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  • September 30, 2020

Deadline of Ehsaas Cash payments extended: Payments to those with biometric failure and to the families of dead to continue till Oct 30, 2020

September 30, 2020 – Islamabad: Taking to twitter, SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar has announced that Ehsaas Emergency Cash payments to those with biometric failures and families of dead beneficiaries

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  • September 30, 2020

President and CEO of Nutrition International presents their Nutrition strategy to Ehsaas

September 30, 2020 - Ottawa: President and CEO of Nutrition International, Joel Spicer together with his global and country teams came to the table with Ehsaas to discuss areas of collaboration.

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  • September 30, 2020

SAPM Sania Nishtar chairs the third Ehsaas Risk Management and Assurance Committee meeting

September 30, 2020 - Islamabad: To step up and step forward with the agenda to establish the Cybercrime Wing within Ehsaas, the third Risk Management and Assurance Committee meeting was convened at Ehsaas office

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  • September 29, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar highlights Ehsaas nutrition approach at an event hosted by Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition and FAO

September 29, 2020 - Rome: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to speak at the online launch event for the Global Panel’s new Foresight 2.0 report: ‘Future Food Systems: For people, our planet, and prosperity

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  • September 24, 2020

Pakistan and Chile co-host a high-level poverty event at UNGA; PM Imran Khan along with 5 Heads of State demonstrate commitment to tackle poverty

September 24, 2020 - New York: Pakistan and Chile co-hosted a very special event today titled, ‘Poverty at a crossroad: using leadership and the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)’ at this year’s UN General Assembly (UNGA)

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  • September 22, 2020

Pakistan’s COVID-19 response globally lauded at high-level CGD event

Sep 22, 2020 - Washington D.C.: A high-level global thinktank, Center for Global Development (CGD), hosted an international forum, ‘Coping with COVID-19: The Pakistan Experience’ that brought together Asad Umar

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  • September 21, 2020

SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar inspects the upgradation work at Peshawar More Panagah and Langar

September 21, 2020 - Islamabad: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar visited the Panagah and Langar at Peshawar More, Islamabad along with Ehsaas team. The visit aimed to inspect the upgradation work of Panagah and Langar

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  • September 21, 2020

Sania Nishtar keynotes the SCB Women in Tech event celebrating women entrepreneurs

Sep 21, 2020 - Karachi: Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan invited SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar to keynote the closing event of Women in Tech program that celebrated aspiring women entrepreneurs

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  • September 17, 2020

Dr. Sania releases an instructional video on the Ehsaas Emergency Cash - Facilitation Portal

September 17, 2020 -Islamabad: “All eligible Emergency Cash beneficiaries with biometric challenges who will apply through the new Ehsaas Facilitation Portal will receive fresh disbursement messages

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  • September 16, 2020

EU Heads of Missions briefed about flagship Ehsaas

September 16, 2020 -Islamabad: Heads of Missions of the European Union and Member States commended Ehsaas as the largest and most extensive social protection intervention in the country

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  • September 16, 2020

Ehsaas opens portal to facilitate emergency cash beneficiaries in last 15 days

September 16, 2020 -Islamabad: Taking measures to resolve payment issues being encountered by eligible applicants of Ehsaas Emergency Cash, an online portal has been introduced under the banner of Ehsaas

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  • September 15, 2020

Ehsaas shifts to accrual accounting system

September 15, 2020 - Islamabad: Under the overarching Ehsaas framework, BISP becomes the first organization in the social sector institutions of the government to adopt modern and efficient way of maintaining

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  • September 15, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar addresses global virtual event to launch ‘The Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission Report’

September 15, 2020: The Lancet Commission on Reframing Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries (NCDI) for the Poorest Billion (Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission) hosted a global virtual event

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  • September 14, 2020

SAPM Sania Nishtar connects with senior management of UNDP Global to explore potential synergies

September 14, 2020: To explore options for strategic collaboration around digitally centred social welfare in Pakistan, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the PM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • September 12, 2020

Sania Nishtar visits Ehsaas projects in Multan over the weekend

September 12, 2020 - Multan: As disbursements of Ehsaas Emergency Cash draw close to the conclusion throughout the country by September 15, 2020, SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar visited Ehsaas Emergency Cash distribution

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  • September 11, 2020

Sania Nishtar visits Ehsaas Nashonuma Centre and reviews Ehsaas survey operations at Rajanpur

September 11, 2020 - Rajanpur:  Aiming to inspect the quality of service delivery in the field under newly launched Ehsaas Nashonuma programme, SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar visited Ehsaas Nashonuma centre

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  • September 10, 2020

Governor Punjab chairs Ehsaas undergraduate scholarship distribution ceremony for FJWU

Sep 10, 2020 - Lahore: Governor Punjab, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar chaired Ehsaas undergraduate scholarship distribution ceremony at Governor House in Lahore. The Governor distributed cheques of Ehsaas scholarships

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  • September 08, 2020

Ehsaas undergraduate scholarship portal reopens to receive online applications for academic year 2020-21

September 8, 2020 – Islamabad: The Ehsaas undergraduate scholarship portal has been reopened to receive fresh applications for the academic year 2020-21. All students with family income less than 45,000

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  • September 08, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar directs the formation of Cyber Crime Wing for Ehsaas

September 8, 2020 – Islamabad: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar has approved the formation of the Cyber Crime Wing

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  • September 07, 2020

New World Bank Country Director calls on SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar

Sep 7, 2020 – Islamabad: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar was called on by Najy Benhassine, World Bank Country Director at Ehsaas offices in the federal capital. This was the first visit of Benhassine since he took the charge as the World Bank Country Director

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  • September 07, 2020

PM visits the remodelled Panagah at Tarlai Islamabad

September 7, 2020 – Islamabad: In line with his vision of developing Pakistan as an Islamic welfare state, PM visited the newly upgraded model Panagah at Tarlai Islamabad. Following the PM’s directives to re-model Islamabad

