PM briefed about the progress on new model Panagahs
Oct 1, 2021 – Islamabad: Prime Minister directed to ensure that special care facilities were being provided to needy people seeking refuge in Panagahs. The directive came during Panagah briefing with Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM. Managing Director Pakistan Bait-ul-Maal, Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar; PM’s Focal Person for Panagahs, Naseem-ur-Rehman; and Additional Secretary, Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division, Captain (Retd) Saeed Ahmed Nawaz also joined the meeting. Dr. Sania briefed the PM on details about the progress made so far on the new ‘Model Panagahs’. During the briefing, Prime Minister was told that while the formulation of a central advisory board for the shelter homes had been already completed, the formation of a four-member board for every Panagah was also underway. PM was given a rundown on the improvements and fresh measures were underway, including the installation of a digital monitoring system for every Panagah. Prime Minister while expressing his satisfaction over the progress of Panagahs directed to ensure their completion within the stipulated time.