President launches a scheme to create a new middle class in Sindh Benazir Income Support Programme

Karachi: President Asif Zardari Friday formally launched a scheme titled “Waseela e Haq Sindh” aimed at creating a new middle class in the province by providing self employment opportunities to thirty five thousand youth between the ages 19 to 35, who have at least passed secondary school examination and are unemployed. The innovative program was launched by the President by pressing a computer button Read More…

Benazir Income Support Programme and Government of Sindh inked agreement regarding Waseela-e-Haq Sindh

Karachi: Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and Government of Sindh have inked an agreement to launch Waseela-e-Haq Sindh Programme in the province. Mr. Sher Khan, Secretary BISP and Mr. Sohail Rajput, Special Secretary Finance Sindh signed the agreement on behalf of BISP and Government of Sindh respectively while Madame Farzana Raja, Chairperson BISP, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Chief Minister Sindh and Mr. Murad Ali Read More…

Benazir Income Support Programme committed to reduce poverty significantly in next ten years

Islamabad: Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) is first ever initiative in Pakistan which proves to women and the poor of this country that State is like a mother for them. At present 44 such programmes are in operation in different countries of the world whereas BISP has been termed one of the best among them. Federal Minister and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Madame Farzana Raja said thRead More…

Pakistan People’s Party government cannot ignore poor despite of financial challenges, says Madame Farzana Raja

Islamabad: Federal Minister and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Madame Farzana Raja has said that the poverty is a global phenomenon and no country can achieve sustainable development without addressing this problem. She said that the democratic government of Pakistan, despite facing various economic challenges, has decided not to ignore the needs of poor and downtrodden segment of society as tRead More…

Transparency is the hallmark of Benazir Income Support Programme

Islamabad: The provision of basic necessities of life to people is a fundamental responsibility of state. Thus, the present democratic government is striving to achieve this objective through Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP). In the short span of three year after its inception, BISP has introduced numerous revolutionary steps to bring about a socio-economic change in the society and to eliminate poverty from Read More…

Federal Minister and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme, Madame Farzana Raja’s Aunt passed away

Rawalpindi: Federal Minister and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Madame Farzana Raja’s Aunt passed away yesterday morning. She was buried in the graveyard of her native village Chak Rajgan, Gujar Khan. Hundreds of people participated in the funeral prayers. Soyem Prayers of the departed soul will be offered tomorrow dated January 05, 2012 in Chak Rajgan, Gujar Khan. For more information, contaRead More…

Benazir Income Support Program is a giant step towards a social welfare state: says Governor Punjab Says Madame Farzana Raja

Lahore: PPP is a political party of those who have made sacrifices for the rights of the people of Pakistan. For those who are terming our indiscriminate services to the people of the country as a political bribe, we want to make it clear that we will keep on serving the people despite of such mean allegations. Some people have made welfare of people a cliché of after retirement and living a lavish and luxurious lifRead More…

Government to impart technical training to unemployed youth; decides to lift ban on recruitment: Prime Minister

Multan: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Friday said the government would start a comprehensive programme soon to impart technical training to the unemployed youth so that they could get respectable jobs. Addressing a function here to distribute cheques among the deserving families under the Waseela–Haq programme of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to start their own business, the Prime MinisterRead More…

10 Day Waseela-E-Haq Training Workshop Concluded Under Benazir Income Support Programme

Karachi: The 10-day long Waseela-e-Haq training workshop under the aegis of Benazir Income Support Programme concluded here on Wednesday successfully. As many as 24 families attended the workshop, selected through balloting under Waseela-e-Haq programme of Benazir Income Support Programme. Speaking on the occasion, Director Karachi Mr Pervaiz Iqbal and Director Lyari Mr Ghulam Nabi Babar said the trained families wRead More…

Quran Khawani for Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto held at Benazir Income Support Programme Secretariat

Islamabad: Quran Khawani and Prayers Ceremony in accordance with the 4th Youm-e-Shahadat of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was held at Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Secretariat on Wednesday. The ceremony chaired by Federal Minister and Chairperson BISP Madame Farzana Raja started at 2:00 PM while large number of PPP leaders and workers including Qazi Sultan Mehmood Member Central Executive Committee PPP, Read More…