Thursday, July 15, 2021

Govt working on grand social safety plan: PM aide

ISLAMABAD: The government is working on a grand and comprehensive social protection programme under which as many as 288 welfare initiatives will be launched to eradicate poverty, uplift the lot of marginalised people and support vulnerable households.

“Ehsaas, the government’s social safety network, will operate these initiatives. The new projects will be initiated after the completion of Ehsaas survey which is currently advancing smoothly throughout the country and is likely to conclude by the end of this month,” said Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Dr Sania Nishtar. Read More