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  • January 25, 2022

Ehsaas 8171 SMS Registration service closing on Jan 26 at 12 midnight

Jan 25, 2022 - Islamabad: The Ehsaas 8171 SMS service to register deserving families for Ehsaas Rashan Riayat programme is closing...

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  • January 24, 2022

Sania launches “Ehsaas Taleemi Wazaif” android app

Jan 24, 2022 – Islamabad: Commemorating the International Day of Education, Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM visited Islamabad...

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  • January 20, 2022

150 vending licenses given under Prime Minister’s Ehsaas Rehribaan Initiative

Jan 20, 2022 – Islamabad: At the Sir Syed Memorial Hall in Islamabad, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) and Metropolitan...

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  • January 14, 2022

Sania reviews progress and scaleup of Ehsaas Tahafuz

Jan 14, 2022 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM chaired a review meeting with Ehsaas Tahafuz team at the Poverty Alleviation...

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  • January 12, 2022

Presidents of all Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry briefed on Ehsaas Rashan Registration Drive

Jan 12, 2022: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM was invited to keynote the International Chambers Summit 2022. The two-day summit was attended...

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  • January 11, 2022

Cabinet Ministers visit One Window Ehsaas Center in Sitara Market

Jan 11, 2022 – Islamabad: A delegation of Cabinet Ministers visited One Window Center of Ehsaas in Sitara Market, Islamabad. Senator Dr. Sania...

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  • January 10, 2022

Progress of Ehsaas Rashan Registration reviewed with NBP; 500 officials attended

Jan 10, 2022 – Islamabad: A progress review meeting was held with National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) to track the cadence of Ehsaas Rashan...

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  • January 10, 2022

Over 40 Diplomatic Corps briefed on “Declaration on Establishing a Global Social Protection Knowledge Platform”

Jan 10, 2022 – Islamabad: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Pakistan’s Mission to United Nations in New York convened a briefing today with ...

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  • January 8, 2022

Sania opens Ehsaas Nashonuma Center in Khanewal

Jan 8, 2022 - Khanewal: On the second day of visit to South Punjab, Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM spent a very busy day in Khanewal....

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  • January 8, 2022

Sania reviews Ehsaas School Stipends registration in Khanewal

Jan 8, 2022 – Khanewal: Dr. Sania went to Khanewal to witness the digital process of children being registered for Ehsaas School Stipends....

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  • January 8, 2022

Ehsaas convenes policy dialogue with Ehsaas Undergrad Scholarship awardees in Multan

Jan 8, 2022 – Multan: Early morning, Dr. Sania held a policy consultation with Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship awardees from Bahauddin...

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  • January 8, 2022

Nishtar Hospital management briefed on Ehsaas Tahafuz

Jan 8, 2022 – Multan: Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired a meeting on Ehsaas Tahafuz with management and senior officials of Nishtar Hospital Multan....

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  • January 8, 2022

Warm clothes distributed in Panagahs on PM’s instructions

June 8, 2022 – Islamabad: On special instructions of the Prime Minister, winter clothes, shawls, caps and socks are being distributed among poor...

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  • January 7, 2022

District Coordination Committee and Parliamentarians in Multan briefed on Ehsaas

Jan 7, 2020 – Multan: While in Multan, Dr. Sania was joined by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi at Commissioner’s Office. A Together...

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  • January 7, 2022

Sania leads Ehsaas Rashan Registration drive in Multan

Jan 7, 2022 - Multan: On the fifth leg of Ehsaas Rashan Tour to 30 cities, Dr. Sania made a visit to Multan. She was also accompanied by senior...

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  • January 6, 2022

Ehsaas Survey of 34.41 million families concludes nationwide

Jan 6, 2022 – Islamabad: Ehsaas has successfully accomplished a countrywide National Socio-economic Registry Survey which includes...

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  • January 5, 2022

System Integration completed between USC and NBP for Ehsaas Rashan Riayat

Jan 5, 2022 - Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar together with MD Utility Stores Corporation (USC) visited a Utility Store in G-6 Islamabad to field test...

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  • January 4, 2022

Ehsaas and FIA join hands against swindlers defrauding Ehsaas beneficiaries

Jan 4, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM and Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi held a...

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  • January 3, 2022

Ehsaas and CDA to run capital wide Ehsaas Rashan Registration Drive

Jan 3, 2022 - Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM chaired a briefing together with Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA),...

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  • January 3, 2022

Ehsaas Undergrad Scholarship portal closes with 122,744 new applications including those of 652 transgenders

Jan 3, 2022 - Islamabad: The Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship portal officially closed on Dec 31, 2021 for new applications of the year 2021....

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  • January 2, 2022

Sania inaugurates the first ever ginger harvest in Pakistan

Jan 2, 2022 - Chakwal: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar was a chief guest at the Ginger Harvest Workshop to inaugurate the first ever ginger cultivation in...

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  • December 30, 2021

Sania lauds top performers in Ehsaas School Stipends enrollment drive

Dec 30, 2021- Islamabad: Ehsaas hosted an appreciation award ceremony to honour the contributions of field teams and regional officials...

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  • December 29, 2021

Sania keynotes poverty alleviation consultation with members of GB Assembly

Dec 29, 2021- Islamabad: Dr. Sania keynoted a high-level consultative workshop on “Youth Employability and Poverty Alleviation” for the...

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  • December 22, 2021

PM unveils plan for purpose built new Panagahs

Dec 22, 2021 – Islamabad: In a soft launch event, Prime Minister Imran Khan broke the ground for the new model Panagahs being built in...

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  • December 21, 2021

Sania briefs CS and district administrations of Punjab on Ehsaas Rashan Riayat Registration

Dec 21, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM chaired a briefing together with Chief Secretary Punjab, Kamran Ali Afzal on Ehsaas...

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  • December 16, 2021

Executive Director WFP richly lauds Ehsaas Nashonuma

December 16, 2021- Islamabad: Ehsaas and World Food Programme (WFP) inked a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to extend...

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  • December 15, 2021

President hails One Window Ehsaas Center in Islamabad

Dec 15, 2021- Islamabad: President Dr. Arif Alvi visited the One Window Ehsaas Center in Sitara Market. Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM briefed...

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  • December 10, 2021

Ehsaas and NCSW join forces for welfare of women and girls

Dec 10, 2021 – Islamabad: Commemorating sixteen days of activism campaign against gender-based violence, the event titled, ‘Humein...

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  • December 9, 2021

Dr. Sania joins the meeting of Global Council on SDGs

Dec 9, 2021: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM who is also the member of Gobal Council on SDG 1 was invited to join the meeting of the council....

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  • December 8, 2021

PM launches Ehsaas Rashan Registration drive in KP; Awards Ehsaas’ Scholarships, Ehsaas Kafaalat and Ehsaas School Stipends

Dec 8, 2021 – Peshawar: Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Peshawar to launch the registration drive of Ehsaas Rashan Riayat. Addressing the...

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  • December 8, 2021

Sania convenes meeting on Ehsaas Rashan Registration with DCs of all districts in KP

Dec 8, 2021 – Peshawar: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM chaired a meeting together with Chief Secretary KP, Dr. Shahbaz Khan Bangash at...

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  • December 8, 2021

ADB approves $603 Million program to support Ehsaas Social Protection and Poverty Reduction Strategy

Dec 8, 2021 – Manila: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $603 million results-based lending program to strengthen and expand...

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  • December 7, 2021

British High Commissioner calls on Dr. Sania

Dec 7, 2021 – Islamabad: British High Commissioner to Pakistan, H.E. Christian Turner called on Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM at Ehsaas...

