Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar Wednesday said that the federal government is going to launch an institutional arrangement in next three months allowing the corporate and private sectors to connect with Ehsaas Programme being the government’s flagship welfare initiative with utmost transparency and efficiency.
The PM’s Special Assistant stated this while addressing as the chief guest at the inauguration of 12th Annual CSR Summit-2020 organized by National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH).
Dr. Nishtar said that she had been advising the philanthropists associated with the country’s corporate sector and willing to donate for the Ehsaas programme to wait for another three months to let this special arrangement be launched allowing the government to receive these donations from the private sector and spend them with utmost integrity and honesty.
She said that a web portal would be launched under the proposed arrangement to let the private sector know well as in what manner each of the pennies of the philanthropic donations would be spent for the welfare of the individuals and for the benefit of several components of the Ehsaas programme.
A policy was also being formalized to offer incentives to the corporate sector of the country to offer incentives to the corporate sector on institutionalized basis to do philanthropy.