Press Releases

December, 2019 

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Businesswomen explore ways to counter socio-economic barriers December 03, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/577866-businesswomen-explore-ways-to-counter-socio-economic-barriers
Human resource training must for achieving sustainable development: President December 03, 2019 The Nation https://staging.nation.com.pk/03-Dec-2019/human-resource-training-must-for-achieving-sustainable-development-president
PM’s assistant asks graduates to face challenges with courage and perseverance December 01, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/576874-pm-s-assistant-asks-graduates-to-face-challenges-with-courage-and-perseverance
Dr Sania Nishtar meets governor December 01, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/577010-dr-sania-nishtar-meets-governor

November, 2019 

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Princess Sarah applauds Pakistan’s efforts to fight malnutrition November 30, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/576364-princess-sarah-applauds-pakistan-s-efforts-to-fight-malnutrition
Jordanian princess vows to address malnutrition in Pakistan November 30, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1519625/jordanian-princess-vows-to-address-malnutrition-in-pakistan
Graduation ceremony at PAF finishing School held November 30, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/576245-graduation-ceremony-at-paf-finishing-school-held
PM launches financial inclusion initiative November 27, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1519048
PM reiterates resolves to alleviate poverty November 27, 2019 Express Tribune https://tribune.com.pk/story/2107142/1-pm-reiterates-resolves-alleviate-poverty/
PM launches Ehsaas Financial Inclusion Strategy initiative November 27, 2019 The Nation https://nation.com.pk/27-Nov-2019/pm-launches-ehsas-financial-inclusion-strategy-initiative
Queen Maxima praises Ehsaas programme November 27, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/11/27/548025/queen-maxima-praises-ehsaas-programme/
PM launches Ehsaas Financial Inclusion Strategy initiative November 27, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/508218/pm-launches-ehsas-financial-inclusion-strategy-initiative/
PM to launch flagship Ehsaas financial strategy November 26, 2019 Pakistan Observer https://pakobserver.net/pm-to-launch-flagship-ehsaas-financial-strategy/
‘We are embedding welfare policies into every ministry’s work’ an interview with Dr Sania Nishtar November 25, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/11/25/547367/we-are-embedding-welfare-policies-into-every-ministrys-work-an-interview-with-dr-sania-nishtar/
Govt to increase number of Community Welfare Attaches, Protector Emigration Offices: Dr Sania Nishtar November 24, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/11/24/547265/govt-to-increase-number-of-community-welfare-attaches-protector-emigration-offices-dr-sania-nishtar-2/
Ehsaas agenda focuses on women, girls specially: Dr Sania Nishtar November 23, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/11/23/547072/ehsaas-agenda-focuses-on-women-girls-specially-dr-sania-nishtar/
The Ehsaas Way November 20, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/571368-the-ehsaas-way
TVO Board meets after six years November 19, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/571140-tvo-board-meets-after-six-years
Trust voluntary groups revived after six years November 19, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1517560/trust-voluntary-groups-revived-after-six-years
Recently formed BoD of TVO holds its first meeting November 19, 2019 The Nation https://nation.com.pk/19-Nov-2019/recently-formed-bod-of-tvo-holds-its-first-meeting
Int’l organizations join Ehsaas programme for people’s uplift November 19, 2019 Pakistan Observer https://pakobserver.net/intl-organizations-join-ehsaas-programme-for-peoples-uplift/
Roll out of Ehsaas Governance and Integrity Policy and Observatory begins November 16, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/569487-roll-out-of-ehsaas-governance-and-integrity-policy-and-observatory-begins
Development partners, UN agencies and international organizations join forces for Ehsaas November 16, 2019 Pakistan Observer https://pakobserver.net/development-partners-un-agencies-and-international-organizations-join-forces-for-ehsaas/
Pakistan will thrive as more women participate in economy: Dr Sania Nishtar November 16, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/11/16/544705/pakistan-will-thrive-as-more-women-participate-in-economy/
Federal Cabinet approves Ehsaas policy proposal November 14, 2019 Express Tribune https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201911130081&EN_ID=11201911130027&EMID=11201911130007
Cabinet approves policy to check corruption in social safety nets November 13, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1516385
New innovative financing key to tackling extreme poverty November 13, 2019 Pakistan Observer https://pakobserver.net/new-innovative-financing-key-to-tackling-extreme-poverty/
New innovative financing key to tackling extreme poverty: Dr Sania November 13, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/499446/new-innovative-financing-key-to-tackling-extreme-poverty-dr-sania/
Letter to Editor: PM’s scholarships November 10, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1515990
PNCC’s maiden meeting held November 09, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/11/09/542930/pnnccs-maiden-meeting-held/
Mapping of nutrition stakeholders on the cards November 09, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/553023-mapping-of-nutrition-stakeholders-on-the-cards
Ehsaas Program: PASSD to facilitate 4.2 million orphans  November 09, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/553167-ehsaas-program-passd-to-facilitate-42-million-orphans
PM launches ambitious scholarship scheme for talented youth November 05, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1514983/pm-launches-ambitious-scholarship-scheme-for-talented-youth
Ration programme for the poor on the cards November 05, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/550832-ration-programme-for-poor-on-the-cards
PM launches largest ever scholarship programme November 05, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/495024/pm-launches-largest-ever-scholarship-programme/
Sania briefs WB delegation on contribution of poverty eradication programme ‘Ehsaas’ November 02, 2019 Pakistan Observer https://pakobserver.net/sania-briefs-wb-delegation-on-contribution-of-poverty-eradication-programme-ehsas/
WB president visits BISP HQs November 02, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/11/02/540502/wb-president-visits-bisp-hqs/
PPAF organizes 3rd Int’l Conference on Research and Learning  November 01, 2019 Pakistan Observer https://pakobserver.net/ppaf-organizes-3rd-intl-conference-on-research-and-learning-beyond-action-towards-transformation/

