Govt raises BISP stipend by 25pc, says Kundi.

ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Faisal Karim Kundi said government has increased the amount of stipend the of Benazir Income Support Programme by 25 percent.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad today, he said around nine million people are receiving the stipend through BISP.

The Special Assistant said Benazir Income Support Porgramme has also started a dynamic survey to register more beneficiaries. He said dynamic survey offices have been established in all Tehsils of the country and people should visit them to get themselves registered.

The SAPM said the government is also providing subsidies on essential food items through Utility Stores to the...

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