Details of 14,730 ineligible BISP beneficiaries to be shared with relevant govt departments: Sania Nishtar.


ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Sania Nishtar said the details of the 14,730 government employees undeserving beneficiaries of Benazir Income Support programme (BISP) would be sent to their relevant departments for further legal action.

She said a total number of 820,165 ineligible beneficiaries were identified in a recent move to make this programme more transparent and her office would also

take necessary action against all these beneficiaries.

In an interview with reporter, Sania Nishtar informed that majority of the cases (33.81 percent) of undeserving beneficiaries were found in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa followed by 29.67 in Punjab, 22.32 in Sindh, 5.52 in Balochistan, 5.0 in erstwhile FATA, 2.12 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 1.01 and 0.26 percent in Gilgit Baltistan and Islamabad respectively.

In her tweet, she has also elaborated that a total of 277,266 beneficiaries belonging to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were declared ineligible, including 243,380

from Punjab, 183,042 from Sindh, 45,280 from Balochistan...

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