Chandigarh, Dec 16 (UNI) The Haryana government has issued the notification to calculate the pension on the basis of the pay last drawn by the Government employee on the date of retirement.
Earlier, the pension was determined on the average emoluments calculated upon the last ten months of qualifying service.
While stating this here today, a spokesman of the Finance Department said that in case the Government employee remains absent from duty on the day of retirement of his service with leave salary, then his emoluments would be taken at what they would have been had he not been absent from duty.
He said that in case, the Government employee has been on earned leave till last date of his retirement and during this period he earns an increment which was not withheld during the currency of the earned leave such increment though not actually drawn, would be included in the last pay drawn.
The spokesman said that if a Government employee retires while he is absent from duty or on leave without leave salary not counting for pension or was under suspension which does not count for pension, the pay drawn by him prior to the period of such absence, leave or suspension would be taken as last pay drawn for calculation of pension.