Implementation of SPARSH Module at EME Sec’Bad
Secunderabad, Sep. 25 (Maxim News) SPARSH | : Defence Accounts Department (DAD) under the Ministry of Defence is the nodal agency for grant and disbursement of pension to Defence Pensioners including Defence Civilians.
To enhance the services pertaining to pension deliverance, the DAD has embarked onto a new terrain in the realm of pension establishment to automate the entire process of pension grant and disbursement online with implementation of innovative module “System for Pension Administration-Raksha (SPARSH)”.
Today, the module has been implemented in the Pay and Accounts Office (Other Ranks) EME Secunderabad by Rajnish Kumar, IDAS, Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA), New Delhi in the presence of K Venkata Rao, Controller of Defence Accounts, Secunderabad to render the services to EME Corps to the great extent.
With the implementation of SPARSH module, retirees will be able to know their quantum of pension beforehand and facilitate them to approve the same before its sanction by the Pension Sanctioning Authority. e-PPO thus generated will directly be forwarded to their e-mails.
So far, 649 cases pertaining to the Persons Below Officer Ranks (PBORs) of EME Corps and 25 cases of AOC Corps have been successfully processed through SPARSH. Similarly, four cases in respect of Defence Civilians were also processed by the Controller of Defence Accounts, Secunderabad.
The new system will greatly help in meeting the aspirations of 13.73 lakh PBORs covered under 44 Pay Account Offices and approximately 5.86 lakh Defence Civilians serving in different Units/Formations working across the Country.
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