The Ehsaas Amdan program is an important step of the government of Pakistan for the financial support to the poor and deserving people. The main purpose of the Ehsas Amdan Asset Transfer Program is to create livelihoods and employment opportunities. This programme provides assets to the deserving individuals to lift them out of poverty. The assets transferred under the program includes livestock (goats, cows, buffaloes and poultry), agricultural equipment, chingchi rickshaw body, equipment for small shopkeepers and small businesses. The budget of this program is Rs. 15 billion.
The Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) is a key implementing agency for the Ehsas Income Program, working through partner organizations (POs) in selected districts. Community institutions already exist at the village level. Once the asset type is identified, the local village level organization, in collaboration with PPAF’s partner organizations, purchases assets locally and Distributes to the families. The PPAF will ensure transparency in the procurement process, identification, selection and procurement of all assets and professional skills training. The beneficiaries who need vocational training are assisted to participate in courses offered by reputable training institutes. The eligible family members receive training in asset use and business planning. You can also use Ehsaas Tracking system to identify your eligibility status for Rs. 7000 for monthly salary.
Ehsaas Amdan Program 2023 Eligibility Criteria
All the households (Families) benefiting from the Government of Pakistan’s Ehsaas Kafalat Program are provided opportunities through the Government’s Social Security Registry and various programmes to get out of the cycle of poverty, including asset transfer, vocational training and interest-free loan scheme. ۔
To assists in the development of livelihood investment plans for the identified households (through the default process) under which the household members have existing skills, resources, in their business / income generating activities. The assets and potential resources required for growth are identified. Your NSER survey must be completed for your eligibility.
The Ehsaas Program PPAF tracks the eligible households on a regular basis and data will be available to the kafalat program to update its registry on an annual basis.
Targets of Ehsaas Amdan:
- Expected number of beneficiaries
- Ehsas Income Program has been launched in 375 rural union councils of 23 poorest districts in all four provinces of Pakistan.
- 2,00,000 households (whose poverty score card reading (18-0) will acquire productive assets or professional skills.
- 60% of the beneficiaries will be women.
- 30% of the beneficiaries will be young.
- 221,926 interest free loans will be provided.
Can Asset Transfer Beneficiaries Get Realized Interest-Free Loans?
- The beneficiaries of the Ehsaas Amdan program can get interest free loans if they are available in the area and believe that they need financial support to grow the business.
Amdan Program Competition Timelines:
The implementation of admen program began in February 2020. This is a four year program that will end in 2023.
Ehsaas Amdan: Focal Person, Offices and Contact NOs
|S. No.||District||Focal Person||Amdan Field Offices||Contact No|
|1||Badin||Yousif Khoso||Opposite United Hotel, Quaid e Azam road, Badin||0303‐3336106|
|2||Battagram||Mohammad Zohaib||Near Sky Hock School Batagram Bazar, Batagram||0346‐5028781|
|3||D.G. Khan||Muhammad Iftikhar||372 ‐ Shah Sikandar Road, D.G. Khan||0333‐8577678|
|4||D.I. Khan||Khalid Babar||Bismillah Autos, Opp Kotli Imam, Eidgah road, D.I. Khan||0347‐9706788|
|5||Gawadar||Marzia Younis||New town, Phase 1, Gawadar||0323‐2354746|
|6||Jhang||Shah Hassan||Mohalla Sultan Colony, Near Ghazali College, Gojra Road, Jhang.||0307‐2224514|
|7||Kashmore||Atif Sarwar Pathan||DO SRSO, Madrassah Mohallah, Kandhkot, Distt Kashmore||0331‐3171391|
|8||Kohistan Lower||Jahanzeb Khan||Kohistan INN Hotel Karakuram Highway pattan, Lower kohistan||0345‐9114416|
|9||Kohistan Upper||Tahir Khan||Near education office Komila, Dasoo, Upper Kohistan||0344‐9562014|
|10||Kolai Palas||Jahanzeb Khan||Kohistan INN Hotel Karakuram Highway pattan, Lower kohistan||0345‐9114416|
|11||Lasbela||Marzia Younis||Near Circuit House, Lakhra road, Lasbela.||0323‐2354746|
|12||Layyah||Adnan Hussain||Vokala Colony, House No. # 342 Near DPS School, Layyah||0305‐5552346|
|13||North Waziristan||Khalid Babar||Bismillah Autos, Opp Kotli Imam, Eidgah road, D.I. Khan||0347‐9706788|
|14||Shangla||Sajjad Ahmad||Tomb Colony Besham, Teshil Besham, District Shangla||0346‐9703999|
|15||Shikarpur||Farooq Chandio||DO SRSO, Kiri Nawab, Near old Mukhtiarkar office, Shikarpur||0345‐3873808|
|16||South Waziristan||Khalid Babar||Bismillah Autos, Opp Kotli Imam, Eidgah road, D.I. Khan||0347‐9706788|
|17||Sujawal||Abdullah Channa||Makkah Madina CNG Station, Sujawal||0303‐7776399|
|18||Tank||Khalid Babar||Bismillah Autos, Opp Kotli Imam, Eidgah road, D.I. Khan||0347‐9706788|
|19||Tharparkar||Gulab Rai||Near Public Health Engineering office court road, Mithi, Tharparkar||0344‐3503425|
|20||Thatta||Khalid Jarwar||Behind Circuit House, Makli, Thatta||0333‐2855995|
|21||Torghar||Mohammad Sharif||Main Bazar Mairagai Judba District Torgar||0342‐6297528|
|22||Umerkot||Kanhai Asnani||Chandiram Mohalla, Near Old Sabzi, Mandi, Umerkot||0336‐2339940|
|23||Zhob||Zahoor Ahmed||D.I. Khan road, Near Haji Mir Hassan Petrol Pump, Zhob||0300‐3842837|
List of Districts included in Ehsaas Amdan Program
Dera Ghazi Khan
Dhera Ismail Khan
Ehsaas Complaint No: 051-1111-000-102
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