Government of the Punjab School Education department has issued a circular No. SO (A-I) 8-20/2013 dated 24th April 2014 to the Secretary Government of the Punjab Finance Department, Civil Secretariat, Lahore in connection with Claim of Group Insurance on retirement of the Employees of School Education Department and Payment on Maturity Retirement.
According to this letter deductions for Group Insurance are being made from the salaries of the Govt Employees/Officials/Officers of School Education Department. The claim of Group Insurance is only given to the employees who died during service. The Teachers Associations have met with the authorities of School Education Department and they have demanded that the payment from State Life Insurance Company may also be made on Maturity/Retirement other than death claim.
It is requested to take up the said issue with the quarter concerned and appropriate steps may be taken to satisfy the rightful demand of the teacher’s community.