PM launches web portal to support those rendered jobless due to COVID-19 pandemic

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday formally launched a web portal to financially support those eligible individuals who have been rendered jobless due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Under this initiative, the disbursements from the PM COVID-19 Relief Fund will be made to those who have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 crisis under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash.

A web portal has been set up and applications are invited from those who fall in the categories mentioned in the drop menu of the application which can be accessed on https://ehsaaslabour.nadra.gov.pk/ehsaas/.

Speaking on the occasion, the prime minister said that the government was providing succor to the downtrodden and underprivileged classes through its flagship Ehsaas programme which was unprecedented in the country’s history.

He said so far under this programme, Rs 83 billion had been distributed among 6.8 million families in three weeks. He said under the second phase, those individuals would be supported who have lost jobs during the pandemic.

Any person who was rendered jobless could visit the website, get himself registered, besides proving his job particulars.

The prime minister observed that they were aware that a number of people did not know how to proceed on the process, but they could seek help from the students whereas the Tiger Force could also prove as handy in this regard.

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