ISLAMABAD: An amount of over Rs119.3 billion has been disbursed among over 9,791,000 beneficiaries under different categories of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme.
The programme was initiated to disburse cash amount of Rs12,000 among those affected from the coronavirus lockdown.
The payment process under different categories of the programme was continued across the country. According to the cash update received by official source on June 09, a total of over Rs51.19 billion has been disbursed among over 4,217,000 deserving families in Punjab so far while around Rs36.10 billion has been disbursed among 2,990,000 families in Sindh.
Over Rs22.52 billion has been disbursed among more than 1,832,000 beneficiaries in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while over Rs5.75 billion has been disbursed among 472,000 persons in Balochistan.
In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, over Rs2.10 billion have been distributed among 169,000 persons while Rs 860 million has been distributed among more than 69,000 people in Gilgit Baltistan.
An amount of Rs480 million has been disbursed among more than 39,000 beneficiaries in Islamabad.
Those beneficiaries having problems regarding their bio-metric verification will be able to receive their payments from the designated banks without going to the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA).
Habib Bank in Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan Bank Al-Falah in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir will provide services to the beneficiaries.
All such beneficiaries will receive the message from 8171 again of receiving their payments with mentioning bank name, address and date.
The beneficiaries should visit the relevant bank branch to receive their payments after receiving the message and keep their CNICs and cell phone with them.
The historic process of payments among the beneficiaries of South and North Waziristan has been started under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme.
A web portal will be launched to facilitate the applicants as well as volunteers of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme to check status of their applications directly through entering their Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) number.