National Agitation Committee
New Delhi:- Dated 08.02.2022 Tripartite special meeting of National President of NAC, Commander Ashok Raut and delegation with Hon’ble Finance Secretary, Government of India and Hon’ble Central Provident Fund Commissioner.
The Meeting was held in the Ministry of Finance, NewDelhi under the initiative of Smt Hema Malini ji, MP, Mathura. Hon. Dr. T. Somanathan ji Finance Secretary with his important subordinate senior officers were present. The presence of Ms. Neelam Shami Rao, Central Provident Fund Commissioner along with her important subordinate senior officers.
NAC Chief Hon Commander Ashok Raut with Mr. Virendra Singh Rajawat, National General Secretary, Er./Adv.Shri Kavish Dange, National Chief Legal Advisor, Shri Asharam Sharma, National Vice President and Chief Coordinator of South India Shri Ramakant Nargund represented EPS 95 pensioners on behalf of NA
In the context of pension increase, the delegation led by Hon. NAC Chief explained the pensioners plight and necessity of increasing the pension by providing minimum pension of Rs.7500/+DA from the contribution and the interest being deposited in the available pension fund of EPFO. And along with that, the corpus will also continue to grow. On this subject,very important documents based on logic and fact were presented along with the specific evidences effectively by the NAC.
With the submission of documents, Er./Adv. Shri Kavish ji Dange presented the report of “Dange Committee” constituted by NAC under the chairmanship of Er.Shri Kavish Dange himself.
All the members present in the delegation of NAC skillfully presented the side of the pensioners in the meeting.
Hon.NAC Chief has discussed the dying condition of pensioners due to low pension amount, increasing mortality rate , promises made by EPFO, step-motherly treatment towards EPS 95 pensioners, nation wide agitational movement by the organization in last 6 years, etc.A light was thrown on various and very important issues like the assurances given by the dignitaries and the chain hungar strike in the NAC headquarters, Buldhana for the last 1143 days. The delegation put forward the arguments for increasing the pension according to the demands of NAC,to provide speedy justice to the pensioners.
The NAC Chief whole heatedly thanked to Hon. Secretary, Finance, Hon.CPFC, Hon.Smt.Hema Malini Ji and Hon.Prime Minister,Shri Narendra Modi Ji.
The Hon. Finance Secretary, Dr.TV Somnathan after hearing the side of the NAC delegation, said that the presentation of all the issues has been done very effectively by the delegation and some special new facts have been presented, which is definitely worth considering. He specially praised the presentation of Shri Kavish ji Dange and asked the Central Provident Fund Commissioner to present her side.
Hon. Ms. Neelam Shami Rao, CPFC said that the important points presented by NAC will definitely be considered and appropriate action will be taken after considering them afresh.
In the end,the Hon. Finance Secretary ended the meeting by assuring of taking appropriate action and thanked everyone on his behalf.
Gratitude to Shri CM Deshpande, Chief Coordinator of NAC West India, who came to Delhi from Nashik (Maharashtra) for helping in the presentation of important documents.
As soon as the information of this meeting was received, Shri Ranjit Singh Dasundi, Chief Coordinator, North India, State President of Punjab, Shri Jatinder Vir Singh Ji, came to New Delhi in emergency with the aim of supporting the NAC Central team and providing proper cooperation.Also Thanksto the state coordinator Shri Shyamlal ji Sharma, senior leaders Shri AK Srivastava ji, Shri Mahendra Singh ji, NAC’s senior leaders of Uttar Pradesh Shri Puran Singh ji and Dumber Singh ji.
Thanks also to the NAC Mathura team.
Special thanks to Hon. Mrs. Hema Malini’s personal Assistants shri Sukumar Pramanik ji and Shri Akshay Bhatia ji.
A big salute to NACMathura Team.