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  • December 7, 2021

Sania inaugurates Pak-Afghan Bilateral Dialogue in Islamabad

Dec 7, 2021 - Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM was invited to keynote the inaugural session of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Bilateral...

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  • December 6, 2021

Sania joins President at the 24th Sustainable Development Conference

Dec 6, 2021 – Islamabad: President Dr. Arif Alvi was the chief guest at the twenty fourth Sustainable Development Conference hosted by...

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  • December 2, 2021

Sania chairs international consultative clinic on food subsidy reform

Dec 2, 2021: Pakistan has recently introduced a targeted food subsidy programme, “Ehsaas Rashan Riayat” to compensate for prices increases...

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  • December 1, 2021

PM chairs Ehsaas Rashan Riayat Registration briefing

Islamabad – Dec 1, 2021: Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired Ehsaas Rashan Riayat meeting to review progress on Ehsaas Rashan...

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  • December 1, 2021

Sania chairs the session at UKAID’s high-level national learning event

Dec 1, 2021- Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM was invited to chair the session at high-level national learning event, “Pakistan’s COVID...

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  • November 29, 2021

Sania chairs the 53rd board meeting of BISP

Nov 29, 2021 – Islamabad: The 53rd board meeting of BISP took place at the BISP headquarters in Islamabad. Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired the...

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  • November 29, 2021

Last date to apply for Ehsaas Undergrad Scholarship extended till Dec 31, 2021

Nov 29, 2021 - Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM has announced an extension in the last date to submit scholarship...

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  • November 26, 2021

KP Parliamentarians briefed on Ehsaas Rashan Registration

Nov 26, 2021 – Peshawar: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM went to Peshawar to brief KP Parliamentarians on Ehsaas Rashan Riayat...

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  • November 26, 2021

Sania delivers a Talk on Poverty Alleviation and Ehsaas hosted by NUST

Nov 26, 2021 – Islamabad: The NUST Institute of Policy Studies (NIPS) hosted Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM on Poverty Alleviation and Social...

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  • November 25, 2021

Sania creates awareness on Ehsaas Rashan Riayat Registration in Lahore

Nov 25, 2021 – Lahore: To create awareness on Ehsaas Rashan Riayat registration, Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar visited Lahore. The visit was part of...

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  • November 24, 2021

Sania visits Taramri Islamabad to speak to Kiryana retailers

Nov 24, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM together with President National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Arif Usmani visited a...

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  • November 22, 2021

Sania releases an instructional video on 8171 Rashan Registration

Nov 22, 2021 – Islamabad: Easing out the registration process, Ehsaas has opened 8171 service for enrollment of families under Ehsaas Rashan...

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  • November 18, 2021

Third Leg of Ehsaas Rashan 30 City Tour; Sania covers 10 small cities

Nov 18, 2021 – Dera Ismail Khan: On the third leg of Ehsaas Rashan Tour to 30 cities, Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM covered 10 small cities...

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  • November 17, 2021

Alternate US Executive Director ADB visits Ehsaas

Nov 17, 2021 – Islamabad: Alternate US Executive Director to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), John Hurley visited Ehsaas. Senator Dr. Sania...

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  • November 16, 2021

President chairs Ehsaas scholarship distribution ceremony in Quetta

Nov 16, 2021 – Quetta: President Dr. Arif Alvi chaired the Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship distribution ceremony in Quetta. The...

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  • November 16, 2021

Sania keynotes BOP Financial Inclusion Seminar at Dubai Expo 2020

Nov 16, 2021 – Dubai: Dr. Sania Nishtar keynoted a seminar on Financial Inclusion hosted by the Bank of Punjab at Dubai Expo 2020. In the...

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  • November 16, 2021

Chinese Ambassador calls on Sania to explore avenues of collaboration in poverty alleviation

Nov 16, 2021 – Islamabad: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, H.E. Nong Rong called on Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM to explore avenues of...

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  • November 15, 2021

Sania attends SUN Lead Group Meeting

Nov 15, 2021: Dr. Sania attended the SUN Lead Group meeting in her capacity as a member of the group. The meeting discussed mutual...

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  • November 14, 2021

Sania covers eight small cities on the second leg of Ehsaas Rashan tour to 30 cities

Nov 14, 2021 – Peshawar: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM along with Ehsaas and NBP teams, completed the second leg of the 30 cities tour...

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  • November 13, 2021

Sania kicks off tour of 30 cities to register retailers in Ehsaas Rashan Riayat

Nov 13, 2021 – Islamabad: Creating awareness among masses on Ehsaas Rashan programme, Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM visited six...

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  • November 12, 2021

Sania convenes meeting to combat fraud through cell phone SMS, website and apps using the name of Ehsaas

Nov 12, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM convened a meeting on cyber security and measures to combat fraud...

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  • November 12, 2021

Delegation of the WB visits One Window Ehsaas Center

Nov 12, 2021 - Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM along with the World Bank delegation visited ‘One Window Ehsaas Centre’ in Sitara...

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  • November 11, 2021

Sania calls on Governor Balochistan in Islamabad

Nov 11, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM called on Governor Balochistan, Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha in Islamabad....

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  • November 10, 2021

Sania releases an instructional video on Ehsaas Rashan

Nov 10, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania released an instructional video on the modalities of recently launched Ehsaas Rashan programme. The...

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  • November 9, 2021

Sania and Faisal Sultan co-chair Ehsaas Tahafuz Policy meeting

Nov 9, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation and Dr. Faisal Sultan, SAPM on...

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  • November 9, 2021

Ehsaas Rashan Portal opens to enroll low-income families and small Kiryana merchants

Nov 9, 2021 – Islamabad: Ehsaas Rashan Riayat portal opened to register deserving families as well as Kiryana merchants. Describing the...

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  • November 9, 2021

Sania herself enrolls first Kiryana merchant on the Ehsaas Rashan registration portal

Nov 9, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania announced the opening of Ehsaas Rashan Riayat portal to register deserving families as well as Kiryana...

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  • November 9, 2021

Sania calls on CM Balochistan

Nov 9, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM called on Chief Minister Balochistan, Mir Abdul Quddus Bezinjo. The meeting discussed...

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  • November 8, 2021

Sania briefs NBP’s all regional officers on transparency measures in Ehsaas Rashan

Nov 8, 2021 – Islamabad: Prior to the opening of Ehsaas Rashan registration portal, Dr. Sania briefed all regional officers of National Bank...

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  • November 4, 2021

Sania addresses a press conference on Ehsaas Rashan

Nov 4, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM addressed a press conference to give details of the Ehsaas Ration programme...

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  • November 3, 2021

PM announces Rs. 120 billion Ehsaas Rashan

Nov 3, 2021 – Islamabad: In view of the recent price hike, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced the Ehsaas Rashan programme to provide relief...

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  • November 1, 2021

PM approves plan to upgrade model Panagahs into centres of excellence

Nov 1, 2021 – Islamabad: Chairing a high-level meeting, Prime Minister approved the proposal of Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division...

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  • November 1, 2021

Post-earthquake payments of Ehsaas relief cash commence to all families of Harnai

Nov 1, 2021 - Harnai: Ehsaas relief cash disbursements have begun to all families of earthquake hit Harnai, as an immediate relief. After the Prime...

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  • October 30, 2021

Sania pays a surprise visit to Ehsaas Langar in Peshawar

Oct 30, 2021 – Peshawar: Dr. Sania Nishtar paid a surprise visit to Ehsaas Langar at Old Haji Camp bus terminal. During the visit, she spoke...

