Rs3.1 billion disbursed among 50,000 people under BISP: Marvi Memon

BADIN, Pakistan: State Minister and the Chairman Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Marvi Memon has informed that over 50 thousand male and female persons of 290 Union Councils of 44 districts have been benefitted with disbursement of interest free loan of Rs3.1 billion under Prime Minister’s Youth Loan Scheme.


Addressing the beneficiaries of the four Union Councils of Badin district here on Friday, she said that Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif fully committed to overcome the growing issue of unemployment and provide opportunity to jobless youth to establish their own business by obtaining interest free loan from the scheme.

The Prime Minister’s Interest Free Loan Scheme is an efforts of making the country towards rapid path of progress and prosperity and involve the youth in nation building, she said and added that these 50 thousand beneficiaries have established different types of business and sharing their pool for the improvement in socio economic condition of the country.

The Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon who also heard the problems of the women beneficiaries said that all out efforts are being made to provide maximum opportunity to women so that they could also be able to strive shoulder to shoulder for the development of the country.

The women beneficiaries informed her that they started different types of business and getting sufficient earning for their family members.

They thanked Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for initiating such scheme which were helping in improvement of their socio economic uplift.

Later the Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon visited the Vilagge Chatoo Halepoto where she inspected the business activities which started by the women beneficiaries from interest free loan of the scheme.

One of the beneficiary Shaheeda Khatoon informed her that various male and female of the village have improved their socio economic condition after getting interest free loan from the Prime Minister’s Youth Loan Scheme and now the parents who were earlier unable to provide education to their children have enrolled them in the schools.

The Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon on the occasion also bought a “Chaddar” from Shaheeda Khatoon and hoped that her business which she started from the Prime Minister’s Youth Load Scheme will further be flourished.

Source: APP

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