Jeevan Pramaan Patra: It is submitted to the Pension Distributing Authorities as evidence that the pensioner is alive and eligible to receive payment.
Pensioners must submit an annual life certificate, also known as the Jeevan Praman Patra, to pension disbursing authorities such as banks and post offices in order to continue receiving their monthly pension. These certificates may be presented offline or online.
What is Jeevan Pramaan Patra?
It is also known as a Life Certificate, is a document submitted to the Pension Distributing Authorities to demonstrate that the pensioner is still alive and eligible to receive a pension.
Pensioners are required to submit the certificate annually, and the submission deadline is typically in November. Failure to comply could result in the Pension Disbursing Authority withholding the pension payment.
How can Jeevan Pramaan Patra be submitted?
1. Pensioners can submit their Jeevan Pramaan Patra via the official portal or authorised centres using the Aadhaar authentication procedure, thereby eliminating the need for physical documents.
2. Common Service Centres (CSC): Pensioners can use these centres to accurately and easily submit their life certificates online.
Jeevan Praman Patra Official Website Link:https://jeevanpramaan.gov.in/
3. The certificates can also be submitted via the Jeevan Pramaan function of the UMANG app.
4. Banks also offer the ability to submit life certificates by facilitating online Aadhaar portals.
5. Pensioners may also utilize the EPFO portals by logging in with their credentials and submitting their Jeevan Pramaan Patra via the designated section.
6. For the tangible submission of the certificates, pensioners can choose between doorstep banking and the Postal Service. While public sector banks provide the ‘Doorstep Banking’ service, the Department of Posts and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) have launched a similar service for submitting digital life certificates via Postman.