Migration to SPARSH is a process to shift the pension disbursement system from Bank/PDA to PCDA (P). A large numnber of Defence pensioners have been migrated to SPARSH and the final batch is also being migrated to SPARSH by the end of this year soon.
It has been found that a huge number of pensioners have yet to receive user ID and Password on their mobile phone or email ID. In such case , the pensioner may check the status whether his pension has been transferred from Bank to SPARSH.
Steps to Check Migration if No SMS Received or deleted erroniously, unsing this steps one can check whether his/her account has been migrated or not.
To Check Status of Migration into SPARSH, following steps are requested:-
(a) Go to PCDA (Pension), Prayagraj website through the linkhttps://
pcdapension.nic.in/pcda/index.php. or https://www.sparsh.defencepension.gov.in
(b) You will see a Tab – Migration into SPARSH (located at the right hand top corner)
which contains a Sub Tab – Check Status. You are requested to click on this (in red
(c) You will be taken to a new page which will show – Know your SPARSH PPO.
(d) You can check your SPARSH PPO by selecting and feeding any one out of the
three dropdown Fields (as shown in screenshot below) –
Select Option for Search
(i) ePPO No.
(ii) Personal/Regimental No.
(iii) Bank Account Number.
(e) In the second field i.e Enter Option Value, enter details of field selected
and after the image verification as above, click Submit.
(f) You will be able to see your PPO details on the screen including the SPARSH
PPO no, if migrated.
(g) The SPARSH PPO No becomes your Login Id by suffixing ‘01’ for Service
Pensioners and ‘02’ Family Pensioners respectively i.e. at the end of your SPARSH
(h) Please login in the SPARSH website i.e. https://sparsh.defencepension.gov.in/
and use the Forgot Password option to generate your Password.
(j) Now, the Pensioner would receive a message on registered mobile
number which would contain the Password for Login.
Alternatively, migrated pensioners (Officers) may find their new PPO No under link
‘Various Functions – DAK/SPARSH migration status’ after login into RODRA also which is
updated as per the list received from PCDA(P) by ORO.If you haven’t received the login credentials or even don’t receive the OTP, it implies that your Mobile No is not yet updated in SPARSH database.
You can now update the same by visiting SPARSH website. Click on Service – Update Mobile No, fill up the required details and click on ‘Validate & Proceed’ and follow the onscreen process.
You may check after SPARSH migration action steps to be taken by Defence Pensioners here –