Civil society urges Govt for effective planning over census 2017

Friday 07 April 2017 3 weeks ago 24   Badin   Print

The seminar orgenized on Census 2017 in Badin.

Report  Tanweer Ahmed Arain : BADIN: The census is important for the affective planning of the sustainable development in the country and district as well. Every one among us have to put all their real efforts for people count in the rural and urban areas of the district as the count of all families be ensured and they urged the need of preparation of the affective planning to address the census related issues in the district. This was stated by different speakers of the seminar on Census 2017 and public concerned at Badin organized by Awan-e-Sahafat Badin and participated by huge number of the representatives of political, social and journalistic organizations of the district Badin on Friday. While addressing the participants, Allah Dino Chandio, Vice Chairman, District Council Badin, Shoeb Khaskheli, NADRA, Ghulam Mustafa Jamali, President, Awan-e-Shafat, Tanveer Ahmed Arain, President, Press Club, Dr. Imran-ul-Hassan Khawaja, ADC-II and Focal person, for Census 2017 and others said that people of Sindh already had the deep concerns over the slow and discontented process of census and feared to un-count of big number of the people of the district due to unavailability of their Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) and lack of the awareness among the people. The speakers have also urged the district administration, NADRA and other social organizations and institutes to play their role in mass awareness campaign as all families of the district be ensured in census counting. The speakers also showed dissatisfaction over the sluggish process of preparation of CNICs of the common people by the NADRA. Adding speakers of the seminar urged the Govt to introduce the emergency cell for registration and addressing complains of the common people regarding the census when Dr. Imran-ul-Hassan, ADC-II also ensured the participants of seminar for proper process of the census and address the issues of the common people. (01)