Ehsaas Program, fifty percent beneficiaries are women, and this number is increasing day by day, Dr. Sania Nishtar said.
Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation Sania Nishtar says several steps are being taken under Ehsaas Programme for welfare of women. Addressing a function in Islamabad today, she said fifty percent beneficiaries of all the initiatives under Ehsaas Programme are women, and this number is increasing day by day.
The Special Assistant said women are benefitting from Ehsaas Kafalat, Ehsaas Amdan and Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship programmes. She said hundred percent beneficiaries of Ehsaas Kafalat programme are women and sixty percent of the assets in Ehsaas Amdan programme are being provided to women. Sania Nishtar said women form fifty percent of the population; and they cannot be ignored.