The Defence Ministry Accounts wing will be soon switching over to the new e-pension system by which pensions are directly deposited to the ex-servicemen bank accounts, said Veena Prasad, Controller General of Defence Accounts at the 148th Defence Pension Adalat held at MCEME Auditorium in Secunderabad Cantonment, here on Thursday.
She said the government was committed to the welfare of the ex-service men. Any pensioner across the country can call on Toll free No.1800-180-5325 for clarifications. Pensioners were also urged to register their Aadhaar number and mobile number with their pension disbursement agency. Over 560 cases were received during the first day of the Adalat.
Major General N Srinivas Rao, General Officer Commanding (GOC) Telangana and Andhra Sub Area (TASA), Praveen Kumar, IDAS, PCDA (Pensions) Allahabad , Ram Babu, IDAS, Controller of Defence Accounts Secunderabad, Y Raja Reddy, IDAS, and Controller IT & SDC, Secunderabad spoke.