Published On: Mon, Mar 6th, 2023
Published in Category: Islamabad

Govt increases BISP stipend by 25 %: Kundi

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ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Faisal Karim Kundi has said the government increased the amount of stipend of Benazir Income Support Programme by 25 percent.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Sunday, Faisal Karim Kundi said around nine million people are receiving the stipend through BISP.

The special assistant said Benazir Income Support Porgramme has also started dynamic survey to register more beneficiaries. He said dynamic survey offices have been established in all Tehsils of the country and people should visit them to get themselves registered.

The SAPM said the government is also providing subsidies on essential food items through Utility Stores to the beneficiaries of BISP aiming to extend the maximum relief to the vulnerable segment of the society. Kundi said the present government is fully cognizant of the suffering of the people.

Talking about the Dynamic Registry survey, Faisal Karim Kundi said survey has been inaugurated in all districts across the country including Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir to identify and register more deserving beneficiaries living below the poverty line.