ISLAMABAD: The federal government’s social safety net ‘Ehsaas’ on Monday approved to consist of all transgender individuals in the country in its financial aid under the Ehsaas Kafalat programme.
A board meeting of the social welfare program provided authorization to the relocation according to which all transgender people holding valid CNICs will be brought into the fold of Ehsaas Kafalat. The program will offer stipend of Rs2,000 monthly in addition to savings bank account. Transgender people usually live as a different area; all transgender people in a house will certainly be declared as Kafalat beneficiaries.
The board additionally authorized facility of 154 district-level Ehsaas centres throughout the country modelled on the recently-opened One Window Ehsaas Centre in Sitara Market in Islamabad.
This will certainly enable all solutions to be accessed under one roofing, considerably helping with beneficiaries. Service this will start quickly.
The board likewise ratified improvement of Ehsaas’ education and learning stipends to additional and greater additional levels. The program will begin following month in all districts of the nation.
In an effort to encourage ladies enrolment in second and also higher second education, Ehsaas stipends for women will certainly be Rs4,000 per quarter as compared to children that will obtain Rs3,500 per quarter. Programme style allows all repayments to be made biometrically to mothers of signed up children.
“According to Ehsaas post Covid-19 method, the second and higher education gratuities will certainly empower low-income houses with enhanced access to education and learning till 12th quality,” said Dr Sania Nishtar.