BENAZIR INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMME (BISP): ITS BENEFITS AND IMPLICATIONS
Muhammad Ali Pasha (),
Parveen Shah () and
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Muhammad Ali Pasha: University Of Sindh, Jamshooro
Parveen Shah: Shah Abdul Lateef University,
Saleem.Rahpota: Shah Abdul Lateef University,
IBT Journal of Business Studies (JBS), 2018, vol. 14, issue 1, 14-16
Poverty is defined as a state as a result of economic, social and demographic factors when meeting a certain criterion. For reduction of poverty, a social protection programme is created and initiated that refers to a mechanism by mean of which certain policies and strategies are put into action to provide facilities to the underprivileged section of the country in order to enhance their standard of living and household livelihood and consumption. This research paper is focused on the benefits and implications of BISP in the country of Pakistan which is a developing nation and has been facing the challenge of poverty. Firstly an overview on the term of poverty is done followed by overview on social protection programme from a global and national perspective. Then overview of BISP and its goals and process is done. Then the study looks into the positive aspect on the implementation of the scheme and what its shortcomings are that has affect its success. Many challenges and incompetency have been discussed while providing ideas for resolution as well.
Keywords: Benazir Income Support Programme; BIPS; Poverty; Alleviation of Poverty; Reduction of Poverty; Social Protection Programme; Women Empowermen (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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