Administrator urges citizens to get important documents registered in time

Karachi, July 04, 2012 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed said the citizens could save themselves from lot of complications if they fulfil their legal responsibility by timely registration of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. He was speaking as chief guest in a seminar held in a local hotel by NADRA and UNFPA.

Administrator Karachi said the 178 union councils of Karachi were already linked with the NADRA’s Civil Registration Management System and with this all the citizens would now be issued with computerized certificates for birth, death, marriage and divorce which would be made alter proof.

He said these computerized documents would help in the admissions in schools, colleges, issuance of visas for other countries, distribution of real estates and other such matters. These documents would be acknowledged in all the countries.

Administrator Karachi said the secretaries of union councils were imparted with training for this so that they could serve the citizens in a better way with the help of latest system. Speaking on this occasion the Director Operation Division Faheem Akhter said NADRA had launched new software as Civil Registration Management System under which four of the important documents could be registered at NADRA through concerned union council.

These includes certificate for birth, death, marriage and divorce. All the 6550 union councils of Pakistan were imparted with the training on the issuance of computerized certificates and these UCs were also connected with the central system of NADRA. So far 2233 union councils were made operational in this connection. He said today’s seminar was aimed at providing training to union secretaries and to turn their attention towards the areas where the registration of documents had been quite fewer.

NADRA had planned a media campaign for such areas which have low literacy rate and thus had fewer knowledge about the registration of important documents. The Civil Registration Management System was launched by NADRA in 2006 and so far documents pertaining to about 1.5 crore people had been registered.

This system had been fully implemented in and being gradually implemented in the interior Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, Azad Kashmir and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

He said the NADRA Information System would also be launched soon through which all the major governmental organizations including banks and embassies of different countries would be able to endorse these documents on line.

The seminar was also addressed by Director General CRMS Head Quarter Islamabad Colonel(R)Talha, Additional Director NADRA Sindh Khalid Waleed and others. In the end Administrator Karachi Muhammad Hussain Syed gave away memento to the participants.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406