GSIS to release Php3.3B in Christmas cash gift to pensioners starting Dec 1

Date Posted: December 1, 2020 State pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) announced that it will start to release a total of Php3.3 billion in Christmas cash gift to a total of 330,496 old-age and disability pensioners starting December 1. “Every year, our pensioners look forward to receiving the cash gift which they call their Christmas bonus. Thus, we made sure that the cash gift will be credited to their electronic card (eCard) before Christmas this year to somehow relieve them of the additional financial expenses during the Christmas season,” GSIS President and General Manager Rolando Ledesma Macasaet said....

GSIS pensioners to receive April pension today

Date Posted: April 2, 2020 All pensioners of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will receive their monthly pension today, April 2, instead of the usual crediting date of every 8th of the month. This was announced by Rolando Ledesma Macasaet, President and General Manager of GSIS. “We already deposited their pension yesterday. So by today, April 2, all our pensioners should be able to receive it,” Macasaet said. “We know that most of our retirees rely on their pension for their daily upkeep and maintenance medicines. We hope that this will somehow help ease the burden of our senior...

GSIS extends APIR to 15 May 2020

Date Posted: March 13, 2020 GSIS has extended the deadline for APIR to 15 May 2020, for all old-age and survivorship pensioners born in March, in light of the COVID-19 spread. APIR, which stands for “Annual Pensioners’ Information Revalidation,” requires all old-age and survivorship pensioners to personally appear before GSIS offices during their birth months as a prerequisite to continue receiving their pensions. The APIR program was instituted by GSIS as its monitoring mechanism to prevent pension over-payments. “Old-age and survivorship pensioners born this March need not go to GSIS branches to renew their active status for the time being....

GSIS raffles off Php3.1M to pensioners

Date Posted: January 16, 2020 The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) conducted its yearly Electronic Christmas Raffle for Pensioners on 20 December 2019, with Php3.1 million in prizes given to 1,400 winners. The raffle draw was featured in the Year-Ender episode of the television program GSIS Members’ Hour via PTV-4 on 29 December 2019. A total of 447,168 pensioners were automatically given one electronic entry each with 1,400 prizes at stake, which were electronically drawn by GSIS executives and a representative from partner-sponsor Union Bank of the Philippines, in the presence of personnel from the Commission on Audit and the...