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    • Over 1 lakh people get pensions directly into their bank accounts through the SAMPANN project.

    About the project

    • It was launched in 2018. It is a seamless online pension processing and payment system for Department of Telecommunications pensioners.
    • It has helped the Department in the faster settlement of pension cases, improved reconciliation/auditing and ease of accounting.
    • India Post Payments Bank is being used to expand banking services through post offices. A network of over three lakh Common Service Centres is helping to provide a range of services digitally to the people in rural areas.


    • It will improve ease of living and greater ease of access to citizen-centric services.
    • 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 

    Source: PIB