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  • October 29, 2021

Steering committee of Ehsaas targeted subsidies approves programme design

Oct 29, 2021 – Islamabad: The steering committee of Ehsaas targeted commodity subsidies met to approve the programme design. Dr. Sania...

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  • October 27, 2021

PM reviews preps for Ehsaas targeted subsidies program

Oct 27, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting to review preparations for the upcoming Ehsaas targeted commodity...

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  • October 23, 2021

Sania makes a surprise visit to Ehsaas Registration Desks in Lahore

Oct 23, 2021- Lahore: Early morning, Dr. Sania Nishtar made a surprise visit to Ehsaas Registration Desks in Lahore. She reviewed operations of...

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  • October 21, 2021

Ehsaas Panagah opens in Dera Ismail Khan

Oct 21, 2021 – Dera Ismail Khan: Ali Amin Gandapur, Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan inaugurated Ehsaas Panagah in Dera...

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  • October 20, 2021

Sania joins panel discussion on social protection at Humanitarian Congress Berlin

Oct 20, 2021 – Berlin: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to join the panel discussion at the Humanitarian Congress Berlin ‘Aspiring towards global...

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  • October 20, 2021

PM briefed on preps for Ehsaas targeted commodity subsidies programme

Oct 20, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM briefed Prime Minister Imran Khan on the Ehsaas targeted commodity subsidies...

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  • October 20, 2021

Sania speaks at 2021 IMF-WB Human Capital Ministerial Conclave

Oct 20, 2021: Dr. Sania Nishtar spoke at the World Bank Group’s Human Capital Ministerial Conclave held during the 2021 IMF-World Bank Group...

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  • October 19, 2021

Sania keynotes China’s high-level global rural development forum

Oct 19, 2021: Dr. Sania Nishtar keynoted the 2021 Global Rural Development Forum held in China under the theme of “Global...

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  • October 17, 2021

Sania releases a video on the World Poverty Day and Ehsaas

Oct 17, 2021 – Islamabad: On the World Poverty Day, Dr. Sania Nishtar released a video on the social protection and poverty reduction initiatives...

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  • October 17, 2021

Sania launches One Window Ehsaas’ National Data Exchange Platform on the World Poverty Day

Oct 17, 2021 – Islamabad: On the World Poverty Day, Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM launched ‘National Data Exchange Platform’ (NDEP) for...

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  • October 15, 2021

Sania releases official statement on International Day of Rural Women

Oct 15, 2021 – Islamabad: On ‘International day of rural women’, Dr. Sania Nishtar released an official statement. Paying tribute to rural women...

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  • October 14, 2021

Sania and Chief Secretary KP visit One Window Ehsaas Center in Islamabad

Oct 14, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar briefed Chief Secretary KP, Dr. Kazim Niaz herself about the One Window operations of Ehsaas at “One...

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  • October 13, 2021

Ehsaas Education Stipends empowering the poor to send their girls to schools: Sania

Oct 13, 2021 – Islamabad: Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA), Centre for Education and Consciousness, launched The Girls Education...

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  • October 12, 2021

Health, Ehsaas, Kissan cards among foremost priorities: PM

Oct 12, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting to review the progress regarding Health, Ehsaas and Kissan cards....

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  • October 12, 2021

Under Ehsaas policy, BISP board approves “Bell Curve Concept” for employee performance management

Oct 12, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired the 53rd meeting of the BISP board. The board approved ‘Bell Curve Concept’ for the...

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  • October 11, 2021

Sania celebrates Int’l Day of the Girl Child with young girls enrolled under Ehsaas Education Stipends

Oct 11, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar celebrated “International Day of the Girl Child” with young girls enrolled in Ehsaas Education...

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  • October 10, 2021

Sania visits border areas in South Balochistan

October 10, 2021 – Kech: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM visited border areas in South Balochistan. Together with the Senior officers of Pakistan...

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  • October 9, 2021

Sania visits earthquake hit Harnai; PM announces Ehsaas relief cash package for all the families in Harnai

Oct 9, 2021 – Harnai: On PM’s special directives, Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM visited earthquake hit areas of Harnai today to assess the...

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  • October 8, 2021

Sania reviews measures to open One Window Ehsaas Centers in Balochistan

Oct 8, 2021 – Quetta: Dr. Sania Nishtar convened a meeting with Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners from all districts of...

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  • October 8, 2021

UN terms Ehsaas as international best practice

Oct 8, 2021 – Islamabad: In the recently released edition of UN Principles for Responsible Digital Payments 2021, Pakistan's Ehsaas programme...

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  • October 6, 2021

PM briefed on preparations of Ehsaas targeted commodity subsidies

Oct 6, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan was briefed about the ongoing preparations for the upcoming Ehsaas Targeted Commodity...

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  • October 6, 2021

Independent evaluation recommends national scaleup of Ehsaas Nashonuma

October 6, 2021 – Islamabad: Today, the Ehsaas Nashonuma steering committee reviewed results of an independent evaluation conducted...

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  • October 3, 2021

Sania pays surprise visit to Mandi More Panagah

Oct 3, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM paid a surprise visit to Mandi More Panagah. She took round of the facility and interacted...

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  • October 1, 2021

PM briefed about the progress on new model Panagahs

Oct 1, 2021 - Islamabad: Prime Minister directed to ensure that special care facilities were being provided to needy people seeking refuge in...

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  • September 30, 2021

Dr. Sania joins President Dr. Alvi at seminar on women rights

Sep 30, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to speak at an event for creating awareness regarding protection against harassment...

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  • September 30, 2021

Sania keynotes the South Asia Experts’ Summit

Sep 30, 2021 - Kathmandu: Dr. Sania Nishtar keynoted the thematic session on "youth and informal sector" at the "South Asia Experts’...

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  • September 30, 2021

Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship portal reopens

Sep 30, 2021 - Islamabad: To receive fresh applications for the academic year 2021-22, the Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship portal has been...

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  • September 29, 2021

Sania joins UNICEF’s National Strategic Reflection meeting

Sep 29, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar joined UNICEF’s National Strategic Reflection meeting on the 2023-2027 UNICEF Country...

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  • September 29, 2021

Sania joins UNGA meeting on social protection with Heads of State and Government

Sep 29, 2021 – New York: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM represented Pakistan at the UNGA’s high-level meeting with Heads of State ...

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  • September 28, 2021

Sania joins Ehsaas Rehribaan Partner Awards hosted by MCI

Sep 28, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar was the chief guest at the award ceremony organized by Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI)....

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  • September 27, 2021

Sania speaks at UNGA side-event on NCDs

Sep 27, 2021 - New York: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to speak at the 76th UNGA side-event hosted by Governments of Norway and Jamaica...

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  • September 27, 2021

Government of Pakistan hosts UNGA’s high-level side event on uplifting girls and women

September 27, 2021 - New York: On the side-lines of 76th UNGA, Government of Pakistan hosted the high-level event on “Uplifting women...

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  • September 24, 2021

Sania joins Presidents of Botswana and Costa Rica at UNGA side event on Poverty

Sep 24, 2021 – New York: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM was invited to speak at the high-level side event to the 2021 UN General Assembly,...

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  • September 23, 2021

Ehsaas and Serena Hotels ink MoU to improve quality in Islamabad Panagahs

Sep 23, 2021 - Islamabad: The Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division and Serena Hotels Pakistan signed a Memorandum of...

