Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday launched Ehsaas Saving Wallets (Ehsaas Bachat Bank Account) Initiative.
Addressing the launching ceremony, the premier said that the programme was aimed at financial and digital inclusion of women.
PK Khan termed the programme a very significant program saying financial inclusion of women will help in their mainstreaming and reduce the poverty. He said through Ehsaas Bachat Bank Account, the women will be able to better utilize the cash assistance being given to them under Ehsaas Programme.
The premier pointed out that Ehsaas Cash Emergency programme has been ranked amongst top four social protection interventions by the World Bank.
He said in the wake of Covid-19, cash assistance was delivered to the deserving families in the most transparent and apolitical manner. He said if timely assistance was not delivered, the situation arising out of the pandemic would have added to the woes of the poor lot.