The spread of Punjab Human Capital Investment Project (PHCIP) is over 12 Districts of Punjab including Muzaffargarh, Kot Addu, Bahawalpur, Rajanpur, DG Khan, Rahim Yar Khan, Bhakkar, Mianwali, Bahawalnagar, Lodhran, Layyah, Khushab. The Implementing Partners of the projects are Punjab Social Protection Authority (PSPA), Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD), Punjab School Education Department (SED). Gestation period of the project is from 2021 till 2025 and the lead agency for PHCIP is Punjab Social Protection Authority (PSPA)
In an effort to counter health and socio-economic challenges in Punjab, the Government of Punjab, with financial assistance by the World Bank, launched the Punjab Human Capital Investment Project (PHCIP) under Punjab Social Protection Authority (PSPA) in close coordination with Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department and School Education Department. Active over the period 2020 – 2025, PHCIP aims to foster human development, with efforts concentrated in 12 selected districts of Punjab. Through its Aaghosh, Khud Mukhtar and Bunyad components, PHCIP is working to empower vulnerable households by addressing challenges in healthcare service delivery, economic & social inclusion of vulnerable and poor households and early childhood care and education of the children through government schools.
To provide quality health services and accessibility, particularly for vulnerable groups including pregnant & lactating women, and mothers of children up to 2 years of age.
To improve economic inclusion, empowering married couples between the ages 18 – 35 years (Benazir Income Support Program beneficiaries) from marginalized backgrounds by providing them with income-generating productive assets.
To mobilize communities, improving education in Government Schools by emphasizing Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE) and establishing modern classrooms for enhanced learning.