Pensioners should submit life/non-remarriage certificate in the revised proforma to the banks from where they draw the pension.

According to a release, the certificates should be filed every year in November.

The certificates are available free of cost in the pension payee banks and also at the PRO centre of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation. Life certificates can also be downloaded from the EPFO

Pensioners who do not submit the life certificate/non-remarriage certificate on time will not receive the pension from January 2013.

SMS alert

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation will send SMS alert as a value added service to consumers who have registered their mobile numbers with the TANGEDCO. They will receive electricity consumption charges, due date for payment of the bills, etc. Consumers can register the mobile numbers at the respective offices, according to a release.


The Coimbatore Branch of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Southern India Engineering Manufacturers’ Association are jointly conducting a seminar on Value Added Tax on October 16. The Government of Tamil Nadu has made the VAT audit mandatory for registered dealers who have more than Rs. 1 crore turnover. BusinessLine is the media partner for the event. V.V. Sampathkumar, chartered accountant from Chennai, will speak.

Meet held

eDrishyaa organised a SAP awareness seminar recently here for about 320 participants on SAP education and its career progression.