Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource development
Department of Higher Education
New Delhi, Dated the 1' July, 2010
The Secretary,University Grants Commission,
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi- 2.
Subject: - Revision of Pension of Pre-2006 Pensioners/Family Pensioners etc. for
faculty and other staff in Central Universities and Colleges.
I am directed to refer to the Government's decision regarding pensionlfamily
pension of all the pre-2006 pensionerslfamily pensioners issued vide Department of
Pension and Pensioner's Welfare O.M. No.38M7108-P&PW(A) dated 1.9.2008. In
terms of para 4.2 of the aforesaid OM, the fixation of pension will be subject to the
provision that the revised pension, in no case, shall be lower than 50% of the minimum
of the pay in the pay band plus the grade pay corresponding to the pre-revised pay scale
from which the pensioner had retired.
2. Accordingly, the entitlement of minimum pension for faculty and other staff of
Central Universities and Colleges, retired prior to 1.1.2006, i.e. pre-2006 pensioners
may be worked out by the individual universities and colleges, following the principles
laid down in Para 4.2 of the Department of Pension & Pensioner's Welfare OM dated
1.9.2008 as clarified vide their OM dt. 3.10.2008. As an illustration, the details of
minimum pension entitlement in respect of various faculty posts in central universities
and colleges, following the principles laid down in the above OM, are indicated below:
|S NO||NAME OF THE|
REVISED PAY BAND
|1|| 50%of sum of|
of minimum PB+GP
3 or more years
less than 3 years of service
|4||Lecturer Sr scale||10000-15200||15600-39100||7000||11300||6780|
3. If the university/college has fixed the pension in a manner different from the
above formulation, the same may have to be reworked by the concerned
university/college and necessary adjustment made. It may be pointed out that only
those pre-2006 pensioners would be eligible for 111pension who have rendered not
less than 33 years of qualified service.
4. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.