Government of Punjab
Department of Finance (Punjab Civil Secretariat-I)
(Finance Pension Policy Co-ordination Branch)
Dated: Chandigarh, the 18 February, 2015.
All Heads of Departments,
Commissioners of Divisions,
Registrar, Punjab and Haryana High Court,
District and Session Judges and
All Deputy Commissioners in the State.
Sub: Simplification of payment of Pension Procedure- Payments on the basis of Digital Life Certificate.
Attention is invited to the provisions contained in para 13 of the Scheme circulated by the Department of Finance vide No. 473-OSD(F)-77/15357, dated 13th June, 1977 for submission of Life Certificate for payment of pension to Punjab Government pensioners.
2. The following shall be added to para 13:
A life Certificate issued online by a Government Agency as a result of Aadhaar Biometric Authentication will also be accepted as a valid certificate. This document may be accessed through a Website (www.jeevanpramaan.gov.in) by the Pension Disbursing Agency without insisting either on personal appearance of the pensioner or Life certificate by the competent authority referred above.
3. All concerned may note for strict compliance.
Sd/- Usha Sengal
Joint Secretary Finance