LAHORE:– The local administrators have geared up to provide relief to the elderly people as they have introduced ATM cards to get the Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) pension. The system would come into effect from August 1 at all the branches of bank Alfalah. According to sources, the registered male pensioners for EOBI are 3,89,000 while the total number of females is 1,84,000. However, only 8000 people have got registered under scheme so far.–INP

The authorities have said that the retired people have to get their money of June from the old process while they would use the new ATM card system from July.

Efforts were also being made for the computerization of EOBI record for enhancing its performance.