October, 2019 

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Date

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Poverty graduation programme to help poor become self-reliant October 31, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1513855/poverty-graduation-programme-to-help-poor-become-self-reliant
Innovative improve solutions help improve poor people’s socio-economic standards: experts October 31, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/10/31/539700/ppaf-conference-innovative-improve-solutions-help-improve-poor-peoples-socio-economic-standards-experts/
PPAF organized international moot on research and learning  October 31, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/492026/ppaf-organises-international-moot-on-research-and-learning/
HEC, BISP to sponsor 50,000 undergraduate scholarships October 27, 2019 The Nation https://nation.com.pk/27-Oct-2019/hec-bisp-to-sponsor-50-000-undergraduate-scholarships
Ehsaas to promote human capital development October 27, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/546852-ehsaas-to-promote-human-capital-development
Ehsaas value chain building committee meets October 26, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/546380-ehsaas-value-chain-building-committee-meets
Challenges to agriculture sector negatively impacting wellbeing of farmers: EVCBC October 26, 2019 The Nation https://nation.com.pk/26-Oct-2019/challenges-to-agriculture-sector-negatively-impacting-wellbeing-of-farmers-evcbc
Inter-ministerial Nutrition Taskforce under ‘Ehassas’ hailed October 23, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/10/23/536893/inter-ministerial-nutrition-taskforce-under-ehsaas-hailed/
PASSD to launch undergraduate scholarships project October 23, 2019 The Nation https://nation.com.pk/23-Oct-2019/passd-to-launch-undergraduate-scholarship-project
Senate body discusses USC performance October 22, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/10/22/536611/senate-body-discusses-usc-performance/
PBM, PPAF to provide interest free loans to 25,000 WEC trained women October 20, 2019 Pakistan Observer https://pakobserver.net/index.php/2019/10/20/pbm-ppaf-to-provide-interest-free-loans-to-25000-wec-trained-women/
Multidimensional poverty stands at 38.4 percent, says Dr. Sania October 19, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/10/19/532551/multidimensional-poverty-stands-at-384-percent-says-dr-sania/
PBM, PPAF join hands to provide soft loans to Women Empowerment Centres’ trainees October 19, 2019 The Nation https://nation.com.pk/19-Oct-2019/pbm-ppaf-join-hands-to-provide-soft-loans-to-women-empowerment-centres-trainees
Honorary doctorate for Sania Nishtar October 18, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1511456/honorary-doctorate-for-sania-nishtar
Dr. Sania receives DSc from Kings College October 18, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/542609-dr-sania-receives-dsc-from-kings-college
King’s College confers honorary doctorate degree on Dr. Sania October 18, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/485170/kingss-college-confers-honorary-doctorate-degree-on-dr-sania/
The power of partnerships October 18, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/542530-the-power-of-partnerships
Bank Alfalah, BISP join hands October 17, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/542058-bank-alfalah-bisp-join-hands
Poverty alleviation, emerging new hopes October 17, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/484510/poverty-alleviation-emerging-new-hopes/
Poverty Eradication in Pakistan October 16, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/484145/poverty-eradication-in-pakistan/
Logic behind the Langer (Op-ed by Dr. Sania Nishtar) October 15, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/541193-logic-behind-the-langar
Beggar-turned-entrepreneur honoured at LADIESFUND Awards October 15, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/483780/beggar-turned-entrepreneur-honoured-at-ladiesfund-awards/
ADB to give Pakistan $200m for social protection October 12, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1510390
Women’s contributions to various fields acknowledged at award ceremony October 12, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/539839-women-s-contributions-to-various-fields-acknowledged-at-award-ceremony
Efforts afoot to turn BISP into a model of good governance: Dr Sania October 11, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/10/11/529696/efforts-afoot-to-turn-bisp-into-a-model-of-good-governance-dr-sania/
PASSD to announce Undergraduate scholarships scheme this month October 10, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/481574/passd-to-announce-undergraduate-scholarships-scheme-this-month/
ADB approves 70pc increase in loan allocation for Pakistan October 10, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/538916-adb-approves-70pc-increase-in-loan-allocation-for-pakistan
ADB lending to double this year October 10, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1510042/adb-lending-to-double-this-year
Public-private partnership: Government to run social protection programmes: Sania October 08, 2019 Business Recorder https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/10/20191008525553/
PM asks people to be patient  October 08, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1509611
Ehsaas Langar Scheme launched: Soup kitchen will be expanded across country October 08, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/538225-ehsaas-langar-scheme-launched-soup-kitchen-will-be-expanded-across-country
Ehsaas langar all set to be inaugurated  October 07, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/537659-ehsaas-langar-all-set-to-be-inaugurated
First Ehsaas Langar launched in capital October 07, 2019 The Nation https://nation.com.pk/07-Oct-2019/first-ehsaas-langar-launched-in-capital
Govt to launch scholarships scheme for underprivileged  October 04, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1508804
‘Ehsaas’ undergraduate scholarships to be launched this month October 04, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/535980-ehsaas-undergraduate-scholarships-to-be-launched-this-month
‘Ehsaas Langar’ to be launched for the needy October 03, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1508619/ehsaas-langar-to-be-launched-for-the-needy
‘Ehsaas Langar’ shortly in Islamabad October 03, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/535559-ehsaas-langar-shortly-in-islamabad
Dr. Sania exhibits Ehsaas at global level October 02, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/535042-dr-sania-exhibits-ehsaas-at-global-level
Dr. Sania exhibits Ehsaas on the sidelines of UNGA 74th session  October 02, 2019 The Nation https://nation.com.pk/01-Oct-2019/dr-sania-exhibits-ehsaas-on-the-sidelines-of-unga-74th-session
Dr. Sania exhibits Ehsaas at global level October 02, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/535042-dr-sania-exhibits-ehsaas-at-global-level
Dr. Sania exhibits Ehsaas on the sidelines of UNGA 74th session  October 02, 2019 The Nation https://nation.com.pk/01-Oct-2019/dr-sania-exhibits-ehsaas-on-the-sidelines-of-unga-74th-session

