Endowment fund of Rs5bln being established for poor, helpless people: AJK PM

Prime Minister Azad Kashmir Chaudhry Anwar ul Haq has said that an endowment fund of five billion rupees is being established for the poor, helpless and homeless people.

Talking to a six-member delegation led by Chairman of a social organization in Islamabad, the AJK premier said that under the endowment scheme twenty thousand rupees would be provided as a subsistence allowance to the destitute and their families.

The Prime Minister said that special persons, orphans, divorced women, and aged people would be eligible to get relief under this scheme.

On the occasion, Anwar ul Haq issued special directions regarding the increase of the quota of the special persons in government jobs from two point five percent to five percent.

He also gave orders to provide free treatment and medicines in every district hospital for the special people.

The Prime Minister also directed the relevant authorities to activate the rehabilitation center for the special people at the Abbas Medical Institute Muzaffarabad.

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