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Jeevan Pramaan: Information required to generate digital life certificate

Nov 22, 2022

The government had launched the Aadhaar based Digital Life Certificate which can be submitted online from anywhere.

November is a month when all retired senior citizens should submit their life certificate. The government had launched the Aadhaar based Digital Life Certificate which can be submitted online from anywhere.

What is Jeevan Pramaan?
Jeevan Pramaan is a biometric enabled Aadhaar-based Digital Life Certificate for pensioners. Jeevan Pramaan i.e DLC is generated for individual pensioner using his/her Aadhaar number and Biometrics.

According to the Jeevan Pramaan website, “For JeevanPramaan (DLC) the pensioner is not required to present himself/ herself personally before the Pension Disbursing Officer. DLC does not have to be submitted physically to the Pension Disbursing Agency ( Bank/Post Office etc ) as it is available to them digitally and is automatically processed by the Pension Disbursing Agency. Also each DLC has a unique id called the Pramaan-Id.”

Different ways to obtain Jeevan Pramaan
Digital Life Certificate can be obtained by following one of the methods.

1. Various Citizen Service Centre (CSC ) located across India

2. Office of Pension Disbursing Agencies (PDA) such as Post Office, Banks, Treasury etc

3. It can also be generated from home/any location on a Windows PC/Laptop or Android Mobile.

How to generate DLC on PC/Laptop/Mobile

Step 1: A STQC certified Biometric Device is required.
Step 2: 'RD Service' of the Biometric Device being used should be installed on the PC/Laptop/mobile.
Step 3: The 'JeevanPramaan Application' has to be installed on your PC/mobile. It can be downloaded from the 'Download' tab from portal.
Step 4: An Internet Connection is required.

Information required to generate the Jeevan Pramaan

The Pensioner has to provide Aadhaar Number, Name, Mobile Number and self declared Pension Related Information like PPO Number, Pension Account number, Bank details, Name of Pension Sanctioning Authority, Pension Disbursing Authority, etc.

The pensioner has to also provide his/her biometrics either Iris or Fingerprint.

Note that in case of any incorrect information may lead to rejection of the DLC by the authorities.

[The Economic Times]

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