BISP removes over 29,900 individuals from list of beneficiaries


ISLAMABAD, Feb 03 (Online): Benazir Income Support Program has removed additional 29,961 individuals from its list of beneficiaries, following the data cleaning exercise under Ehsaas Governance framework.

In a tweet, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection, Dr. Sania Nishtar said these individuals have been made ineligible for receiving the cash assistance as per availability of more data last year.

She said among those removed from the BISP list of beneficiaries include 15,326 pensioners, 273 government employees, 9,991 high income individuals and 4,371 employees of autonomous agencies.

Earlier in 2019, BISP removed 820,165 individuals from its beneficiaries’ list out of which 142,556 were government servants.

BISP data cleaning under #Ehsaas Governance Framework: In 2019,BISP exited 820,165 individuals from its beneficiaries’ list, of which 142,556 were govt servants. As more data became available in 2020,an additional 29,961 benefit have also been made.

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