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  • September 07, 2020

Sania Nishtar keynotes a webinar on Digital Health in COVID-19: Sharing Experiences of COMSATS’ South Asian Member States

Sep 7, 2020 - Islamabad: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to keynote at a webinar on, Digital Health in COVID-19: Sharing Experiences of COMSATS’ South Asian Member States. Addressing the webinar, Dr. Nishtar

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  • September 05, 2020

Dr. Sania reviews Ehsaas operations in Neelam Valley, visits affected households

September 5, 2020 - Neelam Valley: Dr. Sania Nishtar, PM’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation visited the Jura sector near the Line of Control in Neelam Valley to review arrangements

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  • September 03, 2020

SAPM Dr. Nishtar visits newly upgraded Panagah at Tarlai to review arrangements

Sep 3, 2020 – Islamabad: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar visited the newly upgraded Panagah (shelter home) at Tarlai to review arrangements. Leveraging IT infrastructure, the catering and living standards at the Panagah

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  • September 02, 2020

Dr. Sania’s article published in Project Syndicate gets coverage in 11 countries

September 2, 2020: Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation has penned an op-ed titled, ‘How cash transfers prevent lockdown tragedies’ that was published

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  • September 02, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Ehsaas undergraduate scholarship portal re-opening on Sep 5 to receive fresh applications

Sep 2, 2020 -Islamabad: Participating in Radio Program Raabta, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar apprised listeners about the Ehsaas undergraduate scholarship

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  • September 01, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Dr. Sania advises Ehsaas Emergency Cash beneficiaries to report Fake SMS messages on helpline: 0335-1058050/51

September 1, 2020 – Islamabad: Speaking to beneficiaries and applicants of Ehsaas Emergency Cash in a radio program Raabta, SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar shared details about the reporting process for fake SMS

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  • August 31, 2020

Sania joins SUN Lead Group Consultation on the SUN Strategy 3.0

Aug 31, 2020 - Geneva: For the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Executive Committee to brief the SUN Lead Group on the process to develop the draft 3.0 strategy and the key shifts proposed in the draft strategy

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  • August 31, 2020

Ehsaas undergraduate scholarship portal will open on Sep 5 to receive applications for year 2020-21

August 31, 2020 – Islamabad: Ehsaas undergraduate scholarship steering committee came to the table for the sixth time to review the progress for the academic sessions 2019-20 and strategize next steps for 2020-21

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  • August 31, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Govt extends date of Ehsaas Emergency Cash payments till Sep 15; Dr. Sania

August 31, 2020 - Islamabad: Interacting with listeners on national hook up radio program, Raabta, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar

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  • August 28, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Payments to families of dead beneficiaries and those with biometric issues to continue for a month after Aug 31; Dr. Nishtar

August 28, 2020 - Islamabad: Speaking to applicants of Ehsaas Emergency Cash in a radio program Raabta, SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar shared details about the appeal process for families of deceased beneficiaries.

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  • August 27, 2020

SAPM Sania Nishtar oversees the ongoing renovation at Tarlai Panagah in Islamabad

August 27, 2020 -Islamabad: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar together with Secretary Yousaf Khan and other senior Ehsaas officials paid a surprise visit to Tarlai Panagah located in suburbs of the federal capital

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  • August 27, 2020

SAPM Sania field tests mobile wallet opening to introduce cashless banking for Ehsaas beneficiaries

August 27, 2020 – Islamabad: To field test the innovative proposition of opening mobile wallets for Ehsaas beneficiaries, SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar together with Secretary Yousaf Khan and other Ehsaas officials visited Islamabad

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  • August 27, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Dr. Sania expresses resolve to fight against fraudulent deductions on the ground

August 27, 2020 - Islamabad: Radio Pakistan held the fourth episode of the special interactive talk on ‘Ehsaas Emergency Cash in its program Raabta. Through this week, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • August 27, 2020

Governor SBP along with Deputy Governor calls on Dr. Nishtar

August 27, 2020 - Islamabad: Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir  along with Sima Kamil, Deputy Governor SBP called on Dr. Sania Nishtar

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  • August 26, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Dr. Sania guides eligible applicants to collect cash before August 31 from nearest campsites and bank branches

August 26, 2020 – Islamabad: In the Radio Pakistan’s Ehsaas Emergency Cash special program ‘Raabta’ that is a daily national broadcast, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • August 25, 2020

Radio program Raabta: Dr. Sania announces re-opening of Ehsaas registration desks following closure of Ehsaas Emergency Cash

August 25, 2020 -Islamabad: Connecting with listeners in radio program Raabta, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar announced

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  • August 25, 2020

Ehsaas and UNICEF join hands to commemorate World Breastfeeding Week 2020

August 25, 2020: This World Breastfeeding Week, Ehsaas and UNICEF joined hands to raise awareness amid COVID-19 around supporting breastfeeding for a healthier planet

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  • August 25, 2020

Dr. Sania holds a meeting to firm up Ehsaas individual financial assistance policy

August 25, 2020 – Islamabad: The meeting of Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division (PASSD) was held to firm up the individual financial assistance policy under the umbrella of Ehsaas. Dr. Sania Nishtar

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  • August 24, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar holds a radio program Raabta to guide Ehsaas Emergency Cash beneficiaries

August 24, 2020 - Islamabad: Given the closure of Ehsaas Emergency Cash payments on August 31, 2020, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation along with representatives

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  • August 24, 2020

Sania keynotes PIDE webinar on ‘Financing the Social Protection’

August 24, 2020 - Islamabad: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) organized a webinar on 'Financing the Social Protection: Possibilities & Practices'. SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar

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  • August 21, 2020

Ehsaas newsletter highlights 15-month remarkable journey of social protection in Pakistan

