GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
No. 3059-F(P) Howrah, the 8th June, 2016
Sub: Fixation of re-employment and contractual remuneration for re-employed and contractually engaged State Government Pensioners/ Family Pensioners in view of grant of Interim Relief.
Interim Relief @ 8% of the Basic Pension w.e.f. 01.07.2016 to the Pensioners/ Family Pensioners including those re-employed/ contractually engaged Pensioners and excluding the employed Family Pensioners/ Pensioners has been allowed vide Finance Department No. 224-F(Pen) dt. 03.06.2016.
In view of the above, it has become necessary to prescribe the procedure for fixation of re-emloyment remuneration and to review contractual remuneration to the reemployed and contractually engaged Pensioners/ Family Pensioners respectively w.e.f. 01.07.2016 in terms of rule 55 (B) of WBSR, Part-1 and existing Government orders.
Now, after careful consideration of the matter, the Governor has been pleased to decide to prescribe and review the procedure in the following manner.
(a) For those who are already in re-employment after retirement.
The amount of Interim Relief (IR) @ 8% as allowed on Basic Pension is to be deducted from the re-employment remuneration.
(b) For those who will be re-employed after 30.06.2016.
Basic Pay (Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay) plus Dearness Allowance as admissible from time to time plus House Rent Allowance, if any admissible before the date of superannuation minus Basic Pension before commutation plus relief on Basic Pension plus Interim Relief.
Those who are already in contractual engagement.
Amount of re-employment remuneration is to be calculated notionally first in the following manner.
Basic Pay (Pay in the Pay Band plus Grade Pay) plus Dearness Allowance as admissible from time to time plus House Rent Allowance, if any admissible before the date of superannuation minus Basic Pension before commutation plus relief on Basic Pension. Such calculation will be as on the date of initial engagement. After calculation amount of Interim Relief is to be deducted from the same.
If the contractual remuneration is in excess of the above calculated amount after deduction of Interim Relief, the excess amount is to be deducted and the contractual remuneration is to be refixed accordingly.
In case the contractual remuneration already fixed is less than the above calculated amount, no deduction is required.
As contractual engagement is made after approval of the Finance Department, fixation of contractual remuneration in future cases will be decided keeping the above in view
All the Administrative Departments will refix/fix the re-employment remuneration and review the contractual remuneration in the above manner. The above is equally applicable for re-employment and contractual engagement in local bodies, statutory bodies, corporations, educational institutions, undertakings etc. The Administrative Departments will issue necessary direction accordingly.
Sd/- A. K. Das
OSD & E.O. Joint Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal