Tag: Pensioners

MoHSSS advocating improved accommodations for pensioners at Post Offices

MoHSSS advocating improved accommodations for pensioners at Post Offices

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 14, 2021

Hon Dr. Vindhya Vasini Persaud, Ministry of Human Services and Social Security (MoHSSS) met virtually with the Guyana Post Office’s ... Read More

Direct pension payment commences in Region 1

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 9, 2020

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security continues its direct payment to pensioners who reside in remote locations countrywide. ... Read More

Pension Week – May, 2020

Pension Week – May, 2020

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 28, 2020

The National Insurance Scheme remains very cognizant that it provides an essential service to our Pensioners and Beneficiaries. In an ... Read More

CDC donates 5,000 face masks to GPOC

CDC donates 5,000 face masks to GPOC

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- April 22, 2020

- to be distributed to pensioners  DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) today donated 5,000 ... Read More

Seniors urged to maintain social distancing when uplifting pensions

Seniors urged to maintain social distancing when uplifting pensions

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- April 1, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Minister of Public Telecommunications Catherine Hughes is urging pensioners not to flock post offices ... Read More

GPOC explores pension payment options

GPOC explores pension payment options

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 5, 2018

- Likely to roll out in 2019 - Win/Win for govt, pensioners - Government assiduously considering this move in light ... Read More

Over 200 pensioners receive Christmas breakfast in New Amsterdam

Over 200 pensioners receive Christmas breakfast in New Amsterdam

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 4, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, December 04, 2018 Over two hundred Pensioners in New Amsterdam received an early Christmas treat when they ... Read More

GWI’s Managing Director proposes fixed fee for pensioners

GWI’s Managing Director proposes fixed fee for pensioners

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 2, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Saturday, June 2, 2018 Pensioners countrywide may soon be paying a fixed sum for water consumption. This was ... Read More

NCD Commission to bring health awareness to pensioners

NCD Commission to bring health awareness to pensioners

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 3, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Commissioners of the National Commission for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCPC-NCD) ... Read More

Pensioners get 2.6 percent increase-Budget 2018

Pensioners get 2.6 percent increase-Budget 2018

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 27, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Monday, November 27, 2017 The Coalition government has committed to increasing the old age pension to $19,500, with ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.