Crucial meeting with M/o Finance to-day -Pension updation

22 Mar
protest demonstraion

Silent protest by RBI employees and retirees demanding updation of pension

A silent protest demonstration was held at RBI New Delhi today morning at 8AM against M/o finance’s delaying tactics regarding  decade old demand for revision of pension with every wage revision and opening of pension option.
A large number of retirees and employees gathered at the  main gate.

Governor talking to Protestors

Governor talking to Protestors

RBI Governor Sh. Raghuram Rajan, sprang a surprise as he  himself approached the placard holders directly and started explaining his position vis-a vis the government.

He said “I have been personally looking into the matter as the delay is troubling me as well.  He explained that when the issue was nearly its final solution, the officials / Finance Minister changed. This required  fresh efforts and persuasion.He still hoped for the best and said that my efforts in the matter are still going and let us hope for the best !

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 leaders addressing the gathering

At that point  when the writer of the blog  pointed out : ” Sir,  we(retirees) are also doing our best to survive!,” he replied : ” I have full concern for the retired employee and understand their problems.
Let us wait and hope for the best!”
The delegation from the  UFRBOE met the Governor before the start of the board meeting.
Afterwards, they addressed the gathering.
It was informed that a crucial meeting with M/o finance is to be held today at M/o finance office. Governor, DG, and officials from HRDM will participate in the meeting.
Sh. Subedar President of AIRBEA, said that let us wait for the outcome  of the  meeting  today. He also said that enough ‘Gandhigiri’ has been followed by RBI employees and retirees, and even if things do not move now, we will have to resort to agitation instead of Silent protests.
The outcome of the meeting  scheduled  today may  be known by next week.
“Let us too  hope for the best!” so says Governor.

Video clips  of the event are here:

1.RBI governor talks to protestors

2.Demonstration at RBI New Delhi- 22nd March 15

3.Another view of Demonstration

4. Leaders addressing gathering of RBI employees/pensioners

 

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15 Responses to “Crucial meeting with M/o Finance to-day -Pension updation”

  1. janardananmundanthottil@gmail.com 22/03/2015 at 2:42 pm #

    Thank you very much for the updation …

    Janardanan

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    • P.S.Ramamoorthy 24/03/2015 at 12:19 pm #

      Thank you very much for keeping us updated about the developments.

      P.S.Ramamoorthy

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  2. sudhakarbabu 22/03/2015 at 2:54 pm #

    I thank RBI governor for his initiative on behalf of retirees.

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  3. VRRao 22/03/2015 at 11:26 pm #

    Thanks for the update.Any information on the scheduled meeting between RBI and MOF?Any positive outcome?

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  4. ramesh das 22/03/2015 at 11:31 pm #

    Can’t fathom Takrus remark, bahut lassi piya, abhi chach piyo. The ultimate remark, smacking of jealousy

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  5. Srinivasan MA 23/03/2015 at 1:17 pm #

    Hope to get a good response !

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  6. K.Ramesh 23/03/2015 at 5:13 pm #

    Thanks for the update. Looking forward for a successful campaign on this legitimate demand of the pensioners- K. Ramesh

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  7. P.S.Ramamoorthy 24/03/2015 at 12:26 pm #

    Thanks for the update.

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  8. mukundrai prabhudas ganatra 25/03/2015 at 8:45 pm #

    According to me all big post personality are very much diplomat and they given the answer to us very sweet . However we have no choice .Regarding Medical facility ,are the hand of RBI Management. They are only blaming the GOVERNMENT . .

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  9. SURENDRA 26/03/2015 at 5:38 pm #

    Good efforts being made by the retired employees/officers. Let it be continued till the goal is achieved.

    Updation in this regard will be highly appreciated.

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  10. Shashikant Chavan 02/04/2015 at 11:45 am #

    wish you agitating members along with our selves a best outcome and new financial years best gift from newly elected Govt.
    thanks and regards.

    Shashikant from NABARD

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  11. Anant Narain Saxena 09/05/2015 at 5:19 am #

    Let us know regarding outcomes of meeting with ministry of finance & Pension updation.

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  12. VRRao 06/06/2015 at 2:41 pm #

    We have been eagerly waiting to hear the outcome of the Meeting of the Governor with MOF on Pension. Alas! even two and half months after the so called crucial meeting with MOF on Pension Issues, nobody, not even the Bank did not tell us sofar what was the outcome.

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  13. VRRao 29/09/2015 at 5:45 pm #

    It is more than six months since the Governor met the FM on Pension issue .We neither know what is the gist of discussions nor the out come of it.Does anybody know what happened.

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  14. Malathi Govind. Rajan 01/08/2017 at 4:34 pm #

    We are grateful that amount for medical tests has been increased though it is a meagre one. Hope that we get pension up gradation as well.Thanks to the RBI governor who is considering our request.Please keep me updated about the further developments.

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