Rajasthan Govt. launches Online Pension system

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today launched the online Social Security Pension System http://rajpension.nic.in/ and released the folder providing information about various pension schemes at a ceremony here. This is an e-Governance initiative for effective and timely disbursement of pension and it would speed up the whole process from sanction to disbursal of the pension under various schemes. The Chief Minister viewed the presentation given by the National Informatics Centre(NIC) about the online system. He applauded the efforts made by all the stakeholders associated with this system and gave directions to the officials regarding simplification of the system. "The system is a web based solution to facilitate and maintain information pertaining to application, verification, sanction and disbursement of pension under various social security pension schemes," an official spokesman said.
It would help in applying online for pension, online pension case tracking, online status enquiries, electronic data transfer with Banks and Post Offices and printing of Money Orders besides providing better management and monitoring facility of the pension schemes, he said. The system would be used by all SDOs, BDOs, Tehsildars, Treasury Officers and Sub Treasury Officers, he said, adding the state government was providing Social Security Pension to old-aged people, widows and disabled persons of deprived and weaker sections of the society. Currently more than 12 lakh pensioners were being benefited by the Social Security Pension Schemes and Rs 700 crore being disbursed to the beneficiaries, the spokesman said.