The second phase of the Ehsas Emergency Cash program aims to reach 4 million low-income people. Photo: File
In the second phase of Ehsas Emergency Cash Program, more than Rs 34 billion has been distributed to 2.8 million low-income people.
The second phase of the Ehsas Emergency Cash Program started in June 2021 and is still ongoing. A budget of Rs. 48 billion was allocated for the second phase with a target of 4 million low income earners.
In the second phase of the program also, it was decided to provide one time assistance of Rs. 12000 to the deserving persons.
In the second phase, Rs. 16 billion 91 crore out of 14 lakh 9 thousand 271 persons of Punjab, Rs. 7 billion 98 crore 68 lakh 28 thousand out of 6 lakh 65 thousand 571 persons of Sindh and Rs. Rs.95.84 million, Rs.125.88 million out of 129,855 people in Balochistan, Rs.42.45 million in 35,383 people in Azad Kashmir and Rs.17,326 in Gilgit-Baltistan. 20 crore 79 lakh 12 thousand while Rs. 7 crore 10 lakh 4 thousand have been distributed among 5 thousand 117 people of Islamabad.