Government of the Sindh, School Education & Literacy Department has issued Notification on 18th September 2017 in connection with Clarification 20 Years Pension Qualifying Service (20 Years for Voluntary Retirements). Detail is as under:
I am directed to enclose herewith the excerpts from the Sindh Civil Servants Act, 1973 (Section 13), whereby the qualifying services for pension benefits has been reduced from twenty-five (25) years to twenty (20) Years. The formal notification and amendment in Rule 3.5 of the West Pakistan Civil Services Pension Rules, 1963 is under process in the Finance Department Nevertheless, the statute / Law, being a superior legislation, has over riding effect on the Rules.
- Accordingly, I am directed to advise all the DsSE, DEOs and TEOs to disseminate this information to all the employees about the instant legislation enabling them to avail the pensioner benefits, after completing twenty (20) years in Government service.
Special thanks to Mr. Mumtaz larik for sending the copy of the Notification of Clarification 20 Years Pension Qualifying Service (20 Years for Voluntary Retirements).