The federal government has launched the Ehsaas Digital Program to facilitate female beneficiaries and keep away from fraudulent actions in the disbursement of cost.

According to a recent tweet by the Data Ministry, this new advancement was briefed by Particular Assistant on Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar to Prime Minister Imran Khan, throughout his go to to an Ehsaas cost website in Islamabad in the present day.

The SAPM said this initiative will play the role in keeping women safe from visiting banks to get their amounts. She further stated digital vaults have been installed from where beneficiaries can receive their payments as well as keep their cash safe in these digital accounts. Moreover, a grievance system has been integrated with the banks to promptly address any complaint. She said a next to the kin system has also been evolved in the case of the principal beneficiary’s death.

Dr. Nishtar said that they have increased the number of beneficiaries of the program from 4.3 million to seven million. She further briefed that they have resolved issues encountered in the Ehsaas Emergency Cash program, concluding it as fraud-proof. In addition to it, she informed the PM that she directly participates in Radio Pakistan’s Raabta Program to spread awareness among the masses and listen to their issues.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on the occasion interacted with the Ehsaas beneficiaries and also inquired about the expansion of the program. It is pertinent to mention that Prime Minister Imran Khan on November 14 gave the approval to increase the number of Ehsaas Kafalat beneficiary families from 4.6 million to 7 million. Supervising over the meeting, PM Imran had reflected that people belonging to low-income segments were badly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dr. Sania Nishtar is a leader in global health and sustainable development. Since 2018, she has been spearheading the transformative Ehsaas Poverty Alleviation program, which has improved the livelihoods of millions of Pakistanis. She was recently included in the prestigious BBC list of the 100 most inspiring and influential women worldwide in 2020.

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