Benazir Income Support Programme Disbursement 2024

The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) has started giving out the April-June quarter of the Benazir Kafaalat cash assistance to families across the country.

The process is in two phases, reaching over nine million registered families. Each household gets Rs. 10,500.

Benazir Income Support Programme

In 2024, BISP launched a pilot program. BISP is working with banks to set up “BISP Sahulat Accounts” for beneficiaries in Karachi and Lahore. These accounts aim to make electronic transfers of cash assistance easier. If successful, the program will expand to other cities.

Disbursement Phases and Coverage

The first phase covers beneficiaries in these areas:

  • Islamabad Capital Territory
  • Balochistan
  • Azad Jammu and Kashmir
  • Gilgit Baltistan
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Peshawar, Mardan, and all districts of Malakand and Hazara Division
  • Sindh: All districts of Karachi Division and District Hyderabad
  • Punjab: Gujranwala, Sahiwal, Rawalpindi, and all districts of Sargodha Division and District Vehari

Quick Details

PhaseRegions CoveredTarget BeneficiariesAssistance Amount per Household
Phase OneIslamabad, Balochistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Peshawar, Mardan, Malakand, Hazara), Sindh (Karachi, Hyderabad), Punjab (Gujranwala, Sahiwal, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Vehari)Over nine million familiesRs. 10,500


What is the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP)?

  • BISP is a social safety net program in Pakistan that provides financial help to low-income families to reduce poverty and encourage fair economic growth.

How much financial assistance is provided under the Benazir Kafaalat scheme?

  • Each registered family gets Rs. 10,500 per quarter.

How are the payments being distributed?

  • Payments are given out in two phases, each covering different regions to ensure an organized and efficient process.

Who is eligible for the Benazir Kafaalat cash assistance?

  • Eligible families are those registered under BISP, based on criteria that assess their financial needs and socio-economic status.

How can beneficiaries access their payments?

  • Beneficiaries can get their payments at designated centers and authorized financial institutions.

Final Words

BISP’s initiative to distribute the quarterly tranche of Benazir Kafaalat cash assistance shows its commitment to helping low-income families in Pakistan.

By organizing the disbursement in phases, BISP ensures the financial aid reaches the beneficiaries quickly and efficiently, meeting their immediate needs and helping to reduce poverty.