Islamabad, Sep 30: Benazir Income Support Programme is working hard in the field to distribute financial assistance of Rs.25000 per family to the flood-affected families across the country. Federal Government has taken timely measure in the shape of Flood Relief Cash Assistance for provision of financial aid to the affectees whereas the Special Payments Campsites established in the flood hit areas are also playing important role to ensure smooth and transparent disbursement of cash to the families.
So far a total of Rs. 57,911,325,000 has been disbursed among 2,316,453 flood affected familiesof Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and GilgitBaltistan.
In Balochistan 172,910 flood affected families have received Rs.4,322,750,000. 1,613,673 affected families of Sindh have received Rs.40,341,825,000. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 257,496 families have received Rs.6,437,400,000 whereas 271,994 families of Punjab have received Rs.6,799,850,000. In GilgitBaltistan 380 flood affected families have also received Rs. 9,500,000.
Today a total of 72,155 flood affected families have received financial assistance from different campsites established in flood hit areas. A control room has been established at Benazir Income Support Pogramme headquarters to ensure smooth payments.