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

For URGENT Attention of Members of

SBI Pensioners' Association (Mumbai Circle), Pune

Important News from the Circle Secretary, Shri.Vilas Gandhe regarding Special General Meeting to be held at Nagpur on 26th November 2017

Shri. Vilas Gandhe, Circle Secretary, in consultation with Shri. S. B. Gokhale, Circle
President, has advised that a 'Special Annual General Meeting' of the SBI Pen Assn
(Mumbai Circle), Pune has been convened on 26th November 2017 at Nagpur.

For information of the members the Notice of this Special General Meeting is given here -

As also the

Memoramdum of Association And Rules and Regulations of State Bank of India Pensioners' Association (Mumbai Circle), Pune (Amended up to 17.09.2017) which includes 'Election Rules of the SBIPA, (Mumbai Circle), Pune” to be paased/confirmed in this Special General meeting is given here -

Kindly attend the Special General Meeting in large numbers.


Please see D.A.Circular for August 2017 to January 2018 at 'Link-DA Rates

Latest "SAMVAD" issue of October 2017 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)



As informed by our advocate as well as Mr. Pathak G. S., SBIPA, Delhi Circle, our Federation case was taken up on 10-11-2017 at 3 p. m. by Justice Khanna and Naveen Chavla. Our counsel was directed to file the amended W.P. in ten days and three weeks' time granted for reply. Case stands posted before deputy registrar on 13rd December 2017 for confirmation of completion of pleadings. The matter to come up before the court on 9th January 2018 for hearing. We are also required to mention before Hon'ble Chief justice for retaining the matter before the same bench.
Ramesh Babu
General Secretary, SBIPAHC/FSBIPA



GOI has approved the 'Committee' recommendations regarding 5th, 6th, & 7th Bipartite retirees and have sent it to our Bank for further necesary action.

In this connection our Chairman has instructed to all LHOs to make ad-hoc payment up to 90% of dues. Since the total number of beneficiaries would be around 40,000, it will take few days to complete the payment of dues of arrears to the eligible pensioners. The work will be done in lots of about 6000 pensioners and the payment of arrears to number of pensioners has already been made and the rest of the eligible pensioners will get arrears within the next few days.

We give here the eligibility criteria issued by the Bank in respect of 5th, 6th & 7th Birpartite retirees

to receive Arrears -


Latest Developments as regards 100% DA Neutralization issue
CBPRO has advised that very sound and valid Constitutional points were raised by the Senior Advocates representing the Pensioners’ and Retirees’ Organizations, the Hon’ble Court reserved the judgment. We hope for a favourable verdict in the matter.

We place here the circulars issued by CBPRO regarding the efforts being made to resolve the pending issues for information of members.

Circular No.10 -

Circular No.11 -


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.

During the hearing on 28th January 2016 adjournment was requested by Mr.Rajiv Kapur, Advocate on behalf of respondent No.1 and 3 on the ground that arguing counsel is in some personal difficulty. The same is not opposed on behalf of the petitioners. The court ordered to renotify on 18.02.2016 in the category of ‘Regular Matters’

The next date has been fixed at 18th February 2016


"NEW Mediclaim Policy"

Certain Clarifications given by the Bank -

List of All India Approved Hospitals under the Scheme -

Bank has issued further Clarifications regarding New Group Medical Insurance Scheme -

Further clarification issued on 18th March 2016 regarding joining Policy 'B' by existing SBIREMBS members when balance in account of existing scheme is Rs.1 lac or above -

Bank has issued e-Circular on 19th March 2016 regarding extending the New Medical Benefit Scheme for retired Dy.MDs which is given here -

Domiciliary Treatment Claim Form -

Hospitalization Expenses Claim Form -

Bank has issued e-Circular No.CDO/P&HRD/PPFG/25/2016-17 dated 19th May 2016 regarding Policy 'A' which is to be effective from 1st June 2016 & it will be valid till 31-05-2017. The benefits available under the policy 'A' to the earstwhile members of SBIREMB Scheme have been elaborated by the Bank in this circular which is given here :-

Bank has issued e-Circular No.e-Circular No.CDO-P&HRD-PPFG-34-2016-17 dt.21-06-2016 re Prorata Ins Premium for future retirees -


Now the Bank has issued e-Circular No.CDO/P&HRD-PPFG/82/2016 - 17 dt. 6th January, 2017 giving RENEWAL instructions with revised premium.

e-Circular No.CDO/P&HRD-PPFG/82/2016-17 6th January, 2017 -

Annexure to the above Circular -

Now here is a FLASH News about Subsidy under FF Group Insurance Scheme - Policy 'B'

Bank has issued an e-Circular regarding giving 'subsidy' of Rs.6,000/- to be given/credited to the 'B' policy holders under FFGI Scheme which is a sort 'relief' to the members. The e-Circular is given here -

Please note that this is a one time measure and for the year from 16-01-2017 to 15-01-2018 only

The Bank has issued another e-Circular No.CDO-P&HRD-PPFG-6-2017-18 dt.18-04-2017 regarding FAMILY FLOATER GROUP MEDICLAIM POLICY (POLICY ‘B’) INTRODUCTION OF NEW PLANS FOR Rs. 1.00 LAC AND Rs. 2.00 LAC – enrolment for existing retirees would be open upto 30th June, 2017. The e-Circular is given here -


Shifting of Pension processing to HRMS

Bank has decided to shift Pension processing work from Financial Year 2017-2018 (pension to be paid on 27th of each month) and has issued e-Circular No.CDO-P&HRD-PPFG-5-2017-18 dt.13th April 2017 which is given here -


Please do not forget to submit Life Certificate during the month of November & get system-generated acknowledgement from the branch vide e-Circular No.CDO/P&HRD-PPFG/62/2015-16 dt. 14th October 2015 (which is given at Sr. No.57 at the link 'Bank's Circulars)

In this connection Bank has issued e-Circular No.CDO/P&HRD-PPFG/70/2015-16 dt.24-11-2015 regarding submission of Digital Life Certificate which is given here :

It is also clarified by the Bank that physical 'Life Certificate' will continue to be accepted from pensioners if preferred by them

(This is important for those who doesn't have Aadhar Card)


Important Circular has been issued by the Bank extending Misc. Benefits & Facilities to employees/officers on Voluntary Retirement.

The Circular & its enclosures is given hereunder:

e-Circular dt.7th October 2015 -

Annexure to above e-Circular -


Attention for those who wish to avail Housing Loan after retirement

Bank has issued a circular for those who want to avail Housing Loan for which they need additional time to finalize a house/flat so that facility of
enhanced limit can be availed by them. Even if such retired employee is not able to acquire/complete construction of house before 30.06.2015, housing loan under IHLs can be sanctioned upto 30.06.2015 repeat 30.06.2015.

Members can take advantage of this extended time limit

We give here the relevant e-Circular for information -


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.


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 -


Federation's views about Transfer Petitions filed by Bank -


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 -


Advice of Revised Family Pension

To take prints, the following steps should be taken by the Branch staff.
1) Visit Bank's web-site ''
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.


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.


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 -


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