Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Marvi Memon has said that new poverty survey will be conducted this year so that all the poor and deserving women of the country could take advantage of Benazir Income Support Programme.

Addressing the students at Jinnah University for Women in Karachi on Friday, she said that biometric system is being introduced to ensure transparency in fund distribution under this programme to the deserving women.

She urged students of the university to play their role in overcoming poverty and making the women of the country financially and socially strengthen.

She said under Waseela-e-Taleem programme of the BISP education facility is being provided to the one million children of the deserving families which includes forty seven percent girls.