No proposal to do away with annual life certificate for Pension
Existing Scheme of producing Annual Life Certificate for Pension to Continue. BHAVISHYA new online tracking system on Pension implemented.
Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office in a reply to Lok Sabha confirms that there is no such proposal to do away with the existing procedure of Submitting annual life certificate by the pensioner to renew their pension payment.
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Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
23-December-2015 19:22 IST
Delay in giving pension benefits
There is no such proposal to do away with the existing procedure of Submitting annual life certificate by the pensioner to renew their pension payment.
Yes Madam. Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare has implemented an online system called ‘BHAVISHYA’ for retiring Central Government Civil employees. The system provides for on-line tracking of pension sanction and payment process. Tracking can be done by the individual as well as the administrative authorities for all actions preparatory to grant of pension and other retirement benefits. Facility also exists for tracking payment of subsequent monthly pension. This is in line with the priorities of Government to ensure transparency and accountability in systems and processes.
At present, Bhavishya is implemented in main Secretariat of 83 Ministries/Departments & 23 attached offices involving 794 DDOs. This Department has also given on-site training to all the Drawing Disbursing Officers/Head of Offices/Pay & Accounts Offices and the dealing hands of main Secretariat of all the Ministries/Department.
This was stated by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to a question by Shri Satav Rajeev & others in the Lok Sabha today.