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Millions of SM’s have been received. The government is running the largest relief campaign in the country’s history. Sania Nishtar
Islamabad (City41.com – 05 Apr 2020) Assistant Prime Minister for Social Security Dr. Sania Nishtar has said that the Federal Government has given a million families under the Emergency Cash Program in view of the Corona virus. 12,000 per person will provide cash. During a press conference in Islamabad, he informed that 8171 SMS service is available for assistance and we have received millions of SMS.
He said that the PTI government is running the largest relief campaign in the history of the country.
He said that if the demand for emergency cash assistance increased, additional resources would be available. He said that quota for all federal units including Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir has been put on the census.
The Assistant Special Assistant said that Punjab has also set aside additional funds for 7 lakh people and Sindh 2.5 million people. The Assistant Special Assistant said that the transfer of cash assistance would be ensured in a transparent and principled manner. He said there will be 3 types of responses to receiving cash assistance from people’s SMS, including those who are eligible, disqualified, and contacting your district administration, but did not specify whether to contact the district administration. What is it? Employees of provincial and federal governments are not eligible for assistance, he said.
“At present we have a database of employees of provincial and federal governments, railways, Pakistan Post, and Benazir Income Support Program (BISP), while it is expected that the data of autonomous bodies is available in the next 24 hours,” he said. Will be. Dr. Sanya Nishtar said that before qualifying for the response to the SMS, we have to pass the Wealth Profiling Test. He said that those who benefit from sponsorship, who are receiving cash transfer of Rs. Rupees will be given extra so they too will get Rs 12,000 over four months.
He said that four and a half million people would be benefited under this category. He said that the threshold for eligibility or poverty would be used through the National Socio-Economic Database to identify 40 million beneficiaries. Will come from the districts. Regarding the payment method, Dr Sania Nishtar said that after the biometric verification of eligible families, eligible families received Rs. 12,000 in cash through Habib Bank Limited and Bank Alfalah’s over 18,65 sales points or retail outlets across Pakistan. Will.