As per the existing procedure sanction of pensionary benefit are being notified through Pension Payment Order. Under the e-PPO project digitally signed e-PPO in pdf file format and PPO data in xml file format will be sent directly to banks through a Secured File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). This will hasten the timely payment of pensionary entitlement to the Defence Pensioner. This will also eliminate the manual intervention / data entry to a large extent at CPPC level. This initiative will contribute to the government’s commitment to build a Digital India.
Benefits of the ePPO project are timely and correct payment of pension, Enhanced security of PPO and minimum manual intervention and promotion of e-governance.