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33 'Ehsaas Nashonuma' centers are being established: Sania
September 15, 2020

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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection Dr Sania Nishtar has said that around thirty-three 'Ehsaas Nashonuma' centers are being established in nine districts of the country.  

In a statement on Friday, she said in the first phase, centers would be established in Khyber, Upper Dir, Bagh, Ghizr, Hunza, Kharmang, Kharan, Badin and Rajanpur districts.

Dr Sania said that Ehsaas Nashonuma Programme will focus on improving nutrition and health in the first thousand days of the child life and finishing at age two.

She said quarterly stipend of two thousand rupees will also be given for girls and one thousand and five hundred for boys along with provision of healthy food to deserving beneficiaries.