The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, inaugurated the ‘Pension Adalat’ and National Pension System (NPS) Awareness and Grievance Redressal Programme at Convention Centre, Jammu.
- The Programme is being conducted by the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India.
- The minister mentioned that this is the first time that Pension Adalat is being conducted outside Delhi as the government wants to reach every part of society, every part of the country to get the pensioner’s grievances redressed in real-time.
- The Minister further said that the Pension Adalats will help in on-the-spot redressal of pensioners’ grievances which has given the right of “Ease of Living” to the pensioners.
- The Pension Adalats are being convened with the objective of bringing on a common table the aggrieved pensioner, the concerned department, the bank or CGHS representative, wherever relevant, so that such cases can be settled across the table within the framework of extant rules.