The Government of Punjab on Tuesday launched Khidmat Card Programme with two billion rupees for providing financial assistance to special persons, the Radio Pakistan reported.
Under the programme, special persons will be provided 3,600 rupees after every three months.
Initially, two hundred thousand people will benefit from the programme.
Addressing the ceremony in Lahore today, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said special persons from the entire province will benefit from the programme.
He said the objective of the scheme is to empower the special persons financially. He said special persons have equal rights in the country.
The Chief Minister said the programme will be monitored at every level, and it will be implemented transparently.
On the occasion, Shahbaz Sharif also distributed Khidmat Cards among special persons. Khidmat Card Registration Form