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Ehsaas Nashonuma program to be launched in nine districts of country today: Dr. Sania
August 13, 2020

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Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar has said that Ehsaas Nashonuma program, aimed at preventing stunting in children, will be launched in the nine districts of the country on Thursday.  

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar has said that Ehsaas Nashonuma program, aimed at preventing stunting in children, will be launched in the nine districts of the country today.  

Speaking at a news conference in Islamabad she said World Food Programme is the implementing partner of Ehsaas for this programme.

Dr Sania Nishtar said the families eligible for Ehsaas cash programme will be entitled to benefit from Nashonuma programme.

She said under the programme pregnant and breast feeding women will be provided special nutritious food.

The Special Assistant said children under the age of two years will also be able to obtain money after every three months and 1500 rupees for a boy and 2000 rupees for a girl will be provided to deserving families and five hundred rupees will also be given as fare for travelling.