Govt To Launch Poverty-alleviation 'Kamyab Pakistan' Programme On July 29
Muhammad Irfan 3 months ago Wed 14th July 2021 | 01:00 PM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Jul, 2021 ) :The government is all set to launch the country's biggest welfare 'Kamyab Pakistan' programme on July 29, which envisages pulling around 4 million families out of poverty, Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin said Wednesday.
During a meeting with Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Youth Affairs, Usman Dar, the federal minister said that the prime minister had decided to pace up the implementation of public welfare programmes across the country.
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Farrukh Habib was also present in the meeting, according to press statement issued by the Finance Ministry.
According to the statement, the Prime Minister is scheduled to inaugurate the programme at a function to be held at Convention Centre, adding Usman Dar has been assigned responsibility to make preparations for the event.
The minister said that housing projects, skill development and soft loans would feature in the programme whereas health cards and agricultural services would also be part of the programme.
In addition, under the Kamyab Kissan programme, farmers would be provided interest-free loans while people would also be given loans for businesses.
Dar said that mechanism has also been devised to facilitate low income people with micro-financing.