Ehsaas Press Releases

24-November-2020 Sania Nishtar on the list of BBC 100 Women 2020
21-November-2020 Sania appeals to citizens, asks them to participate in the Ehsaas Survey
16-November-2020 Prime Minister’s COVID Relief Fund sets a precedent: transparent expenditure trail of 4.8 billion revealed
12-November-2020 Dr. Sania unveils details about nationwide roll out of massively reformed Waseela-e-Taleem, under the Ehsaas umbrella
11-November-2020 BISP Board meets for the 43rd time under the chair of SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar; approves support for multiple social protection initiatives
9-November-2020 SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar hails advent of first ever MRCP (UK) PACES exams in Pakistan
7-November-2020 Sania convenes Ehsaas Governance Observatory meeting to track the policy compliance
6-November-2020 Ehsaas to structure ‘One Window Initiative’ featuring physical and digital interfaces: Sania
5-November-2020 Sania lauds trainees of Ehsaas Women Empowerment Centre; listens to voices of the least heard segment
4-November-2020 Sania stocktakes Ehsaas initiatives in field to review the success
3-November-2020 Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division explores options for street vending legislation
31-October-2020 Turkey’s world-renowned chef and internet celebrity Burak Ozdemir visits a Panagah in Islamabad
30-October-2020 Eid Milad un Nabi celebrated at all Panagahs in the federal capital with full religious fervour; special meals served
29-October-2020 Closing Date of Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship applications extended till Nov 30
18-October-2020 Sania represents Pakistan at the World Bank’s poverty open event ‘End Poverty Day 2020: Surmounting Setbacks’
17-October-2020 Ehsaas celebrates World Poverty Day; event highlights social and environmental protection linkages
14-October-2020 Sania presents post COVID-19 Ehsaas strategy at an Asian intergovernmental event
13-October-2020 Sania addresses high-level South Asian event at World Bank-IMF Annual Meeting
10-October-2020 Sania reviews Ehsaas Registrations Desks in Charsadda
9-October-2020 Sania and CM KP Mehmood Khan agree on the roadmap to upgrade Panagah standards across KP
8-October-2020 Dr. Sania Nishtar keynotes international meeting hosted by Indonesian government 
5-October-2020 Pakistan one of the top ranked countries in Asia with highest response to social protection amid COVID-19: International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth
4-October-2020 Pakistan National Nutrition Coordination Council meets tomorrow under the chair of the Prime Minister
2-October-2020 Dr. Sania reviews progress of Ehsaas Governance Observatory
30-September-2020 Deadline of Ehsaas Cash payments extended; Payments to those with biometric failure and to the families of dead to continue till Oct 30, 2020
29-September-2020 Dr. Sania Nishtar highlights Ehsaas nutrition approach at an event hosted by Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition and FAO
24-September-2020 Pakistan and Chile co-host high-level poverty event at 75th UNGA; 6 Heads of State and Government demonstrate commitment to tackle poverty
22-September-2020 Pakistan’s COVID-19 response globally lauded at high-level CGD event
21-September-2020 Pakistan’s COVID-19 response will be featured at a high-level CGD event tomorrow
16-September-2020 Ehsaas opens portal to facilitate emergency cash beneficiaries in last 15 days
15-September-2020 Ehsaas shifts to accrual accounting system
12-September-2020 Sania Nishtar visits many Ehsaas projects in Multan and Rajanpur over the weekend
11-September-2020 Sania Nishtar visits Ehsaas Nashonuma Centre and reviews Ehsaas survey operations at Rajanpur
8-September-2020 Ehsaas undergraduate scholarship portal reopens to receive online applications for academic year 2020-21
7-September-2020 PM visits the remodelled Panagah at Tarlai Islamabad
6-September-2020 Dr. Sania reviews Ehsaas operations in Neelam Valley, visits affected households 
31-August-2020 Ehsaas undergraduate scholarship portal will open on Sep 5 to receive applications for year 2020-21
