Union minister Jitendra Singh said on December 7 that the government has decided to extend up to December 31 the time limit for submission of life certificate by central government pensioners, in yet another reform to enhance ease of living for elderly citizens.

Shri. Jitendra Singh stated that the government seeks ease of living for all sections of society, including pensioners and retirees, who are the nation’s assets due to their experience and long years of service. The government decided to extend the time for submitting the life certificates until 31 December 2021, considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The extension of time will help the senior citizens to submit their life certificates during these difficult times and ensure uninterrupted receipt of pensions.