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. With great transparency, it will outline the amounts given to partnering banks for disbursements to beneficiaries, and the number of beneficiaries who have taken out money. Dashboards in the portal will give details about the number of beneficiaries served in each of the three categories with provincial, district and tehsil wise breakdowns. The portal will be made public to enable people to access information in real time. Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the PM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation briefed the PM on this innovative portal. In two weeks, Ehsaas has distributed Rs. 65.249 billion emergency cash to 5.437 million families.The electronic link of the portal will be made available this week.