Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched a portal under Ehsaas Cash Programme to help people who lost their jobs amid coronavirus
Prime Minister Imran Khan has ensured that the donations in PM’s Relief Fund for Covid-19 will be distributed among the deserving families with transparency.
PM Imran Khan was speaking in Islamabad today during the launching of a Web Portal to register and provide help to those who lost their jobs during the lockdown.
The Premier said that he is personally monitoring the relief fund regulations. Its details will be revealed after the audit.
Imran Khan has also explained that the government will donate 4 rupees for each rupee donated to the relief fund. He also said that the objective is to approach the maximum number o people during these testing times.
Ehsaas Cash Programme: Details of the web portal
The premier also said that those who have lost their jobs because of lockdown measures can register themselves on ehsaaslabour.nadra.gov.pk to avail a stipend worth PKR 12, 000. During the briefing, he directed the volunteers and Tiger Force to help people during the registration process. He further explained that the registrations will be analyzed and the amount will be given to the qualified people. He assured that the assistance will be provided entirely on merit basis without political interference.
Furthermore, Imran Khan also said that Rs. 81 billion have been distributed to 6.8 million deserving people under Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme.
He also said that a great amount has been distributed in a short time.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Dr. Sania Nishter was also present at the event. She said that Pakistan is the first developing country, and it has given immediate relief to the people affected by coronavirus pandemic.
She also said that the second phase of the program will help the labor class, who have lost their jobs due to the lockdown.
Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar was also present during the briefing. He said that the government has taken measures to provide relief to small businesses affected by the pandemic.