September, 2019 

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Date

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 URL

Doubling Ehsaas? September 30, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1508152/doubling-ehsaas
Ehsaas, sports and SDGs September 29, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/533486-ehsaas-sports-and-sdgs
Ehsaas programme to get $200m from Gates Foundation September 27, 2019 Express Tribune https://www.app.com.pk/bill-melinda-gates-foundation-sign-mou-with-ehsaas-on-poverty-alleviation/
Sufficient Social Capital now exists for ‘Ehsaas’ to take off September 27, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/532583-sufficient-social-capital-now-exists-for-ehsaas-to-take-off
MoU focusing on poverty alleviation signed with Bill Gates Foundation September 27, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1507584/mou-focusing-on-poverty-alleviation-signed-with-bill-gates-foundation
Utility Stores seeks BISP help for revival September 26, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/532026-utility-stores-seeks-bisp-help-for-revival
Dr Sania supports women in business September 25, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/531721-dr-sania-supports-women-in-business
Building on the Ehsaas debate September 24, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/531069-building-on-the-ehsaas-debate
Slide in SDGs September 24, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1507020/slide-in-sdgs
Found the remedy in Ehsaas September 23, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1506866/found-the-remedy-in-ehsaas
Cheque distribution ceremony of Interest-Free Loans Programme held September 23, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/470998/cheque-distribution-ceremony-of-interest-free-loans-programme-held/
Sehat Insaf Card and Ehsaas programme are the government’s practical steps to help the deprived, poor people. Fridous Ashiq Awan September 23, 2019 The Patriot https://thefrontierpost.com/purpose-of-ehsas-program-is-to-eradicate-poverty-root-out-inequality-firdous-ashiq-awan/
Pakistan is leading the way with its welfare state – the world can learn from its innovation September 19, 2019 The Telegraph https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/climate-and-people/pakistan-leading-way-welfare-state-world-can-learn-innovation/
Letter to Editor: Ehsaas programme September 16, 2019 The Nation https://nation.com.pk/16-Sep-2019/ehsas-programme
Dr Sania wins applause for rallying action on biggest killers  September 13, 2019 The News https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/525701-dr-sania-wins-applause-for-rallying-action-on-biggest-killers
WHO chief praises Nishtar’s work September 12, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1504718
WHO DG lauds Dr Sania’s work on NCDs September 12, 2019 Business Recorder https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/09/20190912516798/
Punjab Cabinet approves law reforms September 12, 2019 The News https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/525363-punjab-cabinet-approves-law-reforms
Cabinet meeting gives nod to projects worth Rs27b September 12, 2019 Express Tribune https://tribune.com.pk/story/2054248/1-cabinet-meeting-gives-nod-projects-worth-rs27b/
Punjab Cabinet okays Rs 27 billion for municipal services September 12, 2019 Business Recorder https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/09/20190912516822/
Do cash transfers help the poor? Word is out it does September 10, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1504522
Balochistan to fully benefit from Ehsaas September 03, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1503199/balochistan-to-fully-benefit-from-ehsaas
Ehsaas programme’s first phase to cover 11 districts September 03, 2019

