Mumbai : The state government has given great relief to teachers, non-teaching staff. The state government has revoked the notification barring the implementation of the old pension scheme to teachers and non-teaching employees appointed before November 1, 2005. In this regard, School Education Minister Prof. By Varsha Gaikwad.
In the meeting, the teachers, legislators, representatives demanded that the government should take immediate and unconditional action regarding the implementation of the old pension scheme to the employees appointed before November 1, 2005. MLA Kapil Patil, MLA Sudhir Tambe, MLA Vikram Kale, MLA Jayant Asgaonkar, Abhijit Vanjari, MLA Balaji Kinikar, Principal Secretary Vandana Krishna, Education Commissioner, Education Director, Teacher President Bharti Ashok Belsare, Prakash Sonawane etc. present in the meeting.
Cancellation of notification dated 10 July 2020 stopping the implementation of old pension scheme for teaching and non-teaching employees appointed before 1st November, 2005. School Education Minister in the meeting in the presence of teachers and graduate MLAs @varshaijiwad His announcement. pic.twitter.com/P1L4VZJjU2
— Maharashtra DGIPR (@MahaDGIPR) 10 December 2020
Aided, unaided, partially aided teachers, non-teaching staff appointed before November 1, 2005 in the state will get relief. On July 10, 2020, the Department of School Education and Sports had issued a notification indicating a change in the service conditions under the Maharashtra Private School Employees (Conditions of Service) Rules, 1981. As suggested in this notification, the old pension rights of thousands of headmasters, teachers and non-teaching staff appointed before November 1, 2005 in the state would be in jeopardy.
The Law and Justice Department said that there is no objection to the cancellation of this notification. In the background, it was decided to cancel this notification. Under this, in a special meeting, School Education Minister Prof. Gaikwad said that this notification is being repealed. In this regard, Education Minister Gaikwad has suggested that the department should collect information about the number of such employees, check the required amount and submit the report to the Finance Department.