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Augment the existing BISP programme

The promise is a part of the PTI's "poverty alleviation drive".
Updated 13 Aug, 2020 02:31pm

As part of its poverty alleviation drive across Pakistan’s poorest districts, the PTI, in its manifesto, states that it "will augment the existing BISP programme".

Source: PTI Manifesto 2018

Updates

July 16, 2020: Ehsaas programme being enhanced from Rs144bn to Rs203bn (read details)

June 12, 2020: Govt increases BISP stipend from Rs2,000 to Rs3,000 (read details)

March 13, 2020: 4.4m names being included in BISP list, NA told (read details)

December 24, 2019: Govt strikes over 800,000 names off BISP database (read details)

October 10, 2019: BISP signs contract with HBL, Bank Alfalah for disbursement of financial assistance (read details)

July 28, 2019: BISP brings over 3.5m children back to school (read details)

June 12, 2019: BISP quarterly stipend to be raised to Rs5,500 (read details)

June 10, 2019: Pakistan Post establishes tracking, monitoring system for disbursement of BISP funds (read details)

June 2, 2019: Survey planned to update BISP database (read details)

April 2, 2019: Govt puts BISP under Ehsaas (read details)

Nov 30, 2018: ECC approves $83m grant for BISP beneficiaries (read details)

Sep 4, 2018: Skill development: BISP, WL to enrol 6,000 out-of-school girls. (read details)