Pensioners’ Awareness, Counseling Camp held

Pensioners of DoT and BSNL Deptt at a camp at Leh.
Pensioners of DoT and BSNL Deptt at a camp at Leh.

Excelsior Correspondent

LEH, June 16: A day long pensioners’ camp was today organized at Office of Controller of Communication Accounts (CCA) J&K Circle in Leh for all the pensioners of Department of Telecom (DoT) and BSNL to ensure timely generation of Life Certificates and on-spot settlement of pensioners’ grievances.
Office of CCA is a field office of DoT responsible for budgeting of pension expenditure and authorization of retirement benefits for DoT, BSNL & MTNL employees.
The camp also provided awareness to the pensioners regarding the newly developed Pension Disbursement Platform for DoT/BSNL employees called SAMPANN and the new CCS pension rules, 2021.
A handout stated that the camp will facilitate pensioners in generating Life Certificates through Jeevan Pramaan platform so as to ensure uninterrupted pension disbursement in their respective accounts and it will also ensure collection of pensioner data for processing of pensioner ID-cards to the DoT & BSNL pensioners.
Office of CCA also performs revenue functions (including collection of License Fee and Spectrum Usage Charges from Telecom service providers and assessment and collection of License Fee from Internet Service Providers) and Universal Service Obligation Fund disbursement to ensure last mile coverage of telecom facilities.