During the Corona period, once again there has been a relief news for the central government pensioners. Pensioners of the Central Government will now have time till 28 February 2021 to submit a life certificate. The deadline for submission of life certificate has been extended once again in consultation with the Office of the Controller General of Accounts.
Earlier, in September 2020, the deadline for submitting life certificates for central government pensioners was extended, due to which they could submit their life certificates from 1 November 2020 to 31 December 2020. Now once again the time limit increases, this year all the pensioners of the central government will be able to submit their life certificates from 1 November 2020 to 28 February 2021. Pensioners will continue to receive their pension without any interruption during this extended time period.
The Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare is the nodal department for policy making on pension and retirement benefits of Central Government Civil Employees. This department has put a circular on its Twitter handle to extend the deadline for submitting life certificate.