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Significant progress achieved in week 3 of special campaign 2.0 by DoPPW

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

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“Ease of Living” for pensioners the central focus while re-iterating relevant circulars at a glance

4200 pensioners’ grievances with various Ministries taken up in campaign mode

Face Authentication technique of Life Certificate a milestone step for 80 and above pensioners in October 2022

Thousands of physical files as well as e-files which have outlived their codal life weeded out

Registered Pensioners’ Associations offices made part of Swachhta Campaign

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26 OCT 2022 12:37PM by PIB Delhi

The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare (DOPPW) is the nodal department for formulation of policies relating to pension and other retirement benefits of Central Government Pensioners/ Family Pensioners. During SCDPM 2.0 campaign, the department has targeted to resolve 4200 pending pension grievances to ensure speedy redressal and to enhance “Ease of living” for 68 lakh Central Government Pensioners.

As on 21.10.2022, the following activities were carried out by this department. i.e. within 20 days of the campaign, 3150 Pension Grievances have already been resolved. The Department is convening inter-ministerial meetings with concerned Ministries/Departments to resolve all grievances within due time period. The Department is on track to achieve the ambitious target set by it at the start of the campaign and bring down the pendency of Pension Grievances. The Department has issued 30 circulars under Easing of Rules/Processes. Total 3094 E-Files has been closed which action are completed. Total 26 Cleanliness Campaign has been conducted by this Department and Pensioners Associations across the country.

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Circulars targeting Ease of Living of pensioners which were re-iterated  



4200 pending pensioner grievances within 4 walls of Rules to be resolved.



Life Certificate issued using the advanced digital Face Authentication Technology of pensioners aged 80 and above in the month of October 2022


Total Central Government DLCs in the month of October 2022







Physical files reviewed for weeding out

Physical files identified for weeding out

Physical files weeded out





E-files reviewed

E-files closed




Swachhta Camapaign carried out at different sites including registered Pensioners’ Associations offices







Sh. V. Srinivas, Secretary, DoPPW encouraging pensioners for submitting DLC  through  Face authentication during his  visit to  the office of N.F. Railway Pensioners’ Association, Pandu, Guwahati.



Submitting DLC  through Face Authentication during launch by Bharat Pensioner Samaj, New Delhi , a Pensioners’ Association





Weeding out of files and creating office space at in the record room,  DoPPW, Lok Nayak Bhavan, New Delhi