ZAKAT: The Provincial Zakat Council of Punjab gave approval to the release of Rs 126.1 Million under the head of educational scholarships (General) and religious scholarships in its 137th meeting held today under the chairmanship of Secretary Zakat & Ushr Imran Nasir Khan.
The Secretary Zakat & Ushr while addressing the meeting said that approval has been given to the provision of a sum of Rs. 83.3 Million for 63292 deserving boys and girls students from 1412 educational institutions.
Similarly, approval has been granted for the release of a sum of Rs. 42.7 Million for the students of 177 seminaries in 15 districts of the province which will benefit 17347 students. The meeting also granted approval to the release of Rs.
1.8 Million for the launching of new classes in Vocational Training Institute Jhang.