EOBI disburses Rs 1,075 million among 400,000 pensioners in Sept, 2012
Karachi (Thursday, October 11, 2012) – Employees Old Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) has disbursed an amount of Rs 1,075 million during a single month. Chairman of the EOBI, Zafar Iqbal Gondal on Thursday said EOBI provided pensionary benefits to the workers/employees of the private sectors, industrial, commercial establishments during their old age, invalidity and after their demise to their survivors.
EOBI has so far registered 86,725 employers, 5,184,983 employees and approved 448,097 pension claims since inception of the EOB Scheme, which includes 288,877 old age, 7,451 invalidity, 130,130 survivors and 21,639 old age grants claims.
EOBI has collected Rs 1,650 million as EOB contribution during the quarter July-September 2012. EOBI has started disbursement of pension through mobile banking Easypaisa, which is a fastest service in the country. He said through Easypaisa, we aim to make lives easier for our old age, disabled and widow pensioners. It is a step forwards for convenience of our respectable pensioners.
EOBI has requested its pensioners to register themselves at the nearest Telenor franchise, Telenore sales and service centres or Tameer Micro Finance Bank branches alongwith their EOBI pension book and original CNIC. Once registered, they can withdraw pension from designated Easypaisa outlets across Pakistan.
He directed the concerned officials to process all pension claims of effected workers and their families of Ali Enterprise in a week. He advised the officials particularly field officers the organisation was performing a noble cause to uplift poorest of the poor community, so any inefficiency and irregularity would not be tolerated in this institution. (APP)