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 with Chairman Planning and Development (P&D) Punjab, Chairman Punjab Social Protection Authority and Secretary Poverty Alleviation and  Social Safety Division on strengthening federal-provincial partnerships and exploiting synergy under overarching Ehsaas framework. The meeting discussed collaborations in the social protection and human capital development initiatives. Addressing the meeting, Dr. Nishtar commented, “It is critical to minimise duplication and double dipping with regards to government’s Ehsaas social protection assistance.”