Punjab Rozgar Scheme to be launched by chief minister

LAHORE: Chief Minister Usman Buzdar will inaugurate Punjab Rozgar Scheme on Thursday (tomorrow) which is alleged to be the most important employment programme of Pakistan.

Punjab Rozgar Scheme
Punjab Rozgar Scheme

The provincial government will formally launch its employment programme, Punjab Rozgar Scheme, with the collaboration of Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC) and Bank of Punjab (BOP).

Beneath the scheme, residents will likely be supplied simple loans price greater than Rs30 billion for brand new and operating companies apart from aiding the small and medium enterprises to recuperate from coronavirus disaster.

Transgender individuals can even avail the straightforward loans facility, whereas, the federal government finalises a plan for offering loans on a low mark-up to ladies.


Punjab CM Usman Buzdar had earlier introduced on September eight to launch the employment programme this programme for offering tender loans programme price Rs30 billion for brand new and operating companies. He had mentioned that the provincial authorities is offering monetary reduction to the affected companies amid COVID-19 disaster.

He had additionally introduced that the provincial authorities will assessment plans for additional decreasing the mark-up. CM Buzdar mentioned that the younger era won’t solely groom their expertise but in addition be supplied employment.

In the identical month, the chief minister had additionally allotted Rs200 million for the ‘Nai Zindagi’ initiative for medical and psychological rehabilitation of acid assault victims beneath Ehsaas programme.

This system will likely be expanded to different districts in phases apart from creating employment for the affected individuals.

The chief minister mentioned that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) authorities is effectively working for bettering the well being and schooling sector. Beneath the Nai Zindagi program, the victims of acid assaults will likely be supplied medical services and interest-free loans.