Promotion for Government officials based on public rating : Lok Sabha QA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1406
ANSWERED ON: 19.12.2018
Promotion on Public Rating
RAJESH KUMAR DIWAKAR
A.T. (NANA) PATIL
Will the Minister of
PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the Government proposes to promote the Government officials based on public rating/feedback and if so, the details thereof along with the time by which the said system is likely to be put into place;
(b) whether the Government is considering adoption of some other system for the promotion of Government officials who do not have direct dealings with the public and if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether the Government has started Aadhaar based authentication of life certificates for pensioners and if so, the details thereof;
(d) the number of pensioners who have availed the benefit of the said scheme along with the State-wise details thereof; and
(e) whether the Government has formulated any policy to prevent misuse of Aadhaar based authentication of life certificates and if so, the details thereof?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a) & (b):- No Madam. There is no such proposal under consideration.
(c): Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare has informed that an “Aadhar-based Digital Life Certificate (DLC)” for pensioners was launched on 10th November, 2014.
Aadhaar is used for authentication of pensioners. As a result of this facility the pensioner is not required to present himself before his pension disbursing agency or produce other documents that he is alive.
After generation of the DLC, the pension disbursing agencies integrated with the system will get access to the submitted DLC for processing and release of pension there after.
(d): Number of DLCs submitted since November, 2018 to till date is enclosed as annexure.
(e): Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has informed that it has a well-designed, multi-layered robust security system in place to maintain the highest level of data security and integrity in accordance with the Aadhaar Act, 2016 and the Regulations notified under the Act. Some of the security measures include provision of secure channel, implementation of Aadhaar Data Vault, Hardware Security Module, Registered Devices, Virtual ID-UID Token, biometric locking etc.