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

Please see D.A.Circular for February 2014 to July 2014 at 'Link-DA Rates

Latest "SAMVAD" issue of April 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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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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Writ Petition No.1875 of 2013

It is learnt that our case has been posted for hearing on 25th September 2014. The details of the hearing held on 17th April 2014 will be advised/uploaded on receipt of the circular of our Federation in due course.

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

No hearing took place on 9-01-2014 due the reason given by Court -

The Federation has now advised the proceedings of the case held on 6th February 2014 which is given here -

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

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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 next date of hearing is posted to 18-07-2014

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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 click on Branch code number,
5) Here, you will see a folder "Family Pension",
6) then double click on the'Family Pension' folder,
7) On search option - type Prov. Fund Index number (do not type leading zeroes)
8) Here, you will find respective pensioner's advice of revised family pension.
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.


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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