Ehsaas program benefited half of population in 2020, report

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

02nd Jan, 2021. 10:53 am
Ehsaas Program 2020

The Ehsaas program has benefitted around half of Pakistan’s population amid the coronavirus crisis last year.

An annual report has been compiled by Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Division according to which the Ehsaas program continues to empower the weakest segments of society through its multi-faceted initiatives.

The report also mentioned that many transformative initiatives and policy reforms have effectively been implemented nationwide since the launch of Ehsaas as an umbrella program in 2019 by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

PM announces to bring Ehsaas program and health insurance card to GB

Prime Minister PM Imran Khan on Wednesday said that a committee will be formed immediately to make progress on giving provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) region.

According to the details, Imran Khan attended the oath-taking ceremony of cabinet members. GB governor administered oaths to the newly-elected members of the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA).

During his address to the cabinet, he said that the PTI government is well aware of the problems being faced by the people of the GB. He added that all the issues will be addressed to provide maximum relief to the people.

Imran Khan said that the government has also planned to bring health insurance in Gilgit Baltistan that will facilitate the poor and low-income people.

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