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2008 estimates, Over 50,525 people provided assistant under BISP in Hyderabad.

Islamabad -- As many as 50,525 people were provided financial assistance under the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP), sources said on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, as many as 32,512 women were excluded from the list according to a poverty survey of 2010-2011. Now as many as 18,013 people are being benefited from the program. The sources said that the people assisted through member parliament were removed from the list on April 30, 2009.

In 2010-2011, poverty score card was used to identify the deserving people and those who were allegedly benefiting for political gain were removed from the list. According to the poverty score card, 16.17 and low earning income people were recognized as deserving people.

The sources said that in 2008, 16,843 people were allegedly benefited for political gain in Hyderabad tensil. In 2010-2011, as many as 10,418 people were removed from the list. In Hyderabad city, as many as 1,655 people were benefited and after the score card survey 1,337 were removed from the list.

In Qasimabad tehsil, 2,256 people were provided financial assistance in 2008 and later 1,488 were removed from the list. In Latifabad tehsil, a total of 6,399 people were benefited in 2008; however, 1,488 were later removed.

As many as 4,119 people were provided financial assistant in Mithyari in 2008 and later 2,254 were removed from the list. About 9,973 people were benefited in 2008 in Tando Allah Yar and later 5,834 were removed, 5,474 people were assisted in Tendo Mohammad Khan and later, 3,046 were removed from the list.

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Publication:The Messenger (Karachi, Pakistan)
Date:Dec 20, 2018
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