TODAY NEWS: New Plan of Maryam Nawaz About Nigehban Program

The government of Punjab has recently unveiled the Ramadan Assistance Program 2024. Additionally, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, upon assuming office as Pakistan’s first female prime minister, swiftly announced the launch of the Neghaban scheme aimed at assisting the impoverished and needy individuals in the country.

Announcement: Rashan Delivery to Every Family

The Project 2024 Negahban initiative is set to kick off in March 2024. It promises doorstep delivery of essential food items to every household. Participation in a survey is all that’s required; once completed, residents won’t need to venture outside as the Rashan will be delivered to their doorstep. Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz expressed her concern for the impoverished and vowed to ensure that essential supplies reach every household.

Eligibility Criteria:

PMT Score: 30 or below.
Living below the poverty line.
Minimum income: Rs. 60,000.
Gas and electricity bills not exceeding Rs. 15,000 monthly.
Not having performed Hajj or Umrah, nor employed in the government sector.
No need for vehicle ownership.
Ineligibility for bank loans.

5000 New Subsidy Rashan Scheme Plan for Middle-class families

Required Documents for 2024 Registration:

To facilitate the registration process for the Negahban free meal plan, residents will need to provide the following documents:

Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC): A valid CNIC is essential for identification purposes.

Registration Number: Residents will need to provide their unique registration number, which may be obtained through the registration process.

Address of the Head of the Family: The address details of the head of the family are required for accurate delivery of the free meal plan.

Proof of Income from Business: Documentation verifying income from business activities is necessary to assess eligibility for the program.

These documents will ensure smooth registration and delivery of the Negahban free meal plan to residents’ homes.

Application Process:

As of now, the Punjab government has not yet released the appropriate portal for registration, nor is there a software package available for BISP registrants. Additionally, there is no online website or registration form for the Nigheban Rashan Program. Those registered with BISP can receive the Ramadan package without completing any additional registration process.


After assuming office as the Chief Minister of Punjab, Maryam Nawaz Sharif announced the plan to assist the poor during Ramadan. The Punjab government has commenced the distribution of ration by distributing food packets to the needy through various centers established across different cities of Punjab.


What are the criteria for the PMT score for the Nigehban Program 2024?
Answer: If your PMT score is 30 or below, you can receive free ration bags under the Nigehban Program 2024.

What is the income limit for Nigehban Program 2024?
Answer: The income limit for Nigehban Program 2024 is Rs. 60,000.