The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) has announced a new update for monthly payments in 2023. The new payment schedule will see beneficiaries receive Rs. 9,000 per quarter, up from the previous rate of Rs. 4500 per two months. This means that beneficiaries will now receive Rs. 2250 per month.
The new payment schedule will be effective from December 2023. Beneficiaries can collect their payments from designated banks and biometric ATMs.
The BISP 8171 is a government-run program that provides financial assistance to low-income families in Pakistan. The program was launched in 2008 and currently supports over 6 million families.
The increase in monthly payments is a welcome development for beneficiaries of the BISP. The additional income will help them to meet their basic needs and improve their quality of life.
Here are the details of the new BISP monthly payment schedule:
- Amount: Rs. 9,000 per quarter
- Frequency: Quarterly
- Effective date: January 2023
- Payment method: Banks and biometric ATMs
Beneficiaries can check their eligibility for the BISP by visiting the program’s website or by calling the helpline number.