The Hemant Soren-led government in Jharkhand has given a significant gift to state employees by approving the Old Pension Scheme (OPS). This decision was taken during the cabinet meeting held on Tuesday, where Chief Minister Hemant Soren authorized the implementation of the old pension scheme, along with other important resolutions.
Jharkhand Cabinet Meeting: Key Decisions and Resolutions
In a noteworthy move, the state governments of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and Jharkhand have expressed their intent to withdraw the National Pension System (NPS) and have requested the return of the funds deposited under the NPS.
Multiple States Express Intent to Withdraw National Pension System (NPS)
During the Jharkhand cabinet meeting, several crucial decisions were made, including the approval of the Jharkhand Export Policy-2023. Additionally, provision was made for a nominated director in the Board of Directors of Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited. Amendments were also approved for the minimum educational qualification and cadre rules for Jharkhand Cooperative Auditor and Cooperative Extension Officer positions. These decisions mark significant developments for the state and its employees.