By K A Mian
LAHORE: The Punjab Government has launched mobile Apps (application) ‘Insaf Imdad’ for distribution of financial aid worth Rs10 billion among 2.5million needy families through a foolproof mechanism, The Business has learnt here on Thursday.
The Chief Minister Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar had approved Insaaf Imdad package through which a total of Rs 4,000 would be given to 2.5 million deserving families across Punjab. The Chief Minister assured that the Punjab government had taken unprecedented steps for dealing with coronavirus and the impecunious families would not be left alone. On the special directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, a provincial financial grant under CM Punjab Insaaf Imdad Package is being allotted in addition to the relief package of the Federal Government to facilitate the daily wagers.
All applications would be received online and after the verification of the antecedents, the money would also be transferred online. It is pertinent to mention here, the Insaf Imdad Apps has been made user friendly and only necessary information like names, CNICs and mobile phone numbers of the applicants are required for applying.
How to apply online for Insaf Imdad package?
According to details, the Insaf Imdad Apps (application) is available on Google Play store which can be directly downloaded in android phone easily. Afterwards, the first page of this Apps will be opened in Urdu at user which will be prescribed on three main columns including Name, CNIC No, and Mobile Number, after filling the prescribed information, the user will select the icon of undertaking for its submission. When a user will submit his/her online application, a confirmation message will also be displayed on the mobile screen. It can also be applied online through the Insaf Imdad Website.
How to apply through SMS?
It is very simple to apply for Punjab Insaf Imdad through SMS (message), simply open the write message and put your details in this order after adding space in each entry: Imdad, CNIC Number, Mobile Number, Name and send your details in an SMS to 8070.
Who cannot apply for Insaf Imdad Package?
The persons who cannot apply for Insaf Imdad Package are following; all government servants, retired persons and semi-government employees, landowners, a person who benefits from any other program/scheme, who utility bills, not more than Rs10,000 monthly, owner of any kind of vehicle except a motorcycle, rickshaw & ching chi), and all above who are presently living in Punjab but they have CNIC of any other province, aren’t eligible to get any benefit from the Punjab Government Insaf Imdad financial aid programme.