Employee pension scheme: You will get Rs 12,857 pension by this formula, check calculation on basic salary
Employee Pension Scheme: Employees’ Provident Fund members get pension after 58 years. But, the pension amount has not increased for a long time. In view of social security, its demand was kept. But, till now this matter is pending in the Supreme Court.
Employee Pension Scheme: Decision can be taken soon to remove the capping on Employee Pension Scheme (EPS). The Supreme Court bench can take a decision in this matter which has been stuck for a long time. Although, it is difficult to say in whose favor the decision will be taken, but their arguments have been submitted from both the sides. Due to the lack of funds with the EPFO, this matter has been hanging for the last few years. It is expected that on the monthly capping of EPS pension of Rs 15000, the board of EPFO will take a decision on CBT. It can be included in the next meeting of CBT. The Supreme Court will give its verdict on the petitions of the Union of India and the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).
What are the rules regarding Employee Pension Scheme ?
When an employee becomes a member in the Employee Provident Fund, he also becomes a member of the EPS-Employee pension scheme. Contribution of 12% of the basic salary of the employee goes to PF. Apart from the employee, the same part also goes to the employer’s account. But, a part of the contribution of the employer is deposited in the EPS ie Pension Fund. The contribution of basic salary is 8.33% in EPS. However, the maximum limit of pensionable salary is Rs 15,000. In such a situation, only a maximum of Rs 1250 can be deposited in the pension fund every month.
How to get pension on maximum range
According to the rules, if the basic salary of an employee is Rs 15,000 or more, then Rs 1250 will be deposited in the pension fund. If the basic salary is 10 thousand rupees, then the contribution will be only 833 rupees. The calculation of pension on the retirement of the employee is also considered as the maximum salary of 15 thousand rupees only. In such a situation, after retirement, employees can get only Rs 7,500 as pension under EPS rule.
What will happen if the limit of 15,000 is removed?
According to EPFO’s Retired Enforcement Office Bhanu Pratap Sharma, if the limit of 15 thousand rupees is abolished from the pension, then more than Rs 7,500 can be got pension. But, for this, the contribution of the employer to the EPS will also have to be increased.
How is pension calculated in EPS?
Formula for EPS Calculation = Monthly Pension = (Pensionable Salary x Number of Years Contribution in EPS Account)/70.