Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday announced that his government will soon introduce 6 million scholarships to the tune of Rs47 billion to support the students hailing from lower-income classes.

The prime minister announced this while answering questions from the general public live on air during a programme called “Aap Ka Wazir-e-Azam, Aap Kay Saath”.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has reserved Rs47 billion for six million educational scholarships to be awarded on merit to students, the PM said.