BISP to come up with strategies most economical, productive: Marvi


ISLAMABAD, July 11 (TNS): Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) and PML-N MNA Marvi Memon has said BISP is trying to come up with strategies that are most relevant, economical and productive.

Speaking at an exhibition of `Benazir Income Support Programme Brand Shawls’ made by its beneficiaries at Lok Virsa in Islamabad on Monday she said through the provision of E-Commerce platform, BISP aims at harnessing entrepreneurial potential of its beneficiaries.

She said two hundred fifty thousand beneficiary families who are willing to start their own businesses will be provided with training as well as a one-time cash grant of 50,000 to start their own business in the current financial year.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir said it is high time to use E-Commerce for the benefit of poor women.

Minister for Ports and Shipping Mir Hasil Khan Bezanjo said promotion of Pakistani traditional crafts through E-Commerce would help poorest women in standing on their own feet and curbing the poverty.