MULTAN - Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said the Government is committed to provide maximum relief to the people at the grass roots level. He was talking to a delegation headed by Chief Executive Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF), Kamal Hayat, at the Circuit House. The PM said that the peoples welfare topped the Governments agenda. He added the Ministry for Social Welfare and Ministry for Labour and Manpower and other departments had launched programmes for the well being of the masses. Beside other programmes, Waseela-e-Haq and Benazir Income Support Programme are benefiting the people and they are proof of the Govts efforts to provide relief to the people, he added. The Prime Minister said that the Government had introduced a special job quota for special persons. He assured that the Government would provide every possible support to the PPAF- an implementing arm of the Government in poverty alleviation- in deepening its interventions across the country. He said that the PPAFs work in the earthquake-hit areas and for the rehabilitation of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) was also worth mentioning. Earlier, the PPAF management informed the Prime Minister that it had completed 167 infrastructure projects at the cost of Rs 44 million in Multan till December 2009. He was further informed that various projects regarding health, education, disability, training and social mobilisation worth over Rs 162 million were already ongoing and would be completed in the stipulated timeframe. The PPAF has provided support to 3,400 women in getting their computerised national identity cards in ten union councils of the NA-151, Multan. Regarding the ongoing projects, the Prime Minister was informed that out of Rs 162 million, Rs 63 million would be spent on the provision of mission facilities in 20 government-run schools and six basic health units while Rs. 20 million would be spent on training and social mobilisation in Multan. As many as Rs 59 million would be spent on the rehabilitation, business development, provision of assistance devices and home modifications of 2,000 disabled persons in Multan. The Prime Minister was informed that the PPAF would accomplish 100 more infrastructure projects in Multan till June 2010. The PM assured the PPAF management that he would formally inaugurate its disability project in Multan during his next visit.