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BISP reaches over 247,000 children, 231,000 PLW

Islamabad, March 19, 2023 (PPI-OT): The Benazir Income Support Program has so far reached over 247,000 children affected by malnutrition and 231,000 pregnant and lactating women under the Benazir Nashonuma initiative. According to an official of BISP, these beneficiaries have been served through the network of over 400 Nashonuma Centers across the country.

Under the Conditional Cash Transfer intervention of Benazir Nashonuma, 2,000 rupees per woman with a boy child and 2,500 rupees per woman with a girl child are provided to BISP beneficiary families per quarter. According to the statistics, Pakistan’s high rate of malnutrition ranks it as the second-highest burden country in the region.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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