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2nd phase of Ehsaas program to focus on system attached b/w telecom, banks: Sania
October 08, 2020

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Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar says Ehsaas is the biggest program in the country's history in terms of ensuring social protection of the deserving people by providing them financial assistance.

Addressing the "International Webinar Series of Integration and Digitization of G2P Programs", she said the trend of transferring money digitally has increased in the context of corona pandemic. She said, under the Cash Transfer Program, money was transferred to fifteen million deserving people.

On the occasion, she also presented the review on the progress regarding digitizing social welfare programs of Pakistan. 

The webinar series is hosted by the Ministry of National Development Planning, Republic of Indonesia, in collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Bank.