20 Dec : Coordination Committee of Central Government Pensioners’ Associations (CCCGPA), launched its new website for the Pensioners: www.cccgpa.in on Sunday – December 19, 2010 to develop greater awareness amongst the Central Government Pensioners about ever-changing Rules and Administrative Orders – relating to Pension, Health Care Facilities and other Pensioners’ benefits and the about the ongoing efforts at various levels for their welfare.
Observing 28th Pensioners Day – to celebrate the historic judgment of the Supreme Court in D. S. Nakara’s case vs UOI – upholding that the “Pension was a right and not a bounty by the employer”, CCCGPA declared its resolve to continue the struggle for the welfare of the Pensioners – including removal of Anomalies caused by the Sixth Pay Commission and the unjust orders of the Government thereon.
A Seminar on “CARDIAC PROBLEMS IN OLD AGE – SEASONAL AGGRAVATIONS – THEIR PREVENTION & TREATMENT” was also held on the occasion which was addressed by Dr. H. K. Bali, Director Cardiology Fortis Hospital Mohali. Dr Bali stressed on the need for regular check-up, greater precautions and care during old age – especially during winter season by those suffering from High Blood Pressure, Cardiac and Diabetic problems – due to greater chances of aggravation in the cold weather.
Brig. (Retd.) Keshav Chandra, President Chandigarh Senior Citizens’ Association, while inaugurating the new website of CCCGPA, highly commended the effort and found the website to be very informative and “user-friendly”.
Others who spoke on the occasion included Sh. Rajpal Sharma Chairman CCCGPA, Sh. P. S. Bedi Senior Vice- Chairman CCCGPA, Sh. Harchandan Singh Secretary General CCCGPA , Maj. Genl. (Retd.) M. S. Kandal, Dr. Pushpinder Kaur, and Sh. Y. P. Doshi.