Will they provide rations to the needy when the lockdown is over?”According to government data, there are around 10 million people – or 1.4 million families – of daily-wage workers in the province. The remaining 40 percent of workers, though, work in small and medium enterprises, cottage industries, roadside shops and the transport industry. Under this, social welfare organisations interested in working with the government will have to get themselves registered to distribute rations to daily-wage workers at their doorsteps,” the CM’s spokesperson said in a statement on Sunday. According to the latest decision, the daily-wage workers, too, will have to get themselves registered through a mobile application before they can get the rations. Government officials claimed that the app would ensure uniformity in disbursement by registering CNICs, so that no duplication could occur.
Source: The Express Tribune March 30, 2020 21:56 UTC