What is Insaf Imdad
LAHORE, Pakistan: Under the Chief Minister Punjab Insaf Imdad Package, 2.5 million poor and deserving families will receive the financial grant worth a cumulative Rs 10 billion.
Each deserving family will receive Rs 4,000 per month at home through Mobile Companies.
The needy families may apply for the financial grant from home through any of the following simple procedures;
Steps to Apply for the Insaf Imdad Fund
- Fill out the below application form for Insaf Imdad online
- Download Insaf Imdad App from Google Play Store https://bit.ly/2QWe3bn
- Send your details at 8070 through SMS
- Write in the SMS: Imdad(space)CNIC No(space)Mobile No(space)Full Name (E.g. Imdad 35402-0000000-5 0300-1234567 Ali Imran)
- The applications will be received from Wednesday (April 1, 200).
All the applications will be verified online through various data including of BISP, Ehsaas Program, and Power Companies. Once the verification process is completed by the provincial government, the financial aid will be transferred to the affected person.
The Punjab government said that the cash will be transferred through Easypaisa after biometric verification so that it would benefit only real deserving people.
While addressing a Press Conference in Lahore on Tuesday, the Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Ahmad Khan Buzdar said that the Punjab government has earmarked Rs 10 billion for the financial assistance of 2.5 million needy families in the province.
Usman Buzdar said that each deserving family will be paid Rs 4,000 monthly in a transparent and foolproof manner as part of the Insaf Imdad Package.
The Chief Minister said that the financial assistance will be provided by the SMS Service and the beneficiary can make money by merely showing his/her Identity Cards.
Separately, Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar also ordered to transfer Rs 4,000 other than Zakat money to 170,000 already registered beneficiaries of Zakat.
میں نے 1 لاکھ 70 ہزار سے زائد رجسٹرڈ مستحقین ذکو’ۃ کو یہ رقم فوری طور پر ٹرانسفر کرنے اور باقی ڈیٹا بھی جلد از جلد حاصل کر کے اس کی تصدیق کرنے کی تاکید کی ہے.
انشاءاللہ ہم مشکل کی اس گھڑی میں شہریوں کی ہر ممکن مدد کریں گے. https://t.co/uvBc07NUAn
— Usman Buzdar (@UsmanAKBuzdar) April 2, 2020
In addition to that, in order to provide daily wagers commodities, the Lahore Police has also stepped forward and prepared 6,000 ration bags for the needy people in Lahore.
Every department of the Punjab government is concerned for the wellbeing of poor people and doing everything that’s possible in its capacity.
The outcome of Imdad Fund
So far, more than one million Imdad applications have been received and this project seems like a ray of hope for those who were living on daily wages and going through a tough financial crisis.
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Meanwhile, the process of distribution of financial aid to destitute under the Chief Minister Insaf Imdad Programme has been started.
پنجاب #انصاف_امداد_پروگرام کےتحت 25 لاکھ خاندانوں کو اب 4 ہزار کی بجائے 12 ہزار روپے فی خاندان ٹرانسفر ہوں گے
اپنےقرب و جوار میں موجود کورونا وائرس سےمتاثرہ افراد کی رجسٹریشن کروائیں pic.twitter.com/HMoqfs1pGq
— Government of Punjab (@GOPunjabPK) April 5, 2020
In a statement, the Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar said that they will verify the received applications by April 7, and afterward, Rs 12,000 per family will be transferred on their mobile numbers and CNICs.
Usman Buzdar said that those residents of Punjab enlisted in the Ehsaas Kafalat Program and NSER data will also transfer Rs 12,000 per family.
Note: This story has been updated