Dr. Sania describes Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program modalities to a wider audience through video link

April 4, 2020 - Islamabad: To apprise the wider audience about details of beneficiary identification criteria and payment mechanism for newly introduced Ehsaas Emergency Cash program, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, has tweeted a descriptive video. The video demonstrates beneficiary identification process, SMS campaign and the process flow, district level verification procedure, profiling criteria, and payment mechanism for the cash program. Ehsaas Emergency Cash has been approved for giving cash assistance to 12 million people affected due to the spread of novel coronavirus. Labourers and daily wage earners are the top priority whose livelihood has been badly affected by the corona-induced economic downturn. For identification of beneficiaries in a transparent manner, Ehsaas has introduced  SMS service 8171 and web-portal: https://ehsaas.nadra.gov.pk/ehsas/. Full Video here.