KARACHI: The drought affectees of Tharparkar may seek treatment at any government hospital, whose expenses will be born by Pakistan Bait-ul-Mall (PBM).
This was stated by the Managing Director of PBM Barrister Abid Waheed Shaikh while talking to media persons after the visit of ‘sweet home’ for orphans in Korangi area here on Saturday.
He said that 33 sweet homes have been functioning in the country under the supervision of PBM where all facilities are being provided to the children.
He said out of 33, six sweet homes were established during last one year.
Barrister Abid further said that PBM has initiated National Child labour Rehabilitation Programme (NCRCL) to eliminate the menace of child labour from the society.
He said 160 centres have been set up under the programme where books, uniform, school bags and Rs 40 per day as pocket money were given to the each child while Rs 2000 per month were also given to the parents of the children. Some 120 children are registered with each centre, he added.
He said that PBM will bear treatment expenses of drought affectees of Thar.