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No proposal to launch new pension policy for central civil pensioners: Govt

Government has said at present there is no proposal to launch a new pension policy for central civil pensioners.

Government has said at present there is no proposal to launch a new pension policy for central civil pensioners.

In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Dr Jitendra Singh said that in order to improve the pension process to facilitate pensioners, the Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare had developed ‘Bhavishya’, a common software module for Ministries.

He said, it has now been functioning as a mandatory platform for processing Pension and related benefits of Central Civil Pensioners from 1st of January, 2017. He said, the software introduces transparency and accountability into the system.

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