BHOPAL: Chief secretary Anthony de Sa has directed all departments to act on campaign-level to extend pension benefits timely to retired government servants. For this, the CS has given detailed directives to all departments, collectors, commissioners, additional chief secretaries, principal secretaries and secretaries.
Anthony de Sa has also directed to provide pension benefits on priority to next of kin of government servants meeting with untimely death. He has also sent five forms to all concerned with the letter through which departments will have to regularly inform about progress of pending pension and family pension cases. Directives have been given to hold district-level pension cases camp once a month. Finance department has been directed to develop a software which can tell about the level at which pension cases are pending.