Akhilesh Yadav approves E-pension scheme in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday approved the implementation of the ‘UP e-pension system’ for the benefit of lakhs of pensioners in the state.

A state government spokesman said under the system, filling up of pension forms, checking, verification and payment will be done based on an online system.

The mechanism – ‘UP e-pension system’ – has been developed with the help of the National Informatics Centre.

The spokesman said under the new system, no changes would be made in the rules of pension approval and only filling up of forms and online disposal of ‘Pension Pradhikar Patra’ will be done.