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EPFO extends time limit for Pensioners upto 28th February 2021 for submission of Jeevan Pramaan Patra

Newdelhi:28/118/20:In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the vulnerability of the elderly population to Corona Virus, EPFO has extended the time limit up to 28th February 2021 for submission of Life Certificate (Jeevan Pramaan Patra-JPP) in respect of the Pensioners drawing pension under EPS 1995 and whose Life certificate is due in any month till February 28, 2021. Presently a Pensioner can submit JPP anytime during the year up to 30th November,  which is valid for a period of one year from the date of issue.

All such pensioners can submit a Life Certificate till February 28, 2021. Multiple modes for submission of JPPs including 3.65 lakh Common Service Centres (CSCs), Branches of Pension Disbursing Banks 1.36 lakh post offices, Postal Network of 1.90 lakh Postmen, and Grameen Dak Sevaks under the Department of Post can be availed by pensioners.

Pensioners can use link for locating the nearest CSCs (https://locator.csccloud.in/) and the link for placing an online request to Post Offices for submission of JPPs from the comfort of their home or elsewhere (http://ccc.cept.gov.in/covid/request.aspx).

Santosh Gangwar, Union Minister of Labour & Employment while lauding the efforts of EPFO said that organisation has done commendable work in helping pensioners by way of simplifying procedures and giving Big Push to Digital India drive and has also an extended time limit up to 28th February 2021, for submission of  Jeevan Pramaan Patra  by EPFO to benefit 35 lakh pensioners.

Shri Gangwar also said,  during this extended period, pensions will not be stopped in respect of such 35 Lakh Pensioners who could not submit JPP during November 2020.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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