Discussion I: Future of EOBI (Old Age Wellbeing Program)
SPRC has initiated the advocacy-related activities in which the SPRC Policy Dialogue Series is a key initiative. This series aims to provide quality and knowledge-based insight of eminent professionals and policy advisors on various issues related to social protection.
SPRC has started debate on much-ignored issue of social protection for persons of old age and care for people with severe disabilities.
In the ﬁrst episode of the policy dialogue the focus has been placed on the old age welling in Pakistan and the role of federal institution i.e., Employees Old age Beneﬁt Institution (EOBI). To understand the achievement of the old age wellbeing it is vital to understand the future role of the EOBI because it is key institution established by the government to provide old age beneﬁts particularly provision of the pension to the old age citizens.