Family heads must get CNIC before census

Naushahro Feroze

The Deputy Commissioner Naushehro Feroze Dr. Waseem Shamshad has called upon the people to visit NADRA offices of their areas to get their Computerized National Identity Cards(CNIC’s) prior to population census so that they could be able to register themselves in the upcoming census.
He was chairing a meeting on Tuesday to review arrangements for upcoming census to be commenced from April, 25, 2017. While addressing the meeting, DC said population census is a sensitive issue and it would be completed with struggle and sincerity. He informed that population census work in the division would commence from April 25, 2017 in the second phase of the program.
The head of a family should have to visit the Nadra offices set up at district and taluka level for their CNIC as family head must have CNIC’s for registration of their families in the population census, he advised.
He also directed to write a letter to NADRA authorities to send Mobile teams in the far flung areas so that people could be able to get their CNIC’s before the start of population census process.
Meanwhile, Commissioner Hyderabad Sajid Jamal Abro has asked the Deputy Commissioner Hyderabad and the officers assigned for census 2017 to launch mass awareness campaign about house and population census so that the people know about the importance of this national task.
The Commissioner emphasised this while presiding over a meeting here at his office on Tuesday which reviewed the arrangements of house and population census in Hyderabad district from March 15, 2017.
He asked the officers concerned to ensure the boarding, lodging and transport arrangements of the security personnel and the census staff so that they could achieve the assigned task in smooth direction. He also called upon them to have close coordination with the census staff, Police, Rangers and Pakistan Army during the census.
The Commissioner also directed them to ensure the availability of medical facilities in hospitals including provision of sufficient quantity of life saving drugs and ambulances in order to meet any emergency if occurred during census.—APP

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