The Congress party had promised to take a decision to restore Old Pension Scheme (OPS) at the first meeting of the government and it stood by the promise.
Treatment costing over Rs. 308 crore was extended through the Medisep scheme to more than 1 lakh persons in the past six months.
Senior Auditor Ajith Bhaskar and Auditor V K Mohandas had taken the initiative to search and track the ex-serviceman, to formally ‘identify’ Saseendran.
The DPDO officials tracked A G Saseendran (70) of Mannar Pavukkara Thamravelil Padinjattithil in Alappuzha district after a long search.
Arif Mohammed Khan has said he will make the matter 'a big issue at the national level'.
The Congress has promised to restore the old pension scheme (OPS), if voted to power in Himachal Pradesh after the November 12 assembly polls in the state.
As per the order those who have not opted for the option to join the EPS and the eligible employees who couldn’t join the scheme before the cut-off date can do so within the next four months.
The revenue department had come under much criticism from youth organisations for issuing an order raising the retirement age to 60.
The court held that employees who have not exercised the option to join the Employees Pension Scheme must be given a further chance of 6 months to do so.
More than 1.5 lakh employees are hired in 122 public sector institutions in Kerala including KSFE and BEVCO, and six financial corporation