Third party Operations Review National Socio Economic Registry Update phase I

Third party Operations Review National Socio Economic Registry Update phase I

Associates in Development is providing third party monitoring services to the National Socio Economic Registry (NSER) update project funded by Benazir Income Support Programme. The NSER aims to collect census data of the eligible beneficiaries in 16 district of Pakistan. The aim of Third party operations review is to directly monitor the operations of the Survey Firms through Spot checks, Shadowing and Qualitative research. The survey had two components, one is the Door to Door survey and the other is Desk Based Registration in 4 out of these 16 district that is Bahawalpur, Sukkur, Nasirabad and Haripur with 1 desk per UC accumulating to almost 500 Desks in total. NADRA is responsible to conduct these Desk Based Registrations. 

Description of actual services provided in the assignment:

Following are the key activities conducted under this contract

  • Conduct Training to Field Teams and other staff members
  • Monitor the Desk based registration sites in 4 districts
  • Conduct Spot checks on Field Teams
  • Conduct Process evaluation by Shadowing on Field Teams
  • Conduct Qualitative Research
  • Develop Android based software for Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI)

Start Date: 

2016 to 2017

Approx. value of the contract: 

PKR 70 Million

Location: 

  • Abbottabad

Name of Client: 

  • Benazir Income Support Program

Duration of assignment (months): 

7 Months

Person-months of the assignment: 

300 Man Months

Name of senior regular full time employees: 

  • Azhar Saeed (Team Leader)
  • Saad malik (Operations Expert)
  • Dr Babur (Statistician)
  • Sohail Anjum (Data Mgt. Specialist)
  • Ijaz Hussain (Project Coordinator)
  • Muhammad Tariq (M&E Expert)

Name of joint venture partner or sub-Consultants, if any: 

Inventure Pvt. Ltd.

No. of professional person-months provided by the Joint Venture Partners or the Sub-Consultants: 

7 Man Months