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  • September 23, 2021

Sania chairs the 52nd meeting of BISP Board

Sep 23, 2021 - Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM chaired the 52nd meeting of the BISP Board. The Board deliberated upon various...

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  • September 22, 2021

Ehsaas Undergrad Scholarship portal to reopen on Sep 30; Sania mandates further transparency measures

Sep 22, 2021 - Islamabad: The steering committee of Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship programme, during its ninth meeting decided...

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  • September 22, 2021

PM briefed on the existing state of Panagahs

Sep 22, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar met Prime Minister Imran Khan to brief him on the existing state of Panagahs and about the comprehensive plan...

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  • September 22, 2021

Sania speaks at McKinsey Middle East Women Speaker session

Sep 22, 2021 - Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM was invited to speak at Women Speaker session hosted by McKinsey Middle East...

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  • September 18, 2021

Pakistan takes leadership in the creation of Global Social Protection Platform

Sep 18, 2021 – New York: While taking a lead on universal social protection, Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations...

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  • September 17, 2021

Sania joins WB panel discussion in Washington on Harnessing Technology to Build Human Capital in South Asia

September 17, 2021 – Washington, DC: While in Washington Dr. Sania Nishtar joined the World Bank’s 7th One South Conversation on...

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  • September 13, 2021

Dr. Sania calls on PM, briefs on Ehsaas programme

Sep 13, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM called on Prime Minister Imran Khan. She briefed the PM on the forthcoming digital...

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  • September 13, 2021

International Development Partners visit One Window Ehsaas Center in Sitara Market

Sep 13, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM together with a delegation of international development partners visited One...

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  • September 10, 2021

Sania keynotes South Asia COVID-19 Conference at Brown University

Sep 10, 2021 – Islamabad: The School of Public Health and Center for Contemporary South at Brown University held a day-long conference on COVID-19...

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  • September 9, 2021

Sania chairs Ehsaas field conference; 300 officers join online nationwide

September 9, 2021 – Islamabad: Ehsaas field conference was held with all field teams of Ehsaas. Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM chaired...

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  • September 8, 2021

Dr. Sania Keynotes at the CARE & MasterCard Ignite Financial Inclusion Project Launch

September 8 , 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to keynote at the CARE & MasterCard Ignite Financial Inclusion Project Launch....

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  • September 8, 2021

Sania holds a workshop with Panagah staff to improve living standards

Sep 8, 2021 -Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM convened a stocktake workshop with Ehsaas Panagah teams in Islamabad. ...

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  • September 7, 2021

Sania and CS Balochistan visit One Window Ehsaas Center in Sitara Market

Sep 7, 2021 – Islamabad: Chief Secretary Balochistan, Mather Niaz Rana visited One Window Ehsaas Center in Sitara Market Islamabad....

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  • September 6, 2021

Governor Sindh opens 6th Ehsaas Panagah in Karachi

Sep 6, 2021 – Islamabad: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail inaugurated the sixth Ehsaas Panagah (shelter home) in Karachi to accommodate labourers...

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  • September 3, 2021

Sania releases an instructional video on the recently launched Ehsaas 8171 web-portal

Sep 3, 2021: Creating awareness about the recently launched Ehsaas 8171 web-portal, Dr. Sania Nishtar has released an instructional video...

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  • September 3, 2021

Sania announces opening of Ehsaas 8171 web-portal in Battagram

Sep 3, 2021 – Battagram: While in Battagram district of KP, Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM held a press conference with local print and electronic media...

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  • September 2, 2021

Sania attends HEC-USAID Scholarship event

Sep 2, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar was a chief guest at the HEC-USAID Scholarship event jointly hosted by Higher Education Commission...

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  • September 1, 2021

PM launches nationwide Ehsaas Education Stipends

Sep 1, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan formally opened the Ehsaas Education Stipends program. Dr. Sania Nishtar briefed him on the countrywide...

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  • August 31, 2021

Sania chairs Ehsaas Nashonuma program review workshop

Aug 31, 2021 - Islamabad: Ehsaas Nashonuma held its programme review workshop in Islamabad. Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired...

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  • August 30, 2021

Ehsaas inks MoUs with the Federal Ministry of Education and Provinces for Ehsaas Education Stipends

August 30, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation and Shafqat Mehmood, Federal...

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  • August 31, 2021

Sania chairs Ehsaas Nashonuma program review workshop

Aug 31, 2021 - Islamabad: Ehsaas Nashonuma held its programme review workshop in Islamabad. Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired...

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  • August 29, 2021

Sania visits an Ehsaas Kafaalat beneficiary family in Talagang

Aug 29, 2021- Chakwal: Early morning, Dr. Sania Nishtar made a visit to Talagang Tehsil of Chakwal to meet the newly enrolled Ehsaas Kafaalat...

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  • August 27, 2021

Sania issues a video message on 3 year completion of Govt and Ehsaas

Aug 27, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation has issued an official video message...

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  • August 25, 2021

On PM’s directives, the newly formed Ehsaas Panagah Advisory Council meets for the first time

Aug 25, 2021 – Islamabad: On Prime Minister’s special directives, the first meeting of the newly formed Panagah Advisory Council was held at...

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  • August 25, 2021

Dr. Sania holds 7th e-Kacheri of Ehsaas

August 25, 2021 – Islamabad: In a national hook up radio programme, ‘Raabta’, Dr. Sania Nishtar held the seventh e-Kacheri of Ehsaas....

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  • August 24, 2021

New Board of TVO meets under the Ehsaas umbrella

August 24, 2021 – Islamabad: The Trust for Voluntary Organisations (TVO) convened the meeting of its newly constituted Board of Directors...

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  • August 23, 2021

Sania convenes review of Ehsaas Tahafuz scale-up

Aug 23, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM along with Secretary Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division Muhammad Ali...

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  • August 23, 2021

Sania reviews preparations for the upcoming Ehsaas Portal

Aug 23, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar convened a meeting with Ehsaas team to review preparations for the forthcoming Ehsaas portal....

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  • August 21, 2021

Noor-ul-Haq Qadri opens Ehsaas Nashonuma Center in Mula Gori Tehsil of Khyber

Aug 21, 2021 – Khyber: Federal Minister of Religious Affairs, Noor-ul-Haq Qadri opened Ehsaas Nashonuma Center in Mula Gori Tehsil of Khyber...

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  • August 20, 2021

Sania chairs the 51st Board meeting of BISP

Aug 20, 2021 – Islamabad: Under the Ehsaas umbrella, the 51st meeting of the of the BISP board was held at BISP Headquarters, Islamabad....

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  • August 20, 2021

PM announces expansion of Ehsaas Koye Bhooka Na Soye Food Trucks

August 20, 2021- Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan announced the expansion of ‘Ehsaas Koye Bhooka Na Soye’ (EKBNS) program....

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  • August 13, 2021

Sania opens second session of ‘The Pakistan Inequality Debates’

August 13, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited as a Chief Guest in the second virtual session of the Pakistan Inequality Debates, entitled “Policy...

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  • August 12, 2021

Sania chairs Ehsaas Rehribaan webinar on microfinance for vending carts

August 12, 2021 – Islamabad: For addressing the challenge of financing street vendors, PIDE and Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN)...

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  • August 11, 2021

Sania opens international workshop organized by PARC and ICIMOD

August 11, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar was a chief guest at the international consultation workshop on, “Crop mapping and zoning...

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  • August 7, 2021

Sania visits the recently opened Ehsaas Registration Desks in Lahore

August 7, 2021 – Lahore: Dr. Sania Nishtar made a visit to Lahore to review the recently opened Ehsaas Registration Desks. Under Ehsaas...

