Demand to the Prime Minister to remove the directors who are causing difficulties for the affected families
Associated Press Service
Islamabad:June 16,2020; The families of teachers who died during service in educational institutions under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) are facing difficulties in obtaining pension and GP fund due to the sluggishness of the staff in the pension branch.
They have demanded of Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood, Secretary Education and Director General Federal Directorate of Education Syed Humair to ease their sufferings, says affected family members. They said that 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.
The affected family said that FDE directors were violating the decision of the Cabinet as it was clearly stated in the letter dated on December 4,2015 issued by the Cabinet Division that an office of BS-17 or BS-18 may be nominated by each Ministry/Division/Department as council who will be responsible for finalization/provision of all the facilities under the package, to the families of Govt. employees who die in service within one month of the incident.
Syed Liaqat Hussain Bukhari, Assistant Director, Pension Branch, said, “I have all the work delayed due to unavailability of staff.” In this regard, it has been demanded from the above mentioned officials to ensure provision of more staff in the pension branch so that it is possible to get pension and GP fund for the affected families.