27-August-2020 SAPM Sania oversees mobile wallet testing in the field to introduce cashless banking for the vulnerable 
21-August-2020 Ehsaas newsletter highlights 15-month remarkable journey of social protection in Pakistan
18-August-2020 PM’s Ehsaas on the course of combatting poverty to create a welfare state- a 15 month journey
13-August-2020 Prime Minister unveils groundbreaking Ehsaas Nashonuma program 
12-August-2020 Prime Minister Khan to launch Ehsaas Nashonuma tomorrow in KP
8-August-2020 Ehsaas survey kicks off in KP; Sania herself enrolls first household in Malakand
5-August-2020 Sania Nishtar joins a ministerial roundtable hosted by UN Women in Bangkok
30-July-2020 International development partners congratulate Dr. Sania for releasing the flagship report on Ehsaas Emergency Cash
28-July-2020 Ehsaas introduces ‘Know Your Status web-portal’ to facilitate applicants of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program
27-July-2020 Newly released edition of ‘Ehsaas Newsletter’ underscores the journey of this ground-breaking program amid COVID times
21-July-2020 Cabinet appreciates first of its kind report on Ehsaas Emergency Cash authored by Dr. Sania Nishtar
16-July-2020 Ehsaas Emergency Cash program budget increased to Rs. 203 billion; Program will reach 16.9 million: Sania
3-July-2020 Pakistan’s ground-breaking apolitical program Ehsaas delivers wide-ranging social protection response to multimillion disadvantaged families suffering from COVID-19
2-July-2020 Dr. Sania briefs diplomats on Ehsaas Emergency Cash: Pakistan’s social protection response to COVID-19
1-July-2020 Sania Nishtar joins President Buhari of Nigeria and Antonio Gutteres during launch of UN’s Poverty Eradication Alliance
24-June-2020 CM KP Mehmood Khan and SAPM Sania Nishtar open Ehsaas Langar in Peshawar and visit Ehsaas payment site
22-June-2020 Assistance through Ehsaas Rashan Portal commences, PM COVID Web-portal and the Ehsaas Langar and Panahgah App unveiled
21-June-2020 PM will open Ehsaas initiatives to empower civil society for the COVID response
11-June-2020 Ehsaas Emergency Cash beneficiaries crossed the 10 million mark in nine weeks
4-June-2020 Ehsaas comes up with supplementary payment solution to serve beneficiaries with defying biometric identification
19-May-2020 Sania outlines process for reaching out to 6 million category-4 beneficiaries under Ehsaas Emergency Cash channelled through PM-COVID19 funds
18-May-2020 PM COVID 19 Funded-Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursal commences to Job-loss affectees
11-May-2020 Ehsaas serves 7.512 million families in a month, distributes Rs. 91.611 billion
8-May-2020 Disguised in Burqa, Sania visits Ehsaas Payment sites
4-May-2020 Dr. Sania reviews arrangements at newly opened NADRA centers in Islamabad
2-May-2020 Prime Minister launches web-portal for COVID 19 livelihood-loss-affectees
24-April-2020 In the interest of transparency Ehsaas launches Emergency Cash Information Portal; All emergency cash applicants to get responses within 15 days: Dr. Sania
21-April-2020 Prime Minister opens the Ehsaas Rashan Portal
15-April-2020 Ehsaas Emergency Cash payment commences to category-2 enrolled through 8171
14-April-2020 Branchless banking retailers incentivised by the Cabinet; Ehsaas Emergency Cash SMS registration will continue till April 19: Dr. Sania
13-April-2020 Dr. Sania vows stern action against fraudsters arrested
12-April-2020 Dr. Sania spends time on a Sunday in the Ehsaas Emergency Call Centre
11-April-2020 Ehsaas disburses Rs. 13.18 billion to 1.098 million people in 60 hours amidst COVID-19 crisis. 40 retailers arrested
9-April-2020 Social distancing is priority as Ehsaas commences Emergency Cash Payments
19-Mar-2020 Ehsaas promotes coronavirus preventive measures while running social protection operations
17-Mar-2020 Ehsaas ensures people’s health and wellness in making Kafaalat payments amid Corona outbreak
10-Mar-2020 PM launches Ehsaas Data4Pakistan portal to steer evidence driven decision making in social welfare solutions
9-Mar-2020 PM launches Ehsaas Kafaalat in KP to uplift disadvantaged women across the province
6-Mar-2020 Dr. Sania Nishtar spot checks Ehsaas Kafaalat Registration Desks at Haripur
2-Mar-2020 PM grants need based Ehsaas scholarships to leaders of tomorrow
