PM Imran launches Ehsaas Emergency Cash programme

PM Imran launches Ehsaas Emergency Cash programme

Islamabad (Agencies): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday launched Ehsaas Emergency Cash programme to benefit those who lost employment as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic.

Under the PM's Corona Relief Fund, Rs3 billion have been raised so far and the government will give a subsidy of Rs3 on every rupee collected, the PM Office said.

Disbursement of the fund will be carried out in a most transparent manner and the details will be shared with public, said the office.

PM Imran had launched the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme to provide relief to the daily wage earners and the poor who lost their jobs during corona virus lockdown.

PM’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Sania Nishtar also attended the ceremony.