Bhubaneswar:30/4/20: As another milestone in Governance reform through 5-T initiative, full pension has been sanctioned to 107 employees of different departments across all ranks on the day of retirement itself.
Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy distributed the orders regarding sanction of full pension to the retiring employees yesterday evening. Keeping in view the ‘social distancing’ norms, the Chief Secretary symbolically handed over the orders to five retiring employees in the Lokseba Bhawan conference Hall. Orders of other employees were mailed to them.
While complementing efforts of the departments of General Administration & Public Grievance, Finance. Home and office of the Accounts General for accomplishing the target of ‘full pension on day of retirement’, Chief Secretary directed the administrative departments to keep the online Human Resource Management System (HRMS) and e-service book updated for facilitating the process for ‘e-pension’.Speaking on the occasion, Principal Secretary Home, Sanjeev Chopra said, “Conventionally, the sanction of pension to retired employees of State Government was a long and cumbersome process involving clearances and sanctions from various offices where the concerned employee served during his career. As a part of the 5-T initiative, Government took a decision to simplify the process and sanction the full pension on date of retirement. Target was set to implement it from March 31, 2020”.Deputy Accountant General Dr. Nanda Dulal Das along with senior officers from Home, Works and GA & PG were present on the occasion.