Bill Gates terms Ehsaas “a state of the art program”

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Talking to the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar in a meeting held in Islamabad on Thursday, the Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates has termed Ehsaas “a state of the art program”.


In the meeting, Dr. Sania Nishtar briefed him about Ehsaas and the focus on data, digitization, & transparency as key drivers of all Ehsaas programmes.

For his words of appreciation for Ehsaas and his support, Sania Nishtar thanked Bill Gates and told that Ehsaas programmes and initiatives are end-to-end digitized, reducing human discretion and exploitation.

Bill Gates was also briefed on governance reforms under the Ehsaas and the Building and Rebuilding Institutions Initiative (BRI) of Ehsaas where changes have focused on a three-pronged approach around institutionalizing efficiency through digitization, embedding good governance, and minimizing financial and statutory risks.

The initiative is aimed at introducing robust governance mechanisms that increase transparency, accountability, and efficiency as well as depoliticizing institutions involved in the delivery of Ehsaas.

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The meeting was also attended by the Secretary Muhammad Ali Shahzada, the Secretary Ismat Tahira, the Additional Secretary Captain (retd) Saeed Ahmed Nawaz, and the Additional Secretary Syed Moazzam.

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