Introduction to Ehsaas Program 8171
Ehsaas Program 8171 is a flagship social protection program of the government of Pakistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan launched this program in March 2019. The aim of this program is to provide financial assistance to the vulnerable and marginalized segments of society. The name “Ehsaas” means empathy, compassion, and care for the needy and deserving.
Under this program, eligible citizens can be registered through SMS or by visiting designated centers set up in different parts of the country.
Ehsaas Program 8171 has provided significant relief and support for many deserving families in Pakistan during challenging times. The government continues to work towards improving and expanding this program so that more vulnerable households may benefit from it in the future. It’s important for eligible citizens to take benefit from Ehsaas Program by registering themselves or by spreading awareness regarding its eligibility criteria among their family, friends, or needy people.
How does Ehsaas Program 8171 work?
To avail of the benefits of Ehsaas Program 8171, eligible citizens need to register themselves through SMS. To register via SMS:
– Send your CNIC number (without any spaces or dashes) to 8171.
– Once registered, your information will be verified and you will receive a confirmation SMS if you are eligible for the program.
– If you’re eligible, you will receive an amount of PKR 2000 every three months through your mobile account linked with your CNIC number.
Eligibility Criteria for Ehsaas Program 8171
The following are some basic eligibility criteria to avail of benefits from the Ehsaas Program:
– The applicant should hold a valid National Identity Card (NIC) issued by NADRA.
– The applicant must be below the poverty line as per BISP survey data.
– The applicant should not be a government employee, nor possess wealth beyond certain limits.
-The program targets households earning less than PKR20,000 monthly but other poverty indicators may also be used for enrollment.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Who can apply for Ehsaas Program 8171?
A: Any individual who meets the eligibility criteria mentioned above can apply for this program.
Q: What documents are required to register for Ehsaas Program 8171?
A: The applicant doesn’t need to submit any documents. All they need is a valid CNIC number.
Q: What is the amount that will be paid to eligible applicants under the program?
A: Eligible applicants will receive PKR 2000 every three months through their mobile account linked to their CNIC number.
Q: Can I register for the program if my income is above the poverty line but I’m facing financial difficulties due to some other reasons?
A: No, you can only apply for this program if you fall below the poverty line as determined by BISP data.
Q: What measures are taken to ensure transparency in the selection process of beneficiaries?
A: The selection process is computerized and all eligible persons have an equal chance of being selected. If someone feels they’ve been wrongly excluded, they can file a complaint via helpline 0800-26477 (between 9 am to 5 pm).