National Co-ordination Committee of Pensioners Associations (NCCPA) is organizing an ALL INDIA CONVENTION of Central Government Pensioners on 31st July, 2015 at Sundarayya Vignana Kendram, Bagh Lingampally, Hyderabad.

The convention is being held at a time when the 7th Central Pay Commission is finalizing its report and also the entire central government organisations decided for an indefinite strike from 23rd November, 2015 demanding Interim Relief, Merger of DA,  implementation of the 7th pay revision from 01-01-2014 and other important issues. The Central Trade Unions have decided for a country wide strike on 2nd September, 2015 on its 12 point charter of demands and all the central,state and public sector employees also joining the strike it would be a complete national strike.

The National Convention is certain to discuss the main issues confronting the pensioners viz, Scrap NPS & PFRDA Act, Pension be 67% of last pay, Pension Parity, Minimum Pension be minimum pay, Restoration of Commutation after 12 years, Additional Pension from 65 years,Monthly Medical Allowance of Rs. 2000+ DA, Smart card for indoor treatment etc. The convention will take appropriate decisions for solidarity program in support of the National Strike by the central trade unions and the indefinite strike of the central government employees.

Com.K.G.Jayaraj, General Secretary, Com.D.Basu, Asst.General Secretary, Com.B.P.Petkar, Asst.General Secretary & Circle Secretary, Maharashtra, Com.Ramachandradu, Circle Secretary, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana and about 16 comrades from AP & Telangana will constitute the AIBDPA delegation in the convention. (courtesy: AIBDPA)