320 Million BISP Scholarships going to Distribute Among 113,051 Students

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320 Million BISP Scholarships going to Distribute Among 113,051 Students

The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) has once again demonstrated its commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for underprivileged students in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) region. With the recent disbursement of Rs.320 Million among 113,051 students under the Benazir Educational Scholarship Programme, BISP continues to be a beacon of hope for marginalized segments of society.

Overview BISP Scholarships Program

Overview BISP Scholarships Program

  • Initiative: Benazir Educational Scholarship Programme
  • Region: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK)
  • Scholarship Amount: Rs.320 Million
  • Number of Beneficiaries: 113,051 Students

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Key Highlights of BISP AJK Scholarships

  1. Meeting Objectives: The recent 22nd Quarterly RCC Progress Review Meeting chaired by Dr. Abdul Aziz Qurashi, Zonal Director of Central Zonal Office BISP AJK, aimed to assess ongoing initiatives and achievements in enhancing educational opportunities for BISP beneficiaries’ children.
  2. Collaborative Efforts: The meeting emphasized collaborative efforts between BISP, the Elementary & Secondary Education Department of GoAJK, and NCHD to achieve sustainable educational goals.
  3. Financial Assistance: The Benazir Educational Scholarship Programme aims to provide financial assistance to deserving students across the State and the government of Pakistan, enabling them to afford essential academic materials and cover other educational expenditures effortlessly.
  4. Progress Report: Deputy Director Beneficiary Management, Raja Sajjad Ahmad Khan, outlined the progress and targets achieved in the last quarter, highlighting the expansion of scholarship coverage and commendable increases in student enrollment.

How many students benefited from the BISP scholarships in the AJK region?

A total of 113,051 students were beneficiaries of the BISP scholarships in the AJK region.

What was the total amount disbursed under the Benazir Educational Scholarship Programme?

A sum of Rs.320 Million was disbursed among the eligible students.

The Quarterly Progress Review Meeting served as a platform for constructive dialogue and collaboration, laying the groundwork for continued progress and innovation. Dr. Abdul Aziz Qurashi commended the collective efforts of all stakeholders in advancing the objectives of BISP’s educational initiatives, reaffirming the government’s commitment to prioritizing education as a catalyst for social empowerment and economic prosperity.


In conclusion, the distribution of BISP scholarships among 113,051 students in the AJK region marks a significant step towards creating a brighter future for all, underscoring the transformative impact of educational support initiatives on marginalized communities.

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