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World Bank has upgraded the rating of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) as `Highly Satisfactory'.

According to Economic Survey 2016-17, Department for International Development conducted the annual review-2016 of BISP with an overall score of A.       

The survey said that BISP is committed to achieve Sustainable Development Goals and to be the major contributor in eradication of extreme poverty.        

The number of BISP beneficiaries has increased from 3.73 million in 2012-13 to five million in 2014-15. At present the number of beneficiaries is around 5.42 million.

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