Benazir Muawinat Card scheme: Nadra to open over 100 outlets in Sindh -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Benazir Muawinat Card scheme: Nadra to open over 100 outlets in Sindh

KARACHI: With the completion of e-system of Benazir Muawinat cards, National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) would establish more than 100 outlets in order to disburse the said cards all over the province, Business Recorder learnt.

Sindh Zakat and Ushr department and Nadra are working on making e-cards in order to provide Zakat to deserving people in the province with complete transparency.

Almost 90 per cent work has been completed by Nadra and President Asif Ali Zardari would formally launch ‘Benazir Muawinat Cards’ scheme very soon, sources said. With the launch of the scheme, Nadra would establish outlets in all over the province for disbursement of Zakat through the cards. A large number of outlets would be established in the suburbs of Karachi and Hyderabad, the sources added, saying that the outlets would also be established in all other districts of the province as well.

Through these outlets, the disbursement of Benazir cards would be carried out while Nadra would monitor the whole e-system, sources added. So far, Chairmen of Zakat committees are giving cheaques directly to the deserving s while with launching of this e-system, about 181,298 beneficiaries would draw their Zakat amount through ATM booths, sources said.
Source: Business Recorder
Date:8/11/2011