Ehsaas Kafaalat beneficiaries to get next tranche amount coming week
ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Sania Nishtar has announced that the upcoming Ehsaas Kafaalat tranche for the period of July to December is all set to be released nationwide next week.
Preparations were well underway with partnering banks- Habib Bank Limited (HBL) and Bank Alfalah Limited.
The biometrically enabled payment operations will be initiated in the entire country to serve Kafaalat recipients, with the release of Kafaalat tranche.
Dr. Sania Nishtar visited the HBL branch located at Melody Market Islamabad to assess preparations to improve the quality of cash withdrawal services through ATMs. She also interacted with Ehsaas beneficiaries and explained to them how to check their balance on an ATM.
She also reviewed how HBL provides a hospitable ambiance for those marginalized segments who have never used a bank, including their procedures for facilitating beneficiaries through the new system of biometric verification.
Dr. Nishtar issued directions to the banks to make better use of ATMs for Ehsaas Kafaalat recipients. The beneficiaries of the program are the destitute women with no other source of livelihoods. - APP