Express Tribune

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2047877/1-ehsaas-programmes-first-phase-cover-11-districts-balochistan/
Partnership with provinces sought for success of Ehsaas September 02, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1503060

August, 2019 

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Date

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ADB wants to support Ehsaas programme
 
 August 30, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/519482-adb-wants-to-support-ehsaas-programme
Lifting down-trodden out of poverty ‘personal’ mission August 30, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/08/29/520583/lifting-down-trodden-from-poverty-my-personal-mission-says-pm/
President briefed on BISP, Ehsaas programme and initiatives  August 29, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1502277/president-briefed-on-bisp-ehsaas-programme-and-initiatives
Social security net to poor is state duty: President August 29, 2019 The Nation https://nation.com.pk/29-Aug-2019/social-security-net-to-poor-is-state-duty-president
BISP initiatives fully aligned with agenda for change: Alvi August 29, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/455957/bisp-initiatives-fully-aligned-with-agenda-for-change-alvi/
Provision of security net to poor people primary responsibility of State: President August 28, 2019 Business Recorder https://www.brecorder.com/2019/08/28/520315/provision-of-security-net-to-poor-people-primary-responsibility-of-state-president/
 Bill Gates offered support for eradicating   polio August 22, 2019    Pak Tribune http://paktribune.com/news/Bill-Gates-offered-support-for-eradicating-polio-282939.html
 Is education a priority for PTI? August 21, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1500805/is-education-a-priority-for-the-pti
 Dr Sania joins strategic leadership retreat   for Ethiopian women ministers August 20, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/514590-dr-sania-joins-strategic-leadership-retreat-for-ethiopian-women-ministers
 Foundation of good governance, reforms   laid August 19, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1500347
 Foundation of stability laid: Firdous  August 19, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/514026-govt-s-first-year-performance-report-foundation-of-stability-laid-says-firdous
Economic Uncertainty marks PTI’s first year in government August 19, 2019 Economic Uncertainty marks PTI’s first year in government https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2019/08/18/govt-reformed-institutions-says-firdous-as-pti-completes-first-year/
PM’s aide counts govt’s one-year achievements August 18, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1500158/pms-aide-counts-govts-one-year-achievements
PM launches health plan for people with disabilities  August 18, 2019 Dawn https://www.dawn.com/news/1500154/pm-launches-health-plan-for-people-with-disabilities
‘Ehsaas framework alive to rights of disabled persons’ August 18, 2019 The News International https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/513669-ehsaas-framework-alive-to-rights-of-disabled-persons
Health cards to provide PWDs services worth Rs720,000 August 18, 2019 Express Tribune https://tribune.com.pk/story/2036279/1-health-cards-provide-pwds-services-worth-rs720000/
Ministries told to come up with welfare plans: PM August 18, 2019 Business Recorder https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/08/20190818506804/
Uplift of weaker segments of society top priority: PM August 18, 2019 Daily Times https://dailytimes.com.pk/449390/uplift-of-weaker-segments-of-society-top-priority-pm/
Government’s Ehsaas Program Will Lift 6m Women Out Of Poverty August 16, 2019 Dawn

https://blog.siasat.pk/ehsaas-program-lift-6m-women-poverty/

Children who are forced to beg or abused should be protected

August 14, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1499382

Govt mulls identity cards for abandoned children: Dr Nishtar

August 14, 2019

Express Tribune

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2033596/1-govt-mulls-identity-cards-abandoned-children-dr-nishtar/

Special Assistant to Prime Minister for Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar and Provincial Minister Raja Rashid Hafeez cutting cake on the occasion of Eid ul Azha at Child Protection Bureau.

