Pension dept should be reoriented to make retired staff part of nation building: Jitendra

NEW DELHI: Retired employees are a healthy and productive workforce for India and there is a need to streamline and channelise their energy in a productive direction, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said.

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions urged the authorities to optimise the use of technology in redressal of pensioners’ grievances.

Chairing the 31st meeting of the Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA), organised by the Department of Pensions and Pensioners’ Welfare (DoP&PW), he listened to the grievances of the pensioners and assured them of timely redressal, saying the Government is very much caring towards resolving their issues. (AGENCIES)