Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Dr. Sania Nishtar says the government has started Ehsas Ration Kafalat Programme to give relief to twenty million deserving families across the country.

Briefing parliamentarians of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Ehsas Ration Programme in Peshawar today [Friday], she said registration of households and Kiryana stores in Ehsas Ration Discount Program has been started.

She said an economic survey has recently been completed to analyze the data and identify only eligible people for Ehsas programmes