TN govt inks pact with IPPB

Chennai : The Tamilnadu government signed a MoU with the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) for obtaining the life certificate from the pensioners through doorstep services of the postal department. The agreement was signed in the presence of Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan. An official release here said, around 7,15,761 State Government pensioners and family pensioners submit their Life Certificate during the months of July, August and September every year for annual mustering. At present, mustering can be done by them by exercising any one of the following options, (i)Direct Mustering (Physical Appearance), (ii) Submission of Life Certificate
through Post and (iii) Digital Life Certificate (DLC) through Jeevan Pramaan Portal by using biometric device.

Due to Covid-19 pandemic exemption from Annual Mustering was granted during the last two years. Now the State Government has issued orders for five modes of annual mustering during the months of July to September 2022 including the Door Step Services of the IPPB for obtaining Digital Life Certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Portal to avoid hardship to the aged pensioners/family pensioners of coming in person. The IPPB has agreed to render the Door Step Services at a cost of Rs.70 per Digital
Life Certificate.