Finance Ministry dismisses rumours on slashing govt pensions by 20 per cent

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FINANCE | APRIL 19, 2020:

The Government has dismissed a news report that a twenty per cent cut in Central Government Pensions is being planned. It has termed the news as false. In a tweet, Ministry of Finance has clarified that there will be no cut in pension disbursements.

The Finance Ministry today clarified that there is no proposal as of now to reduce pensions of central government employees. The statement came after some reports claimed that the govt is planning to reduce pensions by 20 per cent.

The Finance Ministry tweeted;