Ehsaas Kafalat Programme 2021 SMS CNIC to 8171 – [Complete Guide]

Prime Minister’s Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Ehsaas Cash Program continues to serve poor people under Ehsaas Kafalat Programme. Now new deserving families can check their eligibility to avail Ehsaas Kafalat payment by simply sending their CNIC to 8171.

Ehsaas Kafalat under Ehsaas cash programme SMS CNIC to 8171

Read more: Ehsaas Kafaalat Program 2021 Application, Eligibility Status Check.

Ehsaas Kafaalat Program Payment Centers List 2021

Ehsaas Kafalat Program Payment Centers List 2021

The free of cost SMS Service 8171 has been activated to receive requests from the beneficiaries. according to Dr. Sania Nishtar’s video messages has confirmed the completion of the new Ehsaas Survey by the month of June this year. With the identification of the beneficiaries, the government is sponsoring the deserving people under the Ehsaas Kafalat program.

The federal government is sending out letters to the identified beneficiary families. These letters will be delivered through Pakistan Post. The letter will be delivered by the local postman without any fee. The entitled families will receive two letters. If the CNIC number of the female member of the family is already available with the government, then they will be asked to collect the payment under Ehsaas Kafalat Cash Programme. Since payment is being made for 6 months collectively, the beneficiaries will receive Rs.12,000/-

Female beneficiaries from KPK, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir can collect their cash from any of the Bank Al-Falah Shop or Biometric enabled ATM. Female beneficiaries from the provinces of Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan can also collect their cash from Bank Al-Falah or Biometric enabled ATM.

If the government does not have the CNICs of the ladies they will be sent another letter. This letter will instruct the females of the family to visit the NADRA office to have their CNICs issued. Once they have CNIC they will be included in the Eshsaas Kafalat Program.

Ehsaas Kafalat SMS Service 8171 has been formally launched. To find out about eligible families joining the program, send an SMS to your 13-digit National Identity Card (CNIC) Number to 8171 and follow the instructions received through the reply SMS.

Ehsaas Registration Centers

The complete ‘Ehsaas Registration Centers List‘ for all districts in Pakistan (where an official center is operational), including their contact numbers. This page will be updated periodically to include establishment of any new office/center.

Ehsaas Registration Centers List [Updated].

Here’s the list of the nearest EHSAAS Registration Centers to your home.

اپنے قریب ترین احساس رجسٹریشن سینٹرز تلاش کریں

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Ehsaas Kafaalat Program 2021

Ehsaas Kafaalat under Ehsaas cash programme SMS CNIC to 8171

What is being given under Ehsaas Kafalat?

How are Ehsas beneficiaries identified?

Who is eligible for Ehsaas Emercency Cash Program 2021?

Ehsaas Kafaalat

How will the payment be made?

Opportunities for economic empowerment

Timelines for launch of Ehsaas Kafalat

Future directions of Kafalat


How to Check the Ehsaas Kafalat Application Status

Ehsaas Kafalat Program is based on a biometric system. Candidates will get selected after the web survey or door-to-door survey. Thus, the selected candidates will get an SMS through 8171 regarding the payment.

However, the beneficiaries will get the payment/monthly stipend in the first week of every month (probably). They can withdraw money through designated bank branches, Biometric ATMs etc.

Ehsaas Kafalat Portal for Biometric failures

However, if, in any case, candidates face problems regarding biometric, then they get to submit their application online through the given link. (

You will find all the details about Ehsaas Kafaalat Programme here.


KafalatEarlier BISP Cash Transfer
Frequency of cash
Monthly Quarterly
Predictability of
First week of every monthA specific time was not defined
Amount (PKR)PKR 2,000 per month PKR 5,000
Payment systemFully Biometric-Card/Post office/Biometric
Point of withdrawal
of money
-Point of Sales Agents (POS) with
secure gadgets to prevent theft
-Biometric ATMs
-Designated bank Branches
-Point of Sales Agents often used
sub-standard gadgets which
couldn’t prevent theft
-Pakistan Post
-Card enabled ATMs
Identification of
-Door to door digital survey +
-Data analytics + Desk survey +
-Web survey
Door to door paper-based survey
Ongoing Desk and Web
partners payment
2 banks hired through an open
competitive process
6 banks sole source contracted
Bank AccountSaving account will be opened
for every beneficiary
All Ehsaas graduation
opportunities will be made
available to beneficiaries
BISP cash transfers were a
standalone programme
Ehsaas Kafalat Program Online Registration – Apply Now.

Ehsaas Kafalat Program Online Registration 2021 – [Complete Guide]

Read more: PM Khan announces Ehsaas Kafaalat Policy for Special Persons.

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