EPS 95 benefit of actual salary in Pension Fund exceeding wage limit as per SC order. Petition filed to transfer all cases to Supreme Court for decision
Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation
Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan
Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi 110066
www .epfindia .gov .in
Phone No. 011-26196236, Fax. 011-26168431, Email- firstname.lastname@example.org
No: Pension-1/12/33/E PS/Amendment/96 Vol.II/19214
Dated: 29 NOV 2017
All Additional Central P.F. Commissioners (Zones) ,
All Regional P.F. Commissioner (In-Charge of Regions)
Subjcct :- AIIowing members of the EPS’95 the benefit of the actual salary in the Pension Fund exceeding wage limit of either Rs. 5000/- or Rs. 6500/- per month from the effective date respectively as per the Hon’ble Supreme Court’s order in Civil Appeal No(s) 10013-10014 of 2016 arising out of SLP No. 33032-33033 of 2015 -regarding.
It has been brought to the notice that Writ Petitions have been filed in different High Courts by the employees of exempted establishments challenging the circular dated 31-05-2017. In this connection it is informed that a Transfer Petition has been filed in the Hon’ble Supreme Court to transfer all the Writ Petitions filed in various High Courts to the Supreme Court for deciding the subject matter.
Therefore, it is requested to place this fact before the Hon’ble High Court where such petitions have been filed and to defend the matter based on the directions already passed by Hon’ble Supreme Court as cited above.
(This issues with the approval of CPFC)
Regional PF Commissioner- I (Pension)