PASSD approves pilot project to provide specialized nutritious food packets

ISLAMABAD, Oct 16 (APP):Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division (PASSD) board meeting approved a pilot project to provide specialized nutritious food packets to poor mothers and their children.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on PASSD, Dr Sania Nishtar Wednesday said that in order to fulfill the prime minister’s agenda to address stunting and malnutrition, already emphasized in Ehsaas, was also approved.

She further said the project would be launched in one district of each province along with GB, AJK and merged districts of KP.

Dr Sania Nishtar said that with the approval of various projects “Ehsaas” has entered into the next phase of its implementation and she expressed confidence that the staff and management of BISP would play their role in this phase and would help her in realizing the dream of the prime minister to create a state that works for the poor.

She thanked the board members for their leadership and contributions in the development of several projects and for continuing to provide the oversight during the implementation of these projects.

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