STO Dimapur clarifies on DDPA issue

STO Dimapur clarifies on DDPA issue
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Dimapur, March 19: The office of the Senior Treasury Officer Dimapur has clarified that it is the bounden duty of the Treasury Office to prepare and release pension arrears as per the order and direction of State Government against any ROP of pension/family pension.
In this regards the State finance department have recently issued order for revision of pay of pension under 7 ROP. However, preparation of revision arrears and necessary release is delayed due to busy engagement of treasury officials on Government transaction in lieu of approaching current financial year. It requested all the pensioners to wait for the time being till the officials are free to deal with the matters.
The STO Dimapur also clarified that activities and functioning of the Dimapur District Pensioners Association (DDPA) is outside the preview of treasury office and therefore the issue of collecting Rs 2000 setting up financial expert committee to oversee pension revision financial implication or issuing of ROP forms is DDPA issues. In this connection it informed pensioners to tie up with the association for necessary information and not to approach Dimapur Treasury Office since the office is ignorant about the matter.
Further it informed the public in general and pensioners in particular that the Treasury Office will not accept any State Government official prescribed forms issued by any associations unless authorized by the Government to do so. (Page News Service)