Ehsaas Emergency Cash

Ehsaas Emergency Cash program has been launched by the Prime Minister on April 1, 2020 in the context of the economic hardship being experienced by the vulnerable due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The financial assistance under the program is meant to help them buy rations so that they don’t go hungry. The program covers 12 million families; 12,000 per family, total budget Rs. 144 billion. An SMS campaign is the entry point to identify these beneficiaries. To check eligibility for emergency cash, people can send their CNIC numbers to 8171 till April 19, 2020. For the ease of applicants, Emergency Cash application/registration web-portal has also been developed to check eligibility. Those who are being asked to contact District Administration (through SMS) can register themselves at the application/registration web-portal without visiting the office till April 19, 2020.

SMS Service: To check your eligibility to benefit from the initiative, please send your CNIC number to 8171 till April 19, 2020.

Web-portal for Registration: The Ehsaas Emergency Cash web-portal for application/registration can be accessed here till April 19, 2020.

Helpline: For queries and complaints about this initiative, please call helpline: 0800-26477.

Web-portal for checking eligibility: To check eligibility under Ehsaas Emergency Cash, all applicants registered through 8171 or PM’s COVID-19 Fund Portal can access the portal here.

Information Portal relating to disbursements 

To explore real time information relating to Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursements and number of beneficiaries served in each of categories with provincial, district and tehsil wise breakdowns, the portal can be navigated here.

 

 

Details in English

 

Program Brief 

                                                          

              

Slide Deck                       

                                                  

Program Statement that influentials can record in their own voice for their people.

                 

Information Portal Brief

                                                                 
Ehsaas Cash Package for all villages on the Line of Control (AJK)                                                                         

 

Videos about the program

Explanatory video: Details of the program can be watched here.

Instructional video on Ehsaas Emergency Cash Registrations: To learn about registration process, the instructional video can be watched here.

Short Video on SMS Service: To understand 8171 SMS service, SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar’s video message can be watched here.

Instructional video on Ehsaas Information Portal: To learn about how to explore real time disbursements’ information available on the Ehsaas Information Portal, the video can be watched here.

Instructional video on solution to biometric issues: To learn about the newly introduced supplementary payment solution to serve Ehsaas Emergency Cash beneficiaries with defying biometric identification, the video can be watched here.

Television Commercial: The television commercial of Ehsaas Emergency Cash program can be watched here.

Press Conferences and Media Briefings

Press Conferences and Media Briefings

Date

 Link

Prime Ministers’ televised media talk with senior journalists in Karachi together with Governor Sindh, Imran Ismael, Minister for Maritime Affairs, Syed Ali Zaidi and SAPM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar. June 17, 2020 Watch here.
Prime Minister’s televised media briefing on Government’s COVID-19 response together with Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Asad Umar, Federal Minister for Education, Shafqat Mahmood, Federal Minister for Industries and Production, Hammad Azhar, Special Assistant to the PM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Minister of State for Health, Dr. Zafar Mirza and Special Assistant to the PM on National Security, Dr. Moeed Yusuf. May 15, 2020 Watch here.
Prime Minister’s televised media briefing together with SAPM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar and Minister for Industries and Production, Hammad Azhar at the launch of PM’s COVID-19 relief fund: application web-portal May 2, 2020 Watch here.
Prime Minister’s televised media briefing on Government’s measures to tackle COVID-19 lockdown and Ehsaas Emergency Cash together with SAPM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Minister for Planning and Development, Asad Umar, Minister for Industries and Production, Hammad Azhar, Special Assistant to the PM on Health, Dr. Zafar Mirza and PM’s Focal Person on COVID-19, Dr. Faisal Sultan April 30, 2020 Watch here.
Ehsaas Press Conference on the release of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Information Portal  April 24, 2020 Watch here.
Ehsaas Press Conference to answer frequently asked questions about ongoing payments under Ehsaas Emergency Cash April 23, 2020 Watch here.
Ehsaas Press Conference on Ehsaas Emergency Cash Call Centre and helpline April 12, 2020 Watch here.
Ehsaas Press Conference on Ehsaas Emergency Cash program April 5, 2020 Watch here.

Events

Ehsaas Emergency Cash Disbursements

The Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursements to 12 million deserving families commenced on April 9, 2020 across all provinces of Pakistan, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir.

Balochistan                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Kharan
Lasbela
Naushki
Kharan
Mastung
 Dera Murad Jamali
 Sibbi
Killa Abdullah
Turbat
Ziarat
JhalMagsi
Bolan
Washbood
Awaran
Washuk
QuettaQuetta
 PanjgurPanjgur
Sohbatpur
Nushki
Kalat
Mastung
 
 

 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Abbottabad
North Waziristan
South Waziristan Kohistan
Kohat
Buner
 Tank
Orakzai
Hangu
Peshawar
 Dera Ismail Khan
Mardan
Naushera
Peshawar
Chitral
Buner
Dera Ismail Khan
Mansehra
Haripur
 

Sindh

Khairpur Shikarpur
Kotri
Mirpurkhas
 Benazirabad  Hyderabad Umarkot Sujawal
Tando Allahyar Karachi Mirpurkhas Matiari
 Thatta
Karachi Sanghar Sujawal
Jamshoro
Umarkot
Jacobabad
Orangi Town
Larkana
     

Punjab

Kasur
Narowal
Lodhran
Gujranwala
BahawalnagarBahawalnagar
Faisalabad
Hafizabad
Kasur
 Sheikhupura
  Dera Ghazi Khan
 Khanewal
 Rahim Yar Khan
 Rawalpindi
Sialkot
 Narowal
 Lahore
 Sargodha 
 Shakargarh
 Lahore
 Bahawalpur
Sargodha
Mianwali
 
 

GB

Astore
Nagar
GhizerGhizer
SukaimadanSukaimadan
Skardu
Gamba
Gamba
Gilgit
Rondu
Ghaanche
Hunza
Mashabrum

AJK

Poonch
Bagh
Bhimber
 Mirpur

ICT

G-10/4
Jinnah Sports Complex
Khayaban e Iqbal

PM announces Ehsaas Emergency Cash Package and Ehsaas Kafaalat for all families in the 219 villages on the line of Control

Prime Minister Imran Khan announced Ehsaas Emergency Cash Package and Ehsaas Kafaalat for all families in the 219 villages along the line of Control on June 26, 2020 in Muzaffarabad.

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Dr. Sania Nishtar and CM KP Mehmood Khan visit Ehsaas payment site in Peshawar

SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar demonstrating the Ehsaas payment system to Chief Minister KP and Chief Secretary KP during her visit to Peshawar on June 24, 2020.

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PM visits Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursement centre in Larkana

Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursement centre together with Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar, on June 17, 2020 in Larkana.

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PM visits Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursement centre at Lahore

Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursement centre together with Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar, on June 13, 2020 in Lahore.

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PM approves the launch of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Information Portal

Prime Minister Imran Khan approved the launch of an information portal relating to Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursements on April 22, 2020 in Islamabad.

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PM’s interaction with beneficiaries at Ehsaas Emergency Cash distribution point in Rawalpindi

Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Ehsaas Emergency Cash distribution point together with Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Federal Minister for Railways and Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the PM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation on April 22, 2020 in Rawalpindi.

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PM’s visit to Ehsaas Emergency Cash payment site in Peshawar

Prime Minister visited Ehsaas Emergency Cash payment site on April 10, 2020 in Peshawar.

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Launch of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program

Prime Minister inaugurated Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program on April 1, 2020 in Islamabad.

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