The Benazir Nashonuma Program is inspired by the ehsaas program. Under this program stipend will be provided to pregnant women and newborn babies. As Pakistan has the highest number of malnutrition. It ranks second after India in the region. To compete this, the Government of Pakistan has started this Benazir Nashonuma Program to provide money of 2000 RS to pregnant women, 2500 RS for girl and 2000 RS for boy. A total of 200 Million Dollars has been allocate for next 3 years. As it will help them to have a strong foundation. So that they are brought up with a strong body and healthy mind. You can also track your application on Ehsaas Tracking Web Portal.
BISP vs Ehsaas Program
Benazir Income Support Program and Ehsaas Program are two mainstream and major socio economic programs initiated by the Government of Pakistan in different eras. BISP was started by Asif Ali Zardari (2008-2013) PPP and Ehsaas Program 8171 was started by Imran Khan PTI.
These two programs help poor and needy people a lot to overcome poverty and to provide support. So they can also avail basic needs of life as Roti, Kapra and Makkan these are the basic slogans of these political parties.
Benazir Nashonuma Program Objectives 2023
Pakistan has jawdroping numbers of babies under malnutrition. In the Copenhagen Consensus report Pakistan have high rates of malnutrition as 40.23% stunning, 22.98% underweight are ongoing nutrition crisis found in babies. As first 3 years are very important for new born babies to lay their body foundation. Many Pakistani women do not receive skilled care during child birth and it result in many difficulties for both mother and child. To prevent these circumstances this BISP and ehsaas has designed to provide health and nutritious services to its beneficiaries.
BISP Nashonuma Program Benefits 2023
- To prevent stunting in children under two years of age.
- Improved weight gain of pregnant women.
- Reduce deficiencies like anemia and micronutrient.
- Improved awareness of maternal care.
- Improve knowledge early child health and nutrition.
- Reduced disease through improved availability health and nutrition services.
- Prevent low birth weight.
Ehsaas Nashonuma Cash Money 2023
Under Bisp Benazir Nashonuma Program the beneficiaries women and children will get 2000 RS and 2500 RS respectively. For babies under two years will get another 2,000 RS quarterly to fulfill other nutritional needs such as fruits and meat.
Restriction of BISP Nashonuma Program 2023
Benazir Nashonuma Program only be award to such women and children if they get regular checkups in Nashonuma Centers in their district and follows the specializes nutrition food plan for their kids. If they do not do same that will be exit from the bisp.
Benazir Nashonuma Centers 2023
At starting only 14 less developed districts of Pakistan has been select for this program and running successfully. But now it is expand to 156 district of Pakistan with totally 470 Nashonuma centers. They have successfully provide facilities and cash to 600,000 beneficiaries including children and women.