Nov 11, 2021 – Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM called on Governor Balochistan, Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha in Islamabad. The meeting discussed Ehsaas Rashan Riayat programme that was launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Nov 3, 2021. Under Ehsaas Rashan Riayat, a targeted subsidy of Rs. 1,000 a month will be granted to each to each of the 20 million eligible families on the purchase of flour, pulses, cooking oil. In total, 20 million deserving families will be identified through the Ehsaas survey. In the current fiscal year, the budget of the programme for the next six months is Rs. 120 billion under the federal-provincial cost sharing arrangement. Provincial Governments of Punjab, KP, Gilgit Baltistan and AJK are already participating in the programme. The federal government and all participating federating units will share fiscal resources in the proportion of 35/65.