10pc population fears to remain uncounted

Census 2017 in Badin

Sawan Khaskheli


Badin district is situated as last district of Sindh which’s limitation meets with border of India. The ratio of literacy of district Badin fall below than 30% and it is a major cause of the less awareness of 84% rural populace to get their Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) different villages of five talukas Badin including Badin, Matli, Talhar, Tando Bago and Shaheed Fazal Rahu.
The different reports revealed that more than 30% of the above 18 population of Sindh doesn’t have computerized national identity cards (CNICs) of across the province. It is pertinent to mention that National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) has only issued CNICs to 22.4 million people in the province so far.
“Less than 5% CNICs are being requested by the people of Badin for fresh card on daily among of 100 people” Mohammad Ali, Incharge, NARDRA Badin added. According to the credible sources that more than 10% CNICs are yet not made due to different causes of rural and urban population and lack of awareness prevails in matter and also mobile CNIC processing vans to rural and urban areas for registering the remaining population is also stopped which fear to show the a large number of people will not be covered in the upcoming census 2017. The each mobile van can only process up to 100 CNICs a day.
According to credible sources that 10% population of rural and urban areas remains to get CNICs which makes round about 47465 women above of 18 years in different Talukas of Badin yet couldn’t approach to the NADRA centers for the preparation of their CNICs meanwhile more than 43814 men are also remained to get prepare the CNICs in different areas of district Badin. When some Cards are placed at different locations of NADRA centers which yet couldn’t deliver to relevant people.
The people of Badin looks for the conceive of the vigilance teams at Taluka and district levels which monitor the process and ensure for complete coverage of all villages of all Taluka of district Badin as all remaining people hailing from both rural or urban areas can be counted in upcoming census district level.

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