161 stakeholders benefit from Pakistan Cricket Boards’ welfare scheme

first_imgLAHORE: As many as 161 key stakeholders of Pakistan cricket benefitted from the Pakistan Cricket Boards one-off welfare initiative, the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed after the payment process was completed on Monday.The initiative was launched last month to provide financial relief to first-class cricketers, match referees, scorers and grounds staff facing hardships due to an abrupt halt on cricket activities following the Covid-19 outbreak. This had resulted in the loss of additional income opportunities for these stakeholders during Ramadan after the government announced suspension of all sport activities and events during to the pandemic. The beneficiaries from the PCB’s scheme hail from 51 cities, including far-flung areas such as Chaghi, Dadu, Dera Murad Jamali, Hub, Layyah, Mardan, Thatta and Turbat. The PCB has provided support to 93 grounds staff, 31 scorers, 21 match officials and 16 first-class cricketers through the scheme under the following criteria: IANS Also Read: Shopping malls reopen. Aarogya Setu must have to enter mallslast_img read more