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  • August 7, 2021

Sania reviews Ehsaas Survey and Ehsaas School Stipend enrolments in Lahore

August 7, 2021 – Lahore: While in Lahore, Dr. Sania Nishtar reviewed the pace of survey activities in Lahore. To-date, the Ehsaas survey is 98.14...

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  • August 5, 2021

Dr. Sania speaks at a WPL dialogue for South Asia

August 5, 2021 – Brussels: Dr. Sania Nishtar joined a select group of senior women leaders at the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Dialogue...

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  • August 5, 2021

Steering Committee of Ehsaas Tahafuz ratifies programme scale-up to all federating units

August 5, 2021 – Islamabad: The project steering committee of Ehsaas Tahafuz came to the table to deliberate on the national scale-up of the...

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  • August 4, 2021

Hartwig Schafer congratulates Ehsaas on its incredible role

Aug 4, 2021 – Islamabad: Hartwig Schafer, South Asia Regional Vice President (SARVP), the World Bank visited Ehsaas offices. Dr. Sania Nishtar...

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  • August 2, 2021

UN Women Country Rep calls on Dr. Sania Nishtar

Aug 2, 2021 – Islamabad: UN Women Country Representative, Sharmeela Rassool, called on Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM at...

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  • August 1, 2021

Ehsaas awards 1868 Undergrad Scholarships at University of Agriculture Faisalabad this year

August 1, 2021 – Faisalabad: Dr. Sania was invited by University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) to launch the Pak Korea Nutrition Center (PKNC)...

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  • August 1, 2021

Sania opens Pak Korea Nutrition Center under Ehsaas Framework

August 1, 2021 – Faisalabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar opened the Pak Korea Nutrition Center (PKNC) at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF)....

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  • July 31, 2021

Ehsaas opens 7 new Panagahs in July

July 31, 2021 - Islamabad: As part of Prime Minister's initiative, Ehsaas opened 7 new Panagahs in the month of July 2021. Out of newly...

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  • July 31, 2021

PM approves the One Window Ehsaas Policy

July 31, 2021 – Islamabad: The Prime Minister has approved the One Window Ehsaas Policy. “With One Window Ehsaas policy in place, the...

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  • July 30, 2021

PM approves the six monthly plan of Ehsaas

July 30, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM called on Prime Minister Imran Khan to brief him on the next six monthly plan...

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  • July 30, 2021

Sania makes a surprise visit to Holy Family Hospital to stocktake Ehsaas Tahafuz

July 30, 2021 - Rawalpindi: Sitting under the Ehsaas umbrella, Tahafuz is a patient centric, shock-oriented programme that caters to one-time...

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  • July 29, 2021

Cart Financing Window Opens under Ehsaas Rehribaan Initiative in Islamabad: Sania

July 29, 2021- Islamabad: The Ehsaas Rehribaan initiative is being set up in Islamabad under the specific direction of the Prime Minister. Dr. Sania Nishtar...

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  • July 28, 2021

Dr. Sania highlights Ehsaas Tahafuz at WHO’s High Level Global Talk Show

July 28, 2021 – Islamabad: This World Hepatitis Day 2021, Dr. Sania Nishtar joined the high-level global talk show hosted by World Health...

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  • July 24, 2021

Preps underway for Ehsaas targeted commodity subsidies initiative

July 24, 2021 – Islamabad: As chair of the steering committee that oversees the Ehsaas targeted commodity subsidies initiative, Dr. Sania...

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  • July 20, 2021

Sania highlights Pakistan’s role in bolstering girls’ education at SCO Forum

July 20, 2021 – Beijing: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to speak at Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO) Forum on, ‘Women’s...

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  • July 16, 2021

Sania convenes meeting on the forthcoming Ehsaas Digital Hunar

July 16, 2021 – Islamabad: With yesterday being an international youth skills day, Dr. Sania Nishtar convened a meeting with the technology team...

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  • July 15, 2021

Sania held sixth e-Kacheri of Ehsaas to answer queries of beneficiaries

July 15, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM along with Ehsaas team convened the sixth e-Kacheri of Ehsaas....

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  • July 15, 2021

Nigerian Delegation visits Ehsaas

July 15, 2021 – Islamabad: A delegation of senior officials from Nigeria was briefed on Ehsaas at the meeting hosted by Poverty Alleviation...

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  • July 14, 2021

Sania chairs the meeting of steering committee for Ehsaas Targeted Subsidies

July 14, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar convened the meeting of steering committee for the forthcoming Ehsaas Targeted Subsidies...

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  • July 14, 2021

ADB’s policy dialogue in Tokyo commends Ehsaas for its effective outreach and transparent delivery systems

July 14, 2021 – Tokyo: July 14, 2021 – Tokyo: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to speak as a sole headline presenter at the international policy...

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  • July 7, 2021

Dr. Nishtar and USG, UNDESA discuss ways to upscale social protection globally

July 7, 2021-New York: During her visit to New York, Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM held a meeting with Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-...

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  • July 7, 2021

Dr. Nishtar briefs Pakistani community in New York about Ehsaas programs & initiatives

July 7, 2021-New York: While in New York, Dr. Sania Nishtar met various members of the New York-based Pakistani community. She briefed about...

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  • July 7, 2021

Pakistan leads a high-level side event in New York on social protection

July 7, 2021 – New York: The Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the UN in collaboration with the Governments of Finland and Costa Rica, World...

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  • July 7, 2021

PM lauds Ehsaas, NCOC and SBP for effective response to COVID-19

July 7, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated the Ehsaas Team, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC)...

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  • July 7, 2021

Dr. Sania Keynotes UN’s another HLPF session in New York on SDGs 1, 2, 8 & 17

July 7, 2021 -New York: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM keynoted another HLPF session titled on, “SDGs in focus, Goal 1,2,8 and 17”....

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  • July 6, 2021

Dr. Sania holds press briefing with UN correspondents in New York

July 6, 2021 – New York: Dr. Nishtar was in New York to represent Pakistan at the United Nations’ High Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2021...

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  • July 6, 2021

Sania represents Pakistan at UN’s high-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

July 6, 2021 - New York: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to speak at UN’s high-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development. The...

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  • July 1, 2021

Dr. Sania speaks at a high level event hosted by France, WHO and WGH

July 1, 2021 – Paris: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to speak at a high level event hosted by Government of France, World Health Organization...

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  • July 1, 2021

Sub-committee of PAC richly praises Ehsaas

July 1, 2021 – Islamabad: The 36th meeting of sub-committee VII of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was held with Riaz Fatyana, MNA in...

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  • June 30, 2021

Ehsaas hosts briefing by Global Panel on Agriculture & Food Systems for Nutrition on Foresight Report 2.0

June 30, 2021-Islamabad: Ehsaas hosted a briefing on Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition’s Foresight report, ‘Future...

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  • June 30, 2021

Ehsaas Registration Desks to reopen after July 31: Sania announces in fifth e-Kacheri of Ehsaas

June30, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar held the fifth e-Kacheri of Ehsaas with Ehsaas beneficiaries. The e-Kacheri was broadcast through...

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  • June 30, 2021

Sania Nishtar holds open house with media at One Window Ehsaas Center

June 30, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar held an open house with print and electronic media at the One Window Ehsaas Center in Sitara...

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  • June 29, 2021

Dr. Sania inspires young entrepreneurs at the Pakistan’s Biggest Startup Cup Finale

June 29, 2021: The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Islamabad, in partnership with U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, concluded the seventh edition of the...

