Mobitel launches pension disbursements via mCash service
The national mobile service provider Mobitel, launched a new facility
for pension disbursements via its already popular mCash service in
partnership with the Pensions Department.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, unveiled the Pension Disbursement
facility via the mCash service as an added benefit for retired
Through this service pensioners can now receive their pensions
directly into their mCash Account for greater convenience.
The new facility eliminates the need for mCash customers to travel to
collect their pension disbursement. The new service is a testimony to
the high level of customer care offered by Mobitel. Since its launch
last year, mCash has already garnered a major part of registered
customers across the length and breadth of the country.
Licensed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, mCash allows Mobitel
customers to maintain a Mobile Account and experience a whole new
convenient method of carrying out financial transactions.
mCash customers could deposit money, withdraw money, transfer money,
pay utility bills, insurance premiums and even pay for goods and
services. Pensioners can select a mCash Account or Enhanced mCash
Account depending on the amount of the pension to be received.
New customers can register for mCash by dialling #111# through a
Mobitel number where a basic account will be opened automatically. The
customer can upgrade his or her account immediately by simply visiting
any of the Mobitel locations.
The pension disbursement via mCash facility offers a world of
convenience to pensioners, especially senior citizens, who do not have
to travel to a bank branch to collect their pension. mCash allows them
the ease of use of having their pension credited directly on to their