10m people with low income to get Rs12,000 stipend in lump sum

Dawn | Mar 27, 2020 at 6:49 AM
  • Ten million people belonging to low-income groups will get a Rs12,000 four-month stipend in a lump sum under Prime Minister Imran Khan’s relief package announced by the federal government on Tuesday to mitigate adverse impact of coronavirus on their family budget.
  • The prime minister has also announced Rs200 billion for daily wage workers and it is expected that the amount may also be distributed through provinces.
  • The other two million people are daily wage workers and vendors who are at present not registered with the programme, will be covered under the PM’s relief package.