BISP to continue as National Income Support programme: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Presenting the budget in the National Assembly on Wedenrsday‚ Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that Benazir Income Support programme will continue for the poor people under the name of National Income Support programme.

Dar said that the programme’s allocations are being enhanced from forty to seventy-five billion rupees.

According to him, monthly allowance will now be Rs 1200, it was Rs1000 in the BISP.

A strategy will be devised to enable the deserving people benefited from this programme to become self-sufficient through establishing their own businesses.