Ehsaas cash program biggest investment on human capital in country's history: Awan.

ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Saturday that Ehsaas Cash Emergency Programme was reflection of Prime Minister Imran Khan's feeling for the labour, working class and the poor segments of the society facing financial hardships owing to ongoing lockdown in the wake of spread of coronavirus.

This she said during her visit to a cash distribution centre in the Federal Capital to distribute cash emergency grant among the deserving families.

She said that it was the vision of the Prime Minister to set up a welfare state in line with the model of State of Madina Munawwara.

She said that Islam stresses on human rights and protection of vulnerable segments of the society and this programme was manifestation of that feelings for the poor.

She said that under the programme 12 million vulnerable families were being provided cash assistance and so far over 8,15,000 deserving families have been provided the cash grant.

The SAPM said that transparency has been ensured in Ehsaas Cash Emergency Programme and no money has been wasted on advertisements for self-projection of the rulers, as was the practice in the past.

She said that Prime Minister Imran Khan was personally monitoring the process of cash distribution and efforts were being made to facilitate the people by removing hurdles.

She asked the handful elements in the trading community who were minting money at the cost of the consumers to focus on serving the humanity at this difficult time as this was not...

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