Sania oversees new enrolments of children in Waseela e Taleem

Nov 4, 2020 – Islamabad: To oversee the new enrolments of deserving children in Waseela-e-Tasleem (WeT) programme, SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar along with Ehsaas team visited Islamabad Model School for Girls and Mubeen Shah Model School for Boys at Jhang Syedan in the outskirts of Islamabad. During the visit, she met with the teachers, parents and children. WeT, the education conditional cash transfer programme has been ongoing for the last 8 years. The programme has undergone a massive reform with technology, now hardwired in its design, to checkmate collusion and pilferage. Sharing details of recently introduced reforms, Dr. Nishtar stated, “All institutional arrangements have been made to expand WeT, nationwide in all districts of Pakistan. 4 million primary school going children will benefit from this next year. And, under the umbrella of Ehsaas, the stipend for girls has been increased to Rs. 2,000 per quarter whereas the stipend for boys has been increased to Rs. 1,500 per quarter.”