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  • June 28, 2021

All transgenders declared eligible in Ehsaas Kafaalat; Ehsaas school stipends extended to higher secondary level

June 28, 2021 – Islamabad: The 50th Board meeting of BISP was held under the Ehsaas framework; many important decisions were made....

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  • June 26, 2021

Sania addresses a news briefing on Ehsaas survey in Lahore

June 26, 2021 – Lahore: Dr. Sania Nishtar addressed a news briefing at Commissioner’s office in Lahore. Talking to media, she said that the...

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  • June 26, 2021

Dr. Sania visits a household in Lahore to witness survey registration

June 26, 2021 – Lahore: Immediately followed by the news briefing, Dr. Sania made a visit to a local household on Dev Samaj Road, Sant Nagar...

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  • June 25, 2021

Sania convenes meeting to review progress of PBM

June 25, 2021 – Islamabad: At the Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division, Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired a meeting to review the progress of...

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  • June 25, 2021

Ehsaas primary school graduation bonus for girls announced

June 25, 2021 – Chakwal: Dr. Sania Nishtar joined children and their mothers at Government Boys High School, Akwal in Talagang to witness...

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  • June 25, 2021

Sania inspects Ehsaas Emergency Cash payments in Talagang

June 25, 2021 – Chakwal: Dr. Sania Nishtar, made an unannounced visit to Talagang Tehsil of Chakwal together with Ehsaas team. This was the...

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  • June 24, 2021

Sania convenes meeting to review Ehsaas Emergency Cash -II operations

June 24, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar convened a meeting to review national scale cash transfer operations under Ehsaas Emergency...

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  • June 24, 2021

Sania assesses plan to upscale Ehsaas Tahafuz pilot

June 24, 2021 – Islamabad: A meeting was held at the Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division to assess the plan for upscaling Ehsaas...

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  • June 23, 2021

Nutrition is embedded in the Ehsaas’ post- COVID strategy: Dr. Sania keynotes IPU meeting

June 23, 2021 - Geneva: Dr. Sania Nishtar keynoted the high-level parliamentary meeting hosted by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). ...

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  • June 23, 2021

Dr. Sania invited to keynote special session of WFP Executive Board

June 23, 2021- Rome: World Food Programme (WFP) invited Dr. Sania Nishtar to keynote the special session of Executive Board. The session ...

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  • June 23, 2021

Ehsaas to open appeal system for widows in Ehsaas Kafaalat: Sania

June 23, 2021 – Islamabad: On International Widows Day 2021, Dr. Sania Nishtar took to the twitter to announce about the special appeal system...

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  • June 23, 2021

Dr. Sania makes a surprise visit to One Window Ehsaas Center

June 23, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar made a surprise visit to the One Window Ehsaas Center in Islamabad. She took round of all desks,...

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  • June 23, 2021

Sania Nishtar convenes the fourth e-Kacheri of Ehsaas

June 23, 2021 – Islamabad: Together with Ehsaas team, Dr. Sania Nishtar convened the fourth e-Kacheri of Ehsaas. She responded to queries of...

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  • June 22, 2021

Dr. Sania visits QAU to hold a policy dialogue on Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarships

June 22, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar made a visit to Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad to hold a policy consultation on Ehsaas...

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  • June 22, 2021

Sania convenes the 6th Risk Management & Assurance Committee meeting of BISP

June 22, 2021 – Islamabad: Under the Ehsaas umbrella, the meeting of the Risk Management and Assurance Committee of the BISP board was...

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  • June 22, 2021

Cabinet ratifies ECC’s decision to approve increment in monthly stipend of Ehsaas Kafaalat

June 22, 2021 – Islamabad: Federal Cabinet ratified the decision of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) to increase Ehsaas Kafaalat...

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  • June 21, 2021

Prime Minister inspects Ehsaas Rehribaan operations in G-10 Markaz Islamabad

June 21, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan inspected street vendors’ market recently set up in G-10 Markaz under Ehsaas Rehribaan...

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  • June 21, 2021

Dr. Sania meets recently supported ‘Ehsaas Rehribaans’ in G-10 Markaz Islamabad

June 21, 2021- Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar visited the ‘Ehsaas Rehribaan’ site in G-10 Markaz of Islamabad to interact with street...

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  • June 17, 2021

Dr. Sania greets Communist Party of China on centenary

June 17, 2021 – Islamabad: In commemoration of the 100 years of the Communist Party of China, the Pakistan-China Institute organized...

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  • June 17, 2021

Sania holds third Ehsaas e-Kacheri jointly through Radio Pakistan and FB

June 17, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar held the third Ehsaas e-Kacheri with Ehsaas beneficiaries. The e-Kacheri was broadcast through...

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  • June 17, 2021

Steering Committee for Ehsaas’ education CCTs endorses scale-up of stipends for secondary education

June 17, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired the meeting of the Ehsaas steering committee for the Ehsaas education conditional cash...

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  • June 16, 2021

Ehsaas opens digital platform with people centred instructional information

June 16, 2021 – Islamabad: Ehsaas opens an e-portal, “Ehsaas Digital”, for accessing information and services related to all Ehsaas programmes...

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  • June 15, 2021

Ehsaas approves over 18,000 additional Ehsaas undergraduate scholarships 2020-21

June 15, 2021 – Islamabad: Under the Ehsaas umbrella, Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired the 49th meeting of BISP Board. The meeting approved over...

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  • June 15, 2021

Nishtar tracks preps for the upcoming tranche of Ehsaas Emergency Cash-II

June 15, 2021 – Islamabad: In preparation for the second phase of Ehsaas Emergency Cash, Dr. Sania Nishtar held a review meeting with...

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  • June 14, 2021

PM briefed on targeted commodity subsidies program for the poorest households

June 14, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister chaired a briefing on the Ehsaas targeted commodity subsidies program to be introduced by the...

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  • June 14, 2021

Sania chairs consultative session on Ehsaas Implementation Tracking Index

June 14, 2021: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired a consultative session in Ehsaas Implementation Tracking Index. The objective of the consultative...

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  • June 13, 2021

Sania convenes joint e-Kacheri through Radio Pakistan and FB

June 13, 2021 – Islamabad: Reaching out the wider national audience, Dr. Sania Nishtar convened the second e-Kacheri of Ehsaas. She was also...

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  • June 10, 2021

Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship Steering Committee reviews disbursement process

June 10, 2021 – Islamabad: The project steering committee of Ehsaas undergraduate scholarship came to the table for the eighth time to review...

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  • June 10, 2021

Dr. Sania Nishtar joins Cabinet Ministers to unveil Pak Economic Survey 2020-21

June 10, 2021 – Islamabad: Pakistan Economic Survey 2020-21 was unveiled in a joint press conference by Cabinet Ministers. At the press...

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  • June 9, 2021

PM opens the first One Window Ehsaas Center in Islamabad

June 9, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister opened the first One Window Ehsaas Center in Sitara Market Islamabad. Dr. Sania Nishtar...

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  • June 6, 2021

Sania approves Cognitive API architecture for Ehsaas’ One Window Socioeconomic Registry

June 6, 2021- Islamabad: The Cognitive API architecture for Ehsaas’ National Socio-Economic Registry 2021 is one of the six main pillars of ‘One Window...

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  • June 5, 2021

Sania chairs 48th meeting of BISP Board

June 5, 2021- Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired the 48th meeting of the board BISP. The meeting approved criteria to ascertain eligibility of...

