Ehsaas launching new policy to incentivize girls’ education: Dr. Sania

Islamabad, July 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar says we are on the way to support ten million poorest women in Pakistan under Ehsaas Kafaalat cash transfer and Ehsaas One Women One Bank Account programs. She stated this while highlighting Pakistan’s role in bolstering girls’ education at Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO) Forum on, ‘Women’s Education and Poverty Reduction’ held in Beijing. Dr. Sania said that Ehsaas also ensures that all beneficiaries of conditional cash transfer schemes receive higher stipends for girls. She said Ehsaas also has a new policy to incentivize girls’ education, which is evidenced in a recent decision to grant a higher stipend for girls in our education conditional cash transfer program.

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