BISP disburses Rs. 1,112.20b among beneficiaries since inception

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Islamabad

Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) as a part of one of the 34 executing agencies of Ehsaas has managed to disburse an amount of Rs. 1,112.20 billion through unconditional and conditional cash transfer grants, since its inception.

According to the Economic Survey 2020-21 unveiled by Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin in a press conference held here Thursday, the programme has disbursed a total of Rs. 15.85 billion among 1.76 million beneficiaries in the year 2008-09, Rs. 34.83 billion among 2.58 million beneficiaries in the year 2009-10, Rs. 34.96 billion among 3.10 million beneficiaries in year 2010-11 and Rs. 45.88 billion among 3.68 beneficiaries in year 2011-12.

BISP has disbursed a total of Rs.46.47 billion among 3.75 beneficiaries in year 2012-13, Rs. 66.31 billion among 4.64 million beneficiaries in year 2013-14, Rs. 89.04 billion among 5.05 million beneficiaries in year 2014-15 and Rs. 98.53 billion has been disbursed among 5.21 million beneficiaries in year 2015-16.—APP