Central Government has approved the Indian Banks’ Association’s (IBA) proposal to increase the family pension to 30% of the last salary drawn. The immediate benefit of this approval will be an increase of 30,000 to 35,000 in the family pension of public sector bank employees from a maximum of 9,284 per month, depending on the last drawn salary of the deceased bank employee.
The other big announcement is an increase in the employer banks’ contribution to the pension fund of employees under the NPS (National Pension System) from the existing 10 per cent to 14 per cent. Approximately 60% of public sector bank employees are covered under NPS
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Indian Banks’ Association Chairman: Rajkiran Rai G;
- Indian Banks’ Association CEO: Sunil Mehta;
- Indian Banks’ Association Headquarters location: Mumbai;
- Indian Banks’ Association Founded: 26 September 1946.