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Federal govt ends minorities grants for welfare schemes in budget 2024-2025

Islamabad: The federal government has ended a grant of minorities for welfare schemes in the budget of fiscal year 2024-2025.

As per the budget presented on Wednesday, no grant has been allocated for schemes of the minorities whereas in the last budget for fiscal year 2023-2024, the government has earmarked Rs 100 million for welfare schemes of the minorities.

The government has also ended a grant for social welfare measures in the budget. A grant for Pakistan Ideology Council Trust has been hiked from Rs five million to Rs 8 million in the budget.

The government has allocated a grant for Norani Foundation Boarding School of a sum of Rs 250 million.

In the same manner a grant for Hassan Abdal Cadet College has been hiked by Rs 250 million from Rs 70 million.

Moreover, the government has increased a grant for climate change conferences and forums Rs 150 million from Rs 20 million.