November 6, 2020 - Islamabad: Dr. Sania convened a meeting today to structure the One Window Ehsaas, which is a single-window information and service approach for better access to multiple Ehsaas programmes. Leads from all executing agencies of Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division (PASSD) including the BISP, Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal, Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, Trust for Voluntary Organizations and Higher Education Commission joined the meeting. Secretary PASSD and Additional Secretary PASSD were also present. The meeting shaped up structural plan for One Window operation. “The basic structure would be comprising of a front end and a back-end”, said Dr Sania. “Physical Ehsaas center with hardware and prominent signage, android App and web interface would be at the front end, whereas open APIs architecture along with a guiding policy will work at the back end. In the initial phase, work has commenced on the first prototype of the Ehsaas physical centre and digital interfaces”, she further added. With an aim to extend maximum facilitation and information on Ehsaas to the disadvantaged populations, the government plans to open the first Ehsaas Physical Centre in Islamabad and launch #EhsaasDigital by March 2021.