Asian Development Bank

The Social Protection Development Project (the Project) was approved on 22 October 2013. Loan and project agreements became effective on 24 June 2014. The expected outcome of the project is increased resilience of Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) female beneficiaries and their families. The Project aims to support the full expansion of the BISP’s cash transfer program to pending families and the major component of the project has been specified for the unconditional cash transfers. The project will close on December 2018 and the disbursement stands around US$296 million as of December 2016.