Jeevan Pramaan Patra disbursed by the Government using the network of Postmen and Gramin Dak Sevaks in the country
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 175
TO BE ANSWERED ON 7TH DECEMBER, 2022
JEEVAN PRAMAAN PATRA
175. SHRI RAJESHBHAI CHUDASAMA:
Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS be pleased to state:
(a) whether Jeevan Pramaan Patra have been disbursed by the Government using the network of Postmen and Gramin Dak Sevaks in the country, if so, the details including quantum thereof, State-wise; and
(b) whether the Government plans to use their network to offer more doorstep facilities in the future, if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF STATE FOR COMMUNICATIONS (SHRI DEVUSINH CHAUHAN)
(a) Yes, Sir. Details in this regard are given in Annexure.
(b) Department is also providing doorstep banking facility to India Post Payments Bank customers, pension and other ‘Direct Benefit Transfer’ payments etc. under ‘Aadhar enabled Payment System’ along with Aadhar Enrolment facility for children upto 0-5 years age. Further, Department extended pick up facility through selected Post Offices to the retail customers who book their Registered and Speed Post articles on India Post Web Portal.
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