Waseela-e-Taleem (WeT) initiative of BISP was defining the future of country by educating children, Minister of State and Chairperson BISP, MNA Marvi Memon said on Friday.
Having enrolled 1.3 million children in primary schools in 32 districts across Pakistan, BISP targets to increase this number to 1.6 million by June 2017 and expand WeT upto 50 districts by December 2018.
The Minister stated this during the wrap up meeting of Joint Implementation Support Mission of World Bank and DFID at BISP Secretariat, said a press release here.
World Bank team was headed by Senior Social Protection Specialist, Amjad Zafar while DFID team was led by Socio Development Advisor, Mr. Mazhar Siraj.
During the meeting, the progress on pilot phase of ongoing door to door BISP resurvey for National Socio-Economic Registry (NSER) update was shared with the Mission. The modalities of national roll out of resurvey after pilot phase were also discussed. The joint Mission of World Bank and DFID provided their valuable input and suggestions.—APP