The annual identification for defence pensioners due in the month of November 2023 have been extended till January 2024.
According to the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts ) pension website, “Annual identification for pensioners due in month of November 2023 have been extended till January 2024. Please submit your life certificate to ensure continuation of pension after Jan 2024. Please submit your life certificate to ensure continuation of pension after Jan 2024.”
Defence pensioners must perform annual identification which can be done using Aadhaar, or providing life certificates issued by designated authorities to have the entitled pension credited to their bank account.
What is the last date to submit life certificate for defence pensioners?
The last date to submit digital life certificate is now extended to January 2024.
On Jeevan portal on digital life certificate, the pensioner is required to fill in the following
- PDA: Sparsh
- PPO NO: Sparsh
- Account no: Bank account number (in which pension is received).
According to the SPARSH FAQs, “For identification using Aadhar (Digital Life Certificate): Go To: Services > Identification > Digital Life Certificate.
For identification using Manual Life Certificate: Go To: Services > Identification > Manual Life Certificate.”
How to submit Digital Life Certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Portal?
Step 1: Download and open Jeevanpramaan software.
Step 2: Enter Aadhar No and mobile No of the Pensioner.
Step 3: Click Generate OTP button and OTP will be sent to the Registered Mob number. Click OK button. Then new window open for fill the pensioners details.
Step 4: Please select registered PPO Number already showing in drop down list. Otherwise select Add New Pension PPO not in list for yourself.
Step 5: Fill pensioner name as in the PPO. Select type of pension as Service. Select organization type as Central Government.
Step 6: Select Sanctioning authority as Defence PCDA (P) Allahabad. Select PDA as SPARSH PCDA (PENSIONS), Allahabad. Enter the 12-digit SPARSH PPO number (Pensioners ID).
Step 7: Provide Pension Bank Acct No. Click next Option in the bottom corner. Select No Option for the Questions. Select Next Button.
Step 8: Please click two tick Box for declaration and submit. Click the Biometric Scan Button and thump on biometric device for authentication. On successful authentication, SPARSH DLC (Digital Life Certificate) will be generated.
An automated link will be sent to the registered email address and mobile number.
Click the link, provide the Pension ID recd in the registered mobile number to generate an OTP, and receive the digital life certificate.