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About Project Naman

Context:

The Indian Army recently launched ‘Project Naman’, which will entail establishing facilitation and grievance redressal centres for veterans and the kin of personnel who have lost their lives.

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Facts for Prelims

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About Project Naman
  2. SPARSH Portal (System for Pension-related Information & Services Handled Electronically)

About Project Naman:

  • Objective: Project Naman aims to establish facilitation and grievance redressal centers to assist veterans and the families of personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
  • Location: The inaugural center will be set up in Delhi Cantonment.
  • Services: ‘Naman’ will host a Common Service Center, providing access to various government-to-customer services. Additionally, it will support the updating of pensioner accounts on the SPARSH portal for veterans, next of kin, and dependents.

SPARSH Portal (System for Pension-related Information & Services Handled Electronically):

  • Implemented by: The Ministry of Defence is responsible for implementing the SPARSH portal.
  • Purpose: The portal serves the pension sanction and disbursement requirements for the Armed Forces, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Defence Civilians.
  • Transparency: SPARSH offers transparency to defence pensioners by maintaining a comprehensive record of their pension accounts, encompassing all events and entitlements from the pension’s initiation to its cessation upon the last eligible beneficiary.
  • Administration: The Defence Accounts Department, under the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pensions), manages this system.
  • Functionalities: SPARSH covers various pension-related activities, including initiation and sanction, disbursement, revision, and managing service and grievance requests.

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