Sukkur, April 13, 2015 (PPI-OT): Mr. Shabbir Ahmed Secretary Benazir Income Support Program along with Director General BISP Sindh Mr. Zafarullah Khan Soomro conducted a surprise visit of its offices located in Sukkur and Larkana divisions. During visit he showed his dissatisfaction over the arrangement at payment center, being operated by franchisees of HBL. He was annoyed to see that payment to poor beneficiaries was started till 10.30 am on the pretext of the one reason or the other.
While sitting in the payment tents he talked to bank as well as NADRA authorities and managed resumption of the payment to the poor beneficiaries through biometric verification system. On pointing out by the beneficiaries doubts (2 women and 2 security guards) were handed over to police. Authorities were asked to pick up any against whom the doubts make any statement as there accomplished.
While visiting the Larkana office the Secretary showed his displeasure to the staff working there and ordered suspension of the Assistant Director Tehsil Larkana (Mr. Ghulam Rasool Jalbani) for his inefficiency and lack of interest in official work. Secretary also expressed his un-comfort about the performance of the supervisory officers and gave them one week to improve; otherwise no one will be spared.
For more information, contact:
Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP)
F-Block, Pak Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Call Center: +92-51-800-26477