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The new pensioners directory as on 31.03.2013 released - can be downloaded here


WRIT PETITION (Civil) No. 184 of 2011 IN THE SUPREME COURT (Transferred to Delhi High Court as 1875/2013)

The hearing of the above case was held on 06.02.2014 and our Senior Counsel sought the permission of the judges to file an additional affidavit enclosing certain documents obtained under RTI Act for effectively countering the objections raised byh the Government.  The case is now posted for next hearing to the 18th of March, 2014.

Further details if any will be communicated in due course. 

Further details if any will be communicated in due course. 
WRIT PETITION No.W P 1931/2002 FILED BY SEVEN PENSIONERS RETIRED BEFORE 01.11.1993.

The above case is now being posted for regular hearing on every Thursday.  On 06.02.2014, this was taken for arguments and after some arguments, the case was posted for the next Thursday.

Further details if any will be communicated in due course.  

COURT DECISION
: "WE ARE EXTREMELY HAPPY TO STATE THAT THE KERALA HIGH COURT HAS DELIVERED A JUDGMENT ON 14.09.2010 IN A WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) No.27929/2003 FILED BY
SHRI T.R. VIJAYAN & 19 OTHERS AND SBI. TRUSTEES OF SBI PENSION FUND, UNION OF INDIA AND RBI AS THE RESPONDENTS. THE HONOURABLE JUDGE SHRI S. SIRI JAGAN HAS DIRECTED SBI TO MAKE PAYMENT OF PENSION TO ALL THOSE RETIRED PRIOR TO 1.11.2002 ON THE SAME BASIS AS PAID TO THOSE RETIRED AFTER 1.11.2002 IRRESPECTIVE OF ANY CUT OFF DATE ON THE BASIS OF THE DATE OF RETIREMENT."                      Judgment can be downloaded here


STATE BANK OF INDORE BRANCHES WILL WORK AS BRANCHES OF SBI WITH EFFECT FROM 26TH AUGUST 2010.  STATE BANK OF INDIA'S BRANCHES WILL INCREASE BY 503.


Submission of Life Certificates/Pan Nos.

Non-submission of Life Certificates in time (November every year) may lead to non-receipt of pension, and non-submission of Pan number may lead to levy of higher rate of income tax.  View last bulletin for details


11th Annual General Body Meeting/Pensioners' Meet

The 11th Annual General Body Meeting of our Association was held at Palakkad on 24th June 2012.  The meeting  commenced at 2.00 p.m.  The General Secretary read out the names of members who left for heavenly abode during the period under report and requested the gathering to stand in silence for a minute to pay homage to them.  Three elder members, (Shri M Hussain, Koshikode, Shri. P K Viswanathan Nair, Kozhikode and Shri V V Menon, Palakkad who have completed 85/75 years of age attended the meeting and were honoured with Ponnadai by Shri P.P.S. Moorthy and Shri M.J. Raphael.  The full details of the meeting as well as that of pensioners' meet  is given in the Bulletin Apr-Jun 2012 which can be downloaded/viewed from bulletin Page.  Sri K T Prahlad resigned from the State Committee and Sri K Rajeevan, Kozhikode and Sri P P Purushothaman, Kannur and Sri Jose Marceline was nominated to the State Committee. The names and telephone numbers of the office-bearers  are given in the Office-bearers page 

Gratuity Ceiling enhanced to Rs.10 lacs.

The Union Cabinet has increased the Gratuity Ceiling to Rs.10 lacs.  The Gratuity Act has been amended and this has taken effect from 24th May, 2010 and those who have retired after this date will get the benefit of the enhancement. 

News from our Federation : as on 11th February 2010

New Delhi High Court Writ Petition No.1931 of 2002
Premvati Bagga & others  Vs  Union of India & others

No further information is available.


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