The obstinacy and most negative attitude of the Central government in granting Pension Revision from 01-01-2017 due to BSNL pensioners is most unfortunate. The same is being denied on the plea that wage revision of BSNL employees has not taken place. The Pay Revision Committee has recommended 15% fitment and the same is to be granted to BSNL pensioners with out waiting for the Pay revision. Many pensioners who are eligible for pension revision have passed away and many more will pass away if the decision is further delayed.
As such, the central government should issue orders for pension revision for BSNL pensioners with 15% fitment without any delay. Covid pandemic situation can not be misused to deny their right for pension revision to the BSNL pensioners.