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Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme Meets the Prime Minister

Islamabad: Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Madam Farzana Raja called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at Prime Minister’s House today and briefed him on Waseela-e-Taleem and Waseela-e- Rozgar programmes of BISP.

The Prime Minister directed Chairperson BISP that Multan district be made as a model district for Waseela-e-Taleem and waseela-e-Rozgar .The Chairperson said that under Waseela-e-Taleem programme 10 lac children will be enrolled in class one and under Waseela-e-Rozgar 150 lac youth will be provided technical and vocational training so that they can stand on their feet with honour and dignity.

The Chairperson further said that international donors’ support to the extent of 350 million dollars spread over 3 years was available for both programmes under auspices of BISP. The cash grant of Rs over 2 billion has been transferred by BISP through smart cards in district Multan, added the Chairperson. She further said that under life insurance scheme lacs of people have been covered throughout the country.

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