The Supreme Court has dismissed the
SLP (Civil) 23055/2013 filed by Union of India against Delhi High Court
judgement in pre-2006 pensioners casein WP 1535/2012 upholding the CAT PB
judgement and Delhi High Court judgement. The above SLP came up for hearing on
29/7/2013 and the apex court dismissed the SLP on the same day.
Pensioners will now get arrears w.e.f.
1/1/2006 if their revised pension was fixed at less than 50% percent of the
minimum of the pay in the pay band including grade pay thereon in the revised
scale corresponding to the pre-revised pay scale from which the
pensioner has retired.
UPON hearing counsel the Court
made the following order :
“We are not
inclined to interfere with the order passed by the High Court. Consequently,
the special leave petitions are dismissed. However, the petitioners are at
liberty to raise all points before the Tribunal as and when the appeal”.