Benazir Income Support scheme to be launched before Eid
Benazir Income Support Program initiated by federal government for poor and vulnerable segment of society will be formally launched before Ed-ul-Fitar on September 29. Sources told Geo News Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani will inaugurate the Benazir Income Support Program. Under the scheme, poor family would be given Rs1000 on every month. As many as 4.5 people will benefit from this program. Federal government had allocated Rs34 billion for the program in Budget 2008-09.