The Impact of Cash Transfer Program on Environmental Services: A Case Study of District Dera Ghazi Khan
Author: Muhammad Arham Khan

Cash transfers Programmes are widely evident to achieve various socio-economic development especially in developing countries. In Pakistan, Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) is a. targeted cash transfer program to ameliorate the living conditions of masses based on threshold poverty score. The main objective of BISP is to facilitate poor households through cash transfers in order to get their various socio-economic indicators improved. This study aims to investigate the impact of cash transfer program on environmental services in Pakistan among ultra-poor people. To archive this goal, this study uses BISP survey data 2016. The empirical analysis is based on regression discontinuity design. The analysis shows that BISP holders have significantly improved environmental services include dwelling, sanitation and drinking amenities. It is tenable to state that BISP is genuinely ameliorating some indicators of environmental services and is in a fact major cause of those upward ticking households‘ characteristics. Supervisor:- Dr. Nasir Iqbal

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Keywords : Cash Transfer Program, District Dera Ghazi Khan, Environmental, Environmental Services
Supervisor: Nasir Iqbal

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