Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and Rural Support Programme Network (RSPN) Has Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) For Poverty Graduation Strategy
Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and Rural Support Programme Network (RSPN) Has Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) For Poverty Graduation Strategy: Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and Rural Support Programme Network (RSPN) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to design the comprehensive context for mutual cooperation, collaboration, data sharing, learning and research under the broader Poverty Graduation Strategy.
The inventiveness would help to set a framework for the development of collaborations between the parties to benefit the beneficiaries of BISP across the country. Chairperson BISP, MNA Marvi Memon sharing her comments on the occasion hoped that this partnership will lead to further strengthening of bond between BISP and its beneficiaries and help determine right programs, projects and activities for the poor, leading to their poverty graduation in a dignified manner.
BISP will engage with RSPN to explore opportunities for the development and for the benefit of the poor households/families of Pakistan. It will enable RSPN/RSPs to make efforts to reach and include these beneficiaries in their programmes and projects, for graduation purposes. The partnership will try to unceasingly increase and complement BISP’s initiatives for the benefit of BISP’s beneficiaries. One more feature of the MoU includes provision of any other relevant information and assistance under law needed by RSPN as well as data processing services to RSPN to ensure the success of the projects.
Shandana Khan, Chief Executive Officer CEO RSPN, said that the partnership will engage BISP beneficiaries and assist it in achieving the goals of its poverty graduation strategy. RSPN will also confirm the regular engagement of RSPs with BISP to explore opportunities for the development of collaborations between the two organizations. Further, it was agreed that RSPN will provide systematic updates of its programme to BISP including beneficiary tracking data and the exact accounts on interventions made. They will try to add BISP beneficiary families in their different programmes and projects and will ensure phases of data security taking prior permission from BISP for sharing data with any of its Implementing Partners.