Chennai (MAS): Southern Railway conducted ‘Pension Adalat’ at Headquarters Office, Chennai Division and other Divisional as well as Extra Divisional Offices at Tiruchchirappalli, Madurai, Salem, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram and Golden Rock/Podanur Workshops today (16.12.2013), as scheduled, to mitigate the grievances of Railway pensioners.
In all, 1063 representations pertaining to various issues such as pensionary dues, revision of pension, grant of fixed medical allowance, Modified Assured Career Progression (MACP), etc. received prior to 16.12.2013 and the grievances of almost all the pensioners have been fully redressed.In respect of ineligible cases, suitable replies have been given to the pensioners concerned.
On the day of Pension Adalat i.e., 16.12.2013, 187 fresh pensioners attended the Pension Adalat all over Southern Railway and all the cases have been heard in the Adalat. A total sum of`.59,48,983/- (Rupees Fiftynine lakhs forty eight thousand nine hundred and eighty three) has been arranged in favour of the eligible representationists towards arrears of pension, settlement dues, etc.