August 13, 2019

APP

https://photo.app.com.pk/photo/2019/08/297229/

Ehsaas communications committee meets

 

August 11, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/511260-ehsaas-communications-committee-meets

Insaf Insurance Card Ensures 3.3 Mln People For Health Expenditures

 

August 11, 2019

Urdu Point

https://www.urdupoint.com/en/pakistan/insaf-insurance-card-ensures-33-mln-people-f-688599.html

Ehsaas Communications body’s maiden meeting held

August 10, 2019

Business Recorder

https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/08/20190810505735/

Poverty Alleviation And Social Safety Division To Accelerate Policy Reform Of Public Hospitals

 

August 09, 2019

Urdu Point

https://www.urdupoint.com/en/pakistan/poverty-alleviation-and-social-safety-divisio-687360.html

Linkage with Nadra must for expansion of health scheme

 

 

August 09, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1498862/linkage-with-nadra-must-for-expansion-of-health-scheme

Ivanka Trump Encourages Empowerment of Women in Pakistan

 

August 07, 2019

The Media Line

https://themedialine.org/people/ivanka-trump-encourages-empowerment-of-women-in-pakistan/

Fight against poverty picks pace, Dr. Sania Nishtar

August 06, 2019

Daily Destination

https://dailydestination.com.pk/2019/08/05/fight-against-poverty-picks-pace-dr-sania-nishtar/

Ehsaas – A revolutionary initiative

August 02, 2019

The Nation

https://nation.com.pk/02-Aug-2019/669142

 

JULY, 2019

 

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URL

Building on the poverty debate

July 31, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/505998-building-on-the-poverty-debate

BISP and Social Protection

July 31, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/505999-bisp-and-social-protection

Commonwealth conference secession discusses poverty eradication

July 31, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/506326-commonwealth-conference-session-discusses-poverty-eradication

PASSD establishes ‘safety nets for deserving poor’

July 31, 2019

Daily Times

https://dailytimes.com.pk/440292/passd-establishes-safety-nets-for-deserving-poor/

BISP brings over 3.5m children back to school

July 28, 2019

The Express Tribune

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2023453/1-bisp-brings-3-5m-children-back-school/

Ehsaas labour expert group meets for the 8th time

July 26, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/503648-ehsaas-labour-expert-group-meets-for-8th-time

Poverty alleviation programme to be completed with 4.126b

July 26, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/503815-poverty-alleviation-programme-to-be-completed-with-rs-4-126b

Strategy to implement Ehsaas programme finalized

July 24, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1495880/strategy-to-implement-ehsaas-programme-finalised

Ehsaas Program’s entire agenda on women’s welfare: Dr. Sania Nishtar

July 24, 2019

Associated Press of Pakistan 

https://www.app.com.pk/ehsaas-programs-entire-agenda-on-women-welfare-dr-sania-nishtar/

PM Khan and the PTI’s reform agenda 

July 23, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/502193-pm-khan-and-the-pti-s-reforms-agenda

PASSD Ehsaas announced committees for smooth implementation: Nishtar

July 23, 2019

Associated Press of Pakistan

https://www.app.com.pk/passd-ehsaas-announces-committees-for-smooth-implementation-nishtar/

Govt to eliminate viral hepatitis through public-private partnership: Dr Sania 

July 22, 2019

Daily Times

https://dailytimes.com.pk/434548/govt-to-eliminate-viral-hepatitis-through-public-private-partnership-dr-sania/

Government making efforts to pull poor out of poverty: Sania

July 21, 2019

Associated Press of Pakistan

https://www.app.com.pk/governments-efforts-to-pull-poor-out-of-poverty-dr-sania-nishtar-2/

Another plan for the poor

July 21, 2019

The News on Sunday

http://tns.thenews.com.pk/another-plan-poor/#.XThQPOgzbIU

Govt is confident to achieve target of poverty alleviation target: Dr. Sania Nishtar

July 21, 2019

The Nation

https://nation.com.pk/21-Jul-2019/govt-s-efforts-to-pull-poor-out-of-poverty-towards-prosperity-dr-sania-nishtar

Over 50 per cent education vouchers, scholarships for women

July 21, 2019

Urdu Point

https://www.urdupoint.com/en/pakistan/over-50-per-cent-education-vouchers-scholars-674148.html

Ehsaas programme to eradicate poverty, economic growth, health, education

July 20, 2019

Associated Press of Pakistan

https://www.app.com.pk/ehsaas-programme-to-eradicate-povertyeconomic-growthhealtheducation-2/

Dr. Sania, PPAF discuss action plan for poverty reduction under ‘Ehsaas’ programme

July 20, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/500885-dr-sania-ppaf-discuss-action-plan-for-poverty-reduction-under-ehsaas-programme

Fight against poverty gaining pace: Dr. Sania

July 20, 2019

Business Recorder

https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/07/20190720498868/

Pakistan poverty alleviation fund providing social safety to poor: Dr. Sania Nishtar

July 19, 2019

ARY News

https://arynews.tv/en/pakistan-poverty-alleviation-fund-providing-social-safety-to-poor-dr-sania-nishtar/

Corporate coalition for elimination of viral hepatitis launched 

July 18, 2019

Business Recorder

https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/07/20190718498325/

Pakistan firm on reducing poverty by 2023: UN told

July 17, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/499633-pakistan-firm-on-reducing-poverty-by-2023-un-told

GILEAD announces coalition with 12 leading companies to eliminate Hepatitis from Pakistan

