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Employees Pension Scheme Amendment Scheme 2020


EPS Amendment Scheme 2020

Ministry of Labour & Employment
Employees' Pension Scheme (Amendment) Scheme, 2020

16 MAR 2020

Representations have been received from individual Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS), 1995 pensioners as well as various pensioners associations raising issue of amendments in EPS, 1995 as well as demands, inter-alia, regarding enhancement of minimum monthly pension and restoration of commuted value of pension.

Considering the demands of EPS, 1995 pensioners, the Government had constituted a High Empowered Monitoring Committee for complete evaluation and review of EPS, 1995. Based on Committee’s recommendation, the Government vide Notification G.S.R. No. 132(E) dated 20.02.2020 has notified decision to restore normal pension after completion of fifteen years from the date of such commutation, in respect of those members who availed the benefit of commutation of pension under the erstwhile paragraph 12A of this Scheme, on or before the 25th day of September, 2008.

The State / UT-wise details of number of employees enrolled under EPS, 1995 at present are at Annexure I.

Annexure I
State / UT-wise details of number of employees enrolled under EPS, 1995

Sl.
No.
State / UTNumber of EPS, 1995 Members
1ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS46099
2ANDHRA PRADESH4894239
3ARUNACHAL PRADESH34262
4ASSAM1002369
5BIHAR1810148
6CHANDIGARH2773032
7CHHATTISGARH2120580
8DELHI19340659
9GOA1555143
10GUJARAT18925544
11HARYANA18840638
12HIMACHAL PRADESH1779268
13JHARKHAND2438508
14KARNATAKA28574372
15KERALA3608629
16MADHYA PRADESH5579539
17MAHARASHTRA48542645
18MANIPUR40695
19MEGHALAYA120929
20MIZORAM10007
21NAGALAND24928
22ODISHA3533218
23PUNJAB4314283
24RAJASTHAN6251397
25TAMIL NADU28826389
26TELANGANA13444683
27TRIPURA106403
28UTTAR PRADESH11330944
29UTTARAKHAND3746454
30WEST BENGAL10469959
The State/UT-wise details of the amount distributed under EPS, 1995 during each of the last three years including the current year are at Annexure II.

Also check: MACP - MODIFIED ASSURED CAREER PROGRESSION SCHEME FOR THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES ORIGINAL ORDER DATED MAY 2009

Annexure I

State / UT-wise details of the amount (in Rs.) distributed under EPS, 1995


Sl.
No.
State / UT2017-182018-192019-20
1ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS614971076277360470272071
2ANDHRA PRADESH182004839918371667811765949928
3ARUNACHAL PRADESH108663611475844814173636
4ASSAM773713407932873353880834211
5BIHAR165333980018573985981673833899
6CHANDIGARH161439670022214431251841556167
7CHHATTISGARH190254116120301082452028321738
8DELHI444473423153764027125065776244
9GOA752720855778092415671802182
10GUJARAT379986132838668469763711775330
11HARYANA294629016829809339212643033792
12HIMACHAL PRADESH121395384912639773241177646186
13JHARKHAND174555643418201423211759222457
14KARNATAKA435103441339173711703446372700
15KERALA293401250433084182013250966339
16MADHYA PRADESH155251016017451268981536409360
17MAHARASHTRA731495998261191752484860107122
18MANIPUR281150374046695036423753
19MEGHALAYA8809594810218652790112183
20MIZORAM662757775853017449618
21NAGALAND229564182879494429193288
22ODISHA199607077521989787512296623899
23PUNJAB113564880212145185831234162850
24RAJASTHAN195115737224062318272087827011
25TAMIL NADU481055821845975226383885314268
26TELANGANA432740781044168202133745388028
27TRIPURA151352846164311264179142181
28UTTAR PRADESH169713157018784774471785924637
29UTTARAKHAND128753581311975916021179233249
30WEST BENGAL290230307429069279893074741443
This information was given by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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