25 eco-friendly carts given to street vendors under Ehsaas programme

Dawn | May 4, 2021 at 8:34 AM
  • Pakistan Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division (PASSD) in collaboration with Capital Development Authority (CDA), Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) and ICT administration has launched another welfare initiative under its Ehsaas programme through which poor hand-pushed cart owners have been provided 25 modern eco-friendly carts.
  • Dr Sania Nishtar visited the Ehsaas Rehribaan site in G-11 Markaz on Monday to interact with street vendors who have been provided with improved carts and training to streamline local vending activities.
  • The model vending initiative is an outcome of collaboration between Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division (PASSD), Capital Development Authority (CDA), Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI), ICT Administration and Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (Pide).