EPFO extends deadline to submit life certificates by pensioners until February 28


NEW DELHI: Retirement fund physique EPFO has prolonged the deadline for submission of life certificates by pensioners until February 28, a transfer which might profit over 35 lakh individuals who couldn’t submit the doc by November because of coronavirus pandemic.
The pensioners who couldn’t submit their life certificates until November 30 deadline, would get pension each month until February.
“In view of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic and the vulnerability of aged inhabitants to coronavirus, the Staff’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has prolonged the time restrict as much as 28th February 2021 for submission of Life Certificates (Jeevan Pramaan Patra-JPP) in respect of the Pensioners drawing pension beneath EPS 1995 (Staff’ Pension Scheme-1995) and whose Life certificates is due in any month until February 28, 2021,” a labour ministry assertion stated.
Presently, a pensioner can submit JPP anytime throughout the 12 months as much as 30th November, which is legitimate for a interval of 1 12 months from the date of concern. All such pensioners can submit life certificates until February 28, 2021.
Throughout this prolonged interval, pension is not going to be stopped in respect of 35 lakh pensioners who couldn’t submit JPP throughout November 2020, the ministry added.
A number of modes for submission of JPPs together with 3.65 lakh Widespread Service Centres (CSCs), branches of pension disbursing banks, 1.36 lakh put up places of work, postal community of 1.90 lakh postmen and Grameen Dak Sevaks beneath the Division of Put up could be availed by pensioners.

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