Published on: November 19, 2022

Digital Life Certificates

Digital Life Certificates

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 The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has launched a nation-wide campaign for promotion of Digital Life Certificate for Central Government pensioners.


  • Parent institutions: Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Portal (DoPPW), engaged with NIC, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) and UIDAI
  • Face Authentication technology-based system based on UIDAI Aadhaar software for submission of digital life certificate by the Pensioners/Family Pensioners.
  • As per this facility, the identity of a person will be established through Face Authentication technique and it is possible to submit Life Certificate from any Android based smart phone.
  • This reduces the dependence of pensioners on external bio-metric devices and makes the process more accessible and affordable to masses by leveraging smartphone-based technology.