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Sania Nishtar, Mahira Khan listed among 100 inspiring women

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar and famous actress Mahira Khan have been listed among the 100 most inspiring and influential women around the world by BBC. BBC disclosed in

SAPM Nishtar reviews Ehsaas cash disbursement in Neelam Valley

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar visited Jura sector near the Line of Control in Neelum Valley to review arrangements for Ehsaas Cash disbursement. Dr Nishtar also oversaw digital disbursement of Rs 12,00 Ehasas

Ehsaas Registration Desks reopened in 15 districts: Sania Nishtar

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar has informed that the Ehsaas Registration Desks had been reopened in 15 districts across the country. On a social media website Twitter, Dr. Nishtar

Over 10.3 million families received cash under Ehsaas Programme: Nishtar

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Dr. Sania Nishtar has said that the cash grant has successfully been distributed more than 10.3 million families in a short span of time under Ehsaas Emergency

First phase of Ehsaas Emergency Cash program to continue till July: Nishtar

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Dr Sania Nishtar has said the first phase of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme will continue till July. While speaking to a private channel, she said an amount

Sania Nishtar visits NADRA office in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar has visited NADRA Mega Center and expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made to facilitate the visitors and the services for Ehsaas Programme beneficiaries. National

Sania Nishtar interacts with QAU students on Ehsaas scholarships

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar made a surprise visit to the Quaid-e-Azam University and held a dialogue with students on the Ehsaas Scholarship programme. “This was a critical policy

Nishtar, DG FAO explore ways to drive forward Ehsaas programme

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Sania Nishtar, welcomed the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Mr Qu Dongyu, and his delegation to Ehsaas Secretariat to explore collaborations for the

Govt to allow private sector donations in Ehsaas programme

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar has said that the federal government will launch an institutional arrangement in next three months allowing the corporate and private sectors to contribute to the

BISP beneficiaries

In a rather dramatic move, days before Benazir’s death anniversary, the federal government has decided to exclude over 800,000 undeserving names from the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP). The move was aimed to ensure transparency and merit but has already

Nishtar defends decision to remove 800,000 BISP beneficiaries

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Sania Nishtar on Thursday defended the government’s decision to remove around 800,000 names from the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) database. Addressing a press conference, Nishtar said

Facebook can change attitudes towards malnutrition: Nishtar

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar on Saturday said that digital marketing tools on social media were essential to fight malnutrition in the 21st century. Addressing at the launching ceremony of digital campaign

President Alvi calls for educating human resources efficiently

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has stressed the need for educating the human resource in an efficient manner to drive the engine of artificial intelligence for achieving the goals of fast-paced development. He was addressing the ‘Sustainable Development in a

PM directs to ensure full coverage in social protection survey

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed that social protection survey should ensure hundred percent coverage of the population in coordination with local governments and local administration. He was speaking at a briefing regarding formulation of the National Socio Economic

Bait-ul-Mal, PPAF to provide loans to women trainees

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) and Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) have joined hand together in order to provide soft loans to passed out trainees of Women Empowerment Centres (WECs) of PBM, under the umbrella of the Ehsaas rogramme. In this

Sania Nishtar conferred honorary doctorate in London

ISLAMABAD: Dr Sania Nishtar has been conferred the prestigious Doctorate of Science Honoris Causa by Kings College London. Dr Nishtar is currently serving as Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation and Chairperson BISP. She

BISP will turn into model of good governance: Dr Nishtar

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar has said that series of policy initiatives and measures are being taken to turn BISP into a model of good governance. Speaking at a contract signing ceremony with

Ehsaas undergraduate scholarships to be launched this month

ISLAMABAD: The government will soon launch the Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarships scheme, one of the most important initiatives among over 130 policies and programmes of the Ehsas programme. The Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarships scheme is a key initiative of Benazir Income Support