ISLAMABAD – Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation Sania Nishtar on Thursday has said that several steps are being taken under Ehsaas Programme for the welfare of women.
Addressing a function in Islamabad, she said fifty per cent of beneficiaries of all the initiatives under the 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 a hundred per cent of beneficiaries of the Ehsaas Kafalat programme are women and sixty per cent of the assets in the Ehsaas Amdan programme are being provided to women.
Sania Nishtar said women form fifty per cent of the population, and they cannot be ignored.