The First of its Kind

The Anugerah Ikon Pesara is the first of its kind to acknowledge and appreciate public sector pensioners who have made a positive impact in their lives and the lives of others in the fields of Education, Social and Community Development, and Entrepreneurship. By identifying the outstanding individuals that have taken up meaningful roles in the community post retirement, the Anugerah Ikon Pesara inspires others to break the cliché of retirement and be an advocate for productive ageing.

Award Categories


This award is accorded to the pensioner who has actively been involved in enhancing learning processes and paving the way for education accessibility of the marginalised communities.

See Selection Criteria

Social and Community Development

This award is accorded to the pensioner who has contributed in the provision of aid to resource-deprived communities and in increasing social awareness on state to international platforms.

See Selection Criteria


This award is accorded to the pensioner who has showcased outstanding entrepreneurial skills through a sustainable business from which job opportunities are created.

See Selection Criteria


  1. A Malaysian citizen aged 55 years old and older.

  2. Former employees in the civil service who have retired from the federal, state, statutory and local authority but excluding Malaysian army pensioners (ATM Veterans).

  3. An individual who is actively contributing to the community and has made a profound difference whilst demonstrating successful practices in the respective field after retirement.

  4. Candidate has yet to receive any international awards or accolades at national level for his/her contribution.

  5. Self-nominations will not be accepted or considered. Only candidates recommended in writing by a nominator and supported by relevant documentation will be considered.

Nomination Process


Nomination Is Now Closed

Submission Deadline:
23 AUGUST 2019, 3 PM
Award Ceremony:
The award winners* will be contacted and presented with their awards during a ceremony at the Karnival Rasa Sayang on 5th October 2019.

*The decisions of the panel of judges are final.
  1. 1

    Ensure the Eligibility of Your Nominee

    All nominees have to fulfil the nomination criteria stated above. 

    See Eligibility Criteria
  2. 2

    Fill in the Nomination Form

    Download and fill in the nomination form. Then please compile and attach supporting documents such as photos, videos, certificates, etcetera.

    Download Form
  3. 3

    Submit the Documents

    Submit your nomination via email to

      Physical copies of submission are to be addressed to Sekretariat Anugerah Ikon Pesara and can be sent to:
    • Corporate Strategy and Performance Department
      Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan)
      Level 36, Integra Tower, The Intermark
      348, Jalan Tun Razak
      50400, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    • Pension Services Department
      Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan)
      Level 11, Skytech Tower 2,
      MKN Embassy Techzone,
      Jalan Teknokrat 2, Cyber 4
      63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia

    • Post Service Division,
      Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam,
      Level 5, Block C2, Complex C,
      Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan
      62510 Putrajaya.

    Any information submitted shall be treated with utmost confidentiality and shall not be used for any other purposes other than for the Anugerah Ikon Pesara unless otherwise permitted under any written law in Malaysia.

Selection Criteria

Nominees will be assessed on evidence they provide in relation to their chosen categories under one (1) or more schemes as stated below. Relevant documents must be attached for verification and due-diligence screening.

Education Criteria

Development of curricular, resources or services to enhance learning processes.

Involvement in enhancing education accessibility and quality of the marginalised communities.

Innovation or scholarship that has influenced and enhanced learning, teaching and/or the student experience.

Development of methodologies in the teaching and the support of learning that influence, motivate and inspire students to learn.

Significant contribution in the field of education over a period of at least one (1) year preceding nomination for the award.

Social and Community Development Criteria

Increase social awareness to state/regional/international platforms.

Impactful contributions to Government Agencies, NGOs, community groups or organisations.

Significant contributions to the provision of aid, resources, training or services to affected or resource-deprived communities.

Significant contributions to the societal welfare over a period of at least one (1) year preceding nomination for the award.

Entrepreneurship Criteria

Showcase outstanding entrepreneurship spirit and skills.

Establish a sustainable business which possesses strategic approaches to ensure its viability.

Participation and contribution towards economic development at state/ regional/ international level.

Creation of job opportunities within the local community through the entrepreneurial endeavour.

Significant success in entrepreneurship over a period of at least one (1) year preceding nomination for the award.

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Contact Us

If you have any questions or require further clarification in regards to the awards nomination, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan)

Main Office
Level 36, Integra Tower,
The Intermark,
348, Jalan Tun Razak,
50400 Kuala Lumpur,

Pension Services Department
Level 2, Skytech Tower 2,
MKN Embassy Techzone,
Jalan Teknokrat 2, Cyber 4
63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor,
+603–2174 8000