ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday will inaugurate Kamyab Pakistan Programme under which loans worth Rs1400 billion would be provided to 3.7 million families in the country.
In a statement issued on Sunday, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin said that Kamyab Pogramme would be a major initiative in the government’s efforts to alleviate poverty by empowering the deprived segments of society. “All preparations for the inauguration have been completed,” he added.
The statement further said the programme would also link the low-income groups with banks through micro-finance institutions. “The programme also reflects the sense of state’s responsibility towards its weaker segments of society,” it added.
The programme will have five components under which the farmers will get interest-free loans under Kamyab Kisan programme, financing would be made for a business up to Rs500,000 under Kamyab Karobar programme, financing on easy installments would be extended for the construction of houses under Sasta Ghar Scheme, besides linking of successful skilled based scholarship scheme and Sehat Insaf Card with the Kamyab Pakistan Programme.