Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar has paid a surprise visit to Ehsaas Emergency Cash Centre in Imam Bari area of Islamabad. As per details, Sania Nishtar disguised as a normal consumer got information about the problems being faced by the beneficiaries while collecting emergency cash. Disguised in Burqa, I visited #EhsaasEmergencyCash payment site at Nurpur Shahan to monitor payments to category-3 beneficiaries that began today. It was intended to assess arrangements in terms of quality of services, transparency in payments & adherence to #COVID19 measures. pic.twitter.com/pArG02CQ0j — Sania Nishtar (@SaniaNishtar) May 8, 2020 She inspected the preparations made at the centre. She also spoke to the deserving women and men present at the centre. Dr Nishtar also reviewed the precautionary measures being followed at the centre to prevent coronavirus including disinfecting centres, maintaining social distance and sanitizing hands. The offices of National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) have been opened countrywide to facilitate beneficiaries of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme who were facing problems in withdrawing cash due to faulty biometric identification and registration of deaths of eligible family members. The beneficiaries will be able to resolve their issues regarding biometric verification and death registration within 24 hours. The fee of Rs.50 charged for death registration has been waived off for the beneficiaries. Those applicants who have received SMS from 8171 that their data is being scrutinized will get the message regarding their eligibility by the current week. During the visit, Dr. Nishtar was pleased to see how retailers, district administration, security agencies and volunteers.