BISP disburses RS. 25000 per family among 122,208 flood affected families

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Over 42 billion rupees has been disbursed among 1,705,332 flood-affected families

Despite weekly holiday Special Payment Campsites were kept open

 DNA

ISLAMABAD, Sep 25: Benazir Income Support Programme has disbursed Rs.25,000 per family among 122,208 flood-affected families of Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Gilgit Baltistan on Sunday. So far a total of Rs.42,633,300,000 has been disbursed among 1,705,332 flood affected families under Flood Relief Cash Assistance.

In Balochistan 144,080 flood affected families have received Rs. 3,602,000,000. 1,218,674 affected families of Sindh have received Rs. 30,466,850,000. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 156,828 families have received Rs. 3,920,700,00 whereas 185,506 families of Punjab have received Rs. 4,637,650,000. In Gilgit Baltistan 244 flood affected families have also received Rs. 6,100,000.

Despite weekly holiday Special Payment Campsite were kept open to facilitate the flood affectees. A control room has been established at Benazir Income Support Pogramme headquarters to ensure smooth payments.