ISLAMABAD: June 15, 2020- The families of teachers who died during service in educational institutions under the Federal Directorate of Education have demanded from Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood, Secretary Education and Director General Federal Directorate of Education Syed Humair that the families of the teachers who died in the service are facing difficulties in obtaining pension and GP fund due to the sluggishness of the staff in the pension branch.
Affected families say teachers’ pensions and GP funds have been delayed for more than a year.
The process of getting the documents from R&I to the pension branch is taking several months.
Syed Liaqat Hussain Bukhari, Assistant Director, Pension Branch, said that I have all the work delayed due to unavailability of staff.
In this regard, it has been demanded from the above mentioned officials that ensure provision of more staff in the pension branch so that it is possible to get pension and GP fund for the affected families.