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I myself supervising distribution of financial assistance, says Punjab CM

I myself supervising distribution of financial assistance, says Punjab CM
April 21, 2020
TOBA TEK SINGH (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that he himself is supervising the distribution of the financial assistance. Talking to the media after inaugurating Ehsas Kafalat Program Centre on Tuesday, he said that the government will give due right to the deserving people. “The Ehsas Kafalat Program is the biggest and most transparent program of the history,” he said. The chief minister said that establishment of a network of shelter homes is a welfare-oriented step of the PTI government. “The scope of shelter homes is being extended and this facility is being arranged in hospitals where food is also provided.” Addressing a meeting at DC office to review arrangements to control coronavirus, eradication of dengue and procurement of wheat in the district, Sardar Usman Buzdar said that it is a difficult moment but the commitment of the nation is much higher. “I have so far visited 16 districts to review the ground realities and the government has given full attention to the eradication of coronavirus, dengue and procurement of wheat in the province. The government has also provided around Rs15 billion to the Health Department to deal with coronavirus and the capacity of the daily tests has reached to more than 4000 in Punjab. This daily capacity will reach to 10,000 in the next few days,” he added. The chief minister said that this year wheat procurement target has been fixed at 4.5 million metric tons and distribution of gunny bags is being done transparently. “The Punjab government will meet the wheat procurement target,” he added. The CM also visited DHQ Hospital and inaugurated a shelter home there. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar also visited Gojra and Trimmu Head Works in Jhang.