Latest News: Benazir Nashonuma Program A Vital Initiative Against Malnutrition 2024

Latest News: Benazir Nashonuma Program A Vital Initiative Against Malnutrition 2024

The Benazir Nashonuma Program, launched by the Government of Pakistan in August 2020, is an essential initiative designed to tackle stunting among pregnant and lactating women (PLW) and children under the age of two. This program, a collaborative effort between the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), utilizes conditional cash transfers to address malnutrition and enhance maternal and child health nationwide.

Benazir Kafalat Program: New Installment Details

New Payment of 12,500 Rupees

Starting tomorrow, eligible participants of the Benazir Kafalat program will receive a new installment of 12,500 rupees. The distribution aims to support citizens confirmed as eligible for the program.

How to Receive Your Payment

Eligible individuals should visit the nearest BISP center with a valid identification card and necessary documents. The payment is exclusively for those already registered and verified under the Benazir Kafalat program. Newly verified enrollees are also entitled to receive the payment.

Eligibility Criteria for the Benazir Kafalat 12,500 Rupees Installment

Who is Eligible?

The new installment targets several groups:

  • Individuals who have completed registration and verification.
  • Those not receiving income or support from other government programs.
  • Recently verified individuals.
  • Qualified women meeting the program’s criteria.
  • Persons with disabilities and eunuchs.
  • Individuals with a poverty level below 30% who can prove their eligibility.

Checking Eligibility Online

Steps to Check Eligibility

  1. Search for “8171 portal” on your browser.
  2. Access the official website and locate the contact form on the homepage.
  3. Enter your ID card number and captcha code.
  4. Submit to receive immediate feedback on eligibility and payment status.

Eligible participants will have the funds transferred to their bank accounts, with the option to collect money from a local BISP office.

Collecting Your Benazir Kafalat Payment

How to Collect

To collect the payment, visit a government-established BISP camp with your original ID card. Verification of identity involves presenting your ID card and completing a fingerprint verification process.

Participating Banks

Payments can be collected from the following banks:

  • HPL Bank
  • Habib Bank Limited
  • Bank Al Falah
  • Meezan Bank
  • UBL Bank
  • Mobilink Bank

Quick Details

ProgramDetails
Launch DateAugust 2020
CollaboratorsGovernment of Pakistan, WFP, BISP
Target GroupPregnant and lactating women, children under 2
New Installment Amount12,500 Rupees
EligibilityVerified and registered participants
Participating BanksHPL Bank, Habib Bank Limited, Bank Al Falah, Meezan Bank, UBL Bank, Mobilink Bank
Collection MethodBISP camps with ID card and fingerprint verification

By ensuring eligible participants receive the necessary support, the Benazir Nashonuma and Kafalat programs are significant steps toward reducing malnutrition and improving the well-being of women and children in Pakistan.

Conclusion

The Benazir Kafalat program’s new installment of 12,500 rupees is now available across Pakistan, including regions such as Gilgit-Baltistan, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Sindh. Use your ID card to verify and withdraw the payment. For more information, visit the official BISP 8171 Ehsaas Program website.

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