45233-001: Social Protection Development Project

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Description

The project will support the Government of Pakistan s national social safety net program, the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP). The project will enable the expansion of the cash transfer program (paid to the female head of targeted poor families) by registering an additional 2.4 million eligible families and financing the first few quarters of their cash transfers. In addition, it will support the strengthening and phased expansion of the pilot health insurance and skills development progra... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 45233-001
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 3049
Approval Date 22 Oct 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 430,000
Geographical Location 7 million eligible BISP beneficiaries, spread across the different provinces and districts, were idenfiied based on the cut-off score of a poverty scorecard survey
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Social Protection
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Gender equity as a theme
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Michiel Van der Auwera
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD

Last PDS Update
22 Jul 2014

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