A one-day dharna will be organised by the Federation of Central – State governments Public Sector Pensioners’ (Tamil Nadu) in the city to highlight various demands including minimum pension of Rs. 3,500.
A resolution to this effect was passed by the coordination committee of the Federation at a State-level conference on pensioners’ demands on Wednesday. Pensioners demanded that those of the same rank and in the same department should be given a common minimum pension and that it should be 50% of the total salary in the month of the retirement. More than 600 pensioners participated.