That a joint bank account is not required to receive a husband or wife’s pension Central government Announced.
If a retired civil servant dies, his Pension Available to his spouse. It is now mandatory to have a joint bank account with the spouse to avail it. However, some retirees do not open this joint bank account for various reasons. Thus after his death, to his life partner Pension There is a problem with availability.
Statement issued by Union Minister of State for Employees Jitendra Singh after consultation with pension department officials yesterday:
Retired government employees are sometimes left unable to open a joint bank account. Therefore, we urged the Department of Pensions not to force the opening of a joint bank account. They also accepted this. At the same time, we have advised banks not to force retirees to open a separate account in a joint bank account. It is said in it.