Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday that the AAP government will restore the old pension scheme in Delhi. He also said that he will write to his counterparts in other states.
Later on the same day , in a swift action, the Delhi assembly passed the resolution to restore the old pension scheme in Delhi.The resolution will be sent to the centre for approval.
The employees are opposing the new pension scheme which was introduced in 2004.
According to the new pension scheme, the government employees(except armed forces) contribute towards pension from their monthly salary along with an equal contribution from the government. It is mandatory for all new recruits who have joined the government after January 1, 2004.