SAMPANN project

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  • December 10, 2021
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SAMPANN project

Part of: Prelims, Mains GS-II: Government schemes and policies

In News: Over 1 lakh people getting pension directly into their bank accounts through SAMPANN project

SAMPANN – ‘System for Accounting and Management of Pension’ is an ambitious project of Government of India being implemented by Controller General of Communication Accounts, Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications.

  • A seamless online pension processing and payment system for Department of Telecommunications pensioners
  • Provides direct credit of pension into the bank accounts of pensioners
  • Helped the Department in faster settlement of pension cases, improved reconciliation/auditing and ease of accounting.
  • Instrumental in settling close to 76000 BSNL Voluntary Retirement Scheme 2019 cases in a short span of 6 months.
  • A system with a flexible design which enables it to accommodate ever expanding requirements
  • Has improved the service delivery to pensioners by providing a single window setup ensuring the following benefits:
    • Timely settlement of pension cases
    • Provision of e-Pension Payment Order
    • Login for each pensioner enables access to key information like payment history
    • Online submission of grievances and timely SMS alerts 

News Source: PIB

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