Islamabad: Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) chairperson Dr Sania Nishtar has said disciplinary action will be taken against the beneficiaries of Grade 17 and above from this program launched for the poor. ۔
In a tweet on the social networking website Twitter, he said that the social program to help the backward classes had registered 2,543 officers from Grade 17 and above who have now been removed. And the Social Security Network has initiated disciplinary action against these officers.
In this regard, BISP has written a letter to provincial chief secretaries and federal ministries whose officers have registered their registration in the Income Support Program and they have been informed that action is being taken against them.
Chairperson BISP said appropriate steps are being taken under the government's sense program to prevent such irregularities in the future.
On the other hand, according to official data, Sindh has the highest number of government officers receiving the Benazir Income Support Program and 1,222 Grade 17 officers or more benefitted from the BISP. had been.
The second-largest number of government officers is from Balochistan, where 741 officers have registered themselves for the Poverty Alleviation Program.
Similarly, 400 KP officers and 373 Punjab officers received the Income Support Program.
The beneficiaries of the program include 62 federal government officers, one officer of Pakistan Railways, 22 from Azad Kashmir, 49 from Gilgit-Baltistan who have shown their worth.
Importantly, six officers of the Benazir Income Support Program are also among the beneficiaries of the program.
Remember that last month, Dr SaniaNishtar announced that the government, through forensic data analysis, has tracked 8 million 20 thousand one hundred 65 people who were receiving financial assistance even though they were not eligible.
He said that the government is excluding these persons from the program and this process will be done every year so that every individual who is financially stable and the funds are raised to more deserving people.
It should be noted that the Benazir Income Support Program was introduced in July 2008, which is the largest social networking network for women in Pakistan and according to 2016 data, the number of people benefiting from it was 54 million.