How to Use the New Jeevan Pramaan Face Recognition App?

On Monday, the Union Minister, Shri. Jitendra Singh introduced the unique mobile face recognition technology for pensioners. The face recognition technology will act as the life certificate of the pensioners and ensure continuous receipt of pensions without any hassle.

Process to Download the Face Recognition App

The pensioners have to download the Jeevan Pramaan face application to submit the life certificate through face recognition. The process to download the face application on mobile phones is as follows:

  • Go to the Jeevan Pramaan website and click on the ‘Download’ option (https://jeevanpramaan.gov.in/package/download).
  • Scroll down the page, enter the email ID, captcha code and click on the ‘I agree to download’ button.
  • The pensioners will receive the OTP on their email ID. Enter the OTP on the Jeevan Pramaan page and click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • The pensioners will get three options on the next page – ‘Download for Windows OS’, ‘Mobile App Download’ and ‘Android Mobile Face App Download’.
  • Click on the ‘Android Mobile Face App Download’ option. 
  • The pensioners will receive the link to download the Jeevan Pramaan face app on their email ID.
  • Click on the ‘Jeevan Pramaan Installer’ link sent in the email, and the face recognition software will download on the mobile phone.

Process to Use the Face Recognition App

The Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare provided the process of submitting the life certificate (Jeevan Pramaan) through the face recognition app. The process is as follows: 

  • Download the Jeevan Pramaan face application on the mobile phone (as provided above).
  • Download the AadhaarFaceRD app from the Google Play Store.
  • The pensioners have to install the Jeevan Pramaan face application from the file downloads on their mobile.
  • Open the Jeevan Pramaan face application and give the necessary permissions.
  • Do the operator authentication and scan the face of the operator to open the application. The operator authentication is a one-time process, and the pensioners themselves can be the operators.  
  • Fill in the pensioner details and scan the face of the pensioner. (The pensioners must scan their face in a frontal pose with neutral expression under proper lighting).
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button. The pensioners will receive a message on the mobile number with a link for downloading the DLC (Jeevan Pramaan).

Requirements for Downloading the Face Recognition App

The pensioners must ensure that they have the following requirements to download and use the Jeevan Pramaan face application:

  • Android smartphone version 7.0 and above.
  • Internet connection.
  • Aadhaar number registered with pension disbursing authority.
  • A camera resolution of 5 mp and above.

However, the Jeevan Pramaan face application is available only in India for Android devices. A biometric device is not necessary to use the app. Through the Jeevan Pramaan face recognition app, the pensioners can determine their identity using face recognition technology and submit their life certificates utilising this technology. They need not visit the bank or worry about finger biometrics non-capturable problems for submitting the life certificate. 

For any clarifications/feedback on the topic, please contact the writer at mayashree.acharya@cleartax.in

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