August 21, 2020 – Islamabad: Celebrating its 15-month journey, Ehsaas has released a newsletter that looks back at several successful Ehsaas launches, institutional reforms and strategic partnerships under the whole-of-the government Ehsaas program

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  • August 21, 2020

SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar joins a panel discussion on temporary basic income with Head of Strategic Engagement UNDP

August 21, 2020 - Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar, PM’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation was invited to join the panel discussion with George Gray Molina

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  • August 20, 2020

Sania visits Panagahs in Islamabad along with experts to plan renovation

August 20, 2020 -Islamabad: Taking immediate steps to plan renovation of the shelter and basic amenities being provided to labourers and the poor at Panagahs, SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar

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  • August 19, 2020

SAPM Sania Nishtar convenes Ehsaas Poverty Expert Committee meeting to get an overview of upcoming Tahafuz

August 19, 2020 -Islamabad: A consultative meeting of Ehsaas Poverty Expert Committee was convened at Ehsaas offices. The meeting was part of preparations for Ehsaas Tahafuz

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  • August 16, 2020

SAPM Sania Nishtar speaks at Harvard Pakistan Forum 2020

August 16, 2020 -Islamabad: Harvard Pakistan Forum (HPF) was held on August 13-16, 2020 virtually. The conference aimed to provide a platform for better understanding Pakistan’s socio-economic context. SAPM

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  • August 14, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar joins media briefing with Cabinet Colleagues on government’s two-year performance

August 18, 2020 -Islamabad: A team comprising six members of the federal cabinet briefed the media on the two-year performance report of the present government.

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  • August 14, 2020

Governor Sindh disburses cheques of Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship among 145 engineers of tomorrow

August 14, 2020 - Karachi: On the occasion of 74th Independence Day of Pakistan, Governor Sindh Imran Ismail awarded scholarships to students of Dawood University of Engineering and Technology (DUET) Karachi under the Ehsaas Undergraduate

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  • August 13, 2020

Prime Minister unveils groundbreaking Ehsaas Nashonuma program

August 13, 2020 –Khyber Tribal District: Prime Minister Imran Khan launched a new program, Ehsaas Nashonuma that will tackle stunting and improve the nutrition of the poorest children in Pakistan, emphasising that there is no place for malnutrition

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  • August 10, 2020

Orphanages Expert Group meets for the 13th time with SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar to review living standards

August 10, 2020- Islamabad: Orphanages Expert Group met for the 13th time with PM’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar to give final shape to living standards for orphanages and child care centers

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  • August 10, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar visits Panagah in Islamabad to plan upgradation

August 10, 2020- Islamabad: Following official approval of Panagah Strategy by the Prime Minister Imran Khan on August 9, 2020

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  • August 09, 2020

PM approves Panagah Strategy to expand the scope of shelter homes initiative

August 9, 2020 – Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved Panagah Strategy to expand the scope of his initiative Panagah (shelter homes) across the country, in line with his vision of developing Pakistan

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  • August 08, 2020

Ehsaas survey kicks off in KP; Sania herself enrols first household in Malakand

August 8, 2020 - Malakand: The official kick-off of Ehsaas Survey in KP, took place at Malakand. Ehsaas is conducting a door to door survey all over the country so that data can be gathered about the socioeconomic status of households.

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  • August 06, 2020

Sania joins the 3rd meeting of Population Taskforce under the chair of President of Pakistan

August 6, 2020 -Islamabad: In her capacity as a member of the Federal Task Force on Population, PM’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar joined the 3rd meeting of task force under the chair of President

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  • August 05, 2020

Dr. Sania inspires women entrepreneurs at the meeting of FPCCI Standing Committee on women empowerment

August 5, 2020 – Lahore: The third meeting of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) central standing committee on women empowerment and development took place in Lahore

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  • August 05, 2020

Sania Nishtar joins a ministerial roundtable hosted by UN Women in Bangkok

August 5, 2020 - Bangkok: Dr. Sania Nishtar joined a high-level virtual ministerial roundtable with Ministers from around the world as part of the expert panel to jointly share experiences

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  • August 04, 2020

Ehsaas convenes consultative meetings with partner banks to explore ways to promote financial inclusion

Aug 4, 2020 - Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • August 03, 2020

Dr. Sania represents Pakistan at the 11th Korea – SAARC Seminar convened by the Government of Korea

Aug 3, 2020 – Islamabad: At the 11th Korea - SAARC Partnership Seminar convened by the Government of Korea on the theme of public health and poverty alleviation in the time of COVID-19

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  • August 02, 2020

Sania meets and greets labourers on the second day of Eid at Ehsaas Langarkhana in Peshawar

Aug 2, 2020 -Peshawar: On the second day of Eid, Dr. Sania Nishtar, PM’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation visited the Ehsaas Langarkhana

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  • August 01, 2020

Sania celebrates Eid with the destitute women and girls at Edhi Home

Aug 1, 2020 -Islamabad: Special Assistant to the PM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar visited Edhi home to celebrate the first day of Eid

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  • July 30, 2020

Ehsaas and the World Bank explore collaborative avenues to expand the scope of Ehsaas

July 30, 2020 - Islamabad: Under the leadership of Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • July 30, 2020

Dr. Sania addresses keynote at the Ehsaas Scholarship distribution event hosted by KMU

July 30, 2020 - Peshawar: Khyber Medical University organized Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship distribution ceremony in Peshawar for medical and allied health students

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  • July 30, 2020

International development partners congratulate Dr. Sania for releasing the flagship report on Ehsaas Emergency Cash

July 30, 2020 -Islamabad: Ehsaas hosted a webinar with donors, international development partners and UN agencies to share key findings of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Report penned

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  • July 29, 2020

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to Pakistan calls on Dr. Sania Nishtar

July 29, 2020 -Islamabad:  Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • July 29, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar convenes consultative meeting to give structure to Panagahs

July 29, 2020 - Islamabad: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar

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  • July 29, 2020

Sania discusses matters pertaining to SUN Movement with Coordinator and UN Assistant Secretary-General in Geneva

July 29, 2020 -Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the PM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation virtually

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  • July 29, 2020

President hosts a reception in collaboration with Ehsaas to pay tribute to services of health workers in COVID-19

July 29, 2020 – Islamabad: President Dr. Arif Alvi hosted a reception at the Presidency in Islamabad to pay tribute to the health workers and paramedical staff for their dedicated services during the COVID-19 pandemic

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  • July 29, 2020

Dr. Sania joins the Cabinet Committee meeting on Utility Stores Corporation to review the utilization of subsidy amount

July 29, 2020 - Islamabad: The cabinet committee on Utility Stores Corporation met to review the utilization of the subsidy amount.

