Please go to the "Link"-'Bank's Circulars' for the latest Circulars regarding Pension matters

Please see D.A.Circular for August 2014 to January 2015 at 'Link-DA Rates

Latest "SAMVAD" issue of September 2014 is NOW available on 'Samvad Magazine' Link. Please visit.

(Kindly note that if you are not able to view 'Marathi' matter in Samvad properly in 'Firefox' browser, please open the website in "Internet Explorer" browser to enable you to read entire 'Samvad' without any difficulty)

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We are extremely sorry to inform the members

a sad demise of Shri.N.S.Kulkarni

former President of our Federation (1996-1999)

as also ex-President of Mumbai Circle Pensioners' Association during 1996-1999

on 13th September 2014.

We pray GOD -

“MAY HIS SOUL REST IN EATERNAL PEACE”
and give enough strength to his family to bear this loss.

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ATTENTION MEMBERS

Bank has extended the last date to 30-09-2014 in respect of submission of application for payment of Ex-gratia lumpsum amount in lieu of Compassionate Appointment for eligible dependent(s) of the deceased/retired employees vide its e-Circular No.CDO/P&HRD-PM/75/2013-14 dt.25th February 2014-

which is also given at Sr.No.50 at 'Link'- Bank's Circulars.

Eligible members are requestd to tell the eligible employees/retirees who are eligible but yet to apply.

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Attention 5th & 6th Bipartite Pay Scale Retirees

& Improvement in SBIRE Medical Benefit Scheme - II

Federation has advised that Central Board of the Bank has passed a resolution revising pension ceiling of 5th & 6th Birpartite retirees and is expected to put up proposal to the Govt for its approval.

Also, a proposal for some improvements in SBIREMBS-II is underway. The details are given here -

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Attention Members

Important decisions taken by the Bank which are advised by our Federation vide its Circular Letter No.21/2012 dated 17-09-2012

(the relevant Circular Letter is reproduced at Sr.No.39 at link - 'Bank's Circular)

1) Pensioners who are in foreign countries during NOVEMBER may furnish their Life Certificate in the month of November to any branch of State Bank of India OR any other Indian Public Sector Bank located in that country OR arrange for obtaining their Life Certificate attested from an authorised official of the Embassy / High Commission of India or Counsel of India. After obtaining the Life Certificate duly attested as mentioned above, the pensioner may forward the same to their Pension-paying Branch immediately in November itself to avoid stopage of pension.

2) Bank has extended all 29 pathological tests to all centres where Bank's dispensary/ies have been established

3) Joint A/c opened by Pensioner with his spouse eligible for family pension can be continued even after death of the pensioner for crediting family pension sanctioned in due course. The name/s of disabled/mentally retarded children can be added to this account.

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Latest Developments in respect of W.P.No.1875/2013

& Transfer Petitions filed by our Bank :-

Our Federation has filed Interlocutory Applications in the court.

The prayers made by our Federation are given here :

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Writ Petition No.1875 of 2013

Our above case has been posted for hearing on 25th September 2014

The Order passed by the Court on 8-09-2014 is given here -

Federation has advised what actually had happened on 18-04-2014 -

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The members may visit web-site of High Court of Delhi to know the latest developments/orders in the matter. The relative 'link' is http://delhihighcourt.nic.in/

Go to the above link and click 'Case/filing status' on left side. Here, please fillup the required information as follows : (1) Case Type - W.P.(C)[CW]; No.1875; Year -2013 and hit 'Display'. You will get latest position about the case.

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Transfer Petitions filed by our Bank in the Supreme Court

The hearing on 10-01-2014 held regarding the Transfer Petitions Nos.750-758 filed by our Bank in the Supreme Court for transfer of the W.Ps/W.As pending in the Madras High Court.

The proceedings dated 21-07-2014 are given here -

The next date of hearing is posted to 22-09-2014

 

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

Now the hearing is taking place on every Thursday. Whenever the Federation will advise any significant development, it will be known to the members.

