Punjab government launches financial aid for transgenders

Punjab’s government has launched a comprehensive monthly financial aid program for transgenders people named the ‘Masawaat Programme’. The program is coordinated by the Punjab Social Protection Authority throughout the province. There will be a financial support program for transgender adults over 40 years of age, providing them with Rs3,000 per month.

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In addition, Rs2,000 will be given to transgender people aged 18 to 40 with disabilities. The Punjab government has asked transgenders to register with NADRA under the category of ‘transgender’ to get financial aid.

Source: Express Tribune