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  • July 28, 2020

Dr. Sania presents Ehsaas Emergency Cash Report to President Dr. Arif Alvi

July 28, 2020 -Islamabad: In a meeting that took place at Aiwan-e-Sadar in Islamabad, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister

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  • July 28, 2020

Dr. Nishtar releases an explanatory video on ‘Ehsaas Know Your Status web-portal’ to facilitate applicants of Ehsaas Emergency Cash

July 28, 2020 - Islamabad: To facilitate applicants as well as volunteers of Ehsaas Emergency Cash program enabling them to check online status of their applications

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  • July 27, 2020

Newly released edition of ‘Ehsaas Newsletter’ underscores the journey of this ground-breaking program amid COVID times

Connecting with wide-ranging stakeholders, Ehsaas has released the second volume of the newsletter. This electronic newsletter looks back at the Ehsaas’ progress from Jan 01, 2020 to Jun 30

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  • July 24, 2020

Dr. Sania visits newly set up Ehsaas Nashonuma Center in Khyber Tribal District to reviews arrangements

July 24, 2020 -Islamabad: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar together with her team visited the Ehsaas Nashonuma Center

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  • July 23, 2020

Ehsaas signs MoU with Aga Khan Foundation

July 23, 2020 -Islamabad: Ehsaas signed an MoU with Aga Khan Foundation, Pakistan for the launch of upcoming Ehsaas Nashonuma programme across Gilgit-Baltistan

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  • July 23, 2020

Ehsaas and Punjab discuss ways to exploit synergy with regard to Ehsaas social protection assistance

July 23, 2020 -Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation convened a virtual meeting

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  • July 23, 2020

Ehsaas conducts a Zoom session with experts from Aga Khan University to exchange views on stunting in Pakistan

July 23, 2020 -Islamabad: A Zoom session led by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar

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  • July 23, 2020

Ehsaas Labour Expert Groups convenes eleventh meeting in 13 months

July 23, 2020 -Islamabad: As part of ‘Mazdoor ka Ehsaas’, a meeting of the Ehsaas Labour Expert Group (LEG) was convened with federal government departments

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  • July 23, 2020

Ehsaas and ADB deliberate poverty graduation approaches in a virtual meeting

July 23, 2020 -Islamabad: A virtual meeting of Ehsaas was held with Asian Development Bank to discuss poverty graduation approaches in context of Pakistan

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  • July 22, 2020

Ehsaas organizes a 5 day training of lead trainers to roll out NSER in KP

July 22, 2020 -Islamabad: Ehsaas organized a 5 day training of lead trainers for the roll out of Ehsaas National Socio-Economic Registry (NSER) in KP

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  • July 21, 2020

Cabinet appreciates first of its kind report on Ehsaas Emergency Cash authored by Dr. Sania Nishtar

Islamabad -July 21, 2020: Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation presented Ehsaas Emergency Cash programme

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  • July 16, 2020

Federal Government expands the budget of Ehsaas Emergency Cash to Rs. 203b: SAPM Dr. Nishtar addresses a press conference

July 16, 2020 – Islamabad: Speaking at a press conference alongside Information Minister, Shibli Faraz, Special Assistant to the PM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar said that the funding of Ehsaas Emergency Cash

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  • July 16, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar chairs a webinar discussion organized by UNDP on social protection in the context of COVID-19

July 16, 2020 -Islamabad: United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Pakistan hosted a webinar on the theme of social protection as it relates to inequality in the context of the COVID-19

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  • July 14, 2020

Dr. Nishtar illustrates the newly introduced Ehsaas mechanism for payments to families of deceased

July 14, 2020 -Islamabad: To ease out the payment process for families of deceased beneficiaries who are eligible,

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  • July 13, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar briefs PM on upcoming ‘Ehsaas Nashonuma’ program

July 13, 2020 - Islamabad: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • July 11, 2020

Sania visits Pakistan Agriculture Research Center to explore multi-sectoral collaborations for Ehsaas

July 11, 2020 -Islamabad: “Within the government, multi-sectoral collaboration is critical for the success of Ehsaas program

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  • July 09, 2020

Ehsaas Langar & Panagah App available on Google Play Store

July 9, 2020 -Islamabad: Andriod version of ‘Ehsaas Langar and Panagah App’ is now available on Google Play Store, providing useful information about Ehsaas Langars

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  • July 08, 2020

Ehsaas launches ‘Ehsaas Emergency Cash-Know Your Status’ web-portal to facilitate registered applicants

July 8, 2020 -Islamabad: Ehsaas has launched ‘Know Your Status’ Portal which has been especially designed in collaboration with NADRA

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  • July 02, 2020

Dr. Sania briefs foreign diplomats on Ehsaas Emergency Cash: Pakistan’s social protection response to COVID-19

July 2, 2020 -Islamabad: Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a virtual briefing on the country’s social protection response to COVID-19, Ehsaas Emergency Cash program that brought together heads of diplomatic missions

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  • July 01, 2020

Sania Nishtar joins President Buhari of Nigeria and Antonio Gutteres during launch of UN’s Poverty Eradication Alliance

July 1, 2020 – Islamabad, Pakistan: Ending poverty and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals is at the heart of the government’s vision for Pakistan. This was the key message delivered by Dr. Sania Nishtar

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  • June 30, 2020

Governor Sindh Imran Ismail inaugurates Ehsaas Langar in Umerkot

June 30, 2020 - Umerkot: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail opened the Ehsaas Langar in Umerkot district of Sindh. This Langar provides cooked food to 300 people on daily basis.

