The movement to transfer the EPF Trust of MTNL to EPFO shall be started immediately . All the pro-rata pensioners must write to Company Secretary of MTNL and Commissioner EPFO to transfer the amount of CPF, VPF and EPF to EPFO immediately. Thereafter you will be entitled for 11A pension on Actual Basic Pay + IDA from EPFO on your retirement.
Updation on dated 10-12-2017
The PRPA oppose the statement given by any person to oppose the raised EPFO pension to the MTNL absorbed Pro-rata Pension holder.
For Validate Updated Members of PRPA
The next date of second spell IDA pension is 15-1-2018 and become on seniority to hear and decide by the Pr. CAT Delhi Double Bench. The case is based on the violation of “Enforcement of the Contract Act 1872”. After getting the result of Pr. CAT Delhi then future course of action will be decided. For final implementation of the court order, it will take at least two to three years up to supreme court of India.
Some of the members who are in service and thinking to avail the pension under 11A from EPFO on the actual Basic Pay + IDA and on other side, ‘MTNL is incipient sick CPSE’ as per OM dated 29-10-2015 issued by Department of Public Enterprises. There is also Supreme court hearing on 15-12-2017 for allowing 11A at par (article-14) pension on Actual basic + IDA to the exempted organization employee. The employee never decided to maintain the EPF Trust in MTNL, Why it has not been transferred to EPFO despite , the EPFO directed to MTNL so many times to do so. There is some vested interest of some of the persons who are playing with the future of the retired pro-rata pensioners of MTNL.
After consideration of all factors, those members who are willing to get EPFO pension on 11A, they may give in writing to the Company Secretary-MTNL at corpare office, 9-CGO Comple, Lodhi Road, New Delhi with the subject “ To transfer the CPF,VPF and EPF to the EPFO with record since 1-11-1998 or 1-10-2000”. Thereafter you will become the member of non-exempted organization and become entitle for pension under 11A on Actual IDA Basic with IDA. It is prefer to submit the consent to the Company Secretary-MTNL and copy to EPFO in person or by speed post up to 15-12-2017 ( the date of hearing of supreme court). The validate updated members must write in the consent “ For interim relief and subject to outcome of the OA-2562/2012”. As the implementation of Second spell IDA pension will be executed, you may be switch over to it.
Those, who are retired and interested for EPFO pension under 11A on Actual Basic Pay + IDA , may opt the consent in the same manner as above and send to Company Secretary-MTNL and copy to EPFO upto 15-12-2017 (submit in person or by speed post).
For those who are not the members of PRPA
If interest for EPFO pension under 11A on Actual Basic Pay + IDA, they may also give in writing to Company Secretary-MTNL and copy to EPFO with subject “ To transfer the CPF,VPF and EPF to EPFO from 1-11-1998 or 1-10-2000 with record ” up to 15-12-2017 ( date of supreme court) submit in person or by speed post.
Note:- The comparative computation has made and found the pension of EPFO is to be received at 58 years is more beneficial as compare to 60 years. You will get two years pension and not to deposit the contribution for small raise of pension amount.
It is enquired by so many pro-rata pensioners in reference to EPFO pension for the part of MTNL. Those, who are interested for EPFO pension as per the 11A section of EPF Act on the actual Basic + IDA of the last pay drawn, have to give in writing to the Company Secretary of MTNL to transfer of CPF,VPF and EPF to the EPFO. Thereafter, you will be entitled for full pension of EPFO as per the current order of Hon’ble Supreme Court. The complete record since 1-11- 1998 or 1-10- 2000 is available with MTNL EPF Trust.
For PRPA Cases
1. Second spell IDA pension case:- MA of PRPA for DB is allowed and next date is 15-1- 18.
2. DP case at High Court:- GOI appeal not allowed & next date is 16-2- 2017.
3. GPF case:- Next date is 29-1- 18
4. Minimum 3665 pension since 1-1- 2006 case: Counter submitted by GOI and Counsel of PRPA will submit the rejoinder soon. Next date is 9-1- 18.
5. EPFO:- The case of pension contribution on actual basic+ida by removing the sealing of 5,000&6,500&15,000 since 1-11- 1998 or 1-10- 2000 as the case may be, as per the order of Supreme Court, the cases of appeal in the different High Courts for exempted organization employee have transferred to Hon’ble Supreme for final order.
For Individual Group Cases
1. The case of full parity since 1-1- 2006:- The counter is submitted by the GOI & next date of hearing is 13-3- 2018.The rejoinder will be submitted by the counsel of case.
2. The DA on CDA pro-rata pension since 1-11- 1998 case:- The counter is submitted by the GOI and counsel of case will submit the rejoinder soon. Next date is 22-12- 2017.
3. The CGHS facility on last IDA pay drawn case:- The GOI & Health Ministry have not replied till the date. The next date is 18-12- 17.
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