Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare launches nation-wide campaign for promotion of Digital Life Certificate for Central Government pensioners

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Mumbai, 15 November 2022


The Department of Pension & PensionersWelfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India has launched a nation-wide campaign for promotion of Digital Life Certificate for Central Government pensioners.

In November 2021, Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions launched the Face Authentication Technique of submitting Life Certificate through any Android Mobile Phone. Now the department is launching a special nation- wide campaign for promoting the Life certificate through Digital mode through the Face Authentication technique.

All the registered Pensioners Associations, Pension Disbursing Banks, Ministries of Government of India and CGHS Wellness Centres have been directed to promote the Digital Life Certificate/Face Authentication Technique for submitting Life Certificate by organising special camps for Ease of Livingof pensioners.

In this series, a Central Government team of Department of Pension & PensionersWelfare shall be visiting Ambernath, where this campaign shall be organised on November 16, 2022 for Central Government pensioners in the Ambarnath Branch, Ambarrnath and on November 17 2022 in Mumbai. All pensioners can visit the Centre for submitting their Life Certificates through Digital means.

Earlier, life certificates had to be submitted in physical form and for this, pensioners had to face several difficulties. Now, with the new system, the pensioners can submit their life certificates digitally with the click of a button from the comfort of their homes. In the process of submission of Life Certificate through Face Authentication by mobile, the details regarding Aadhaar Number, Mobile Number for OTP, PPO Number, Account Number with Bank/Post Office are required for the first time. This facility is also available to the employees of the State Government and the disbursing authority in the form of the Treasury Office of the State.

The central team has requested all the pensioners to visit official YouTube channel of the Department-DOPPW_INDIA OFFICIAL where explaining the process of submitting the Life Certificate through Face Authentication Technique in simple language are available.


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Source: Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

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