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  • June 29, 2020

Dr. Sania takes to twitter to celebrate the achievement of Ehsaas Emergency Cash payment target among 12 m beneficiaries

June 29, 2020 -Islamabad: The federal government has successfully completed the Ehsaas target of emergency cash disbursement among 12 million daily wagers with overall disbursement of Rs. 145.29 billion

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  • June 29, 2020

Dr. Nishtar chairs the 40th board meeting of BISP

June 29, 2020 -Islamabad: The 40th meeting of the BISP board was held at BISP headquarters in Islamabad.

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  • June 26, 2020

PM announces the Rs. 3bn Ehsaas Cash Package for all families living close to the Line of Control

June 26, 2020 -Muzaffarabad: Addressing a ceremony in Muzaffarabad, the Prime Minister Imran Khan announced Ehsaas Cash Package

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  • June 25, 2020

Dr. Sania shares real-time evaluation of Ehsaas Emergency Cash with policymakers from Asia

June 25, 2020: UNDP Regional Innovation Hub in Bangkok organized NextGenGov online Summit - Asia Pacific with policymakers from across Asia to capitalize on sharing of experiences

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  • June 24, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar and CM KP Mehmood Khan review arrangements at Ehsaas payment site in Peshawar

June 24, 2020 -Peshawar: During her official visit to Peshawar, Dr. Sania Nishtar together with Chief Minister KP and Chief Secretary KP visited the Ehsaas Emergency Cash distribution site at Government High School No. 1

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  • June 24, 2020

Dr. Sania pays an unannounced visit to Swabi to observe Ehsaas Emergency Cash payments

June 24, 2020 - Swabi: Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar paid a surprise visit to Ehsaas payment site in Swabi

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  • June 24, 2020

SAPM Sania Nishtar and CM KP Mehmood Khan open Ehsaas Langar in Peshawar

June 24, 2020 -Peshawar: Dr. Sania Nishtar, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation along with Chief Minister KP, Mehmood Khan and Chairman Saylani Welfare International Trust

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  • June 22, 2020

PM opens assistance through Ehsaas Rashan Portal, PM’s COVID Web-portal and the Ehsaas Langar and Panahgah App

June 22, 2020 – Islamabad: The Prime Minister presided over a meeting during which he was briefed about commencement of operations through the Ehsaas Rashan Portal.

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  • June 22, 2020

Ehsaas signs MoUs with donors to commence operations through Ehsaas Rashan Portal

June 22, 2020 – Islamabad: Prior to the commencement of operations through Ehsaas Rashan Portal, the donor organizations including Pepsi Co, Lucky Cement, Bank Alfalah and Saylani Welfare International Trust committed

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  • June 17, 2020

PM apolitically decides to increase the share of Sindh in Ehsaas Emergency Cash from 22.45% to 31%

June 17, 2020- Karachi: Participating in a televised media talk led by the Prime Minister Imran Khan during the visit to Karachi

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  • June 17, 2020

Ehsaas Saylani Langar opens in Swat amidst COVID-19 pandemic

June 17, 2020 - Swat: Under the public private partnership, fourth Ehsaas Saylani Langar has been opened in Swat

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  • June 17, 2020

PM visits Ehsaas Emergency Cash Disbursement Centre in Larkana

June 17, 2020 - Larkana: Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Disbursement Centre at Sachal Colony, Larkana

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  • June 13, 2020

PM visits Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursement centre at Lahore

June 13, 2020 - Lahore: Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursement centre in Lahore and inspected the transfer of cash to the deserving people

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  • June 11, 2020

Ehsaas Emergency Cash beneficiaries cross the 10m mark in nine weeks

June 11, 2020 - Islamabad: The Ehsaas Emergency Cash program has served more than 10 million beneficiaries since nine weeks of its commencement. The program was launched on April 9, 2020

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  • June 04, 2020

Ehsaas comes up with supplementary payment solution to serve beneficiaries with biometric issues

June 4, 2020 – Islamabad: Ehsaas has introduced a supplementary payment solution to facilitate beneficiaries of Ehsaas Emergency Cash who are eligible but were facing problems in withdrawing money owing to defying biometric identification

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  • June 03, 2020

Ehsaas commences emergency cash transfer to tribal daily wage earners across Waziristan

June 3, 2020 – Islamabad: Pakistan’s COVID-19 safety net response, Ehsaas Emergency Cash, has disbursed more than 117.49 billion Pakistani Rupees among 96.63 million vulnerable families across Pakistan

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  • June 02, 2020

Dr. Sania presents real-time lessons of Pakistan’s COVID-19 safety net response in her keynote address at ADB’s webinar

June 2, 2020 -Islamabad: The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) organized a webinar themed, “Casting Wider Safety Nets to Reach Asia’s Most Vulnerable: Real-time Policy Recommendations

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  • June 01, 2020

International donors widely applaud Pakistan’s Ehsaas Emergency Cash transfer program amid COVID-19 pandemic

June 1, 2020 -Islamabad: Ehsaas hosted a virtual meeting with international donors, UN Agencies & other stakeholders to apprise them with regard to Ehsaas Emergency Cash distribution- update & potential way forward

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  • May 19, 2020

Dr. Nishtar outlines process via video link for reaching out to 6 million category-4 beneficiaries through PM-COVID19 funded Ehsaas Emergency Cash

