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Submission of Life Certificate

The central government retired employees of 80 years of age or above can submit their annual Life Certificate w.e.f.1st October which would remain valid till end of the November of the subsequent year. Source:Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare   


The pension related grievances of retired government employees will be taken up for redressal by their respective offices in their premises in All India Pension Adalat on 23rd of August 2019. For any such grievances contact the concerned office. The central government retired employees can lodge their pension related grievances on portal  being run by

Mukhyamantri Vridhjan Pension Yojna Launched in Bihar

Bihar on Friday became the first Indian state to launch a universal old age pension scheme , one that will put Rs. 400= per month in the bank accounts of persons aged 60 years and above , irrespective of financial or caste status , provided they do not already receive state or central government pension.

PMs Income Support Scheme will Benefit over 8 Lakh Large Farmers

Extending the assured income support (PM Kisan)  scheme for farmers,  approved by the new government in its first cabinet meeting last Friday, will also benefit over eight lakh big land holders–having landholding  size of 10 hectares (nearly 25 acres)  and more–across the country. Rajasthan  alone has  43%(3.6 lakh)  out of the 8.3 lakh big farmers

Pension Scheme Renamed by Andhra Pradesh Govt.

The  YSRC government of Andhra Pradesh has renamed the pension scheme for the elderly and others as YSR Pension Kanuka (gift).The state government also increased monthly pension for the elderly, widows, weavers, toddy tappers,fishermen, single women, traditional cobblers and persons living with HIV from Rs2000 to Rs2250 a month, beginning June. This would be paid

PFRDA proposes cos, state govts should allocate 14% for pension

The Pension Fund Regulatory Development Authority has requested the Central Board of Direct Taxes to allow companies  and state governments  to allocate 14% for employees pension fund scheme, similar to the revision made  for central government employees to14% from 10% in April. The employee contribution towards the pension fund remains at 10%, hence adding up


Chief Minister  Arvind Kejriwal  announced on Monday that the AAP government  will restore the old pension scheme  in Delhi. He also said that he will write to his counterparts in other states. Later on the same day , in a swift action, the Delhi assembly passed the resolution to restore the old pension scheme  in


The center will contribute14% of the basic salary to the pension corpus of the government employees.  The employees contribution will remain at 10%, bringing the total contribution to 24%.This will benefit 18 lakh central government employees. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the entire withdrawal  at the time of retirement would be tax free. At present 40%of


India has emerged as the second lowest among 34 countries providing retirement income systems with good benefits, according to a study.   The Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index has revealed   that the ageing population continued to pose challenges to the governments worldwide  with policymakers struggling to balance the twin  goals of delivering financial security for

EPS Pensioners Can submit Life Certificate Without Aadhaar, Finger print Authentication: EPFO

Now Employee  Pension  Scheme (EPS)  pensioners   can submit life certificate without Aadhaar  or even if  Aadhaar  finger print authentication  fails in case of those who have Aadhaar. These pensioners had been facing problems in submitting  life certificate  digitally leading to stoppage of their pension. EPFO has issued  instructions to all pension  disbursing  banks and post offices  directing them to