Following a 45-day protest, leaders of various employees’ unions in Uttar Pradesh have finally decided to gather with lakhs of employees at Lucknow, on December 20, to demand the implementation of the Old Pension System (OPS).
The employees do not approve of the New Pension Scheme, as they are not sure about its ability to ensure a comfortable life for them post retirement. The ‘Purani Pension Bachao-Chetna Rath Yatra’ was started
On October 29, 2018, and completed in three phases on December 14, 2018. Lakhs of employees had joined to put forward their demands. Almost
1.2 lakh employees had given their feedback to the Uttar Pradesh Pension Department via e-mail on the old pension scheme. All of them demand the implementation of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS).