GSIS to grant emergency loan to members, pensioners in quake-hit areas

GSIS to grant emergency loan to members, pensioners in quake-hit areas Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) President and General Manager Wick Veloso announced today that the pension fund will grant emergency loan to assist GSIS members and pensioners who are residing or working in the areas affected by the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that hit the Northern part of the country this morning. “We will ensure that our members and pensioners will receive financial assistance, through our emergency loan, to tide them over during the crisis. We are also in touch with all public entities affected by the earthquake to check if...

GSIS Board elects veteran banker as GSIS chief

With 36 years of banking experience under his belt, Arnulfo “Wick” Veloso has been elected president and general manager of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) by its Board of Trustees during a special board meeting today. “After three decades of working in banks, it’s now time for me to use what I have learned in international finance and banking to contribute to nation building,” Veloso said as he added that “I now carry the responsibility of making sure that the retirement benefits of government employees are well managed.” During the turnover ceremony held at the GSIS Headquarters in Pasay,...

For academic year 2022-2023 – GSIS now accepts application for educational subsidy; eyes 10,000 members’ kin

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is now accepting applications for the 10,000 slots for the GSIS Educational Subsidy Program (GESP) for academic year (AY) 2022-2023. Application is until August 31. GESP is part of GSIS’s corporate social responsibility, wherein 10,000 college students will receive Php10,000 from GSIS every year until they finish their course. A member may have up to two children or dependents receiving assistance under GESP, provided that the subsidy was granted for different school years. Qualified to nominate grantees for GESP are active members with permanent status. Their salary grade must be 24 (or its equivalent)...

GSIS unveils 2022 art tilt winners

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) unveiled the 21 winning entries to the 17th GSIS National Art Competition on June 24 at the GSIS Gymnasium. The winners of the representational painting category, carrying the theme “Pagsulong at Pag-asa sa Bagong Normal”, are James Sanorjo for his entry “Ugaliing Gawin” in first place; Mark Angelo Argarin’s “Partner sa Pagsulong”, second place; and Leonardo Manto III’s “Face to Face Class”, third place. In the abstract painting category, Valerie Anne Feliza Valero bagged the top prize for her artwork “Shift & Change”. Valero is the first female participant to win the grand prize...