Jaitley to launch one-stop solution portal for pensioners

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will launch on Wednesday a one-stop solution for pensioners — a web responsive service portal — to ease access to information relating to status of pension cases and speedy redressal of grievances, an official statement said here on Monday.

Jaitley will launch a new Digital India initiative taken-up by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), namely, a web responsive pensioner’s service portal on September 14, 2016, the Finance Ministry said in a statement.

“The portal developed by the Central Pension Accounting Office (CPAO) will provide a one-stop solution for pensioners to access information relating to status of pension cases, and pension payments processed by the central ministries or departments and the banks. This service will also help in speedy redressal of pensioners’ grievances,” the statement said.

Along with the portal, Jaitley will also inaugurate “Mahalekha Niyantrak Bhawan”, the new official premises of the CGA here on September 14.

“A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will also be signed on this occasion between the CGA and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), India aimed at strengthening the internal audit function in various ministries and departments of the government,” it said.

“The new building is designed and constructed by the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) and conforms to new norms of green building and energy conservation. A grid integrated solar panel system is also planned to be installed for harnessing solar energy,” it added.

–IANS

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