BISP so far dis­bursed Rs 362.25b since in­cep­tion

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Be­nazir In­come Sup­port Pro­gramme (BISP) has suc­cess­fully dis­bursed about Rs362.25 bil­lion across the coun­try since in­cep­tion. BISP has suc­cess­fully achieved all the goals and ob­jec­tives set by the Fed­eral Govern­ment and In­ter­na­tional De­vel­op­ment Part­ners from time to time since in­cep­tion. BISP has met all the Dis­burse­ment Link In­di­ca­tors (DLIs) and tar­gets set by the Govern­ment and Donor agen­cies, of­fi­cial sources told APP.

BISP con­ducted poverty score­card sur­vey across the coun­try and main­tains the data of more than 27 mil­lion house­holds con­sid­ered as first of its kind and re­garded as a great achieve­ment. BISP trans­ferred its pay­ment sys­tem from or­di­nary mode/pa­per based to more tech­nol­ogy en­abled sys­tem i.e. tran­si­tion of de­liv­ery of dis­burse­ment from Pak­istan post to in­no­va­tive bank­ing sys­tem, i.e. Debit Card, smart card, and mo­bile bank­ing. BISP has ex­ceeded the tar­get of en­rolling more than 1.0 mil­lion chil­dren in pri- mary school through its Waseela-e-Taleem Pro­gramme and dis­bursed Rs994 mil­lion on ad­mis­sion and at­ten­dance com­pli­ance of th­ese chil­dren till end of 2015.

BISP shared its Na­tional So­cio-Eco­nomic Registry (NSER)/Poverty Pro­file Data with more than 40 en­ti­ties across the coun­try for var­i­ous pro­gramme which in­cludes Govern­ment of Pun­jab, Govern­ment of Sindh, Govern­ment of KPK and other so­cial pro­tec­tion en­ti­ties; BISP has de­vel­oped a rig­or­ous tech­nol­ogy en­abled ben­e­fi­ciary com­plaint man­age­ment sys­tem be­ing op­er­ated at Tehsil lev­els. Sources said they de­vel­oped Man­age­ment In­for­ma­tion Sys­tem (MIS) for all its op­er­a­tions and main­tained a state of the art poverty data­base. BISP par­tic­i­pated in nat­u­ral calami­ties like earth quake, floods etc. and pro­vided full sup­port to Fed­eral and Pro­vin­cial gov­ern­ments in im­ple­ment­ing emer­gency re­lief pro­grammes.

It has con­trib­uted a lot in women em­pow­er­ment, with the ad­vent of BISP Civil Reg­is­tra­tion/CNIC of women has been in­creased upto 100 per­cent.

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