Insaf Imdad Package was launched by Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzdar to cater the basic needs of people living in poverty during the lockdown due to coronavirus (COVID-19). But do you know how to apply for it?
Government of Punjab launched three different methods to complete registration for the imdad package which include SMS, Online portal and mobile application.
Registration through SMS:
Many people in rural Punjab lack the facility of smartphones or internet connection, there are others who are not very familiar with smartphones, such applicants can use the SMS method.
Simply write ‘IMDAD’ space ‘CNIC Number’, space ‘mobile number’, space ‘your name’ and the send this SMS to 8070.
Another method for registration is through official website for which you have to follow these simple steps:
1) Visit official website of Insaf Imdad Package
2) Provide your name, CNIC Number & Mobile Number
3) Tick the declaration and recaptcha of ‘I am not a robot’
4) Submit the application form.
Registration Through Mobile App:
Provincial government of Punjab launched a mobile app for registration of people for the relief package and the task was given to Punjab Information and Technology Board (PITB). It was aimed to reduce corruption during the distribution process and ensure free and fair packages for the most deserving people.
Download the ‘Insaf Imdad Package’ app on your android mobile from Google Play Store. Like the previous methods provide your details such as name, CNIC number and mobile number and submit the application form.
The federal government also launched a separate relief package ‘Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme’ for which registration is also open.