BISP’s poverty survey in 15 districts to be conducted from next month: Marvi

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ISLAMABAD, May 11 (APP): The pilot phase of poverty survey of BISP
would be started in 15 districts and Mohmand Agency from next month, Minister of State and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) MNA Marvi Memon said Wednesday.
Addressing notables, concerned government office bearers and
beneficiaries of Mohmand Agency, Chairperson Ms Marvi Memon said the
last poverty survey conducted in 2010 under previous government did
not cover several FATA areas including North Waziristan, South Waziristan and some other tribal agencies as well.
Out of 5.2 million BISP beneficiaries, 157,633 belong to FATA.
She said that she was committed to update National Socio-Economic
Registry (NSER) that covered each and every inch of the country whether it was volatile FATA or far flung Turbat.