Payment of Pension to EPF Pensioners – Rajya Sabha Q&A
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-2018
Pension to EPF pensioners
2018 . Dr. R. Lakshmanan
(a)the details of number of EPF pensioners across the country, State-wise;
(b)the details of amount that is being paid as pension to these pensioners, State-wise;
(c)whether Government has initiated any measure to make payment of pension to EPF pensioners in a hassle-free environment;
(d)if so, the details thereof; and
(e)if not, the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR GANGWAR)
(a) & (b): The details of number of pensioners under Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 across the country, State/UT-wise during June, 2019 alongwith pension amount paid are at Annexure.
(c) to (e): The important measures taken, inter-alia, are as follows:
i. The payment of pension is released electronically directly to pensioner’s Bank Accounts.
ii. The pensioners can submit life certificate online through Jeevan Pramaan / Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance (UMANG) App.