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  • June 3, 2021

Sania and President NBP discuss ways to firm up Ehsaas targeted Karyana subsidies

June 3, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar and President National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) held two meetings this week on potential targeted...

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  • June 2, 2021

Sania joins UN country team retreat 2021

June 2, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited by Julien Harneis, United Nations Resident United Nations Resident and...

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  • June 2, 2021

Joint statement of ECO countries on poverty alleviation; Pakistan to take the lead: Sania Nishtar

June 2, 2021 – Islamabad: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to keynote the special session on, “Advancing tourism for development and poverty...

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  • June 1, 2021

Sania briefs EAC on social protection programmes of Ehsaas

June 1, 2021 – Islamabad: A second meeting of the Economic Advisory Committee (EAC) was held with four sub-groups on agriculture, CPEC,...

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  • June 1, 2021

Sania discusses potential energy subsidy programme with Power Division

June 1, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar convened a meeting with Secretary Power Division, Ali Raza Bhutta to discuss targeted energy...

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  • May 31, 2021

Sania holds the first Ehsaas e-Kacheri

May 31, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar together with senior officials of Ehsaas convened the first e-Kacheri of Ehsaas. The event aimed to...

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  • May 27, 2021

Dr. Sania joins a high-level panel discussion hosted by WEF and WHO

May 27, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar joined a high-level panel discussion at the World Health Assembly side event on, “Hepatitis...

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  • May 26, 2021

ECC okays Rs48bn for phase II of Ehsaas Emergency Cash handouts

May 26, 2021 – Islamabad: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet approved the launch of second phase of the Ehsaas...

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  • May 26, 2021

Ehsaas to train children of Kafaalat beneficiaries on financial and digital literacy

May 26, 2021 – Islamabad: With SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar in chair, a meeting was held to take stock of the key findings of the qualitative study...

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  • May 25, 2021

Dr. Sania keynotes the first High-level Women Forum held in China

May 25, 2021- Kunming: Dr. Sania Nishtar keynoted the first ‘High-level Women Forum’ held in in Kunming city of China to mark the 70th...

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  • May 24, 2021

PM launches Ehsaas Savings Wallets Initiative; UNSGSA Queen Maxima congratulates Ehsaas on the launch

May 24, 2021 – Islamabad, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan during his visit to Ehsaas Kafaalat payment site in Islamabad launched ‘Ehsaas...

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  • May 21, 2021

Sania tracks progress of Ehsaas’ executing agencies through new M&E dashboard

May 21, 2021 – Islamabad: Immediately after Eid holidays, Dr. Sania Nishtar convened a series of review meetings this past week with all four...

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  • May 21, 2021

Ehsaas Vendor Support Group meets to explore options for improving street vending ecosystem

May 21, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired the fourth meeting of Ehsaas Vendor Support Group. The meeting discussed ways to...

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  • May 20, 2021

Sania convenes in-depth review of Ehsaas National Poverty Graduation Initiative

May 20, 2021 – Islamabad: With SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar in chair, a meeting was held with Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) to take...

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  • May 20, 2021

Sania reviews PBM’s performance under Ehsaas

May 20, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania conducted a stocktake meeting with the Managing Director Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM), Malik Zaheer Abbas...

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  • May 20, 2021

Provincial Minister for Education Punjab calls on Dr. Sania Nishtar

May 20, 2021: Dr. Sania Nishtar was called on by Murad Raas, Provincial Minister for Education Punjab. Murad Raas briefed Dr. Sania about the...

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  • May 20, 2021

Ehsaas and NBP explore ways to collaborate under Ehsaas targeted subsidies

May 20, 2021 – Islamabad: A virtual meeting was held between Dr. Sania Nishtar and President National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) to explore...

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  • May 19, 2021

Dr. Sania stocktakes TVO operations

May 19, 2021 – Islamabad: At the Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division, Dr. Sania convened a review meeting with the management of...

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  • May 18, 2021

Sania speaks at UNDP and ILO's Global Dialogue on Social Protection for people living with HIV

May 18, 2021 – News York: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to speak at a Global Dialogue on, “Connecting the Dots on Social Protection” via video...

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  • May 18, 2021

Dr. Sania reviews cadence of Ehsaas Delivery Unit operations

May 18, 2021 – Islamabad: With the Secretary of the Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division and Ehsaas Delivery Unit (EDU) team, Dr. Sania Nishtar...

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  • May 17, 2021

Dr. Sania convenes detailed review meeting with BISP

May 17, 2021 - Islamabad: To review the Ehsaas 8171 service and the ongoing Ehsaas Kafaalat operations nationwide, Dr. Sania Nishtar...

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  • May 16, 2021

PM felicitates Dr. Sania and Ehsaas team over the WB’s listing of EEC amongst the top four social protection initiatives in the world

May 16, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister congratulated Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar and Ehsaas team over the World Bank's listing of Ehsaas...

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  • May 14, 2021

World Bank recognizes Ehsaas Emergency Cash among top 4 social protection interventions globally in terms of number of people covered

May 14, 2021- Islamabad: The World Bank has just released a report on “global social protection responses to Covid-19”. This report is called the...

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  • May 13, 2021

Dr. Sania visits Eidhi Home on Eid Day

May 13, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar visited Edhi home on the first day of Eid. During the visit, she interacted with homeless girls ...

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  • May 11, 2021

Dr. Sania reviews EKBNS Iftar distribution operations in Islamabad

May 11, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar reviewed 'Ehsaas Koye Bhooka Na Soye' (EKBNS) Iftar distribution operations in the suburbs...

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  • May 7, 2021

Government of UAE gifts 49 tonnes dry ration to Ehsaas

May 7-2021 – Islamabad: The Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE) has gifted 49 tonnes of dry ration for Pakistan’s Ehsaas programme....

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  • May 7, 2021

Dr. Sania chairs the third meeting of Ehsaas Tahafuz Steering Committee

The third meeting of steering committee of Ehsaas Tahafuz took place at Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division (PASSD). Dr. Sania Nishtar...

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  • May 6, 2021

Sania keynotes UN-ECOSOC Development Cooperation Forum 2021

May 6, 2021 - New York: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Munir Akram in his capacity as the President of United Nations’...

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  • May 6, 2021

Dr. Sania and Dr. Faisal convene final consultation to firm up Ehsaas Catastrophic Health Expenditure Policy

May 6, 2021 - Islamabad: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar and SAPM Dr. Faisal Sultan held a final consultative meeting to jointly review and firm up the...

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  • May 6, 2021

Ehsaas convenes the third meeting of Ehsaas’ Vendor Support Group

May 6, 2021 - Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired the third meeting of Ehsaas Vendor Support Group, to discuss the expansion of 'Ehsaas...

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  • May 6, 2021

Dr. Sania calls on Finance Minister to discuss financial modalities of upcoming Ehsaas targeted subsidies

May 6, 2021 - Islamabad: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar called on the Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin at the Finance Division...

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  • May 5, 2021

Dr. Sania speaks to all DCs of Balochistan in presence of CS Balochistan

May 5, 2021- Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar together with senior officials convened Ehsaas briefing with Commissioners and Deputy...

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  • May 4, 2021

Sania reviews arrangements for the first One Window Ehsaas Center

May 4, 2021 – Islamabad: Part of the forthcoming One Window Ehsaas Initiative, preparations are in full swing to open the first, ‘Physical One...

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  • May 4, 2021

Dr. Sania speaks at the Asian Development Bank’s annual meeting seminar on gender equality

May 4, 2021- Manila: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to speak at Asian Development Bank (ADB) annual meeting. The high-level virtual meeting...

