A pre-retirement training and Exit Meeting organized by MoPS for staff due to retire during calendar years 2022 and 2023 was scheduled for Tuesday 14th to Friday, 17th December 2021 at Civil Service Collège Uganda (CSCU) Jinja and Mr. Bua Victor, Commissioner Pension gave the opening remarks on behave of the Permanent Secretary.
The Participants were trained trough different modules as stated below:
- Demystifying retirement by Mr. Bua Victor, C/HRM-MoPS.
- Retirement Planning, Administrative Procedures and Terminal Benefits by Mr. Bwire Simon, PHRO MoPS.
- Retirement Savings Scheme by Mr. Davis Mbuga, Senior Market Conduct Officer from Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA).
- Testimony and Real life experience of a successful transition by Mr. & Mrs. Atim.
C/HRM-MOPS, Mr. Bua Victor training on Demystifying retirement PHRO MOPS, Mr. Bwire Simon, training on Retirement Planning, Administrative Procedures and Terminal Benefits. PHRO MOPS, Mr. Bwire Simon Demonstrating on how to compute Pension Mr. Davis Mbuga, Senior Market Conduct Officer from URBRA training on Retirement Savings Scheme. Mrs. Margaret Atim, a retired head teacher together with Mr. Atim shared testimony and real life experience of a successful transition.
The Participants paid a maiden Visit to Mr. & Mrs. Atim
A pre-retirement training conducted at CSCU Jinja, concluded on 17th December 2021 in which 15 participants were in attendance.
This has been the first Pre-retirement Training where CSCU has introduced study visits for peer learning, peer exchange. On the even of 17th December 2021, the team paid a maiden study visit to Mr and Mrs Atim who took the team around showing them the different projects. These included Commercial water point, Piggery, Mushroom growing and Grass growing for animals which has helped them to live a descent life after their retirement.
The participants agreed and formed a committee which will oversee and follow up on the actions points agreed upon during the four days engagement.
A Certificate of Completion was awarded to each participant and they also requested CSCU to provide more of practical exposure as it has been this time than seating in class and just talk about them.
MoPS Retirement Committee