May 19, 2020 -Islamabad: Immediately following the newly launched disbursal to category-4 beneficiaries through PM-COVID19 fund by the Prime Minister, Dr. Sania Nishtar, PM’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • May 08, 2020

Disguised in Burqa, Sania visits Ehsaas Payment sites

May 8, 2020 -Islamabad: With the commencement of payments to category-3 beneficiaries on May 8, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation covered herself in Burqa

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  • May 04, 2020

Dr. Sania reviews arrangements at newly opened NADRA centers in Islamabad

May 4, 2020 -Islamabad: On the approval of the federal government, National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) offices have resumed operations today countrywide to facilitate beneficiaries of Ehsaas Emergency Cash

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  • May 02, 2020

PM launches web-portal for COVID-19 livelihood-loss-affectees

May 2, 2020 -Islamabad: The Prime Minister launched a web-portal soliciting applications from those who have lost their livelihoods as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and announced to commit the PM’s COVID-19 Relief

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  • April 29, 2020

Country Director, WFP Pakistan calls on SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar to seek Ehsaas collaborations against COVID-19 context

April 29, 2020 -Islamabad: Chris Kaye, Country Director for World Food Programme Pakistan together with his team called on Dr. Sania Nishtar, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • April 24, 2020

In the interest of transparency Ehsaas launches Emergency Cash Information Portal; All applicants to get responses within 15 days: Dr. Sania

April 24, 2020 -Islamabad: To ensure transparency, Ehsaas has launched the information portal, making details of Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursements available to the public

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  • April 23, 2020

Global SUN Movement lauds the multisectoral approach of Ehsaas to tackle malnutrition amid COVID-19 emergency

April 23, 2020 -Islamabad: Through a virtual meeting, Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation connected with Gerda Verburg

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  • April 23, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar addresses a press conference on Ehsaas Emergency Cash payments: Rs. 68.885 billion disbursed among 5.74 families

April 23, 2020 – Islamabad: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar said that Rs. 68.885 billion have been disbursed

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  • April 22, 2020

PM approves the launch of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Information Portal

April 22, 2020- Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the launch of an information portal relating to Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursements

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  • April 22, 2020

Rs. 65.249 billion distributed among 5.437 million families under Ehsaas Emergency Cash in two weeks

April 22, 2020-Islamabd: In two weeks, Ehsaas has distributed Rs.12,000 each to 5.437 million families, overall making it Rs. 65.249 billion

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  • April 22, 2020

Prime Minister visits Ehsaas cash distribution point in Rawalpindi; appreciates arrangements

April 22, 2020 -Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan  said that Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme, which is aimed at providing financial assistance

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  • April 21, 2020

Prime Minister opens the Ehsaas Rashan Portal

April 21, 2020 - Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan opened the Ehsaas Rashan Portal to facilitate the private sector in providing food rations to the most vulnerable affected in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

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  • April 21, 2020

Rs. 59.718 billion disbursed under Ehsaas Emergency Cash program

April 21, 2020 - Islamabad: The disbursement of Rs. 12,000 cash handouts to daily wagers and labourers under Ehsaas Emergency Cash program is ongoing with special COVID-19 protective measures at campsites

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  • April 20, 2020

Radio Program “Raabta”- Payment notifications to all applicants registered for Ehsaas Emergency Cash will be sent in two weeks: Dr. Sania

April 20, 2020-Islamabad: Speaking in a radio program “Raabta” that is a national broadcast, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social protection

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  • April 20, 2020

Ehsaas Emergency Cash- Deadline for registration ends; Rs. 56.968 billion paid out to 4.747 million families in 12 days

April 20, 2020 – Islamabad: 8171 SMS service to identify category-2 and 3 beneficiaries for Ehsaas Emergency Cash program closed on April 19, 2020

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  • April 19, 2020

Dr. Nishtar holds a surprise interaction with Ehsaas Emergency Cash beneficiaries in federal capital

April 19, 2020-Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation visited Ehsaas Emergency Cash campsites

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  • April 19, 2020

Rs. 55.039 billion Ehsaas Emergency Cash transferred to 4.586 million families in 11 days

April 19, 2020 – Islamabad: It has been 11 days, since Ehsaas began cash distribution to low-income households in all provinces of Pakistan including Gilgit-Baltistan, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir

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  • April 18, 2020

Ehsaas Emergency cash worth Rs. 53.336 billion distributed to 4.444 million marginalized households in 10 days

April 18, 2020 -Islamabad: Under the Government of Pakistan’s Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program, daily wage workers who are unable to earn a living these days due to #COVID19 crisis are being given Rs. 12,000

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  • April 17, 2020

Rs. 49.685 billion Ehsaas Emergency Cash paid out to over 4.14 million needy families since April 9

April 17, 2020 – Islamabad: The Ehsaas Emergency Cash program payments are underway since April 9, 2020 providing Rs. 12,000 financial assistance to 12 million deserving families

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  • April 16, 2020

Ehsaas commences 8171 SMS service campaign for the deaf; Ehsaas Emergency Cash worth Rs. 44.194 billion disbursed to 3.682 families in 7 days

Ehsaas has released an informative video for the deaf about 8171 SMS service for Ehsaas Emergency Cash programme. “This is aimed to communicate details of the SMS campaign through sign language

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  • April 16, 2020

President Dr. Arif Alvi distributes ration packs among Railway Coolies at a ceremony organised by Ehsaas

April 16, 2020 -Islamabad: Under the umbrella of Ehsaas, Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal organized a ration distribution ceremony for the coolies (loaders) of Pakistan Railways

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  • April 15, 2020

Ehsaas Emergency Cash payment commences to category-2 enrolled through 8171; Rs. 37.608 billion emergency cash disbursed by Ehsaas to 3.134 million families

April 15, 2020 -Islamabad: The Ehsaas Emergency Cash program has commenced disbursements to the second category of beneficiaries today. All of them have been enrolled through 8171 SMS service

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  • April 15, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar visits Ehsaas Emergency Cash distribution campsite in Islamabad

April 15, 2020- Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation visited the cash distribution campsite at IMCG Girls College located at G-10/4

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  • April 14, 2020

Branchless banking retailers incentivised by the Cabinet; Ehsaas Emergency Cash SMS registration will continue till April 19: Dr. Sania

April 14, 2020: The Ehsaas Emergency Cash program has been ongoing for the last 6 days. More than 2.739 million people have received cash assistance of Rs. 12,000 each that sums up roughly to Rs. 32.87 billion until now.

