Rs22.46 billion disbursed among over 1.77 million deserving families: SAPM


ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar said on Sunday so far, more than 1.77 million needy families have been given Rs12,000 each under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme across the country. Speaking at a media briefing, she said Rs22.46 billion have been disbursed among deserving families under the programme aimed at helping poor people badly affected by the coronavirus lockdown.