RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government has started a monthly monetary aid initiative named ‘Masawaat Program’ for Transgender people across the country under Punjab Social Protection Authority.
The program will give monetary help of Rs. 3,000 each month to transsexual people who are more than 40 years old and Rs 2,000 to transgender individuals with handicaps between the age of 18 and 40 years.
The provincial government has requested the community to get themselves enrolled with NADRA under the class of ‘ transgender’ to benefit from this financial aid. disable individuals would have to produce documentary evidence of their disability.
The Punjab Social Protection Authority has encouraged transsexual people across the province to enlist with NADRA promptly to benefit from the program. Enrollment for the program will continue till January 31.
Beneficiaries would get the financial aid on their registered mobile phone numbers.
The Punjab Social Protection Authority will also help transsexual people track down find suitable employments.