28-Feb-2020 PM will give away Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarships on March 2: Dr. Sania Nishtar
26-Feb-2020 Dr. Sania Nishtar sits on the grounds of QAU to discuss Ehsaas Scholarships
24-Feb-2020 Ehsaas convenes big data analytics consultation with stakeholders
20-Feb-2020 Dr. Nishtar inaugurates WB’s Second Human Capital Summit in Islamabad
18-Feb-2020 PM will inaugurate the Ehsaas Amdan (income) programme on February 21
15-Feb-2020 FAO and Ehsaas explore options to drive forward the progressive agriculture and nutrition agenda
10-Feb-2020 Women Empowerment at the heart of Ehsaas: Dr. Sania delivers keynote at GLWE Roundtable
6-Feb-2020 Dr. Sania makes global recommendations to reduce killer diseases
4-Feb-2020 Ehsaas determined to reshaping women entrepreneurship
30-Jan-2020 Government’s Bold decision to depoliticize Safety nets: Quaid’s picture to be on Ehsaas Kafaalat cards
27-Jan-2020 Ehsaas Innovative digital payment system for poorest women introduced in KP
26-Jan-2020 Pakistan Post Foundation helps deliver new flagship Ehsaas Kifalat
24-Jan-2020 Biometric ATMs enabled Ehsaas digital payment system made operational
23-Jan-2020 JICA Mission keen to collaborate with PM’s Ehsaas Programme
23-Jan-2020 Ehsaas has multiple initiatives that can utilize digital technologies to target neediest population effectively: Dr. Sania
22-Jan-2020 12th CSR Summit 2020- Dr. Sania Nishtar says special system to be launched in three months to ensure transparency in spending private sector donations for Ehsaas programme
18-Jan-2020 SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar addresses leading business and international delegates at Memon Leadership Conference
17-Jan-2020 Second Ehsaas Saylani Langar opens in Islamabad
16-Jan-2020 Dr. Sania continues drawing on field visits to ensure results-driven implementation of Ehsaas
14-Jan-2020 The third Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarships Project Steering Committee met in Islamabad to discuss progress and next steps
9-Jan-2020 President Hails Ehsaas Inclusive Disability Policies
8-Jan-2020 Ehsaas and UBL explore options to improve financial access of disadvantaged 
3-Jan-2020 A delegation of women MPAs from KP briefed on Ehsaas
2-Jan-2020 Dr. Sania Nishtar paid unannounced visits in Islamabad to enquire about quality of Ehsaas social welfare programmes
30-Dec-2019 Interest free loans worth Rs 500 Million rolled out for people of Sindh under Ehsaas Program
19-Dec-2019 MPs visit Ehsaas Saylani Langar in the capital
16-Dec-2019 Oxford University professor praises Ehsaas
14-Dec-2019 Ehsaas ties the knot with Facebook
13-Dec-2019 New Ehsaas Poverty Index Key to Tackling Poverty
12-Dec-2019 Ehsaas discusses UNDP’s Human Development Report
11-Dec-2019 Improving Learning Outcomes and Investing in Girls & Women Crucial to Pakistan’s Sustained Growth
10-Dec-2019 The Ehsaas Labour Expert Group’s recommendations report in the pipeline
8-Dec-2019 SDG Hackathon 2019 concludes with the remarks of Dr. Nishtar
6-Dec-2019 Pakistan: National Survey on Violence against Healthcare Workers launched
3-Dec-2019 All Pakistan Women Chambers’ Presidents call on Sania Nishtar to seek partnership under Ehsaas
2-Dec-2019 All Pakistan Women Chambers Summit celebrates women in business
30-Nov-2019 SAPM Dr. Nishtar urges graduates to face challenges with courage and perseverance
29-Nov-2019 HRH Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan and Sania Nishtar Commit to addressing malnutrition in the 1000 days window
26-Nov-2019 Prime Minister Khan launches flagship Ehsaas financial inclusion initiatives
25-Nov-2019 Prime Minister Khan to launch flagship Ehsaas financial strategy
21-Nov-2019 KP Cabinet briefed about Ehsaas
20-Nov-2019 Ehsaas to partner with Facebook on malnutrition ‘Hackathon’
18-Nov-2019 TVO Board meets after 6 years
15-Nov-2019 Development partners, UN agencies and international organizations join forces for Ehsaas
15-Nov-2019 Roll out of Ehsaas Governance and Integrity Policy and Observatory begins
14-Nov-2019 Ehsaas leader champions women in the economy
12-Nov-2019 Ehsaas Governance and Integrity Observatory and Policy Aims to Tackle Corruption
