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Rs 69 billion disbursed to 5.75 million families under Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: As many as Rs 69 billion have so far been disbursed to 5.75 million families under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Dr. Sania Nishtar said.

In a News Conference in Islamabad on Thursday, Dr. Sania Nishtar said that a cash assistance of Rs 12,000 each is being given to the deserving families under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program.

Dr. Sania Nishtar said that these families have been selected in the most transparent manner after scrutinizing the data.

The Special Assistant said that an alternative mechanism will shortly be introduced for those who are facing thumb impression problem.

Furthermore, she said that safety measures have been ensured at the cash disbursement points in order to avoid the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Sania Nishtar said that a ration distribution portal has been activated to connect the philanthropists with the deserving families.

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