AGL 6.85 Decreased By ▼ -0.05 (-0.72%)
ANL 9.91 Increased By ▲ 0.14 (1.43%)
AVN 77.11 Increased By ▲ 0.29 (0.38%)
BOP 5.59 Increased By ▲ 0.10 (1.82%)
CNERGY 5.13 Increased By ▲ 0.08 (1.58%)
EFERT 79.98 Increased By ▲ 0.15 (0.19%)
EPCL 57.00 Decreased By ▼ -0.48 (-0.84%)
FCCL 15.37 Increased By ▲ 0.07 (0.46%)
FFL 6.62 Increased By ▲ 0.14 (2.16%)
FLYNG 7.43 Increased By ▲ 0.09 (1.23%)
GGGL 10.84 Increased By ▲ 0.09 (0.84%)
GGL 17.24 Increased By ▲ 0.30 (1.77%)
GTECH 8.46 Increased By ▲ 0.16 (1.93%)
HUMNL 6.61 Increased By ▲ 0.16 (2.48%)
KEL 3.06 Increased By ▲ 0.04 (1.32%)
LOTCHEM 29.50 Increased By ▲ 0.35 (1.2%)
MLCF 28.49 Increased By ▲ 0.19 (0.67%)
OGDC 76.80 Increased By ▲ 0.27 (0.35%)
PAEL 16.00 Increased By ▲ 0.13 (0.82%)
PIBTL 5.45 Increased By ▲ 0.02 (0.37%)
PRL 17.92 Increased By ▲ 0.23 (1.3%)
SILK 1.10 Increased By ▲ 0.02 (1.85%)
TELE 10.92 Increased By ▲ 0.10 (0.92%)
TPL 8.73 Increased By ▲ 0.13 (1.51%)
TPLP 22.15 Increased By ▲ 0.96 (4.53%)
TREET 24.18 Increased By ▲ 0.38 (1.6%)
TRG 127.25 Decreased By ▼ -0.25 (-0.2%)
UNITY 23.20 Increased By ▲ 0.10 (0.43%)
WAVES 11.60 Decreased By ▼ -0.03 (-0.26%)
WTL 1.17 Increased By ▲ 0.03 (2.63%)
BR100 4,199 Increased By 24.8 (0.59%)
BR30 15,881 Increased By 74.4 (0.47%)
KSE100 41,781 Increased By 262.3 (0.63%)
KSE30 15,678 Increased By 115.9 (0.74%)
Pakistan

Govt to provide Rs12,000 cash grant to deserving families from next month: Nishtar

The cash programme is part of the relief package announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Special assistant say
Published March 26, 2020
Follow us
  • The cash programme is part of the relief package announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
  • Special assistant says people should act in a responsible manner and adopt precautionary measures to steer the country out of this challenge.

(Karachi) Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar has said that the government will provide cash assistance of Rs12,000 each to the deserving families affected by the negative impact of coronavirus next month.

Speaking on Thursday, she said the cash programme is part of the relief package announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

She maintained that it is the need of the hour to stand united as a nation and battle the spread of the disease.

She said the people should act in a responsible manner and adopt precautionary measures to steer the country out of this challenge.

Nishtar pointed out the people should avoid large gatherings and adopt social distancing including those in the rural areas.

She highlighted that the government is ensuring that adequate supplies of essential food items, including wheat, flour and other items reach the markets. She said the people should not worry about the availability of the essential items.

Meanwhile, the total number of cases in Pakistan surged to 1,102 while 21 people have recovered from the deadly virus so far.

At least eight people died of coronavirus while new cases continue to report from across the country.

Comments

Comments are closed.