225 1350-451440-502440 1650-551925-652770 1750-652075-752450-852960 2150-852575-953050-1053680 2475-953045-1054200

3050-753950-804590 3370-1005770 3795-1106435 4200-1307060 4450-1307570 5600-1759100 5850-2009850

(5) 2570-60-305075-3950 (w.e.f.10/2005) 3050-75-395080-5070

3370-100-6370

540020200 540020200 540020200 540020200 960034800 960034800

2200

3800

2280

3795-110-7095

2500

3950

2370

4200-130-7840

2700

4050

2430

4450-130-8350

2900

4150

2490

5600-17510150 5850-20011050

4300

6950

4170

4400

7000

4200

7225-22512175

7225-22513525

1010034800

4600

7350

4410

8100-27513875

8100-27515525

1570039100

5400

10550

6330

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Sl. No. PrePrePreExisting revised revised revised scale of scale of scale of scale of pay w.e.f. pay w.e.f. pay w.e.f. pay w.e.f. 01.12.2002 01.12.1988 01.12.1992 01.12.1996 (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) Revised scale Pension Family of pay w.e.f. (50% of Pension (30% of 01.12.2007 sum of minimum sum of Pay Grade of minimum Band Pay revised of (Rs.) scale + revised (Rs.) GP) scale + (Rs) GP) (Rs.) (6) (7) (8) (9) 15700- 6100 10900 6540 39100 1570039100 1570039100 3820067000 6200 10950 6570

(1) 11

12

13

14

15

16

(2) 2350-902800-1104230 2475-902655-1104415 3100-1103430-1254805 4225-1254350-1505550 4550-1504700-1755750 5100-1755975

(3) 2550-953025-1104565 2680-952965-1104725 3300-1103850-1255475 4575-1255200-1506100 4925-1505525-1756400 5550-1756600

(4) 9275-30015575 9500-30015800 11000350-18350 15100425-19350

(5) 9275-30017375 9500-30017600 11000350-20450 15100425-21900

7000

11350

6810

8700

23450

14070

17600500-22100

17600500-25100

3820067000

9500

23850

14310

NOTE: The pension indicated in Column 8 above shall be reduced proportionately whenever Net Qualifying Service of Pensioner is less than the maximum Qualifying Service required for full pension, as per rules.

ANNEXURE-IV FORM OF APPLICATION To The Chief Internal Audit Officer, Board Office Audit Branch, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, 147, Anna Salai, Chennai – 600 002. Sir, Sub: Application for revision of Pension / Family Pension with effect From 1.1.2006 – Requested. ----Kindly revise my Pension / Family Pension in terms of para-4 of (P)B.P. (Ch) No.235 (SB) dated 1.12.2009. Requisite particulars are given below: 1. Name of the applicant (IN BLOCK LETTERS) Name of the pensioner/deceased employee (Pensioner) in case of Family pensioner/relationship. Postal Address (IN BLOCK LETTERS) (duly furnishing the District) Permanent Address

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Present Address 4. Designation/Distribution Circle/ Branch/Office from which retired

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Date of retirement/date of death of Board employee in the case of family pensioner. The scale of pay of the post last held and the last pay drawn.

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Date from which pension/family pension is being drawn. Pension Payment Order No. (Pensioners getting pension outside the State shall give their respective No.) Basic Pension as on 1.1.2006 (if available) Amount of pension commuted. (If any) Name of the Bank with Account No. where the pension is drawn Documentary evidence, if any in support of the claim.

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9. 10. 11.

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Date : Signature of Pensioner / Family Pensioner. (For Official purpose) 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) Particulars verified Net qualifying service Revised scale of pay (pay band + Grade pay Amount of revised pension authorized with effect from 1.1.2007 Amount of revised family pension authorized with effect from 1.1.2007 : : : : :

Signature of the Sanctioning Authority Name, Designation and Office Seal. N.B. PPO need not be surrendered along with this application.

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