ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has ended SMS expenses to facilitate needy folks for registering themselves for Ehsaas Emergency Money Programme, ARY Information reported on Thursday.
PTA spokesperson mentioned that the telecommunication authority has issued directives to all telecom operators to finish SMS expenses for Ehsaas money fee programme for the deserving folks.
The nationals is not going to be charged Rs1.50 to register themselves by sending SMS on 8171, mentioned PTA.
It’s pertinent to say right here that the disbursement of money help to the deserving households underneath Ehsaas Emergency Money Programme commenced throughout the nation earlier within the day.
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In a tweet on Thursday, Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Security, Dr Sania Nishtar mentioned that within the first part, disbursements had been being made to Kafalat beneficiaries.
She mentioned particular preparations have been put in place on the disbursement factors to keep away from the unfold of the pandemic.
Beneath the programme, a sum of twelve thousand rupees every will likely be distributed amongst 12 million poor households affected by the continued lock-down within the wake of Coronavirus pandemic throughout the nation in the course of the subsequent two and half weeks after biometric verification.
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The federal government has allotted 144 billion rupees for Ehsaas Emergency Money Programme, which is a national umbrella, and all provinces, together with Federation, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir, are a part of this platform.
Seventeen thousand factors are being established throughout the nation to facilitate the distribution of 12,000 rupees per household underneath the programme.
Individuals can contact toll-free helpline quantity 0800-26477 for any question on this connection.