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The Sparsh Defence Pension Portal was launched by Principle Controller of Defence Accounts (Ministry of Defence) for effective management and disbursement of pensions for defence pensioners of the Army, Navy, Defence Civilians, and Air force.
The Sparsh Defence Pension Portal provides pensioners with the ability to view their eligible pension amount, disburse pension to bank account, grievance management, and other disbursement related services. The Sparsh Portal is developed by India’s largest I.T company Tata Consultancy Services.
We will talk about some of the most important aspects of Sparsh Defence Pension Portal, such as:
What is the full-form of Sparsh Defence Pension Portal? SPARSH stands for The System for Pensions Administration – RakSHa (SPARSH). SPARSH was introduced in October-2020, and the roll-out continued till August 2021.
In fact, in 2021-22, the Sparsh Defence Pension Portal had onboarded over 5 lakh defence pensioners, and disbursed over 11600 crores in pensions that year alone.
The core activities of Sparsh Defence Pension Portal are the following:
Let us now understand how Sparsh Defence Pension Portal works:
Let us now understand how you can login to the portal by following these simple steps.
First, you will need to visit the official portal. You can either search for ‘Sparsh Defence Portal’ on your preferred search engine and navigate to the official portal, or you can visit the official Sparsh portal here.
Now, click on the ‘Login’ button on the top right hand side. You will now be redirected to the login page. Kindly use your username and password, enter the captcha, and press on ‘Login.’
Note that your username and password will be sent to your registered mobile phone or email ID if you are eligible to receive a pension. Use this to login to the portal.
Now, a pensioner may be required to submit some declarations on the portal. These declarations are case specific. Go through these requirements and submit the declarations if required.
Next, you will need to submit your Aadhar number to the portal. Once you submit your Aadhar number, you will be initiate the Pensioner Data Verification (PDV) process. Once the PDV process is complete by the Pay Accounts Office, you will get an imitation stating that the PDV process is complete.
Also, Be sure your change your account password and make your Sparsh account secure.
Finally, you can now access all of the features and benefits of the portal. Make yourself familiar with the portal interface and spend some time there to get the hang of it.
Let us now talk about how a pensioner can register himself on the Sparsh Portal.
First, a pensioner will have to visit the new user registration page on the portal. You can also access it from here.
Now, you will be prompted to fill-up a whole host of details. Kindly fill-up these details and click on ‘Register.’
Mentioned within are some of the most important features and benefits of the Sparsh Portal:
You can also lodge a complaint by navigating to the ‘services section’ on the Sparsh homepage, and navigate to the ‘Grievances’ part.
Once your complaint is registered, Sparsh will send across your user ID and password to your registered mobile number. Post this, you can login to your Sparsh account.
Find out how a pensioner can read his or her PPO after downloading it.
A PPO will have the following important details mentioned within it:
Let us now find out how you can download your PPO in simple steps:
Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pensions),
Draupadi Ghat, Near, Sadar Bazar, Prayagraj,
Uttar Pradesh – 211014
SPARSH Seva Kendras
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