Pakistan Post has distributed Rs 21.5 billion to more than 6.5 lakh military pensioners and family pensioners in two weeks

Pakistan Post has distributed Rs 21.5 billion to more than 6.5 lakh military pensioners and family pensioners in two weeks

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Post has distributed Rs 21.5 billion to more than 6.5 lakh military pensioners and family pensioners in two weeks in the second phase of pension distribution to pensioners at their doorsteps, which is a unique service of its kind and such huge sums of money. Rawalpindi Circle has so far paid 80% of the pensioners to the number one position. Teams of operational staff, assistant superintendents, headmasters, postmasters, clerks and security personnel are working to fulfill their mission to protect elderly military pensioners and family pensioners from the Corona epidemic across the country. Despite difficult conditions, heat and fasting during Ramadan, most of the targets of home payments to pensioners have been met. It is learned that the staff across the country, in view of the convenience of elderly pensioners, for difficult two-month lump sum payments to remote areas. Arriving in anticipation of Ramadan and Eid April and May can receive a pension and have not bothered to take them to the post offices. As of May 7, the Rawalpindi Circle comprising six districts of North Punjab had distributed pensions among more than 200,000 pensioners and completed 80 per cent of the work. The Islamabad Circle comprising Federal, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan regions had distributed 79,000 pensioners Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Circle Peshawar has completed 68% of the work by paying pension to 116,000 pensioners. Central Punjab including Lahore Circle, Wasialkot, Faisalabad Regions has completed a total of 231,000 pensioners (64%). Make payments South Punjab Circle Multan distributed pensions to 56,700 (64%) pensioners, Balochistan Circle Quetta to 1241 (85%) pensioners, Karachi Circle to 5697 (73%) pensioners, Hyderabad Circle and Sukkur Region to a total of 24356 (78%) pensioners. He said that the operational teams are working hard to achieve their goal as soon as possible. The main goal of Rawalpindi Circle is the special interest of Postmaster General North Punjab and teamwork of officers and staff. Relevant staff of Rawalpindi GPO including Chief Postmaster work in the morning Starts to make quick departures to different areas. However, like the first payment, this time too there are several issues including incomplete addresses of pensioners in full and timely payments and absence of addresses in the records. Upon reaching the address of a large number of pensioners, the staff finds out over the phone from the locals or on the phone that the pensioners are residing in other districts or areas. Attempts are being made to correct and complete the pension retirement data on the newly received forms.

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