02 May 2020 – PM launches relief scheme for those who lost jobs due to COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Social Services
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National Government

Overview: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday formally launched a cash assistance programme for those who have become jobless due to the Covid-19 pandemic and prolonged lockdown in the country and vowed that the amount collected under the Corona Relief Fund would be spent in a transparent manner and its audit details would be presented before the nation.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1554139/pm-launches-relief-scheme-for-those-who-lost-jobs

Type of Justification: Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government