ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the Kamyab Pakistan Program on Monday, which will contribute significantly towards the elimination of poverty in the Country.
Under the Kamyab Pakistan Program, loans worth Rs 1,400 billion will be disbursed among 3.7 million families across the Country.
The program consists of five components; interest-free loans to farmers, financing business, financing for the construction of houses, linking of successful skilled based scholarship scheme and Sehat Insaf Card.
While launching the Kamyab Pakistan Program aimed at uplifting 3.7 million poor households, Prime Minister Imran Khan termed it a landmark initiative saying it will bring improvement in the living standards of the common man.
The prime minister noted that the program was prepared after hectic efforts and consultation process, and expressed the confidence it will move forward with success. He said that a Committee should also be constituted to evaluate its progress and address any problems coming in its way.
Touching upon the main components of the Kamyab Pakistan Program, the Federal Minister for Finance Shaukat Tarin said that under the Kamyab Karobar, interest free loans up to Rs 500,000 will be given to the poor households. Similarly, under the Kamyab Kissan, interest free loans will be given to the farmers.
Shaukat Tarin said the program will also enable these households to build their own houses. He said that health cards will be provided to the poor households beside one person of each family will be provided with technical training.