Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Deputy Minister Lovemore Matuke has said Government is considering raising payouts for pensioners.
Principal beneficiaries are receiving minimum payouts of $80 per month, while the surviving beneficiaries are receiving a minimum of $32. The last increase was in October 2017. In an interview with The Herald yesterday, Deputy Minister Matuke said they have approached NSSA to conduct an evaluation on whether they can increase monthly pension payouts. Said Matuke:
As Government, we tasked the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) to seriously consider increasing monthly pension payouts. NSSA is, therefore, in the process of conducting an evaluation to see what we can afford. Once the survey is complete, we’ll be able to tell how much NSSA can pay pensioners monthly and when an increment can be effected.
The National Social Security Authority is Zimbabwe's social security company which was established in 1989 in terms of the NSSA Act of 1989, Chapter 17: 04, an act of parliament. The firm administers social security public funds on behalf of about 1,3 million contributors. NSSA... Read More About National Social Security Authority
Lovemore Matuke is a Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare.He is also a member of the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) ,Gutu Central MP and a Politburo member. He is the (Zanu-PF) ,chief whip.In December 2017... Read More About Lovemore Matuke