Promotion campaign for DLC held in Sgr
Srinagar: The Director Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare on Thursday organised a programme for Central Government pensioners at State Bank of India (SBI) Srinagar main branch at residency road here.
The event was held in wake of the Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India has launched a nation-wide campaign for promotion of Digital Life Certificate through Face Authentication for Central Government pensioners.
Following this, all registered Pensioners Associations, Pension Disbursing Banks, Ministries of Government of India and CGHS Centres had been requested to promote the Digital Life Certificate or Face Authentication Technique for giving Life Certificate by organizing special camps for ‘Ease of Living’ of pensioners.
Meanwhile, a large gathering of pensioners visited the campaign site who were pensioners guided by the Department officials about how to download the Face Authentication Jeevan Pramaan App in their mobile phones and give Life Certificates from their phones.
Notably, the Life Certificate is generated within 60 seconds and a link sent on the mobile phone from where the same can be downloaded.
“This is a milestone leap into the Digital world taken by the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Government of India,” the spokesman said.
The director explained that earlier to submit Life Certificates in physical form the aged pensioners had to queue up for hours outside banks.
“Now, the same has been made possible at the click of a button from the comfort of their home,” the director said.
The DoPPW team also visited CGHS wellness center, Srinagar where pensioners were informed about DLC through Face Authentication and helped in submitting their life certificate.
On Friday the team also visited SBI Tangmarg branch in Baramulla district and informed bank officers and pensioners on how to use Face Authentication apps for submission of life certificates.