EHSAAS poverty grant of 12000
Send CNIC to 8171 to verify eligible status for Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program
The Government of Pakistan has given the ultimatum. The last date to apply for EHSAAS poverty grant of 12000 which is 19 April. The grant helps the poverty stricken people to fight the economic challenges. It is relevant especially during the partial lock down in country.
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Ehsaas Emergency Cash program is in the context of the economic hardship. It relates to vulnerable segments facing tough time due to the ongoing corona virus crisis. The financial assistance under the program helps them buy rations so that they don’t go hungry. The program covers 12 million families. It offers 12,000 per family with a total budget of PKR 144 billion. An SMS campaign is the entry point to identify these beneficiaries.
To check eligibility for emergency cash, people can send their CNIC numbers to 8171. For the ease of applicants, the Emergency Cash application web-portal is also available.
The government has a strong mechanism for selection of Ehsaas Emergency Grant. Check eligible status here: https://ehsaas.nadra.gov.pk/ehsas/
It is one of the most efficient programs in country’s history. The program caters to beneficiaries in a transparent manner. The process of selection of candidates is through NADRA’s data. It means that only verified eligible and poorest segment of society can benefit from the program.
Special Advisor to Prime Minister Dr. Sania Nishtar gave the program structure on April 5. It is one of the key initiatives of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government. Thus, the government has given the last date to apply for EHSAAS poverty grant of 12000 on 19 April 2010.
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Ehsaas has made announcement in a video release.