Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
UNION MINISTER DR JITENDRA SINGH SAYS, PATH BREAKING PENSION REFORMS LIKE PROVISION OF FAMILY PENSION FOR DIVORCED DAUGHTERS AND DIVYANGS, INTRODUCTION OF FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY FOR ELDERLY PENSIONERS, FAMILY PENSION TO DIFFERENTLY ABLED CHILD OF A DECEASED GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE/PENSIONER, ELECTRONIC PENSION PAY ORDER ARE MAJOR SOCIAL REFORMS INTRODUCED BY MODI GOVERNMENT IN RECENT PAST
DR JITENDRA SINGH ADDRESSES THE 7TH ALL INDIA PENSION ADALAT IN NEW DELHI; INTERACTS WITH PENSIONERS, STAFF AND OFFICERS DEALING WITH PENSION CASES FROM 225 LOCATIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY
DR JITENDRA SINGH DIRECTS THE SENIOR OFFICIALS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PENSIONS TO COME OUT WITH A COMPREHENSIVE “MANUAL FOR PENSIONERS” BASED ON THE FEEDBACK RECEIVED FROM ALL THE CENTRAL MINISTRIES/DEPARTMENTS AND SUBORDINATE OFFICES FOR BRINGING FURTHER EASE TO PENSIONERS
Posted On: 05 MAY 2022 4:00PM by PIB Delhi
Dr Jitendra Singh emphasised that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Government follows the Mantra of Good Governance for bringing “Ease of Living” to the common man. He said, under guidance of Mr Modi, out of box ideas and solutions are being devised for the well-being of pensioners. He said, the purpose of Pension Adalat is to resolve the grievances of beneficiaries in a prompt manner as well as to learn the procedural bottlenecks in disbursal of benefits.
Dr Jitendra Singh said, the Pension Adalat initiative was started in 2017 by the Department which is leveraging technology for speedy resolution of Pensioners’ grievances. The model adopted is that all stakeholders to a particular grievance are invited on a common platform and the case is resolved as per extant policy. He informed that since 2017, some 22,494 pensioners’ grievances have been taken up and 16,061 matters resolved on the spot.
Dr Jitendra Singh in his concluding remarks said that the primary objective of the exercise is to provide “Ease of Living” to the Pensioners and to prevent litigation which involves financial stress to the pensioner as well to the Government and at the same time is a very lengthy process. It also creates an All-India impact and convey a message to all the Ministries/Departments/Organizations the importance this Government attaches to Pensioners’ individual grievances, the Minister added.