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Haryana: Govt employees protest outside CM’s residence demanding OPS, Cops use tear gas

New Delhi: Hundreds of government employees gathered outside the residence of Haryana Chief Minister Manoharlal Khattar in Panchkula to potest on Sunday. The protestors demanded the restoration of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS). Upon seeing the huge crowd, the police beefed up the security at the protesting site and deployed large police force. Used Tear […]

Edited By : Pranjal Gupta | Updated: Feb 20, 2023 12:26 IST
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New Delhi: Hundreds of government employees gathered outside the residence of Haryana Chief Minister Manoharlal Khattar in Panchkula to potest on Sunday. The protestors demanded the restoration of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS).

Upon seeing the huge crowd, the police beefed up the security at the protesting site and deployed large police force.

Used Tear Gas To Disperse Crowd

The police personnel used tear gas shells to disperse the crowd after the crowd started o grow outside the CM’s house.

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So far the Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand governments have shown intentions to go back to the Old Pension Scheme, quashing the new pension scheme.
Under the old pension scheme, a government employee is entitled to a monthly pension after retirement. The monthly pension is typically half of the last drawn salary of the person.

Under the new pension scheme, employees contribute a portion of their salaries to the pension fund. Based on that, they are entitled to a one-time lump sum amount on superannuation.

The old pension scheme was discontinued in December 2003, and the new pension scheme came into effect on April 1, 2004.

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First published on: Feb 19, 2023 05:51 PM IST

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