Whether the Ministry has implemented the decision to increase the minimum Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Pensions?
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-1183
Minimum EPF Pension
1183 . SHRI P. RAJEEVE
Will the Minister of LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:
(a)whether the Ministry has implemented the decision to increase the
minimum Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Pensions;
(b)if so, the details thereof;
(c)if not, the reasons therefor;
(d)whether the Ministry has plans to make proportional increase to the
pensioners who are getting more than Rs. 1000; and
(e)if so, the details thereof?
MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(SHRI BANDARU DATTATREYA)
(a) & (b): The Government vide Notification G.S.R. 593 (E), dated 19th August, 2014 has notified a minimum pension of Rs. 1000/- per month to the pensioners under Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 for the financial year 2014-15 effective from 01.09.2014.
(c): Does not arise in view of reply to parts (a) & (b) of the Question above.
(d): No, Sir.
(e): Does not arise in view of reply to part (d) of the Question above.