Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Resigned Bank employees welfare association planning to file suit in HC for Pension option to OSR VRS optee

We reproduce below the communique received from RBEWA

Dear Sir/s, 

Resigned Bank Employees Welfare association is Registered body for the cause of Bank Employees to whom Pension option is denied in 9th Settlement.
 The RBEWA has already filed WP in Delhi High Court for the Same. ( WPC 7413 of 2011) The WP is admitted & Next date is 01/05/2012. The WP respondents are 31 Banks & MOF & IBA. The membership is still open till submission of final list to High Court. 
1) Employees Resigned between 29/09/1995 till 27/04/2010 on completion of qualifying service of 15 years & above can join the group. 
2) The Membership is open to all the resigned Bank Employees having completed service of more than 15 years & only from the following Bank:- 
 · Andhra Bank * Allahabad Bank Canara Bank Central Bank of India · Bank of Maharashtra * Bank of India * Bank of Baroda * Dena Bank · Union Bank of India * United Bank of India * Indian Bank * Syndicate Bank · Ratnakar Bank *Bank of Rajsthan * Karnataka Bank * Ing Vysya Bank · Federal Bank * South India Bank *Catholic Syrean Bank *Corporation Bank *Indian Overseas Bank *Oriental Bank of Commerce * Punjab National Bank *Punjab & Sindh Bank *UCO Bank *Vijaya Bank *State Bank of Mysore * State Bank of Patiala *State Bank of Hyderabad *State Bank of Indore *Laxmi Vilas Bank

 The meeting of the Bank Resignee is organised at Hotel " Sahil Khitij " Tilak Road, Opposite of Maratha Chamber of Commerce, Swargate Pune on Sunday 08/04/2012, to brief the progress in the matter. Similarly the RBEWA is planning to file WP in Mumbai High Court for Pension Option to OSR VRS Optees & in the said meeting 45 VRS Optees are attending to join the WP. Any Bank employee Resignee OR OSR VRS Optee can attend the meeting & join the battle. Members are requested to confirm their attendence by calling undersigned to make the arrangements. 

Thanks & Regards
 Pathak R K 

It was further clarified that OSR VRS optee from any where in India can be a joint petitioner to the contemplated suit.


  1. Sir,

    am a resignee from State Bank of Travancore, Can I join sir. I put up 29 years of service 1980-2009. My resignation hss been accepted on 17th August, 2009.

    Kindly advise me sir.

  2. From Pramod Divecha,
    have opted for VRS from Central Bank of India w.e.f.31.05.2009 after serving for more than 38 years.I would like to join the petition to be filed in Delhi High Court. Please advise me suitabley. Cell No.09920189468

  3. Before filing RP No.68/2013 Vijaya Bank filed SLP With Supreme court which was dismissed and directed Vijaya Bank to file RP with HC of Karnataka. Whether the Bank has got provision for filing SLP. If any body expert please enlighten me

  4. Vijaya Bank Management filed review petition in Karnataka High Court under RP No 68/2013 and the same was not admitted in Karnataka High Court and dismissed on 25/10/2013. Now we have to wait and watch, whether Vijaya Bank Management will approach Supreme Court again for filing SLP. It has appeared in All banking that bank has been directed to pay pension before 22/11/2013.

  5. As there was no vrs in vidharbha konkan gramin bank (RRB sponsered by Bank of India) I resigned from service on 2/8/2015, after completing 30 years service. Recently Bank introduced pension as per NCB i.e. as per BoI. However, they not included resignee officer like me. I request please guide me about further action