Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday launched the EHASAS Emergency Cash Program for those who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus.
Mazdoor Ehsaas Emergency Program
The government of Pakistan has released Rs 75 billion from Prime Minister’s Relief Package that was established for targeted payments to low-income groups, especially laborers and daily wage workers who have significantly suffered due to the lockdown situation in the country. For more information visit the Mazdoor Ka Ehsaas Program website www.mazdoorkaehsaas.gov.pk
PM Khan has inaugurated the Ehsaas Labor Portal which enables Covid-19 job/livelihood-loss affectees to seek Ehsaas Emergency Cash assistance from the government. The process of distributing cash to the deserving people will start on May 18. The Prime Minister will be present at an Al-Ahs camp where the first batch of unemployed/unemployed people will receive Ehsan emergency cash.
The potential beneficiaries will get Rs 12,000 under the PM Ehsaas program. The government has created the 4th category in the Ehsaas Kifalat Program. This category will also use the same filters to scrutinize and identify potential beneficiaries.
PM Worker Relief Package
The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved the provision of Rs 75 billion to the Prime Minister’s Ehsaas Program for the assistance of day laborers.
Under the relief package, Rs. 12,000 per person will be given to the deserving persons. The program approved for the workers has been named as Workers’ ehsaas Program. Rs. 75 billion will be provided to the workers out of the package of Rs. 200 billion.
Tehsil-wise number of beneficiaries, bank supply details, account deposits, and withdrawals will be posted on a real-time basis. Emergency cash for the unemployed under the Prime Minister’s Corona Relief Fund.
The current three categories of the ehsaas Kafalat Program will include the fourth category for workers, the help of the daily wages and the working class affected by the lockdown, the Ministry of Industry and other organizations have been directed to develop a mechanism in this regard, In addition to the 110 million beneficiaries of the Ehsaas Kafalat Program.
The Corona Relief Fund has so far accumulated Rs. 3 billion. At the direction of the Prime Minister, the government pays four rupees for every rupee contributed to the fund. In addition to donating to the relief fund, the release of funds from it is also being done in a transparent manner.