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Augment the existing BISP programme

The promise is a part of the PTI's "poverty alleviation drive".
Updated 12 Aug, 2021 09:39pm

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


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June 22, 2021: BISP cash stipend increased by Rs2,000 per annum (read details)

June 11, 2021: Cash provided to 12m people via Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme, says Tarin (read details)

May 26, 2021: ECC okays Rs48bn for Ehsaas cash handouts (read details)

May 24, 2021: PM inaugurates ‘Ehsaas Savings Wallets’ initiative for poor women (read details)

May 16, 2021: PM Imran lauds Sania Nishtar, Ehsaas team after World Bank recognition (read details)

April 17, 2021: GB CM, Sania Nishtar agree on accelerated Ehsaas collaboration (read details)

April 16, 2021: 80pc of Ehsaas survey completed: Dr Sania Nishtar (read details)

March 26, 2021: World Bank, Pakistan ink deals for $1.3bn aid (read details)

Feb 14, 2021: Dr Sania Nishtar satisfied with assistance to 15m labourers in pandemic (read details)

Feb 3, 2021: 29,961 more govt employees receiving BISP funds removed from beneficiaries list (read details)

Jan 21, 2021: BISP completes survey of 20 million houses (read details)

Jan 4, 2021: Rs180bn disbursed through Ehsaas Emergency Cash (read details)

Jan 1, 2021: Ehsaas scheme empowering weak segments of society, says annual report (read details)

Nov 18, 2020: Next tranche of Ehsaas Kafaalat programme to be released in coming weeks (read details)

Oct 9, 2020: BISP moving swiftly on a dynamic digital social ecosystem: Dr Sania Nishtar (read details)

Sept 6, 2020: Sania reviews Ehsaas activity in Neelum Valley (read details)

Sept 3, 2020: Second phase of Ehsaas cash assistance package soon (read details)

Aug 7, 2020: List of 2,700 officers drawing money from BISP given to Senate body (read details)

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)