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  • May 3, 2021

Dr. Sania convenes meeting on Ehsaas Tahafuz Donation management system

May 3, 2021- Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar held a team meeting to review the Ehsaas Tahafuz Donation Management System which is on the anvil....

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  • May 3, 2021

Dr. Sania meets ‘Ehsaas Rehribaans’ to gains insights for refining street vending ecosystem

Islamabad – May 3, 2021: Dr. Sania Nishtar visited the ‘Ehsaas Rehribaan’ site in G-11 Markaz of the federal capital to interact with street...

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  • May 1, 2021

Ehsaas hosts a Labour Day webinar on e-launch of ‘Mazdoor Ka Ehsaas Report’

May 1, 2021 – Islamabad: In celebration of Labour Day 2021, Ehsaas hosted a webinar to e-launch, “Mazdoor Ka Ehsaas (MKE) Report”....

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  • April 30, 2021

PM inaugurates 3 important Ehsaas initiatives in GB

April 30, 2021: Prime Minister Imran Khan during his visit to Gilgit Baltistan inaugurated the three major Ehsaas programmes in Gilgit...

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  • April 29, 2021

Dr. Sania convenes meeting of ‘Ehsaas Vendor Support Group’

Apr 29, 2021 – Islamabad: At the Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division (PASSD), Dr. Sania Nishtar presided a meeting of Ehsaas Vendor...

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  • April 28, 2021

Sania assesses pilot operations of Ehsaas Tahafuz in Holy Family Hospital Rawalpindi

April 28, 2021 - Rawalpindi: Dr. Sania Nishtar along with her team made a visit to Holy Family Hospital Rawalpindi to asses pilot operations of...

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  • April 28, 2021

PM opens ‘Ehsaas: Koye Bhooka Na Soye Fund’ for public donations

April 28, 2021 – Islamabad: On the Prime Minister’s special instructions, ‘Ehsaas: Koye Bhooka Na Soye Fund’ has now been established to solicit...

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  • April 28, 2021

Sania chairs Expert Committee meeting of Ehsaas Tahafuz

April 28, 2021 - Islamabad: A meeting of Ehsaas Tahafuz Expert Committee was convened at Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety...

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  • April 26, 2021

Dr. Sania and UNICEF explore options to expand Ehsaas collaborations

April 26, 2021 – Islamabad: A meeting of SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar was held with the UNICEF’s Social Policy team to discuss possibilities for more...

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  • April 26, 2021

Dr. Sania chairs the 47th BISP Board meeting

April 26, 2021 - Islamabad: The 47th board meeting of BISP was held at the BISP headquarters, Islamabad with SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar in chair....

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  • April 23, 2021

PM distributes Ehsaas Kafaalat stipends among newly enrolled households in Murree

Apr 23, 2021 - Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Murree to distribute Kafaalat stipends among newly enrolled households. ...

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  • April 22, 2021

Sania attends Economic Advisory Committee meeting

Apr 22, 2021 – Islamabad: SAPM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar, was invited to join the meeting of Economic...

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  • April 20, 2021

Dr. Sania briefs new Finance Minister on Ehsaas targeted subsidy programme

April 20, 2021 – Islamabad: A meeting was held between SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar, Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen, SAPM Dr. Waqar Masood Khan...

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  • April 19, 2021

SAPM Dr. Sania and SAPM Dr. Faisal discuss Ehsaas Catastrophic Health Expenditure Policy

April 19, 2021 – Islamabad: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar and SAPM Dr. Faisal Sultan met in Islamabad to discuss the the ‘Ehsaas Catastrophic Health...

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  • April 17, 2021

CM GB and Dr. Sania agree on accelerated Ehsaas collaboration in GB

Apr 17, 2021 – Islamabad: Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan (GB), Muhammad Khalid Khursheed and Dr. Sania Nishtar with her team met in...

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  • April 16, 2021

PM reviews Ehsaas Kafaalat disbursal operations in Sukkur, Sindh

April 16, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister during his visit to Sukkur district of Sindh visited a payment site-camp to review the Ehsaas...

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  • April 14, 2021

Sania and UN-ASG of SUN discuss opportunities in nutrition

April 14, 2021-Geneva: Dr. Sania Nishtar held a virtual meeting with Gerda Verburg, Coordinator and UN Assistant Secretary-General, Scaling...

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  • April 14, 2021

Radio Program Raabta: Dr. Sania creates awareness on recently opened Ehsaas 8171 service

April 14, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar answered the frequently asked questions of Ehsaas Kafaalat beneficiaries in Radio Pakistan’s...

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  • April 13, 2021

Ehsaas 8171 scheme opens

April 13, 2021 – Islamabad: Ehsaas has opened 8171 SMS campaign enabling the new deserving households to check their eligibility under...

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  • April 12, 2021

Dr. Sania keynotes the book launch hosted by the Centre for Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa

April 12, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar was invited to keynote the official launch of the first edited book of the Centre for Afghanistan, Middle...

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  • April 12, 2021

Sania joins the World Bank’s virtual mission on Human Capital Review

April 12, 2021 – Islamabad: At the virtual mission on Human Capital Review (HCR) held by the World Bank, Dr. Sania Nishtar was joined by...

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  • April 12, 2021

Dr. Sania convenes an online meeting with regard to bank account opening for EKBNS donations

April 12, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar convened an online consultative meeting to discuss the final modalities of the ‘Ehsaas Koi...

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  • April 12, 2021

Ehsaas Kafaalat payments (Jan to Jun 2021) begin nationwide

April 12, 2021 – Islamabad: Ehsaas Kafaalat payments to beneficiaries have commenced throughout the country. Ehsaas has set up over 1600...

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  • April 11, 2021

PM inaugurates multi-city roll out of Ehsaas Koi Bhooka Na Soye before Ramadan

April 11, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan announced the expansion of the Ehsaas Koi Bhooka Na Soye (EKBNS) programme...

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  • April 9, 2021

Dr. Sania and Governor SBP meet to discuss the Ehsaas targeted subsidy programme

April 9, 2021 – Islamabad: Dr. Sania Nishtar was called on by Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir in Islamabad....

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  • April 9, 2021

Sania holds a consultative meeting on Ehsaas Street Hawkers’ Initiative

April 9, 2021- Islamabad: SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar convened a meeting with Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) to explore options for the...

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  • April 8, 2021

Ehsaas pioneers orphanage living standards, the first in the Muslim World

Apr 8, 2021 – Islamabad: In a special launching event, Dr. Sania Nishtar unveiled the new Ehsaas’ standards for private sector orphanages....

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  • April 7, 2021

Sania appraises Ehsaas Tahafuz operations at Holy Family Hospital Rawalpindi

Apr 7, 2021 – Rawalpindi: To commemorate the World Health Day 2021, Dr. Sania Nishtar visited the Ehsaas Facilitation Center in Holy Family...

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  • April 5, 2021

Sania talks about the “Invisible Scaffold” at the World Bank-IMF spring meetings 2021

April 5, 2021: At the World Bank-International Monetary Fund annual spring meetings 2021, a webinar was held titled, ‘the IMF’s Engagement...

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  • April 4, 2021

Sania reviews ‘Ehsaas Koi Bhooka Na Soye’ operations in Rawalpindi

April 4, 2021 – Rawalpindi: Dr. Sania Nishtar visited 'Ehsaas Koi Bhooka Na Soye'(EKBNS) food distribution point in Murree Road, Rawalpindi to...