Govt expanding scope of Ehsaas Emergency Cash programme: SAPM Sania Nishtar

Prime Minister's Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Dr. Sania Nishtar has said the government has decided to expand the scope of Ehsaas Emergency Cash programme.

She said its budget is being increased from 144 billion to 203 billion rupees.

She said 16.9 million deserving families, which almost cover more than half of Pakistan's population, will benefit from this scheme.

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