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  • April 13, 2020

Rs. 25.68 billion Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursed in the last 5 days. 2.095 million low income families supported

April 13, 2020 – Islamabad: Ehsaas continues disbursing Emergency Cash on the fifth day of its operations to benefit the deserving people from all the four provinces

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  • April 13, 2020

Dr. Sania vows stern action against fraudsters arrested

April 13, 2020 – Islamabad: As the Ehsaas Emergency Cash distribution scales up countrywide, so does the resolve to fight embezzlement and fraudsters on the ground

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  • April 12, 2020

Dr. Sania spends time on a Sunday in the Ehsaas Emergency Call Centre

April 12, 2020: The Ehsaas Emergency Cash advertisements appeared in newspapers today and there was a sudden surge in the number of incoming calls in the Ehsaas call centre

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  • April 12, 2020

Rs. 21.28 billion Ehsaas Emergency Cash withdrawn in the last 4 days. 1.77 million poverty-stricken families helped: Dr. Sania Nishtar

April 12, 2020- Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation briefed the media about on-the ground progress of the Ehsaas Emergency Cash payments

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  • April 11, 2020

Ehsaas disburses Rs. 16.588 billion to 1.382 million people in 60 hours amidst COVID-19 crisis. 40 retailers arrested

April 11, 2020- Islamabad: With special instructions of the Prime Minister, the Ehsaas Emergency Cash payments have been started countrywide on Apr 9, 2020 to financially aid more than 12 million deserving families

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  • April 10, 2020

Prime Minister visits Ehsaas Emergency Cash payment site in Peshawar to reviews arrangements

April 10, 2020 – Peshawar: Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the Ehsaas Emergency Cash payment point in Peshawar and reviewed arrangements

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  • April 09, 2020

Social distancing is priority as Ehsaas commences Emergency Cash Payments

April 9, 2020 - Islamabad: Safeguarding all precautionary measures, the payment process under Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program has begun to support the deserving families affected by the lockdown

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  • April 06, 2020

Radio Program - Raabta: Transfer of Ehsaas Emergency Cash assistance to deserving families would begin this week: Dr. Sania

News: April 6, 2020 – Islamabad: In the Radio Pakistan’s COVID-19 special program ‘Raabta’ that is a daily national broadcast, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • April 06, 2020

Dr. Sania interacts with laborers to ascertain how Ehsaas Emergency Cash can benefit them

News: April 6, 2020 – Islamabad: To ascertain how labourers and daily wagers are making use of Ehsaas Emergency Cash service 8171, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • April 05, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar addresses a press conference with regard to Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program

April 5, 2020 -Islamabad: Addressing a press conference with Press Information Department, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation explained beneficiary identification process

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  • April 04, 2020

Dr. Sania describes Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program modalities to a wider audience through video link

April 4, 2020 - Islamabad: To apprise the wider audience about details of beneficiary identification criteria and payment mechanism for newly introduced Ehsaas Emergency Cash program

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  • April 02, 2020

Radio Program- Raabta: Dr. Nishtar introduces Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program SMS Service 8171 to masses

News: April 2, 2020 -Islamabad: Participating in Radio Programme Raabta, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar provided details about the SMS service 8171

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  • April 01, 2020

Radio Program- Raabta: Dr. Sania Nishtar elaborates Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program application process for deserving families

News: April 1, 2020 – Islamabad: Through Radio Pakistan’s program, ‘Raabta’, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation apprised listeners that Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan

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  • April 01, 2020

PM launches Ehsaas Emergency Cash initiative worth Rs. 144 billion to support 12 million needy families affected by COVID19 crisis

April 1, 2020 - Islamabad: Prime Minister has launched Ehsaas Emergency Cash program in the context of the economic hardship being experienced by the vulnerable due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis

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  • March 31, 2020

Radio Program -Raabta: Government is determined to defeat COVID-19 and support poor segments of the society: Dr. Nishtar

News: March 31, 2020 – Islamabad: Interacting with listeners in Radio Pakistan’s special program, Raabta, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • March 26, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Dr. Nishtar gives Corona disease advice to drive social change

Raising awareness to drive social change, Dr. Sania Nishtar, PM’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation advised

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  • March 25, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Dr. Nishtar discusses PM’s multi-billion rupees economic relief package to offset adverse impacts of Corona outbreak

In today’s episode of Radio Pakistan’s national hook up program, ‘Raabta’ that aims to create awareness on Corona outbreak

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  • March 24, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Dr. Nishtar emphasizes on importance of social distancing and self-isolation to fight against Corona emergency

alking about the importance of social distancing and self-isolation to combat the spread of Corona Virus in Pakistan

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  • March 20, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Dr. Nishtar discusses effective measures taken by government to control Corona outbreak

 To create awareness about Corona virus emergency, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection

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  • March 19, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Dr. Nishtar briefs masses on statistical developments about Corona pandemic in Pakistan

Connecting with general public through Radio Pakistan’s live national hook up program, ‘Raabta’, Dr. Sania Nishtar,

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  • March 18, 2020

Radio Program Raabta: Dr. Nishtar guides general public on COVID-19 protection and preventive measures

To respond to Corono virus crisis, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • March 17, 2020

Ehsaas ensures people’s health and wellness in making Kafaalat payments amid Corona outbreak

