CHAIRPERSON BISP CHAIRS 25th MEETING OF BISP
Chitral Times Report
Islamabad: Minister of State and Chairperson BISP, MNA Marvi Memon
chaired 25th meeting of BISP Board at BISP Secretariat today. It
was the 4thBISP Board meeting since her assuming office of the
Chairperson of the programme in February last. The following Board
members participated: 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
During her welcome note, Chairperson BISP shared recent initiatives
undertaken by the organization and briefly discussed the agenda
items for the meeting. She stated that it is encouraging that we
are ranked 5th in targeting worldwide. 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
added that the technologically superior solutions would be employed
to maximize the accuracy for NSER updation and we 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 AJK, GB and FATA will be initiated from June 2016. In
Phase- 2, there will be national rollout of the resurvey. It was
further informed 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 de-crediting policy in the larger interest of BISP
beneficiaries. The Board also granted approval of the spent
de-credited amount for the operational expenditures.
In the end, the Chairperson BISP thanked honorable members of the
Board for sparing their valuable time, especially those who
travelled to Islamabad from other stations.