PROCEEDINGS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF KARNATAKA
Subject: Payment of Pension through Public Sector Banks in Karnataka revised Orders reg.
Read: 1.G.O.No.FD 8 TTC 84, dated:26.3.1986.
2.D.O. Letter No.8 (30)/2014-GC, dated:12.11.2014, from the Joint Secretary to Government of India, Department of Electronics and Information Technology, New Delhi.
Government have issued Orders at reference (1)above, for payment of pension through Public Sector Banks in Karnataka. At Para 14.1 of the said Order, it is stated that the pensioners are required to submit a Life Certificate once in a year during the month of November in the prescribed form.
As per Article 180 of Karnataka Treasury Code, a pensioner is exempted from personal appearance if he produces a life certificate signed by the persons mentioned there in.
The Joint Secretary to Government of India, Department of Electronics and Information Technology, New Delhi, in his D.O letter dated: 12.11.2014 read at (2) above, has stated that, Government of India has developed a portal “Jeevan Pramaan” for providing digital life certificate using Aadhaar database. They have proposed that it may be used by the State Government to provide option to its pensioners to use this portal to submit life certificate.
Government after considering the above proposal, orders as follows.
Government Order No: FD(Spl)184 PEN 2014, Bengaluru, Dated: 13 – 07- 2015.
Accordingly, the following shall be inserted at the end of point 14.1 of the Government Order No.FD 8 TTC 84, dated 26th March 1986:
(I) “Pensioners may also produce digital life certificate obtained through “Jeevan Pramaan-Digital Life Certificate” portal developed by Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India as per the procedure laid down”.
The following shall be inserted in Article No. 180 of the Karnataka Treasury Code after the words:
“In respect of a pensioner drawing his pension through that bank or who produces a digital life certificate obtained through the “JeevanPramaan-Digital Life Certificate” portal developed by Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India as per the procedure laid down”.
Detailed instructions for implementation of the above amendments for banks and treasury officers will be issued separately.
By order and in the name of the
Governor of Karnataka.
Special Officer & Ex-Officio
Joint Secretary to Government
Finance Department (Pension).