July 17, 2019

Pro Pakistani

https://propakistani.pk/2019/07/17/gilead-announces-coalition-with-12-leading-companies-to-eliminate-hepatitis-from-pakistan/

PASSD to establish Khokas, tea shops and newspapers stands on govt owned land

July 17, 2019

Daily Times

https://dailytimes.com.pk/431727/passd-to-establish-khokas-tea-shops-and-newspapers-stands-on-govt-owned-land/

Over 50 per cent education vouchers, scholarships for women 

July 16, 2019

Urdu Point

https://www.urdupoint.com/en/pakistan/over-50-per-cent-education-vouchers-scholars-670191.html

Ehsaas Governance And Integrity Policy Aims To Build Transparent System

July 16, 2019

Urdu Point

https://www.urdupoint.com/en/pakistan/ehsaas-governance-and-integrity-policy-aims-t-670335.html

Pakistan showcases its anti-poverty efforts at UN

July 16, 2019

Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation

https://www.app.com.pk/pakistan-showcases-its-anti-poverty-efforts-at-un/

Ehsaas Governance and Integrity Policy aims to build transparent system

July 16, 2019

Associated Press of Pakistan

https://www.app.com.pk/ehsaas-governance-and-integrity-policy-aims-to-build-transparent-system/

31-point Ehsaas governance and integrity policy released 

July 16, 2019

The News International 

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/499057-31-point-ehsaas-governance-and-integrity-policy-released

Special persons’ care is a collective responsibility of state, society: Alvi

July 16, 2019

Daily Times

https://dailytimes.com.pk/430926/special-persons-care-is-a-collective-responsibility-of-state-society-alvi/

Comprehensive policy under Ehsaas to reach deserving people: Dr. Sania

July 15, 2019

Daily Times

https://dailytimes.com.pk/430001/comprehensive-policy-under-ehsaas-to-reach-deserving-people-dr-sania/

PASSD rules aim to limit opportunities for corruption

July 14, 2019

The Express Tribune

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2013372/1-passd-rules-aim-limit-opportunities-corruption/

Transparency, accountability key to lifting millions out of poverty: Dr. Sania

July 14, 2019

Lead Pakistan

http://leadpakistan.com.pk/news/transparency-accountability-key-to-lifting-millions-out-of-poverty-dr-sania/

Ehsaas is about the creation of a ‘welfare state,’ Dr. Sania Nishtar

July 13, 2019

Business Recorder

https://www.brecorder.com/2019/07/13/509596/ehsaas-is-about-the-creation-of-a-welfare-state-dr-sania-nishtar/

President calls corruption major cause of poverty 

July 11, 2019

The Express Tribune

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2010583/1-president-calls-corruption-major-cause-poverty/

All institutions must unite for social change: President Alvi

July 11, 2019

The Nation

 https://nation.com.pk/11-Jul-2019/all-institutions-must-unite-for-social-change-president-alvi

Poverty alleviation: President calls for positive change

July 11, 2019

Business Recorder

https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/07/20190711496270/

Ehsaas program a well-timed step in Pakistan’s quest for alleviating poverty: Dr. Sania

July 10, 2019

Dunya News

https://dunyanews.tv/en/Pakistan/499815-Ehsaas-program-well-timed-step-Pakistan-quest-alleviating-poverty-Sania

Ehsaas Programme significant step towards ensuring poverty alleviation: President  

July 10, 2019

Radio Pakistan

http://www.radio.gov.pk/10-07-2019/all-institutions-must-work-together-to-alleviate-poverty-president

Ehsaas program wishes to draw on existing knowledge & thought partnership: Dr. Sania

July 10, 2019

Associated Press of Pakistan

https://www.app.com.pk/ehsaas-program-wishes-to-draw-on-existing-knowledge-thought-partnership-dr-sania/

KP to launch its own ‘Ehsaas’ programme

July 9, 2019

Lead Pakistan 

http://leadpakistan.com.pk/news/kp-to-launch-its-own-ehsaas-program/

KP to launch its own poverty reduction programme

July 9, 2019

The Express Tribune

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2009076/1-k-p-launch-poverty-reduction-project/

Between austerity and welfare

July 8, 2019

The Express Tribune

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2008437/6-between-austerity-and-welfare/?amp=1

Ehsaas programme to ensure wellbeing of the poor: CM

July 8, 2019

Business Recorder

 https://www.brecorder.com/2019/07/08/508240/ehsaas-programme-to-ensure-economic-wellbeing-of-the-poor-cm/

80,000 interest free loans to be distributed every month, says PM’s aide

July 7, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1492610/80000-interest-free-loans-to-be-disbursed-every-month-says-pms-aide

PM launches Rs 42.65 bn interest free loans, skill training scheme for poor

July 5, 2019

Associated Press of Pakistan

https://www.app.com.pk/pm-launches-rs-42-65-bln-interest-free-loans-skill-training-scheme-for-poor/

