Karachi: The Employees’ Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) has disbursed amount of Rs.892 m. during the month of January, 2012. This has been disclosed by Mr. Javed Iqbal, Director General (Operations) South. EOBI is a prime welfare organization for labour welfare in the country. It provides pensioner’s benefits to the workers/employees of the private sectors, industrial, commercial establishments during their old age, invalidity and after their demise to their survivors.
During the same month. EOBI has registered 503 new employers, 22776 employees and approved 1981 new pension claims, which included 1095 old age, 36 invalidity, 687 survivors and 163 old age grants claims. There are 83162 employers and 4865298 insured persons have been registered since the inception of EOB Scheme and numbers of beneficiaries have reached to 424930. .
He also informed that the EOBI has collected Rs 868 million as EOB contribution from the registered employers and employees during the same month.
EOBI has started disbursement of pension through Easypaisa .which is a fastest mobile banking service in the country. The Chairman EOBI Mr. Zafar Iqbal Gondal has said through Easypaisa, we aim to make lives easier for our old age, disabled and widow pensioners. It is our step towards providing convenience to our aged and respectable pensioners’’.
EOBI has advised to its pensioners to register themselves at the nearest Telenor franchise, Telenor sales and service centres or Tameer Micro Finance Bank Branch along with their EOBI pension book and original CNIC. Once registered, they can withdraw pension from designated Easypaisa outlets across Pakistan.
For more information, contact:
Employees’ old-age benefits institution.
190/1/B, BLOCK-2, PECHS,
Free Help Line 08000-3624,