Monday, December 24, 2012

Madras High Court Judgement on 100% percent neutralisation of D.A.

AIBRF has issued a detailed circular on Madras High Court Judgement on 100% neutrlisation of D.A. elaborating following points.

1. Importance of the judgement

2. Observations/principles laid down by the bench while delivering the judgement in the case .
3. Action plan for early implementation of court order.

Click on the following links for viewing the circular and Madras HC judgement.
AIBRF Circular

Saturday, December 15, 2012

bankpensioner 100% DA....Victory to the pre-1/11/2002 retired Pensioners

 Madras High Court has   delivered the judgement in favour of the petitioners in the WP50000/2006 filed by the Treasurer of AICBRF (All India Canara Bank Retirees' Federation), Shri A B KasturiRangan (Ret'd Sr.Mgr, Canara Bank) and others.
 It is a GREAT Victory for the pre-1/11/2002 retired pensioners as this is the FIRST such one in Banking sector.
Communication from AICRBRF is reproduced below 
Our Ref:46:2012                                                                                                                        December 14, 2012
To: All Affiliates, Office Bearers and Central Committee Members
Dear Sir,
Madras High Court Judgement on 100% D.A.Neutralisation
You may remember that a batch of Writ Petitions were filed by the aggrieved pensioners of Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda and Indian Overseas Bank in Madras High Court during 2006 on the subject matter. 
In our Bank, Sri A.B.Kasturirangan & 20 Others from Chennai filed the Writ Petition No.50000/2006 for payment of dearness relief to Pre-01.11.2002 retirees at 100% D.A. Neutralisation on the entire basic pension with effect from 01.02.2005 as paid in respect of those who retired on or after 01.11.2002. The petitions were heard by the Hon’ble High Court of Madras over a period of couple of months and arguments were concluded on 30-10-2012 with the Court reserving its orders.                                                                                                          

We congratulate the petitioners for their patience & quest for justice.

We are glad to inform you that the Hon’ble Court has since been pleased to pronounce its order today allowing the petitions and directing the respondent banks to implement the order within three months of receipt thereof.  Please wait for further details till we receive copy of the judgement from the Madras High Court. 
With Greetings,
Yours sincerely,                                                                                                         
General Secretary