Over Rs 206 bln disbursed for different pro-poor initiatives under Ehsaas Program

August 29, 2021 Off By Web Desk

Poverty Alleviation and Social Security Division has disbursed over two hundred and six billion rupees in the last fiscal year for different pro-poor initiatives under the Ehsaas Program.

According to three years performance 179 billion rupees disbursed among 14.8 million families in 2020 under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash-I while 48 billion rupees will be disbursed to 40 million additional families under Ehsaas Emergency Cash-II.

This is in addition to the seven million families being enrolled under the Kafaalat Programme.

Ehsaas has also completed its first-ever computer aided door-to-door survey all over the country to gather data of the socioeconomic status of households.

The largest ever need and merit-based Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship program has granted 50,762 scholarships worth 4.8 billion rupees to the brilliant students in the first year of program.

Source: Radio Pakistan