Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched several initiatives to deal with corona virus pandemic. In order to provide relief to marginalized segments of the society, Mr. Khan has recently launched Ehsaas Emergency Cash program. The Ehsaas Emergency Cash is the largest ever social protection initiative in the history of Pakistan. It aims to provide financial assistance to 12 million families. Under this program, Rs. 12,000 will be given to 12 million deserving families. The total cost set for this program is Rs. 144 billion. However, if the demand for Ehsaas Emergency Cash is higher, additional resources will be earmarked.
Want to know How to Apply for Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program? Read the following instructions.
- Type your CNIC number and send it to 8171.
- The Ehsaas team shall verify your credentials from their database.
- After verifying the credentials from database, they will tell you whether you’re eligible for the cash grant or not.
- Payment to beneficiaries will be made after biometric verification through more than 18,000 retail shops of two banks Bank Alfalah and Habib Bank in the country.
Do bear in mind that the federal government (Ehsaas program) and provincial government’s welfare programs are NOT the same. However can avail funds from both governments, provided that you are eligible. If you want to know more about how to apply for Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program, you can ask about it in the comments section.