Frequently Asked Questions

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Punjab Bait ul Maal Ordinance 1989 was promulgated on 24th Jan, 1990.  
   
What are the various tiers of Punjab Bait ul Maal Council? Top
  • Punjab Bait ul Maal Council
  • Administrative Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • District Bait ul Maal Committees
 
   
What is the organizational setup of Punjab Bait ul Maal Council? Top
  • Office of the Ameen
  • Office of the Deputy Administrator 
  • District Bait ul Maal committees in each District
 
   
Who is eligible to receive Bait ul Maal Assistance? Top
A citizen of Pakistan living below poverty line.  
   
Are non-Muslims eligible for Bait ul Maal Assistance? Top
Non-Muslims are also eligible to receive assistance  
   
Under what heads Bait ul Maal Funds is distributed? Top
Bait ul Maal Funds distributed under the following heads;
  • Financial Assistance
  • Assistance to NGOs
  • Marriage Grant
  • Medical Treatment
  • Student Stipend
 
   
What are the distribution channels of Bait ul Maal Funds? Top
Punjab Bait ul Maal Council transfers funds to District Bait ul Maal committees in Punjab. District Bait ul Maal committees distribute funds among the deserving people.  
   
What are the functions of District Bait ul Maal Committees? Top
Determination of Istehqaq Distribution of  funds among the mustahqeen.  
   
What is Financial Assistance? Top
Financial assistance is a one time stipend provided to the needy, indigent, poor and deserving people living below the poverty line through District Bait ul Maal Committee of the area of residence.  
   
What is rate of Financial Assistance? Top
The Maximum rate of financial assistance is, Rs. 10,000/- per annum (availability of funds).  
   
What is the procedure to apply for Financial Assistance? Top
The deserving person can apply in writing to the Chairman, District Bait ul Maal  Committee of the area of his/her residence. District Bait ul Maal Committee concerned will process the application, keeping in view the financial condition of the applicant. After necessary evaluation the Istehqaq is determined by the District Bait ul Maal Committee or otherwise is declined.   
   
Who are preferred for Grant of Financial Assistance? Top
Chronic poor including widows, disabled, orphans, aged persons.  
   
What is Educational Stipends? Top
Educational Stipends  are meant for poor and needy students at college or university level getting education in the educational institutions established by the Government.  
   
What is procedure for apply to the Educational Stipends? Top
A deserving student can apply to the chairman District Bait ul Maal Committee. Istehqaq will be determined by the District Bait ul Maal committee of the area of his/her residence.   
   
What is Medical Treatment Grant? Top
Medical Treatment Grant is the facility of free medical treatment available to mustahiq in DHQ, THQ, RHCs, BHUs and in the national level leaching hospitals. Free treatment is subject to determination of Istehqaq by the District Bait ul Maal Committee of the area of permanent residence of the patient.
 
   
Is Medical Treatment Grant in cash is available to deserving patients in Hospitals? Top
No, only medicines, tests, artificial limbs, medical treatment including operation, bed in general ward of the patient is provided by the concerned hospital.  
   
What is the procedure to get free Medical Treatment in Hospital? Top
The mustahiq patients will get a Istehqaq certificate/Form from the District Bait ul Maal Committee of his/her area and submit the form in the hospital  to the Medical Social Officer for free medical treatment.  
   
What is procedure to apply for Marriage Grant? Top
The mustahiq can apply to the Chairman  District Bait ul Maal Committee through for Marriage Assistance and District Bait ul Maal Committee will release funds as per procedure.  
   
What is rate of Marriage Grant? Top
The Maximum rate of Marriage Grant is, Rs. 20,000/- (Availability of funds).  
   
Where does Bait ul Maal money go? Top
Bait ul Maal money is spent only on the poor and needy peoples. Each penny is auditd and accounted for under a number of checks and balances.