ISLAMABAD: Dr Sania Nishtar, the unique assistant to the prime minister on social security and hardship reduction, has actually revealed that the scope of the Ehsaas Emergency situation Cash program was being broadened and the budget has actually been increased from Rs144 billion to Rs203 billion.
Dealing with an interview along with Minister for Info Shibli Faraz, Nishtar stated that now around half of the nation’s population would take advantage of the federal government’s social security program.
“I am also happy to tell you that the programme is also being acknowledged internationally. Our government has the honour of introducing the biggest social protection programme, in the shortest amount of time,” she added.
Nishtar added that cash handouts were still being provided, and would not stop till all the recipients are paid.