Aadhaar, fingerprint verification not mandatory for pensioners to submit life certificate

April 12, 2018

Pensioners under the Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) can now submit their life certificates without the Aadhaar cards or the fingerprint verification, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) clarified on Tuesday. While issuing alternate instructions to the banks and post offices, EPFO said that pensioners facing problems in submitting Jeevan Pramaan due to non-availability of 12-digit unique identity number or failed fingerprint verification, should be allowed to give paper life certificates…

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Reliance Jio’s next big bet: Laptops with a SIM card

April 12, 2018

NEW DELHI: A laptop with a SIM card — after smartphones and the 4G feature phone — could be the next big bet for Reliance Jio in its bid to increase its average revenue per user (ARPU). The Mukesh Ambani-led Jio has held talks with US chip major Qualcomm to bring out laptops running the Windows 10 operating system with built-in cellular connections for the Indian market. Qualcomm is already…

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7th Pay Commission impact: Modi led Cabinet takes big decision – Check who all got salary hike

April 12, 2018

7th Pay Commission: The salary of the Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories has been increased and made on a par with the emoluments of secretaries of the central government. The decision has been taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today. The Union Cabinet has given its nod for the revision of salary and allowances of Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories and…

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EPS pensioners can submit life certificate without Aadhaar, fingerprint authentication: EPFO

April 12, 2018

Now Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) pensioners can submit life certificate without Aadhaar or even if Aadhaar fingerprint authentication fails in case of those who do possess Aadhaar. These pensioners had been facing problems in submitting Jeevan Pramaan or life certificate digitally and non-submission of life certificate would have led to stoppage of their pension. EPFO has issued instructions to all pension disbursing banks and post offices directing them to provide…

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