Mr. Shariq Ahmed, Secretary – Social Welfare Department of Government of Sindh and Ms. Riaz Fatima, Deputy Director – Social Welfare Department of Government of Sindh graced NOWPDP with their presence on Monday 11th January 2016. The respected dignitaries were given an overview of NOWPDP, including past projects and current programs, by the Director – Omair Ahmed and the program managers. Mutually beneficial areas were also identified such as the Special Computerized National Identity Card (SCNIC) campaign that NOWPDP pioneered in 2012 and intends to continue executing.
The Government of Sindh’s Social Welfare Department aims to provide enabling environments and tangible opportunities through policies, programs and projects that would contribute in promotion of social progress and socio-economic uplift by addressing the needs of the marginalized and vulnerable segments of the society. The Social Welfare Department has provided continuous support to NOWPDP in the past and NOWPDP intends to strengthen this relationship even more in the future as it works towards the creation of an inclusive society.