Newly-renovated GSIS Dipolog branch provides greater ‘Ginhawa’ for members, pensioners

Dipolog. In simple ceremonies today, GSIS President and General Manager Rolando Ledesma Macasaet led the blessing and turnover rite for the newly-renovated GSIS Dipolog branch building, which aims to provide its more than 43,000 members and pensioners, the Ginhawa experience. The renovation started in May 2021 that included the widening of ramp at the entrance porch for easier access of clients, replacement of ceiling and lighting fixtures for better lighting efficiency, repainting of building and the leveling of the ground floor with replacement of tiles for better walking surfaces, particularly for clients using wheelchairs, and improvement of rest rooms. In...

GSIS earmarks P272M in emergency loan for Davao de Oro members, pensioners

State pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) set aside close to P272 million in emergency loan for members and pensioners who were affected by massive flooding due to heavy rains in the province of Davao de Oro in April. GSIS is accepting applications until July 5. Expected to benefit from the loan are 12,325 active members and 1,257 old-age and disability pensioners. Active members must be working or residing in the calamity-declared area. To qualify for the program, they must not be on leave of absence without pay, have no pending administrative case or criminal charge, have at least...

GSIS, LTO, IC sign pact to link systems for faster, foolproof vehicle insurance processing

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) recently signed an agreement to link its IT system with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and Insurance Commission (IC) to make the processing of motor vehicle registration faster, more economical and at the same time, curb fake insurance cover. The interconnectivity among the three agencies is made possible through a secure and protected integrated system that allows GSIS to request relevant information on motor vehicles online from LTO and IC and obtain responses on a real time basis. This spells faster processing of Certificate of Cover (COC) which is a requirement for LTO registration....

GSIS granted P221B in loans to over a million gov’t employees, pensioners nationwide

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has released a total of P221 billion in loans to 1.38 million active members and pensioners nationwide from January 2021 to May 15, 2022. “We rolled out several programs under our Ginhawa for All benefit bundles to extend financial assistance at a time when our members and pensioners needed it most. Alam namin na GSIS ang inaasahang mangalaga sa seguridad at kapakanan ng mga kawani ng gobyerno. Ang malaking responsibilidad na ito ay bahagi ng ating tungkulin,” GSIS President and General Manager Rolando Ledesma Macasaet said. Of the total amount of loans granted, P165...