BADIN: FIA Hyderabad issued a notification to take action against illegal recipients of Benazir Income Support Program.
The letters have been issued to those who continued to receive money despite being government employees. The people who received money in the Benazir Income Support Program were shocked after receiving the letters.
It is to be noted that the letter was issued by the FIA on Saturday (May 2). Those who are involved in this have to appear at the Hyderabad office.
Earlier, Many affluent officers of federal and provincial governments were getting benefits from the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP).
It was revealed that government officers designated from 17 to 21 grade were also receiving help from BISP. Several officials have registered their wives’ names in the BISP.
The names of over 2,543 officers were excluded from the list of applicants taking aid from BISP. Most of the officers belonged to Sindh and Baluchistan.
Three officers of grade 21 and 59 officers of grade 20 kept receiving monthly stipends under BISP. Whereas 429 officers of grade 29 also used to receive a monthly stipend.
Given that special assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Sania Nishtar had addressed a press conference in December in which she announced that the government has decided to eliminate 820,165 people from the programme.
She said, “Those having ownership of a car or paying telephone bills up to Rs1000 will be declared ineligible for the programme’s registration.”