Ehsas program ups women’s stipend



Under the umbrella of PTI government’s initiatives for poverty alleviation and social safety, Ehsaas has increased six-month stipend for deserving women from Rs 12,000 to Rs 13,000 each.

Advisor to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar in her tweet on Wednesday said the government has taken initiatives for emancipation of poor women of the society.

She urged upon the women to must obtain transaction receipt by the bank representative along with cash received. Dr Sania also directed district administrations to ensure transparency in transactions and warned strict action against those misleading women especially illiterate womenfolk from rural areas.

The district administrations of all the cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have displayed the leaflets and small banners showing the warning messages following directives of PM’s Aide.—APP