LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervez Elahi approved the launch of The Ehsaas food subsidy program and decided to allocate Rs 1,500 monthly to the poor. people instead of 1000 rupees.
By program, people will receive flour, legumes and ghee at a subsidized price. rate. Main minister presided over the constitution of ministerial steering committee for implementation of program. The committee will be chaired by Dr. Sania Nishtar. Main minister claimed that the worker group would also take shape for this, adding that effective monitoring system will be formulated for its implementation.
Main minister directed to the preparation of the law Ehsaas for program. “The Ehsaas law will be approved by the Punjab Assembly,” he said and instructed to consolidate various social protection programs on single platform. He said the Ehsaas program is about welfare of humanity as well as people deprived of social protection.
He called the program mega step to eradicate poverty and building welfare state. Dr. Sanya Nishtar briefed him on outstanding features of Ehsaas ration subsidy program, Ehsaas card and Ehsaas protection program.
Provincial Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid, Counselor CM Omar Sarfraz Cheema, MNA Muniz Elahi, former P&D Chairman Salman Ghani, former Chief Secretary CM GM Sikandar, Planning and Development Chairman, Rescue 1122 CEO and Officials concerned attended the meeting.
Meanwhile, Secretary General of Pakistan Wafaq-ul-Madaras-ul-Arabiya Maulana Muhammad Hanif Jalandhari praised the “exemplary step’ of Main minister include clause of testimony Khatm-i-Nabuwat in Marriage certificate. At the meeting with The chief minister he acknowledged his commendable step and called it great service to religion. “Your step highly valued that will forever be remembered,” he said. added. He also praised the Punjab government for taking steps for promotion of religious tolerance and harmony in provinces.
Main minister It is stated that the registrar of marriages was instructed to provide new Khatm-i-Nabuwat forms the affidavit, adding that strict action will be taken in case of violation. He added what one- a month’s imprisonment and a fine may be awarded to the registrar of marriages for No using in new form of marriage.
Pervez Elahi also praised role of religious scholars for encouragement of tolerance on Yum-i-Ashur, adding that Punjab government values exemplary cooperation of scientists of all schools of thought. He said law and order improved in provinces through their cooperation and steps accepted government. Hafiz Ammar Yasser and Hamesh Khan were also gift.