The Mobile App will help the superannuating Central Government officials to monitor the progress of their pension settlement, while retired officials will be able to self-assess their pension through the pension calculator.
The government is all set to launch a Mobile App for the Central government employees on Wednesday to avail the services of Pensioners’ Portal. The Mobile App will help the superannuating Central Government officials to monitor the progress of their pension settlement, while retired officials will be able to self-assess their pension through the pension calculator. The retired officials will also be able to register their grievances, if any, and get updates on orders issued by the Pension Department.
The Mobile App, to be launched by Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Dr Jitendra Singh, will be extending all the services meant for the pensioner, which are currently available on the Pensioners’ Portal of the department, to the mobile handset. Dr Singh will also inaugurate the first ‘Pension Adalat’ in New Delhi tomorrow and award the pensioners for their outstanding contribution towards ‘Anubhav’ – a platform for retiring employees for sharing their experience of working with government.
As a measure of welfare to the pensioners of Government of India, a workshop on Pre-Retirement Counseling (PRC) of 300 retiring Central Government employees is also scheduled to be held. The objective of this workshop is to create awareness about the post-retirement entitlements as well as an advance planning for life after retirement. There will be four interactive sessions which will cover inter-alia the road map to retirement, medical facilities for pensioners, re-engagement of retired people for voluntary social activities under ‘Sankalp’. There will be another session on income tax and other benefits for senior citizens as well as investment and financial planning for retired people and the importance of writing a Will.
The Pension Department in this programme will launch the first of a series of Pension Adalats which is being convened with the objective of bringing on a common table the aggrieved pensioner, the concerned department, the bank or CGHS representative, wherever relevant, so that such cases can be settled across the table within the framework of extant rules.