President Arif Alvi has appreciated the Ehsaas programme and its components including NSER, Tahafuz and Kifalat during a visit to BISP Headquarters. He stated that these initiatives have been holistically designed and are fully aligned with the agenda for change through poverty alleviation as envisaged by the government. President was given a detailed briefing on the programme and its components. President was apprised of different interventions being made for the benefit of BISP beneficiaries. It was informed that the payment mechanism for BISP beneficiaries has been significantly transformed over the years and the approach of BVS based payments has been adopted in 90% areas in coordination with banks, NADRA and telecom companies. Chairperson BISP and Minister for Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar briefed the President about the overall Ehsaas Program, its policies and strategy design. She stated that the Ehsaas programme has 115 policy pillars which will be executed through a multidimensional approach. It was further shared that a total of 28 agencies are involved in its implementation. The President was also briefed on Ehsaas Governance and Integrity Policy.