Since Covid-19 outbreak has now been classified as a pandemic, Ehsaas has come up with preventive measures

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  • March 17, 2020

Dr. Sania Nishtar holds a new radio program every day to educate masses on Corona Virus

Given the Corona Virus pandemic across Pakistan, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection

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  • March 13, 2020

Dr. Nishtar lauds civil society initiative to scale up girls education program

The British High Commission and the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) in partnership with civil society

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  • March 02, 2020

PM grants need based Ehsaas scholarships to leaders of tomorrow

Prime Minster Imran Khan granted Ehsaas undergraduate scholarships for academic year 2019-20 to the first batch

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  • February 28, 2020

Ehsaas scholarships to be first ever state sponsored mega initiative: Dr. Nishtar addresses press conference

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar while addressing a press conference

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  • February 28, 2020

Ehsaas Rural Value Chain Building Committee brings myriad stakeholders to the table to formulate Ehsaas rural value chain framework

The Ehsaas Value Chain Building Committee met today for third time at the Prime Minister’s office to deliberate on strengthening

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  • February 27, 2020

Third Ehsaas Saylani Langar inaugurated in Lodhran to serve 1400 people everyday

Ehsaas inaugurates third Langar to feed the disadvantaged people twice everyday particularly patients.

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  • February 07, 2020

Women Empowerment at the heart of Ehsaas: Dr. Sania delivers keynote at GLWE Roundtable

In continuation of efforts for women empowerment, inclusion and participation in the country’s socioeconomic uplift

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  • February 05, 2020

Dr. Sania makes global recommendations in Geneva to reduce killer diseases

As health leaders gathered in Geneva for the World Health Organization’s Executive Board; Dr. Sania Nishtar,

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  • February 04, 2020

Ehsaas determined to reshaping women entrepreneurship: Dr. Sania

Entrepreneurial women leaders from Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) came to the table

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  • February 04, 2020

Governor GB and Dr. Sania explore federal-provincial collaborations

Governor Gilgit Baltistan, Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon called on Dr. Sania Nishtar, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation

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  • January 18, 2020

Dr. Sania addresses BISP beneficiaries at Khuli Kachehri in Karachi

The Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar has announced

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  • January 15, 2020

ADB Mission calls on Dr. Sania Nishtar to explore collaborative options

The Asian Development Bank Mission called on Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection

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  • November 29, 2019

HRH PRINCESS SARAH ZEID OF JORDAN AND SANIA NISHTAR COMMIT TO ADDRESSING MALNUTRITION IN THE 1000 DAYS WINDOW

November 29, 2019 – Islamabad: HRH Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan today met with Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Nets, in Islamabad to discuss current projects aimed at fighting malnutrition in Pakistan.

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  • October 11, 2019

BISP Board approves a number of pro- poor plans in the realm of education, nutrition and emergency relief to affectees on LOC – October 11, 2019

BISP Board approves a number of pro- poor plans in the realm of education, nutrition and emergency relief to affectees on LOC

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  • October 10, 2019

BISP develops a robust and transparent biometric verification based payment solution to facilitate beneficiaries BISP signs contract with HBL and Bank Alfalah for disbursement

Dr. Sania Nishtar terms the new payment system a step towards good governance

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  • September 16, 2019

Innovative model launched to improve access to family planning services for BISP beneficiaries in Rahim Yar Khan – September 16, 2019

Strong family planning program is imperative for balanced population growth: Innovative model launched to improve access to family planning services for BISP beneficiaries in Rahim Yar Khan

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  • August 28, 2019

President Appreciates BISP Initatives being executed under EHSAAS Program – August 28, 2019

PRESIDENT APPRECIATES BISP INITIATIVES BEING EXECUTED UNDER EHSAAS PROGRAM

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  • July 14, 2019

Ehsaas Governance and Integrity Policy – July 14, 2019

For ancillary organizations of the Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division (PASSD)

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  • July 08, 2019

BISP being transformed into a Rule and Merit based efficient organization, Says Dr. Sania Nishtar during 33rd BISP Board Meeting – July 08, 2019

BISP BEING TRANSFORMED INTO A RULE AND MERIT BASED EFFICIENT ORGANIZATION, SAYS DR. SANIA NISHTAR DURING 33RD BISP BOARD MEETING

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  • May 31, 2019

Dr. Sania’s Letter to BISP Employees – May 31, 2019

Dr. Sania’s Letter to BISP Employees – May 31, 2019

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  • May 14, 2019

Dr. Sania Nishtar steps down from executive responsibilities at Heartfile

May 14, 2019: Following her appointment as Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation with the status of Federal Minister, Dr. Sania has stepped down from all her executive roles in Heartfile. She will continue to be on the board of Heartfile.

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  • May 02, 2019

32ND BOARD MEETING OF BISP HELD IN ISLAMABAD

32ND BOARD MEETING OF BISP HELD IN ISLAMABAD

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  • April 08, 2019

Prime Minister releases the Policy Statement on Ehsaas – April 08, 2019

Prime Minister releases the Policy Statement on Ehsaas

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  • April 01, 2019

Office of the Chairperson BISP – April 01, 2019

Office of the Chairperson BISP

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  • March 20, 2019

BISP Launches Countrywide Beneficiary Awareness Campaign on Tranche Release – March 20, 2019

BISP LAUNCHES COUNTRYWIDE BENEFICIARY AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ON TRANCHE RELEASE

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  • March 12, 2019

31st Board Meeting of BISP Held – March 12, 2019

31st BOARD MEETING OF BISP HELD

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  • March 08, 2019

BISP beneficiaries are females of the poorest strata of society

BISP beneficiaries are females of the poorest strata of society

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  • January 18, 2019

UNGA President Termed BISP as Revolutionary Program – January 18, 2019

UNGA PRESIDENT TERMED BISP AS REVOLUTIONARY PROGRAM

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