12-Nov-2019 New Innovative Financing Key to Tackling Extreme Poverty
8-Nov-2019 PM’s Inter-Ministerial Pakistan National Nutrition Task Coordination Council convenes its first meeting
4-Nov-2019 PM announces 200,000 need based undergraduate scholarships under Ehsaas to uplift the unprivileged
2-Nov-2019 WB president visits BISP headquarters
30-Oct-2019 Dr. Nishtar inaugurates PPAF’s International Conference on Research and Learning- ‘Beyond Action, Towards Transformation’
26-Oct-2019 Vice Chancellors Welcome Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme
25-Oct-2019 The multisectoral Ehsaas Value Chain Building Committee meets for the first time
22-Oct-2019 The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition lauds the constitution of Inter-ministerial Nutrition Taskforce under Ehsaas
21-Oct-2019 Senate Standing Committee discusses BISP - USC collaboration
19-Oct-2019 Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal and PPAF sign MoU to exploit synergy within Ehsaas for women empowerment
17-Oct-2019 Dr. Sania receives D.Sc from Kings College London
15-Oct-2019 Logic behind Langar
7-Oct-2019 PM launches ‘Ehsaas Langar Scheme’ under a public private partnership
6-Oct-2019 Ehsaas Langar, one of the top priorities of the Prime Minister is all set to be inaugurated in Islamabad
3-Oct-2019 Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarships to be launched this month
2-Oct-2019 Dr. Sania Nishtar represents Federal Government in Mirpur
2-Oct-2019 Ehsaas teams up with Saylani Welfare International Trust to feed the needy
1-Oct-2019 Dr. Sania exhibits Ehsaas on the sidelines of UNGA 74
23-Sep-2019 Dr. Nishtar champions women in business at launch of US-Pakistan Women’s Council mentoring campaign
17-Sep-2019 The Ehsaas Strategy
16-Sep-2019 Landmark Ehsaas Strategy document unveiled for feedback
11-Sep-2019 Punjab Cabinet welcomes Ehsaas Programme to forge the Federal -Punjab partnership
10-Sep-2019 BISP provides exclusive one-off tranche of PKR 1,000 for its beneficiaries
9-Sep-2019 Dr. Sania Unites Health Leaders Around Action on Biggest Killers and Impoverishing Diseases
2-Sep-2019 Ehsaas extends hand of collaboration to Balochistan
1-Sep-2019 Sania Nishtar visits provincial capitals for Ehsaas partnerships
28-Aug-2019 President Appreciates BISP initiatives being executed under Ehsaas Programme
21-Aug-2019 Dr. Sania Nishtar: Ehsaas Ministry to launch Strategy Paper and website this week
19-Aug-2019 Pakistani Minister attends Harvard Ministerial Retreat as a faculty
17-Aug-2019 PM launches health plan for disabled
13-Aug-2019 Sania visits welfare homes on Eid day
9-Aug-2019 Ehsaas Communications Committee to meet every week
2-Aug-2019 Dr. Sania Nishtar’s Dialogue with Youth from Merged Districts
29-Jul-2019 Multisectoral collaborations under Ehsaas
25-Jul-2019 The Ehsaas Labour Expert Group meets for the 8th time in three months
24-Jul-2019 Dr. Sania Nishtar: BISP implementation research platform will be established soon
23-Jul-2019 “PASSD Ehsaas Implementation Group” agrees on future road map
19-Jul-2019 Dr. Sania Nishtar visits PPAF to discuss Ehsaas’ poverty reduction plan
17-Jul-2019 Declaration of the Corporate Coalition for Viral Hepatitis Elimination in Pakistan
17-Jul-2019 Dr. Sania Nishtar: “Ehsaas’ premise is grounded in the importance of fostering public-private partnerships, strengthening institutions, transparency and good governance”
15-Jul-2019 31-point Ehsaas Governance and Integrity Policy released
11-Jul-2019 Dr. Sania Nishtar: ‘The Prime Minister has strongly hinged the entire agenda of Ehsaas Program on welfare of the disadvantaged, especially women”
11-Jul-2019 Interactive Dialogue to Welcome President World Economic Forum to Pakistan
10-Jul-2019 Dr. Sania Nishtar: ‘Ehsaas Program wishes to draw on existing ‘knowledge and thought partnerships’
9-Jul-2019 Dr. Sania Nishtar Bridging the gaps between Federal and Provincial Governments to implement Ehsaas Program
5-Jul-2019 PM launches ‘National Poverty Graduation Initiative’ for relief of the poor
1-Jul-2019 A strategy in the pipeline for Pakistan’s Orphans
30-Jun-2019 Dr. Sania Inspires Future Generation in Lahore Graduation Speech
30-May-2019 The Ehsaas Labour Group Convenes Twice this week