Buzdar inaugurates Punjab Rozgar Scheme, vows to eradicate polio

From Abid Usman

LAHORE: Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar on Friday has inaugurated Punjab Rozgar Scheme which is said to be the largest employment programme in the history of the province. The agreement was signed between the Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC) and the Bank of Punjab.
While addressing the inauguration ceremony, CM Usman Buzdar said that the government sets the priority to provide easy loans worth over Rs30 billion to youth under the scheme.
He said that the initiative was taken to transform skills of youth into investment by the provincial government. ‘1.6million people to get employment from this scheme.”
Under the Punjab Rozgar Scheme, citizens will be provided easy loans worth more than Rs30 billion for new and running businesses besides assisting the small and medium enterprises to recover from coronavirus crisis.
CM Usman Buzdar said that the incumbent Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is working hard to serve the masses and added that Punjab Rozgar Scheme to provide maximum employment opportunities in this crunch economic situation.
Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that elimination of polio disease was a priority of the government. In his message on World Polio day, the CM maintained that all-out resources were being utilized to give a polio free future to children. The Health Department, as well as the administration, was activated to overcome polio disease, he added.