Prime Minister Imran Khan launches Ehsaas Amdan Programme in Layyah
LAYYAH (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that interest-free loans will be given to 80,000 people each month.
Addressing the launching ceremony of Ehsaas Amdan Programme on Friday, he said cattle would be provided to women to run their houses. “50,000 scholarships will be given to the people each year. The poor families will be provided free treatment,” he added.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the government was working on different projects to establish as an Islamic welfare state on the pattern of Madina. “Justice and welfare of people are a prerequisite to keep the country stable and secure.”
Imran Khan said that the government wants to empower downtrodden and financially poor segment of society.
The prime minister expressed hope that the economic and social reforms initiated by the PTI-led government would bring about a positive change in the lives of citizens.
He said that the government had already established 180 shelter homes across the country, while work on creating further shelter homes is under way. “The government will provide free legal assistance to the under-privileged segment of society so that dispensation of justice can be ensured. Moreover, the government will provide 6 million health cards to people across Punjab out of which 5 million has already been issued.”
Imran Khan said that the government was working on introducing uniform curriculum to overcome discrimination in field of education.
Speaking on the occasion, Special Assistant to PM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar said that Ehsaas Amdan Programme is being launched in 375 union councils of 23 poorest districts of all the four provinces of the country.
She said that the program would prove to be a milestone in providing the employment opportunities to generate income to sixty percent women and 30 percent youth. “Ensuring transparency is the hallmark of the project to transfer its dividends to the deserving people.”
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated dual carriageway from Muzaffargarh to Dera Ghazi Khan in Muzaffargarh on Friday afternoon.
He also inaugurated new block at Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hosptial. Imran Khan visited around various extension blocks of the health facility.