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  • SME financing: credit where credit is (over)due

    Specifically in the context of obtaining access to finance from banks, SMEs in Pakistan face a number of issues on both demand and supply sides...

    Furthermore, though the Credit Information Bureau has been expanded in recent years to include all loans (irrespective of size), banks additionally require records of collaterals prior to the extension of financing facilities...

  • Creative cities, on a macro and micro level

    ”One of the positive aspects of culture in Pakistan, Kazi elaborated, is that it is integrated in our lives, such as the mazar, the truck, music and even weddings...

    Creative Cities in Pakistan also took into consideration international programmes and interventions from countries like Costa Rica and South Korea to adapt to Pakistani cities and after extensive research six possible interventions were shortlisted: policy dialogue on...

  • Micro power stations lighting up lives of Malakand people

    The story of the off grid mountainous Malakand region is different from rest of the country as they are making use of their huge water potential by establishing micro hydropower stations to generate cheaper electricity...

    SRSP official says 100 MHPs supplying electricity to people in remote areasUnder the project for isolated non-grid rural communities, 165 micro hydropower generating units are being constructed with a production...

  • Grant distributed to Mansehra people for micro-business

    MANSEHRA: The Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund and Sungi Development Foundation on Tuesday jointly gave away Rs4 million cheques to people in Karnool and Gari Habibullah union councils for micro-business...

    In all, 80 men and women got Rs50,000 cheques each for setting up micro-businesses and purchasing animals...

  • SECP approves micro-insurance product for low-income group

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved a new micro-insurance product aimed at providing hospitalisation coverage to low-income clients of a microfinance institution...

    The approval of the product — named ‘First Sehat Tahaffuz Plan’ — under the SECP Micro-insurance Rules 2014 was in line with the objectives of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) recently adopted by the federal...

  • Batagram gets six micro-hydropower units

    MANSEHRA: The Batagram district administration has completed work on six micro-hydropower projects, while work on 14 more such projects is underway...

    “We have been generating electricity from six micro hydropower projects...

  • Kurram Agency gets micro-hydel power station to do away with loadshedding

    In an effort to reduce loadshedding in the region, local government in Upper Kurram has set up a micro-hydel power station on the banks of River Kurram at Norkhan Kanda...

    While the local residents were happy at the establishment of micro-hydropower station, they urged the government to protect their cultivated lands on the bank of River Kurram which always floods during monsoon because of raised water levels...

  • Two more Covid-19 deaths as KP braces for micro smart lockdown

    PESHAWAR: Two more people died of coronavirus and 70 tested positive for the virus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday as the authorities are set to enforce the new strategy of micro smart lockdown meant to target only specific locations affected by the pandemic...

    The health officials say micro smart lockdown has been recommended by the National Command and Operation Centre as Covid-19 deaths and cases in the province totalled 1,238 and...

  • Call for ‘micro smart lockdown’ amid sporadic coronavirus cases in Punjab

    FAISALABAD: The health officials have requested the district administration for imposition of a ‘micro smart lockdown’ following detection of Covid-19 cases among 10 people, including four children, of Madina Town...

    Following detection of the patients, the district focal person for Covid-19 approached the district administration with a request to ask the SHOs to ensure implementation of the SOPs and micro smart lockdown in the...

  • 10 Lahore localities under ‘micro smart lockdown’ once again

    LAHORE: The provincial capital has been witnessing over 100 coronavirus cases daily since Oct 24, prompting the Punjab government to impose ‘micro smart lockdown’ on 10 localities...

    City witnessing over 100 Covid cases daily since Oct 24; panel to frame SOPs for marriage halls, marqueesKeeping in view sensitivity of the matter, the Punjab government has enforced ‘micro smart lockdown’ in more areas of Lahore...

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