EPFO extends time limit for submission of Life Certificate to 28th Feb
New Delhi, Nov 28 (KNN) Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has extended the time limit up to February 28th, 2021 for submission of Life Certificate (Jeevan Pramaan Patra-JPP).
''In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the vulnerability of elderly population to CoronaVirus, Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has extended the time limit up to February 28th, 2021 for submission of Life Certificate (Jeevan Pramaan Patra-JPP) in respect of the Pensioners drawing pension under EPS 1995 and whose Life certificate is due in any month till February 28, 2021,'' an official statement said on Saturday.
Presently, a Pensioner can submit JPP 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 submit Life Certificates till February 28, 2021. Multiple modes for submission of JPPs including 3.65 lakh Common Service Centres (CSCs), 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.
Pensioners can use link for locating the nearest CSCs (https://locator.csccloud.in/) and link for placing online request to Post Offices for submission of JPPs from comfort of their Home or elsewhere (http://ccc.cept.gov.in/covid/request.aspx).
''During this extended period, pension will not be stopped in respect of 35 lakh pensioners who could not submit JPP during November, 2020,'' the statement added.