Grants /Allowances

MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE

Zakat & Ushr Department provides financial assistance to the unmarried women who or their guardians cannot afford marriage expenses. Assistance up to Rs.20,000 is provided to the deserving who apply to the department.
Eligibility Criteria:  Poor and needy women or her parents or guardian who are eligible to receive Zakat under Shariah. Determination of istehqaq by the Local Zakat Committee concerned.
Target Group: Poor and needy unmarried women eligible to receive Zakat.
Scope:  Selection of mustahqeen by Local Zakat Committees which operate throughout the Province.
Benefit Level:  Rs.20,000/- per beneficiary.
Frequency of Payment:  Onetime payment.

EID GRANT
Eid Grant is provided by Zakat & Ushr department to the needy and poor persons on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr who are eligible to Zakat under Shariah and who are in receipt of Guzara Allowance.
Eligibility Criteria:  Adult Muslims, living below poverty level with preference to widows, disabled and handicapped.
Target Group: Needy, poor, widows, orphans, disabled and handicapped.
Scope:  Selection of mustahqeen by Local Zakat Committees which operate throughout the Province.
Benefit Level: Assistance of Rs.1000/- through branchless banking to each beneficiary of Guzara Allowance.
Frequency of Payment: Onetime financial assistance to beneficiaries of Guzara Allowance at the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. 
 
Sickness Benefit
PESSI Pension Fund Trust offers sickness benefit to it employees which are payable equal to 75% of wages in case of ailment up to 120 days in routine cases and equal to 100% of wages up to 365 days to CANCER/T.B patients.
 
Injury Benefit
PESSI Pension Fund Trust offers injury benefit to its employees i.e; 100% of wages for 180 days in a year in case of employment injury.
 
Maternity Benefit
100% of wages for 12 weeks are provided by PESSI Pension Fund Trust to its employees.
 
Iddat Benefit
PESSI Pension Fund Trust offers 100% of wages to a secured woman for 130 days on the death of her husband.
 
Death Grant
PESSI Pension Fund Trust offers death grant which is equal to last pay drawn subject to maximum of Rs.18,000/- on the death of a secured person and Rs. 5000/- on the death of his/her family member.
 
Disablement Gratuity
PESSI Pension Fund Trust offers disablement gratuity for disability up to 20% of physical loss determined by the medical board.
 
Partial Pension
PESSI offers partial pension for disability form 21% to 66% of physical Disablement loss determined by the medical board.
 
Total Disablement Pension
PESSI offers total disablement pension for disability exceeding 66% of physical loos determined by the medical board.
 
Survivors/ Pension
Widow or widower during life time @ equal to 3/5th of the rate of total disablement pension. Dependent child/ Father/mother @ 1/5th of the rate of total disablement pension is given by PESSI.
 
Financial Assistance
Paid on expiry of cash benefits according to merit of each case.
 
Free Hajj
PESSI sends every year four workers selected through balloting for free Hajj.