BISP proves to be milestone for alleviating poverty: Marvi

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APP95-29 CHITRAL: March 29 – Minister of State/Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon addressing the beneficiaries of BISP. APP

CHITRAL, March 29 (APP): Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Marvi Memon here on Tuesday said that BISP would prove to be a milestone in alleviating poverty and changing socioeconomic condition of the people as various social welfare schemes had been initiated by the federal government. Addressing a BISP beneficiaries and heirs of martyred students of Sosom Village, the BISP chairperson said that 5.2 million people were benefiting from the program adding that federal government has increased the funds of the program from Rs33billion to Rs104billion as further increase are also expected.