Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
The Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is implementing a web-based Mission Mode Project on pensions namely Pensioner’s Portal under the National e-Governance Plan. The Department has also started initiative called SANKALP for channelizing the experience and skill of Pensioners towards meaningful social activities.
The Department will conduct the next Interactive Awareness Programme for Pensioners in Ahmedabad at Ahmedabad Medical Association, AMA House, Opp H.K.Arts College, Ashram Road tomorrow at 10 AM.
The basic objective of the project is to facilitate redressal of Pensioners’ Grievances as also to provide information and guidance to pensioners on various pension and retirement related matters. User Ministries/Departments, Pensioners, Banks, Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Central Pension Accounting Office (CPAO), Post Offices etc. are the stakeholders in this venture aimed at welfare of the Pensioners.
With a view to providing knowhow about the operational aspects of this Portal and the Grievances Redressal Mechanism in particular, the Department of Pensions is conducting Awareness Programmes at different locations in the country. So far such programmes have been conducted at Chandigarh, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Pune, Lucknow, Thiruvanthapuram, Kolkata, Jallandhar, Vadodara, Shillong, Agartala and Kohima for Pensioners/Pensioners’ Association who are major stakeholders.