Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, EPFO has extended time limit for pensioners upto 28th February next year for submission of Jeevan Pramaan Patra (JPP). Around 35 lakh pensioners with EPFO will benefit from this. This has been done in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the vulnerability of elderly population to Corona Virus. Presently, a Pensioner can submit Jeevan Praman Patra anytime during the year upto 30th November, which is valid for a period of one year from the date of issue.
All such pensioners can now submit Life Certificate till 28 February next year. Multiple modes for submission of JPP including 3.65 lakh Common Service Centres, Branches of Pension Disbursing Banks 1.36 lakh post offices, Postal Network of 1.90 lakh Postmen and Grameen Dak Sevaks under the Department of Post can be availed by pensioners.
During this extended period, pension will not be stopped in respect of such 35 Lakh Pensioners who could not submit JPP during November.