Universal Pension Scheme (UPS) is an opportune and pro-people move of the government looking to ensure inclusive and sustainable social safety net for the greater socio-economic development. The move will create a new era in the economic history of Bangladesh.
New pension scheme expected to benefit large segments of the population
People interested to register for the scheme can do it by visiting www.upension.gov.bd
The government rolled out the much-anticipated universal pension scheme today with an aim to bring all citizens aged above 18 under the coverage. Here are some of the key issues regarding the pension scheme.
The question is, will the low-income groups be able to contribute their part in the proposed pension scheme?
Almost a decade after the approval of the NSSS, the country has not yet established a single registry system or installed a robust MIS.
We need to refocus old age care to ensuring “a good life for the elderly people” rather than on “prolonging their lives.”