Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) has increased support amount by 25 per cent and they can received amount of Rs9,000 per family for the fourth quarter. The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) is a government-run social safety net program in Pakistan. It provides cash transfers to poor households to help them meet their basic needs. BISP has established a number of stipends campsites across the country where beneficiaries can collect their stipends.
BISP Beneficiaries Stipends Campsites in Pakistan
These stipends will be issued from 1,559 campsites that have been specially established for the people.
BISP stipends campsites in Pakistan:
- Balochistan: Quetta, Gwadar, Turbat, Chaman, Zhob, Kalat, Dera Bugti, Nasirabad, Kech, and Gwadar.
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Peshawar, Mardan, Swat, Dir, Malakand, Bannu, Kohat, Tank, and Charsadda.
- Punjab: Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Multan, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Sahiwal, Bahawalpur, and Dera Ghazi Khan.
- Sindh: Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, Mirpurkhas, Dadu, and Khairpur.
- Gilgit-Baltistan: Gilgit, Skardu, and Hunza.
- Azad Kashmir: Muzaffarabad, Mirpur, and Kotli.
BISP Beneficiaries can collect their stipends from any of the BISP stipends campsites in their area. To do so, they will need to bring their CNIC and a copy of their BISP registration card. The BISP stipends are a vital lifeline for many poor families in Pakistan. They help to improve the living standards of these families and provide them with the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty. The beneficiaries should receive the full amount allocated for them and they should claim its receipt as well.
They have also released the amount for the January to March installment of the educational scholarships. Mothers of children with more than 70 percent attendance can claim this stipend.
The scope of Benazir Education Stipends was also increased from six million children (52 per cent girls) beneficiaries to 8.3 million children with an allocation of Rs55 billion. As many as 92,000 students would be given Benazir Undergraduate Scholarships through Rs6 billion while the number of Benazir Nashonuma programme beneficiaries was increased up to 1.5 million through Rs32 billion.