In view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the vulnerability of elderly population to coronavirus, the EPFO has extended the time limit up to February 28, 2021 for submission of Life Certificate (Jeevan Pramaan Patra-JPP) in respect of pensioners drawing pension under EPS 1995 and whose Life Certificate is due in any month till February 28, 2021.
This was informed by K K Srivastava, Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, EPFO Regional Office, Shillong.
“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,” Srivastava said.
He said that all such pensioners can submit Life Certificate till February 28, 2021.
Multiple modes for submission of JPPs in the country 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).