Government of Pakistan
Benazir Income Support Programme
PM NAWAZ SHARIF PROMISE OF BENEFITS TO THE POOREST WOMEN BEING FULFILLED: MARVI.
BISP STARTS DOOR TO DOOR SURVEY FOR NSER UPDATE IN THATTA AND SUJAWAL
The door to door survey for NSER update in Thatta and Sujawal was launched today by the Sajada Naseen Bhit Shah Syed Waqar Hussain Latifi in presence of large number of attendees, thus highlighting the importance of National Socio Economic Registry (NSER) and mobilizing public so they may participate and facilitate the survey. While appreciating the commendable services of PM Nawaz Sharif and his team including Ms Marvi Memon for the poor, he said that Marvi is a true follower of teachings of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai as she has devoted her life for the welfare of poor.
While addressing the audience, the Minister of State and Chairperson BISP MNA Marvi Memon said that today we have fulfilled the promise that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif made to people of Thatta when he last came here in 2013 by launching door to door survey in Thatta and Sujawal for NSER update. The new survey is technology based and is being done on tablets to ensure transparency and efficiency.
CEO AASA Consulting Zohair Ashir stated that over 250 staff would be employed to cover the estimated caseload of both districts that is over 300,000 households from Thatta and Sujawal. Training of the staff is underway in both the districts as per plan whereas household listing would begin on 14th Feb followed by the door to door survey on 15th Feb. Process would last five months atleast.
The Chairperson added that survey teams will visit each and every household. All the 5 tehsils, 34 union councils of Thatta and 4 tehsils, 29 Union Councils of Sujawal would be covered on their turn. 100% coverage of households would be ensured during door to door survey. The whole process of door to door survey would be monitored by BISP and Operation Review Firm.
She appreciated the youth especially women of Thatta for coming forward and participating in the new survey. The Chairperson urged the local government and people to facilitate the survey teams so that BISP is able to clinch the top world position as a social safety net in terms of targeting and selection as per the directions of Prime Minister.
The Chairperson said that pilot phase of survey for NSER update is under process that will be completed by August 2017. Desk Registration has been carried out in Haripur, Sukkur, Naseerabad and Bahawalpur whereas door to door survey is being conducted in remaining 12 districts of pilot phase. National roll out would start in September 2017 and would be completed in 2018.