Telangana govt introduces app for pensioners to generate life certificate

The need for real-time verification of identity for different applications has always been profoundly felt

Telangana government also provides its pensioners the option of visiting one of the MeeSeva centres for finger print verification

Until earlier this year, N Papi Reddy used to have to visit Mahabubnagar, some 100 km from Hyderabad, where he has settled post retirement, to get his annual pensioner life certificate. Today, Reddy, who retired as a superintendent at the Mandal Parishad Development Office (MPDO) of Midjil Mandal in Mahabubnagar district, uses an app on his smartphone that can generate a life certificate without him having to step outside his house. “What used to take couple of days for my father to travel all the way to Mahabubnagar to get his life certificate every year, now happens in a ...