State Bank of India becomes the first pension disbursing Bank to integrate its Pension Seva Portal with BHAVISHYA in record time
Dr Jitendra Singh also inaugurates an exhibition of all the 17 Pension Disbursing Banks which show-cased their digital initiatives and products for retiring employees to help them exercise choice of a Pension Disbursing Bank
The Minister confers Anubhav Awards on 15 awardees for year 2019-20, 20-21 & 21-22 for sharing experiences and giving suggestions for improvement in governance
Dr Jitendra Singh also inaugurates Pre-Retirement Counselling for about 900 officials about to retire in next One year; 47 PRC Workshops have already been conducted so far
Union Minister of State (IC) Ministry of Science and Technology; Minister of State (IC) Ministry of Earth Science; MoS of Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Dr Jitendra Singh today launched Single Integrated Pensioners’ Portal developed in collaboration with State Bank of India and aimed at “Ease of Living” for the Central Government Pensioners. All the remaining 16 Pension disbursing banks shall now begin their integration with BHAVISHYA.
Dr Jitendra Singh said, Bhavishya 9.0 version was being released today with its integration with the Pension Disbursing Banks.
BHAVISHYA, a Portal for Pension Payment and Tracking System,said the Minister, is being integrated with Pension Seva portal of SBI and will enable Pensioners to get all information and services at one place with single login.
On completion of all phases of this integration the retirees can choose a Bank and Branch for opening an online Pension Account, check their monthly pension slips, Form 16, Status of Life Certificate as well as change their Pension Disbursing Bank through BHAVISHYA.
Dr Jitendra Singh informed that BHAVISHYA has recently been rated as the 3rd best portal among all Government of India service portals by National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment (NeSDA). The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare (DoPPW) therefore chose this End-to-End digitized portal for the integration with BHAVISHYA as the base portal which shall finally become a single window for all Central Government Pensioners. The following portals have now been merged with BHAVISHYA window: CPENGRAMS, ANUBHAV, ANUDAAN, SANKALP & Pension DASHBOARD.
Dr Jitendra Singh said, the ‘Bhavishya’ platform was made mandatory for all central government departments since 01.01.2017 and this system is at present being successfully implemented in the main Secretariat of 97 Ministries/Departments including 815 Attached Offices, along with 7,902 DDOs on board. He also informed that as on date, more than 1, 74,000 cases have been processed on BHAVISHYA i.e. PPOs issued which includes more than 1 lakh e-PPOs.
The Minister on arrival inaugurated a Pension Disbursing Bank Exhibition in which all the 17 Pension Disbursing Banks participated to display their digital initiatives and products meant for retiring government officials. This was a first of its kind initiative organized by Department of Pension in order to enable retiring employees to take an informed decision while opening a Pension account.
Dr Jitendra Singh conferred Anubhav Awards on 15 awardees for year 2019-20, 20-21 & 21-22. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Anubhav Award Ceremony for previous 2 years could not be held. The Anubhav portal was launched by Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare at the behest of the Prime Minister in 2015. The portal provides an opportunity for retiring Government employee to share their experience of working in the Government and give suggestions for improvement in governance. The Anubhav Awards ceremony was started from 2016 as an annual feature to encourage retiring government employees to share their government experience on their retirement.
Dr Jitendra Singh also inaugurated Pre-Retirement Counselling for about 900 officials about to retire in next One year. An exhibition was put up by all Pension disbursing banks to showcase their products and services to all participants who are about to retire in One year.
The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare organizes Pre-Retirement Counselling (PRC) workshop for the benefits of retiring employees of the Government of India as a welfare measure. The workshop with retiring employees focused on (i) Online filing of Pension papers by retiring employees on BHAVISHYA (ii) Retirement benefits (iii) DLC & Face Authentication technology and (iv) Income Tax Rules effecting retiring employees.