While passing order on 31-07-2014 it is said that "Counsel for the respondent No.1/UOI seeks accommodation on the ground that there has been a change in the panel of the Central Government Standing Counsel for Union of India and the brief has been recently assigned to Mr.Anil Soni, CGSC. he states that some time be granted to enable him to collect the brief from the previous counsel and prepare the same. At the request of the counsel for the respondent No.1/UOI, List in the week commencing from 11th August 2014

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Payment of Dearness Relief with 100% Neutralisation to pre 01-11-2002 pensioners

Our Federation had written to the Bank regarding payment of Dearness Relief with 100% Neutralisation to pre 1-11-2002 retirees to which

Bank advised the Federation as follows -

In response, our Federation wrote to Bank -

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Federation's views about Transfer Petitions filed by Bank -

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Attention HRMS Portal Users

As you know w.e.f. May 2012 the Bank has shifted the work of processing and payment of 'Pension' to CSPPC,Kolkata. We are giving the revised procedure to access our individual pension details (Pension Slip) as also furnishing the Investment details to the Bank through "Pensioner Portal" made available to the Retired SBI employees .

The detailed instructions are given at this link -

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Advice of Revised Family Pension

To take prints, the following steps should be taken by the Branch staff.
1) Visit Bank's web-site 'www.sbitimes.com'
2) then go to 'Mumbai Circle' menu,(or the Circle in which your pension-paying branch is located)
3) then go to the PP&G Dept's link,
4) then select 'pension' link option,
5) Then select - 'simretired before 1/11/2007' folder and open it. Here you will see individual files in the names of each Branch
6) then double click on file in the name of your pension-paying branch
7) Press keys "Control+F". Then at the right hand top corner there is a window where please type your Prov. fund Index Number (without leading zeros)
8) Here, you will find respective pensioner's advice of revised family pension (for those retired before 1-11-2007).
9) Please take two prints and do the needful as mentioned above.
Please go to the Pension paying branch and request the concerned staff to follow the above instructions and get your advice of revised family pension.
Please note the above procedure is available at Branch system only. Don't try it at your Home computer.


When you get the advice, please verify whether name of your spouse is given in it. If not, please write a letter addressed to the PP&G Dept, Mumbai LHO, giving full name of your spouse and her/his Date of Birth with a request to incorporate the same with PPG Dept's records and issue fresh Family Pension Advice after incorporating the name of your spouse. You may send a copy of earlier family pension advice wherein name of the spouse has already been recorded for ready reference of LHO.

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Revision of Family Pension w.e.f. 1-11-2007

in respect of eligible members of the Fund, who retired/retire on or after 1-11-2007

Central Board of the Bank in its meeting dt. 24-12-2011 have accorded approval for revision in Family Pension in respect of eligible members of the Fund, who retired/retire on or after 1.11.2007. The relevant e-Cirfcular has been given at Sr. No.35 in the 'Link' "Bank's Circulars" for information of members. The work of calculation of arrears to the eligible Family Pensioners covered under 9th Bi-partite settlement as per the revised formula given in the above mentioned e-Circular No.CDO/P&HRD-PM/62/2007-08 dated 28-01-2012 has been undertaken by the PPG Dept, Mumbai LHO and the arrears will be paid to the eligible Family pensioners, if any, in due course.

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Attention All the Ex-Servicemen Pensioners

We are glad to inform all the ex-servicemen pensioners that Bank has issued e-Circular regarding sanction/payment of family pension to the family pensioners of ex-service employees in addition to Govt. family pension.

The relevant e-Circular is given here -

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Life Certificate

(revised instructions)

Bank has issued e-Circular No.CDO/P&HRD-PPFG/29/2011-12 dt. 3rd June 2011 giving revised instructions regarding submission of Life Certificate by Pensioner/Family Pensioner in the month of November each year and has also prescribed format.

The relevant e-Circular and the format of Life Certificate is given at this link. Please click -

The relevant e-Circular is also given in the 'link' - "Bank's Circulars" at serial number 33

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Attention Pensioners retired under 9th Bi-partite Scales

Bank has issued e-Circular regarding payment of revised Pension as per 9th Bi-partite settlement to the eligible employees. Please note that the revised pension will be calculated by LHO and will be put up to Corporate Office for its approval. And then arrears, if any, will be calculated by respective LHO and will be credited to the eligible pensioners' accounts in due course which please note.

The relevant e-Circular is here - please click ...

Good News for 9th Bi-partite Retirees

About inclusion of Half of PPQ & FPP in revised pension w.e.f. 1.11.2007. The necessary amendments to the Pension Regulations will be passed in the Executive committee of Central Board meeting shortly to give effect to the revised formula which please be noted.

We give the Circular issued by the Bank in this respect.

Please click here :

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Release of "Special Balancing Allowance"

to the 9th Bipartite employees/officers

including retirees

Relevant e-Circular is given here -

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