Statements are being made continuously by the opposition parties in the country to bring back the OPS i.e. Old Pension Scheme. Rajasthan government has also recently discontinued the old pension scheme. However, Karnataka, the Congress-ruled state of South India, has issued a notification to bring thousands of its employees under the old pension scheme. State Chief Minister Siddaramaiah shared this information on Wednesday.
13 thousand employees benefited
Karnataka government has issued a notification to bring its 13 thousand employees under the old pension scheme. These are the employees who were notified before April 1, 2006 but were appointed later. Let us tell you that thousands of government employees of the state were on strike against the new pension scheme.
The families would have got relief – Siddaramaiah
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on social media that he had made this promise to the government employees sitting on strike against the new pension scheme. He said, “Before the elections, I had visited the place where employees were on strike against the new pension system. There I had promised that the demands would be met after coming to power. I hope that with this decision The families of 13,000 employees would have got relief.
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