 

JUNE, 2019

 

Article Name

Date

Newspaper

URL

Ehsaas programme aims to benefit real deserving people: Sania

June 30, 2019

Business recorder

https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/06/20190630493005/

Ehsaas programme aiming at federal-provincial synergy

June 30, 2019

The Express Tribune

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2003139/1-ehsaas-programme-aiming-federal-provincial-synergy/d

Prime Minister Ehsaas programme working towards federal-provincial synergy: Dr. Sania

June 29, 2019

Urdu Point

https://www.urdupoint.com/en/pakistan/prime-minister-ehsaas-programme-working-towar-657545.html

Govt providing facilities to empower PWD’s

June 28, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/490699-govt-providing-facilities-to-empower-pwds

Dr. Sania teams up with Bill Gates against polio and poverty

June 18, 2019

Global Village Space

https://www.globalvillagespace.com/dr-sania-teams-up-with-bill-gates-against-polio-and-poverty/

Bill Gates, Dr. Sania Nishtar discuss key foundations partnerships in Pakistan

June 17, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/486011-bill-gates-dr-sania-nishtar-discuss-key-foundation-partnerships-in-pakistan

Sania Nishtar discusses Ehsaas program with Bill Gates in Washington

June 17, 2019

Radio Pakistan

http://www.radio.gov.pk/17-06-2019/sania-nishtar-discusses-ehsaas-program-with-bill-gats-in-washington

Govt will launch Ehsaas program for Gilgit Baltistan this year: Gandapur

June 14, 2019

Radio Pakistan

http://www.radio.gov.pk/13-06-2019/govt-will-launch-ehsaas-program-for-gilgit-baltistan-this-year-gandapur

Budget – an anodyne appraisal

June 14, 2019

The Nation

https://nation.com.pk/14-Jun-2019/662544

Federal Budget with total outlay of Rs7022bn announced

June 13, 2019

Radio Pakistan

http://www.radio.gov.pk/11-06-2019/new-budget-envisages-total-development-outlay-of-rs1863b-for-next-fiscal-year

Govt allocates 200m for various schemes of poverty alleviation & social safety division

June 12, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/483311-govt-allocates-200m-for-various-schemes-of-poverty-alleviation-social-safety-division

Ehsaas Program: An inspirational and bold move by Imran Khan

June 12, 2019

Global Village Space

https://www.globalvillagespace.com/ehsas-program-an-inspirational-and-bold-move-by-imran-khan/

Govt to double budget allocation for poor segments of society

June 11, 2019

Radio Pakistan

http://www.radio.gov.pk/08-06-2019/govt-to-provide-social-protection-to-vulnerable-segments-of-society-through-number-of-programs-dr-sania

The projected budget

June 10, 2019

Business Recorder

https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/06/20190610484327/

Government plans financial aid for physically-challenged people

June 9, 2019

Business Recorder

https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/06/20190609484164/

Social Security budget being doubled, says PM’s aide

June 9, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1487008

New ration card scheme for one million poor on cards: Sania

June 9, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/482073-new-ration-card-scheme-for-one-million-poor-on-cards-sania

Govt to provide social protection to vulnerable segments of society: Dr. Sania

June 8, 2019

Khyber News

https://khybernews.tv/govt-to-provide-social-protection-to-vulnerable-segments-of-society-dr-sania/

Survey planned to update BISP database

June 3, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1486232

Govt to launch interest-free loan programme this month

June 3, 2019

The Nation

https://nation.com.pk/03-Jun-2019/govt-to-launch-interest-free-loan-programme-this-month

Fund for social protection to be doubled in next budget: Sania Nishtar

June 3, 2019

Business Recorder

https://www.brecorder.com/2019/06/03/500798/funds-for-social-protection-to-be-doubled-in-next-budget-sania-nishtar/

 

MAY, 2019

 

Article Name

Date

Newspaper

URL

Various programmes being implemented to alleviate poverty, NA body told

May 30, 2019

Business Recorder

https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/05/20190530482256/

PM’s loan initiative

May 30, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/478050-pm-s-loan-initiative

PM to launch loans scheme for youth in June

May 28, 2019

The Express Tribune

https://tribune.com.pk/story/1981686/1-pm-launch-loans-scheme-youth-june/

PM Imran gives go ahead to ‘Ehsas Qarz-i-Hasna Scheme’

May 27, 2019

Pakistan Today

https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2019/05/27/pm-imran-gives-go-ahead-to-ehsas-qarz-i-hasna-scheme/

PM to launch Ehsaas implementation programme next month

May 27, 2019

The Nation

https://nation.com.pk/27-May-2019/pm-to-launch-ehsaas-implementation-programme-next-month

