BISP 25th Board meet­ing held

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

The 25th board meet­ing of Be­nazir In­come Sup­port Pro­gramme (BISP), held here on Fri­day headed by chair­per­son BISP Marvi Me­mon.

It was the 4th BISP Board meet­ing since her as­sum­ing of­fice of the Chair­per­son of the pro­gramme in Fe­bru­ary last.

The Board mem­bers Dr. Zeba A. Sathar, Mr. Yawar Ir­fan Khan, Dr. Sa­nia Nishtar, Dr. Ali Cheema, rep­re­sen­ta­tives of Fi­nance Divi­sion, EAD, For­eign Of­fice and Sec­re­tary BISP, Muham­mad Saleem Ahmed Ran­jha par­tic­i­pated in the meet­ing.

Chair­per­son BISP shared re­cent ini­tia­tives un­der­taken by the or­ga­ni­za­tion and ap­prised the en­deav­ours of BISP team for achiev­ing 5th ranked world­wide, said a news re­lease.

She said, "As BISP is ready to up­date Na­tional So­cio Eco­nomic Registry (NSER), we would make sure that whole of the coun­try is cov­ered equally in the NSER up­date".

She ap­prised that the tech­no­log­i­cally su­pe­rior so­lu­tions would be em­ployed to max­i­mize the ac­cu­racy for NSER up­da­tion and they are mov­ing to­wards dy­namic registry for the first time in the his­tory.

The Board mem­bers were pro­vided with de­tailed briefing by the man­age­ment on the progress on NSER up­date, to be car­ried out in two phases.

In phase-1, sur­vey in 16 dis­tricts through­out the coun­try, in­clud­ing Azad Jammu and Kash­mir, Gil­git Baltistan and Fed­er­ally Ad­min­is­tered Tribal Area will be ini­ti­ated from June.

In Phase- 2, there will be na­tional roll­out of the resur­vey, adding that prin­ci­pal ap­proval for up­date has been granted by Fi­nance Min­is­ter, Sen­a­tor Ishaq Dar. Af­ter through de­lib­er­a­tions on the Agenda, the Board ap­proved the rec­om­mended de­cred­it­ing pol­icy in the larger in­ter­est of BISP ben­e­fi­cia­ries. The Board also granted ap­proval of the spent de-cred­ited amount for the op­er­a­tional ex­pen­di­tures.

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