ISLAMABAD, Oct 30 (APP):Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) is in process to complete the disbursement of Rs.70 billion among 2.7 million families under Prime Minister’s Cash Relief in the flood-affected areas of Pakistan.
An official source told on Sunday that the Programme had disbursed a total of Rs 66,744,650,000 among 2,669,786 flood-affected families so far which was over 97 percent of the total disbursement.
The BISP is providing financial assistance of Rs.25,000 per family among flood-affected families of Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Gilgit Baltistan. A total of 216,416 flood affected families have received Rs. 5,410,400,000 in Balochistan while 1,822,816 affected families of Sindh have received Rs.45,570,400,000.
A total of 303,524 families have received Rs. 7,588,100,000 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa whereas 326,562 families of Punjab have received Rs.8,164,050,000. In Gilgit Baltistan, 468 flood-affected families have also received Rs. 11,700,000. A control room has been established at BISP headquarters to ensure smooth payments.