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Sindh Government explains increase in pension.

KARACHI, August 11, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Sindh Government has sanctioned an increase of 20 percent in Pension amount from July 1, 2009 of those pensioner who retired on or before 30-6-1999 and 15% of those who retired after 30-6-1999. The 15% increase in pension will also be admissible to the pensioners who would retire on or after July 1, 2009, an official announcement said Tuesday. It said the governemnt servants who would retire on or after 1-7-2009, will also be entitled for increase in pension at 10% and 15% for the purpose of admissibility of increase in pension sanctioned. The increase will also be admissible on family pension granted under Pension -cum-Gratuity Scheme, 1954, Liberalized Pension Rules, 1977, on pension sanctioned under the Central Civil Services (Extra Ordinary Pension) Rules as well as on the Compassionate Allowance under CSR-353. The increase in pension sanctioned will not be admissible on Special Additional Pension allowed in lieu of pre-retirement Orderly Allowance. The increase in pension allowed by the Government during their re-employment shall not be admissible during the period of their re-employment, but the same will be allowed after the termination of there-employment contract. However, the increase in pension admissible to pensioners of Provincial Governemnt before their re-employment on contract basis will continue to be admissible to them provided they are not in receipt of any increase allowed as Allowances with their pay in lieu of increases in pension. The benefit of increase in pension sanctioned will also be admissible to those Civil Pensioners of the Provincial government who are residing abroad (other than those residing in India and Bangladesh) who retired on or after 15-08-1947 and are not entitled to or are not in receipt of pension increase under the British governments Pension (increase) Acts. The payments will be made at the applicable rate of exchange, the announcement said.

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