Transgender, girls get particular quota in ‘Rehri Ban Project’

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ISLAMABAD:

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Senator Dr Sania Nishtar on Sunday revealed {that a} particular quota shall be allotted for girls and transgender individuals below the novel “Ehsaas Rehri Ban” mission to offer them conducive enterprise setting and guaranteeing their respectable livelihood.

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During an interview with an area media outlet, she termed the mission as probably the most difficult initiative when it comes to deployment. “Initially the programme is being implemented in the G-8, G-10 and G-11 sectors of the federal capital.”

Dr Sania highlighted how the poor and small peddlers in the primary markets of sectors are being supplied with licenses and a contemporary cart at their factors after a correct survey is performed.
“The ultimate goal of this programme is to protect them from exploitation at any level”, she mentioned.

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The scope of this mission shall be expanded to the entire metropolis and a correct mechanism shall be developed to increase this facility in a clear method with none favoritism.

The SPAM identified that there have been few girls pedlars in these sectors too who’re being facilitated below the mission.

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Talking in regards to the Ehsaas Targeted Subsidy Programme, Dr Sania mentioned that this initiative will assist tackle the difficulties of the frequent folks via minimising the influence of inflation on them and growing their buying capability.

The Senator maintained that controlling inflation and facilitating the marginalised neighborhood are the highest most priorities of the current authorities. “Prime Minister Imran Khan is very much concerned about impact of inflation on poor people and discusses the way forward to address this issue in every meeting.”

Explaining the process, Dr Sania mentioned that the eligible households, to be recognized via a clear system, will be capable of avail the power of shopping for important commodities like flour, sugar, ghee on sponsored charges.

The households will be capable of know their eligibility standing via the Ehsaas portal for availing this facility and go to the designated shops the place the shopkeeper with the assistance of an put in app will verify their data after which go on the subsidy, she added.

Shedding gentle on the growth of the Ehsaas One Window initiative nationwide, the SAPM mentioned the Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa governments have agreed to offer area for establishing “One Window Centers” to facilitate the Ehsaas beneficiaries.

The Senator highlighted how One Window Centers within the federal capital are facilitating hundreds of deprived folks from far off areas by offering all of them the companies associated to NADRA, designated banks, Langar, Panahgah and steering about all of the 19 Ehsaas initiatives.

Responding to a query about progress on the Ehsaas National Socio-Economic Registry (NSER), Dr Sania mentioned the survey is the spine of all of the Ehsaas initiatives as advantages are prolonged to the deserving folks after checking their socio-economic information with the assistance of this survey.

It is pertinent to notice that the survey was lingering because the final decade. “We have completed this survey up to 99.7 per cent after hard work of three years, even crossing the target of the households given by the Bureau of Statistics”, she mentioned.

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