Digital Life Certificate: Authenticate Bio-metrically for seamless pension benefits; Know validity, requirements
Pension is an essential source of income after retirement for senior citizens. It not only supports them financially during emergency but also helps them look after their needs at this stage of life.
One of the main requisites for the pensioners post their retirement, was to provide life certificates to the authorised pension disbursing agencies like the bank, following which their pension got credited to their account.
For obtaining a life certificate, a pensioner earlier needed to present himself/herself before the Pension Disbursing Agency or had the life certificate issued by authority where they served and had it delivered to the disbursing agency. But now, Digital Life Certificate- External website that opens in a new window for Pensioners scheme of the Government of India known as Jeevan Pramaan is digitizing the whole process of securing the life certificate.
Jeevan Pramaan is a biometric enabled digital service for pensioners. Pensioners of Central Government, State Government or any other Government organization can take benefit of this facility.
One can authenticate Digital Life Certificate Bio-metrically at EPFO office, Pension Disbursing Bank, UMANG App, Common Service Centre (CSC) and IPPB/Post Office/Postman for seamless pension benefits.
Employees Provident Fund Organisation of India (EPFO) took to its Twitter handle to tweet “Digital Life Certificate for seamless pension benefits – Authenticate Bio-metrically at EPFO office, Pension Disbursing Bank, UMANG App, Common Service Centre (CSC) and IPPB/Post Office/Postman. To know more, visit link:- https://youtu.be/BS4prEHUI88.”
As per the information provided by EPFO in the video the Validity period is of one year from the date of submission.
For getting the authentication done one will require the following details:
1. Aadhaar Number
2. PPO Number
3. Bank Details
4. Mobile Number…Read more>>