Lahore: Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister, Begum Zakia Shahnawaz today distributed Rs. 15 thousand each among 47 deserving women as Jehaiz grant.
Addressing the meeting of Jehaiz fund committee, Begum Zakia Shahnawaz said that on the instructions of Punjab government, Auqaf department has allocated grant of Rs. 705000 for Jehaiz fund which is distributed at the rate of Rs. 15 thousand per woman among 47 deserving women every month. She said that the meeting of Jehaiz fund committee is being held every month in which applications are received for Jehaiz fund and Jehaiz fund forms are distributed among all members of the committee. The members of the committee after interview and verification distribute cheques of financial assistance among deserving and poor women on monthly basis so that they could purchase necessary items for the marriage of their daughters.