Local Zakat Committees

There are 24398 Local Zakat Committees in the province (one in each Village/Revenue Unit). These are notified by the District Zakat Committee concerned.


The composition of the committee is as follows:

  • Seven male members generally residing in the locality
  • Three women not less than 45 years of age


The committee has following functions to perform:

  • Determine istehqaq for:
    • Subsistence allowance
    • Treatment through public hospitals charitable institutions and other institutions providing health care
    • Rehabilitation, either directly or indirectly through deeni madaris educational, vocational and social welfare institutions
    • Disbursement of funds to the mustehqeen through crossed cheque