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Balochistan Govt plans to provide monthly stipends for special persons

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Balochistan Govt plans to provide monthly stipends for special persons — File/Photo Newsline.pk
Balochistan Govt plans to provide monthly stipends for special persons — File/Photo Newsline.pk

Balochistan Govt plans to provide monthly stipends for special persons: In the fiscal year 2021-22, the government of Balochistan intends to launch a special funding program, KUMAK, costing Rs. 2 billion, to give specially-abled people with sustainable and respectable livelihood prospects.

Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) will receive a monthly stipend from the provincial government, as well as opportunities and support to become active members of society.

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“It is our obligation to establish a healthy atmosphere for special individuals living in rural and urban parts of the province so that they would be able to counter economic obstacles in their lives,” a Balochistan government official said.

The government also intends to purchase customized vans for the physically handicapped from this year’s budget in order to provide them with transportation.

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In addition, the government will provide tricycles to worthy special-needs individuals.

“It is also intended to give 400 additional tricycles in fiscal year 2021-22,” the official added.

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