ISLAMABAD (APP) - The government is all set to finalize the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)-II by the end of this month with an aim to devise a medium term policy matrix (2008-2011) to steer the country on path of sustained and broad based economic growth besides reducing poverty. The draft of the PRSP-II has already been prepared and the government is engaged in consultations with the stakeholders to make it more comprehensive and result-oriented before finalization. The 10 pillar PRSP-II ranges from microeconomic stability to poverty reduction and administrative reforms. According to the document, the government intends to bring macroeconomic stability through cutting down the fiscal and trade deficits, strengthening debt management, raise tax to GDP ratio, expenditure control and tighten monetary policy. It would protect the poor and vulnerable through the provision of safety net by supporting seven million households through Benazir Income Support Programme. In addition beneficiaries of Pakistan Biat-ul-Mal would also be increased to 2.2 million. The government would also support the vulnerable through People's Rozgar Programme, People's Workers Programme, Low Cost Housing scheme and provision of Sasti Roti. The document envisages increasing productivity and value addition of agriculture to cater to domestic needs and enhance exports. For enhancing the quality production, the farmers could benefit from various schemes including crop insurance plan, special programme for food security, facilitation unit, agribusiness development and diversification project and livestock and poultry projects. One of the pillars of the PRSP-II is to launch integrated energy development plan to ensure adequate supplies of energy to meet the growth needs of the economy by utilizing hydel and coal reserves besides exploring gas and oil potentials. The poverty strategy envisage to make industry internationally competitive by removing all distortions cause by traffic anomalies, inefficient provision of utilities, excessive of unnecessary regulation, complicated procedures for clearance and multitude of laws and regulation that sap industrial energies and add to the cost of doing business. It wants human development for 21 century for which the government would develop an educated and healthy population base through investing in these sectors. According to the document, the government would also remove infrastructure bottlenecks through Public Private Partnership. It would develop a mechanism and make its use to eliminate all bottlenecks in key infrastructure needs to support a growing economy. Special focus would be given in building highways, motorways, ports, airports, water reservoirs, railways, housing, and supply and transmission of electricity. A system of finance and capital would be developed to mobilize development resources from the broadest set of savers and efficiently channel it to industry, agriculture and other sectors through a wide range of equity and debt instruments. The government would also ensure housing and land management to ensure that all assets are fully titled and recorded with a predictable and time-constrained transfer system. It envisages the construction industry grows at its true potential duly linked and integrated with the financial system as well as administrative and judicial systems of the country. The PRSP-II also wants to ensure governance for a fair and just system.