Federal Minister Shazia Marri confirmed the increase of 25% in the stipend and gave her approval for the account beneficiary during the 58th Board meeting of Benazir Income. Their bank accounts will directly get financial aid. Four distinct rural districts will receive the payment model pilot. Following the pilot’s success, beneficiaries all around the nation are free to open accounts with whichever bank they choose.
Ms Shazia Minister, Chairman of the Board of the Benazir Income Support Programme and Federal Minister for Research, Poverty, and Social Security, hosted a meeting on Monday in the committee room of the Sindh Assembly building in Karachi. The Indication Committee’s suggestion to raise the stipend by 25% has also been approved. The samahi wazifa will rise from 7,000 to 8,750 rupees following the increase.
Facilitation for those living in remote areas of Balochistan
The board has also approved the use of mobile registration units in distant Balochistan and other locations. where it is challenging for even people to reach ISP centers. Due to its location, the members believed Balochistan required particular consideration. It was requested that the meeting’s chairman, Chairman NADRA, go above and beyond to assist Baloch citizens living in distant regions in obtaining identity cards.
BISP New Registration
The BISP Board was informed that 575 centres are already operating at ISP Tehsil Offices around the nation as part of the new dynamic registration procedure for the National Socio-Economic Registration NSER. The Internship Programme for recent university graduates with prior experience working with the Benazir Income Support Programme has been approved by the Board.
BISP New Payment
90 lakh Mast families are currently enrolled in the Benazir Income Support Programme and receiving cash support from it. The total payment of the BISP New Payment has been raised from 7,000 to 8,750 till January in order to keep up with inflation. A payment of Rs 8500 will be made in March, and a payment of Rs 9,000 will be made in installments from April through June.
Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Chairman of the Benazir Income Support Programme, Ms. Shazia Murri, presided over the meeting on May 11. As the Benazir Income Support Program’s Chairman, Ms. Shazia Murree is acting out her part. Through a number of programs, 90 lakh women in Pakistan now have more power.
He emphasized the value of the Constitution’s provisions and the need to protect them in order for the nation to advance. Safdar Abbasi, a former senator, emphasized the significance of comprehending the meaning of the Constitution’s wording and called for greater involvement of underprivileged women.
New Budget For BISP Program
There are currently 472 Benazir Development Centres operating in the nation; as the registry’s enrollment process quickens, more beneficiaries will join the program has boosted the Benazir Income Support Program’s budget by 60%, from Rs. 250 billion to Rs. 400 billion.
Only transgender women are accepted into the Benazir Kafalat program. Transgender women are not subject to any PMT score requirements. Women who identify as transgender must visit the Benazir Income Support Programme office and register with NADRA. They’ll be registered and given cash support.