Pakistan’s Ehsaas Programme termed as International Best Practise by UN

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Pakistan’s Ehsaas Programme termed as International Best Practise by UN

The United Nations in its recently released edition of UN Principles for Responsible Digital Payments 2021 report has termed Pakistan's Ehsaas programme as an internationally the best practice.

According to the UN’s report, Ehsaas simplified the know-your-customer procedure for users by collecting simple data fields and issuing accounts after basic verification.

Meanwhile, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection, Dr. Sania Nishtar has expressed pleasure over appreciation of the Ehsaas programme as international best practice by the UN.

Ehsaas programme emerged as the largest social protection program in the history of the country in times of COVID-19 pandemic last year as almost half of the country's population, benefited from the program.