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Benazir Income Support Programme playing a vital role in poverty alleviation and women empowerment and main purpose of programme is to make women courageous and brave: Naeem Anwar

Islamabad, June 16, 2016 (PPI-OT): BISP is playing a vital role in poverty alleviation and women empowerment and the main purpose of the programme was to make women courageous and brave to be able to handle any adverse situation without any fear and panic this was stated by Mr. Naeem Anwar, Regional Director General (Sindh), Benazir Income Support Programme presiding over the meeting with all Divisional Directors of BISP Sindh Region.

DG said that the empowerment of women can help eliminate poverty in the region and BISP is sincere in its efforts to eradicate poverty and remains committed to provide financial assistance to the deserving families all across the region.

Director General reiterates that the new poverty survey would be transparent and BISP would put in hard efforts to make it the best in the world. He further added that new poverty survey would employ the latest technology and every deserving woman would be part of the updated National Socio Economic Registry (NSER). BISP is all set for the initial phase of new survey after Ramadan after which the survey would be conducted across the country in 2017.

During the meeting DG BISP issued instructions to all officers/officials for quick redressal of beneficiaries’ grievances and to facilitate deserving people.

In the Last DG visited different Benazir Debt Card (BDC) Centers and listen grievances of BISP beneficiaries. He met different beneficiaries present at BDC Center where the women shared the problems with him. He assured them to resolve all their problems and also directed the concerned officials to take appropriate steps to do the same.

For more information, contact:
Shafquat Ali
Assistant Media Officer
Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) – Sindh
Cell: +92-333-239 4466
Tel: +92-21-32361510
Fax: +92-21-32361511
Email: shafqat.ali@bisp.gov.pk

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