Pensions held up owing to digitization process

GUWAHATI, Nov 7: The regional PF commissioner-1 of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation’s (EPFO) regional office here in Assam, P Hangsing, on Thursday informed that, in view of the Centre’s recent decision to start registration of digital life certificates for all pensioners, “the office will be constrained to stop pensioners’ monthly pension until the submission of digital life certificates within due date, ie, upto 31 December.”
“Pensioners under the EPFO are requested to register their digital life certificates either through the common service centres, or the banks, or the EPFO field offices with their Aadhaar cards, bank accounts and contact numbers. Monthly pension will be resumed on receipt of digital life certificate,” Hangsing said.
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