Union Government to launch mobile app for retiring government staffs

Sep 20, 2017 12:34 IST
Union Government to launch mobile app for retiring government staffs

The Union Government will be launching a mobile application for central government employees on 20 September 2017. The app will help the retiring government employees to monitor the progress of their pension settlement cases.

In addition, the app will also allow the retired employees to assess their superannuation funds and record complaints through the pension calculator. They will also be able to register their grievances and get updates on orders issued by the department.

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The app will be launched by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh in New Delhi. At present, the ministry has a pensioners' portal for this purpose.

What will the mobile app have?

Reports suggest that the newly launched mobile app will have all services meant for the pensioner, which is available at the portal of the Department of Pension and Pensioners' Welfare.

Besides, Dr. Singh also inaugurated the first series of Pension Adalat. The Pension Adalats is being convened with the objective of bringing the aggrieved pensioner, the concerned department, the bank on a common table so that such cases can be settled within the framework of extant rules.

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On the occasion, Dr. Singh also awarded pensioners for outstanding towards Anubhav, a platform/scheme for retiring employees that allows them to share their experiences on working with the government. The awards were conferred on 17 pensioners.

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