Over one mln people registered successfully for Ehsaas Rashan Riayat Program: Sania Nishtar
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar has said that more than one million people have registered successfully for Ehsaas Rashan Riayat Program so far.
Talking to media persons during a visit to Hassan Abdal, she said as many as 40 million people have submitted their data in the portal since the start of the registration process.
Dr Sania said an individual of the household can get registered under this program an monthly subsidy of one thousand rupees will be given to each family.
Meanwhile, addressing a news conference in Peshawar on Sunday, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar has said Ehsaas Rashan Programme is aimed at providing relief to downtrodden and marginalized segments of society. She said under the Ehsaas Rashan program launched by the federal government edible items are being provided to people at low price.
She said that as many as 20 million families identified through the recently completed Ehsaas survey will benefit from the programme.
The Special Assistant said the Ehsaas Rashan provides a subsidy of 1,000 rupees a month to each of the 20 million families on the purchase of flour, pulses, ghee and cooking oil.
Dr. Sania Nishtar said the citizens can get information on website for their registration to get benefit of the programme that would begin in December and continue for three weeks.
Earlier talking to media in Hassan Abdal, she said as 40 million people have submitted teir datga in the portal and One million people have successfully registered for Ehsas Rashan Programme.