Over Rs 65 billion distributed among 2,603,881 flood affected families under BISP

BISPOver Rs 65 billion distributed among 2,603,881 flood affected families under BISP

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The financial aid of Rs 25,000 under the Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Cash Assistance has been provided to every flood affected families across Pakistan through the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and so far a total amount of Rs 65,097,025,000 have been disbursed among 2,603,881 affected families.

In this regard, special payment centers have been established by the BISP in the flood affected areas through which till to date 201,230 affected families have received Rs 5,030,750,000 in Balochistan; 1,787,027 families have received Rs 44,675,675,000 in Sindh; 294,858 families have received Rs 7,371,450,000 in KP, 320,324 families have received Rs 8,008,100,000 in Punjab and 442 families have Rs 11,050,000 in Gilgit Baltistan respectively.

The Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety / Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Shazia Marri has stressed upon the concerned staff who is present at the campsites to fully cooperate and facilitate the female beneficiaries in their respective regions.

The BISP urges affected families to forward their CNIC number to 8171 for registration in Flood Relief Cash Assistance program and upon receiving payment message they can visit their nearby campsite to receive their payment.

A control Room has also been established at Benazir Income Support Programme headquarters with cells at provincial level to ensure smooth payments.

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