Experts, partners term Ehsaas Taleemi Wazaif app revolutionary step in education for all

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Zubair Qureshi

At an Ehsaas-hosted panel discussion with country heads of international development partners Ehsaas Taleemi Wazaif android application was termed a revolutionary step to promote ‘Education for All.’

The event themed “Role of conditional cash transfers in improving Human Capital Development in Pakistan” was chaired by Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar.

The panelists spoke on the impact of the app on ‘Changing Course, Transforming Education.’

Reflecting on the recent launch of Ehsaas Taleemi Wazaif application, Dr. Sania said, “Ehsaas Taleemi Wazaif mobile app will empower millions of Ehsaas beneficiary families to self-register their children at the doorstep. This digitization is a result of massive hard work coupled with digital and reformative actions adapted over the last three years to ensure integrity and inclusion.”Felicitating the successful launch of Ehsaas Taleemi Wazaif app, Dr. Christian Turner, British High Commissioner stated, “What is happening with Ehsaas is quite extraordinary, groundbreaking and at speed with transformative intervention.”

Country Director the World Bank, Najy Benhassine commended the Taleemi Wazaif of Ehsaas and said, “Our new strategy for Pakistan in the coming 5 years is targeted on girls’ education. We support Ehsaas Taleemi Wazaif, expansion of the conditional cash transfer programme and education system as a whole.”

UNICEF Country Representative, Aida Girma said, “I would like to commend the Government of Pakistan for prioritizing the Ehsaas programme.”

 

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