News: All 50000 retiring babus in 2016 to get dues, pension orders

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All 50000 retiring babus in 2016 to get dues, pension orders

New Delhi: Remember the iconic scene in the Munnabhai sequel of movies where a senior citizen strips in an office to get his pension? Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh did not have to do that but did concede on Thursday that he too had to wait for a year for his pension to start after taking voluntary retirement.

New Delhi: Remember the iconic scene in the Munnabhai sequel of movies where a senior citizen strips in an office to get his pension? Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh did not have to do that but did concede on Thursday that he too had to wait for a year for his pension to start after taking voluntary retirement.

Singh cited his own example, when he quit government service to take the plunge into politics, to stress on the Modi Government's ambitious idea of a computerized pension sanction and payment tracking system named 'Bhavishya' to be extended to all 9000 central government offices in India and push all states to replicate it after the UPA had launched the same on a pilot basis. 

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