Around 98% registered pensioners with EOBI getting pension through ATM cards: EOBI

ISLAMABAD: Around 98% registered pensioners with Employees’ Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI), attached department of Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, were getting their pension through ATM cards.

An official source told reporter here Wednesday, he said that so far 420,000 pensioners had been registered while 398,000 pensioners had ATM cards.

The EOBI had taken various steps for the facilitation of pensioners and all pensioner now they could get their salaries from Bank Al Falah.

To a question, he said that recently Senate Standing Committee on Devolution has recommended State Bank of Pakistan to stop the deduction on the ATM Card of EOBI Pensioners holders and provide the concession to them as enjoyed by the BISP Card holders.

He said that remaining 20,000 pensioners soon would get their ATM cards after the registration process.