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Introduction of “e-Pension Mobile App” for Pensioners

Governor is pleased to introduce the e-Pension Mobile App as a mobile platform for various Departments, Directorates, Districts, Sub-Divisions and Block Level Offices and also for employees and pensioners of recognized Non-Govt. State aided Institutions/ Organisations.

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Government of West Bengal
Finance (Audit) Department
325, Sarat Chaterjee Road, Howrah- 711102

No.: 540-F(Y) Date: 04.02.2020

Memorandum

Sub: Introduction of “e-Pension Mobile App” for employees, Pensioners and other stakeholders of Non-Govt. State Aided Institutions

Directorate of Pension, Provident Fund and Group Insurance under Finance Department, Govt. of West Bengal launched web-based “e-Pension” portal (https://wbepension.gov.in) for settlement of Pensionary benefits to the employees of recognized Non-Govt. State aided Institutions/ Organisations covering all the stakeholders from applicant to Pension Disbursement Officer under single portal with the objective to improve efficiency and responsiveness resulting in faster delivery of services ensuring accountability to all the stakeholders in a more user-friendly, transparent and paper-less manner.

The introduction of a Mobile Application for further improving user experience and convenience in accessing the Portal has been under active consideration of the State Government for sometimes past.

Now, the Governor is pleased to introduce the e-Pension Mobile App as a mobile platform for the e-Pension users like Head of the Offices, Pension Sanctioning Authorities, Audit Officers located across the State in various Departments, Directorates, Districts, Sub-Divisions and Block Level Offices and also for employees and pensioners of recognized Non-Govt. State aided Institutions/ Organisations.

The access to facilities and functionalities available in e-Pension Mobile App is based on the USER ID and Password and roles assigned in the e-Pension Portal.

Some more additional functionalities will be added in due course.

The summary of the “Key features of the e-Pension Mobile App” are listed in Annexure-A of this Notification.

The “Procedure for Registering in the e-Pension Mobile App” as a user and its usage is described in Annexure-B.

This order is issued with immediate effect.

Sd/- Parwez Ahmad Siddiqui, IAS
Secretary
Government of West Bengal
Finance Department

Annexure-A
(Ref. Memo No. 540-F(Y) Dated 04.02.2020)

Summary of key features in e-Pension Mobile App

A. Features in Employee/ Applicant login

  1. Employee/ Applicant can fill and submit Form-A (Application for Pension) and Form-B (Application for commutation of Pension, if applied for)
  2. Applicant can upload the joint picture as per prescribed frame (sample to be visible) and of prescribed format (.jpg/.png) and size (KB)
  3. Employee/ Applicant can view the status of the Pension Application using Application No./ Employee ID.
  4. Employee/ Applicant can view all the Forms i.e. Form-A (Application for Pension), Form-B (Application for commutation of Pension, if applied for), Part – C (Form for Sanction of Pension and Gratuity), Part – D (Pay Statement showing drawal of pay from the date of first appointment into approved service to last date of service), Part – E (Pay Certificate) and Part – F (Formal sanction of Pension) and all the Check Lists.
  5. Employee/ Applicant can view the e-Pension Payment Order (e-PPO), if issued.
  6. Employee/ Applicant can view the e-No Liability Certificate, if issued.
  7. Employee/ Applicant will receive the intimation regarding personal appearance at Treasury (Date, Time, Place and Treasury), if issued
  8. Employee/ Applicant can change the Password.

B. Features available in Other Users than Employee/ Applicant login

  1. Users can view the status of the Pension Application using Application No./ Employee ID.
  2. Users can view the e-Pension Payment Order (e-PPO), if issued.
  3. Users can view the e-No Liability Certificate, if issued.
  4. Users can change the Password.

C. Features available for Guest Users

  1. Guest Users can view the status of the Pension Application using Application No./ Employee ID.

Annexure-B
(Ref. Memo No. 540-F(Y) Dated 04.02.2020)

The procedure for registering as a User in the e-Pension Mobile App and its usage

1. The e-Pension Mobile App can be installed on any Android smartphone.

2. The e-Pension Mobile App will be available on Google Playstore. To install the app, you may search “WBePension” Mobile App published by “West Bengal Finance Department”. The direct link of the App on Google Playstore is .

3. After installation of the App in smartphone, user has to open the App and can login as based on his/her available login option i.e. either as Applicant or as Other than Applicant or as Guest User.

4. (i) Login Procedure as Applicant: To use the e-Pension Mobile App, Applicant has to sign in using the User ID and Password already available to him/her in the Mobile App. If he/she has not changed the system generated password once, he/she has to change the Password at the time of first login.

(ii) Login Procedure as Other than Applicant: To use the e-Pension Mobile App, Applicant has to sign in using the User ID and Password already available to him/her in the Mobile App. If he/she has not changed the system generated password once, he/she has to change the Password at the time of first login.

(iii) Login as Guest User: Person not having system generated User ID in e-Pension Portal can view status of any pension application by providing e-Pension Portal generated Application No.

No. 540-F dated 04.02.2020, Source