New office launched for payment of defense sector’s pension


The office of Comptroller General Defense Finance (CGDF) and Defense Finance Department on Sunday started payment of monthly pensions to the pensioners through automated Electronic Fund Transfer( EFT) system.

According to the ISPR, an inauguration ceremony for the payment of monthly pensions to the pensioners of the defense sector through the EFT and the management of the fund was held in the capital.

Comptroller General Defense Finance Md. Nurul Islam  inaugurated the office.

While addressing the program, he said, “It was a gift for defense pensioners on the occasion of Mujib Barsho as part of building a digital Bangladesh. They will get services easily through this newly opened office.

As part of building Digital Bangladesh, the office of CGDF and Defense Finance Department has been 

providing 100% pension through bank accounts to the pensioners of the defense sector. The Ministry of Finance has already approved monthly pensions to the pensioners of the defense sector under the CGDF and sanctioned the Chief Controller of Defense (FDO) for fund management.

Senior officials of the Defense Ministry and senior officials of the Defense Finance Department attended the function.