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 August 29, 2017



New Survey of BISP to be starded in Sept. 2017 ..... MNA ifti

Chitral Times Report

MNA Chitral Shahzada Iftikharud Din has said that the New Survey to start in Sept 2017 will benefit 25,000 Twenty Five Thousand Poor Households throught District Chitral.

Towards that end MNA Chitral had a detailed discussion with Chairlerson BISP Marvi Memon who had twice visited Chitral in 2015 and 2016.

Talking to media MNA said that at least 10,000 poor households to get new BISP cards while another 15,000 are expected to get PM Health cards.

Distribution of PM Health Cards to 5, 500 Household Underway: Also New Survey to Begin in Sept 20171

He said a fresh poverty survey shall be undertaken next month in Sept 2017 where atleast Twenty Five Thousand poor households will get Benazir Income Support Program as well as PM Health Cards inshallah.

Among the new Twenty Five Thousand Households atleast Ten Thousand (10,000) households are expected to get Benazir Income Support (BISP) Cards in addition to Fifteen Thousand (15,000) households expected to get PM Health Cards.

MNA saif After the new survey all existing old BISP and PM Health cards will be cancelled by Dec 2017 and new cards shall be issued in the new year 2018 inshallah.

The Chairperson BISP Marwi Memon who had visited Chitral twice in 2015 and 2017 has told MNA Shahzada Iftikhar Uddin that the survey shall begin in sept 2017.

There have been widespead public complaints about a large number of rich and wealthy people who fradulently managed to get BISP cards besides several cases of existing Government servants also managing to get the cards, it has been decided to ensure that only poor people are given both the BISP and PM Health Cards.

Shahzada Iftikhar Uddin has been told by Marvi Memon Chairperson BISP to ensure that only BISP card is given per poor houshold once the qualify for the BISP card. It has also been decided that only one PM Health Card shall be distributed amongst beneficiary households to ensure that each qualifying household gets one card in order to ensure no household gets more than one card as was done in the past.

There initiatives are expected to help poor segments of the society.


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