Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has launched a Rs 37 billion relief programme to provide Rs 25,000 cash assistance each among 1.5 million families across the flood-hit areas of the country. The cash disbursement would be done through Benazir Income Support programme in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Authority and other allied departments.
PM Flood Relief Cash Program 2022 districts included
The programme has initially been launched in four districts of Balochistan – Jhal Magsi, Khuzdar, Qilla Abdulla and Lasbela. Through a video link, the beneficiaries in Jhal Magsi area were also shown receiving cash assistance. The cash support programme would support over 9 million people across the country. The cash assistance would be disbursed in 724 union councils of all the four provinces, which would be followed by the compensation for the flood-caused losses.
The federal government has announced to give 25, 25 thousand per family to rain and flood victims through Benazir Income Support Program. The activity of distribution of money to the victims is going on all over the country, the distribution of relief money to the victims has been released by two banks HBL Connect and Bank Al Falah.
Government of Pakistan with the support of Benazir Income Support Program is distributing 25000 rupees per family to help the flood victims. HBL Connect in Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Bank Al Falah in KPK are disbursing the money.
The State Bank of Pakistan has established the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for financial assistance to flood victims across the country. An account has also been opened in the National Bank of Pakistan to help the flood victims under the title of Prime Minister Flood Relief Fund 2022.