ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bait-ul-Maal (PBM) has distributed Rs3.83 billion among the deserving people during the previous financial year 2020/21 under various welfare-oriented schemes.
Having an annual budget of Rs6.11 billion in the financial year 2020/21, the PBM had provided medical treatment of fatal diseases related to liver, kidney, heart, lungs, etc, to over 100,000 indigent sick persons through government hospitals.
In the last three years, some 60,701 patients were provided medical assistance with the cost of Rs7.66 billion.
The Pakistan Bait-ul-Maal was offering education stipends of Rs100,000/annum to each deserving student of the public sector universities.
Some 5,000 students were getting education stipends every year. In the last three years, around 15,457 students were provided education stipend.
The PBM was running four Dar-ul-Ehsaas Centres in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) in which 762 orphan children were residing. In total, some 51 Dar-ul-Ehsaas Centres were working in the country, including 14 in Punjab; 11 each in Sindh and Islamabad/Azad Kashmir; eight in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa; three in Gilgit-Baltistan. At present, 4,100 children are enrolled in Dar-ul-Ehsaas Centres.