How does poverty alleviation work

May 25, 2019

The News International

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/475873-how-does-poverty-alleviation-work

PM Imran pays surprise visits to hospitals in Punjab

May 25, 2019

The Express Tribune

https://tribune.com.pk/story/1980138/1-pm-imran-pays-surprise-visits-hospitals-punjab/

‘Ehsaas’ programme created: Labour Expert Group to address labour issues

May 23, 2019

Business Recorder

https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/05/20190523478548/

36 social welfare projects launched, PM informs meeting

May 10, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1481322

36 projects in eight months shows sense of responsibility

May 10, 2019

International The News

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/469253-36-projects-in-eight-months-show-sense-of-responsibility-pm

Government to launch Rs 5 billion survey to bring poor into safety net

May 7, 2019

Business Recorder

https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/05/20190507470323/

Govt. IDB share common goal of social uplift

May 4, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1480213

Here is all you want to know about PM Imran’s ‘Ehsaas’ program

May 3, 2019

International The News

https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/466474-here-is-all-you-want-to-know-about-pm-imrans-ehsaas-program

Country to sail through difficult times: OM

May 2, 2019

The Nation

https://nation.com.pk/02-May-2019/country-to-sail-through-difficult-times-pm

PM asks PTI workers to get ready to foil opposition drive

May 2, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1479736

APRIL, 2019

Article Name

Date

Newspaper

URL

Railways provide Rs 142 million per year concessional tickets: Rashid

April 23, 2019

The Nation

https://nation.com.pk/23-Apr-2019/railways-provide-rs-142-million-per-year-concessional-tickets-rashid

BISP set to speedily undertake measures to tackle poverty: Sania

April 22, 2019

International The News

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/461161-bisp-set-to-speedily-undertake-measures-to-tackle-poverty-sania

Digitalization of govt to improve good governance: PM

April 18, 2019

International The News

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/459367-digitalisation-of-govt-to-improve-good-governance-pm

‘Ehsaas’ programme to address poverty alleviation

April 17, 2019

Pakistan Today

https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2019/04/17/ehsas-programme-to-address-poverty-alleviation-across-country-pm/

Reducing poverty

April 12, 2019

International The News

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/456614-reducing-poverty

“Ehsaas” for the poor

April 11, 2019

Business recorder

https://www.brecorder.com/2019/04/11/488072/ehsas-for-the-poor/

Helping the poor should not require curbing provincial autonomy

April 10, 2019

Daily Times

https://dailytimes.com.pk/374921/helping-the-poor-should-not-require-curbing-provincial-autonomy/

Poverty alleviation

April 10, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1475110

Ehsaas to turn Pakistan into welfare state: PM

April 9, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1474835

All you need to know about Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s poverty alleviation plan

April 9, 2019

Gulf News

https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/pakistan/all-you-need-to-know-about-pakistan-prime-minister-imran-khans-poverty-alleviation-plan-1.63215391

PM launches Ehsaas programme for poor

April 9, 2019

International The News

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/455289-pm-launches-ehsaas-programme-for-poor

Ehsaas: show me the money

April 8, 2019

Dawn

http://return.pk/2019/04/08/ehsas-show-me-the-money/

PMYP, ‘Ehsas’ to collaborate

April 8, 2019

International The News

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/454847-pmyp-ehsas-to-collaborate

Ehsaas programme – step towards welfare state, aiming to reduce inequality, poverty: PM

April 8, 2019

Associated Press of Pakistan

https://www.app.com.pk/ehsaas-programme-step-towards-welfare-state-aiming-to-reduce-inequality-poverty-pm/

A move to reduce poverty

April 4, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1473807

The launching of Ehsaas

April 2, 2019

Business Recorder

https://fp.brecorder.com/2019/04/20190402460366/

 

MARCH, 2019

 

Article Name

Date

Newspaper

URL

Ehsaas and BISP

March 30, 2019

International The News

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/450719-ehsas-and-bisp

‘Ehsaas’: govt’s new poverty alleviation programme gets nod from amnesty international

March 28,2 019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1472419/ehsas-govts-new-poverty-alleviation-programme-gets-nod-from-amnesty-international

‘Ehsaas’: PM Khan launches ambitious social safety, poverty alleviation programme

March 27, 2019

Dawn

https://www.dawn.com/news/1472228/ehsas-pm-khan-launches-ambitious-social-safety-poverty-alleviation-programme

PM launches Rs 8 b poverty alleviation programme ‘Ehsaas’ to protect vulnerable segments

March 27, 2019

Associated Press of Pakistan

https://www.app.com.pk/pm-launches-rs-80-b-poverty-alleviation-programme-ehsas-to-protect-vulnerable-segments/

Govt to set up ministry of poverty alleviation

March 13, 2019

The Nation

https://nation.com.pk/13-Mar-2019/govt-to-set-up-ministry-of-poverty-alleviation