The Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) is a social safety net program launched in 2008 by Yousaf Raza Gillani, the Former Prime Minister of Pakistan to provide financial assistance to the poor and deserving people.
The program is aimed at helping the needy and underprivileged citizens of our society to overcome the challenges of poverty, improve their quality of life, and to provide them with the basic necessities of life.
BISP SMS Registration New Method
BISP has supported and provided assistance to millions of people across the country. The program has been applauded at numerous forums for its efforts to reduce poverty and enhance the quality of life of the poor. However, the program has also faced several challenges and to overcome these challenges, the authorities are taking different measures to increase the efficiency and transparency of the program.
Therefore, they have come up with a new registration method. In this article, we are going to discuss the BISP SMS Registration new method, introduced by the program to facilitate registration for eligible citizens. This method allows the candidates to book their appointments at BISP centers via SMS and check the status of their applications.
How To Register For BISP?
The process of registration for the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) is as follows:
- Visit the nearest BISP office or designated center in your area.
- Fill out the registration form with accurate and complete information about yourself, your family members, and your income status. You can also get the form downloaded from the BISP website.
- Attach the required documents with the registration form, including a copy of your national identity card (CNIC), a family registration certificate, proof of income and expenses, etc.
- Submit the registration form along with the required documents to the BISP representative.
- Once your application is received, BISP officials will conduct a thorough review of your information and may conduct a verification visit to your home.
- After the verification process is completed successfully, you will be notified of your eligibility status for the BISP program.
- If you are eligible, you will be issued a BISP card, which can be used to receive unconditional cash transfers at designated payment centers or through mobile banking.
- Keep your BISP card safe and secure and use it only for the purposes intended by the program.
It is important to note that the BISP program is designed to help the needy and deserving people. Therefore, it is essential to ensure that only eligible candidates register for the program. Any misuse or fraud in the program may result in strict action against the offender.
How To Locate BISP Registration Center?
At present, there are registration centers operational in 113 districts throughout Pakistan.
- To find the closest Ehsaas registration center, you can visit the official Ehsaas Program website.
- Once there, select your district to check the availability of BISP in your area and to access the registration BISP Dynamic survey. This survey will help you determine if you are eligible to apply for the program.
- The website will provide you with information on the names, addresses, Google Map locations, and contact numbers of the registration centers available in your district.
- If your district is on the list, you can book an appointment at your nearest center by sending your (CNIC) number via SMS to 8171.
How To Check Eligibility Status for BISP Registration?
To determine eligibility for the BISP, families are surveyed through the National Socioeconomic Registry (NSER) Survey. Those who are surveyed can check their eligibility and payment disbursement status online through the 8171 Web Portal using their Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) number or survey token number.
The program also sends messages from 8171 to families regarding their eligibility and cash disbursement status. However, it is important to note that any messages received regarding the NSER Survey or cash disbursement from unknown numbers are fake, and personal information such as CNIC number, bank account details, or address should not be shared.
If you receive any such messages, you can report them to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) at 0800-55055. Additionally, there is no fee for the survey.
New Registration Method in BISP 7181 Web Portal
The needy and deserving citizens of Pakistan can register themselves in Benazir Income support program through BISP 8171 web portal. Yes, the correct portal is with the number ‘’8171’’ not ‘’7181’’. Recently, many people made the mistake of searching for the wrong web portal “7181”.
However, in a press conference that took place in May, Shazia Muri, chairperson Benazir Income support program, made it very clear that the portal being searched for is incorrect and does not exist. The correct portal number is “8171,” which refers to the one built five years ago and is currently functioning successfully.
How To Check the Status of BISP Application?
Once the registration process is completed, candidates can check the status of their application online or through SMS. To check via SMS, candidates need to send their ID card number to 8171. If the registration is successful, candidates can visit any BISP/Ehsaas center or designated shop to collect their payment. HBL is also providing money to the beneficiaries under the Ehsaas program.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Benazir Income Support Program?
The Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) is a social protection program that was introduced with the aim of providing financial assistance to needy citizens.
How Can I receive payment of BISP?
Beneficiaries can draw their payments through Point of Sales (PoS) and dedicated Bank Alfalah and Habib Bank biometric-enabled ATMs.
Who are the beneficiaries of the Benazir Income Support Program?
The beneficiaries of the Benazir Income Support Program are needy, underprivileged and deprived citizens across the country.
The Benazir Income Support Program SMS registration is a new method that has been introduced to facilitate the registration process for eligible candidates. The process enables the candidates to check their application status via SMS. It is important to ensure that the information provided is accurate and authentic to avoid any rejection of the application. The program is a great initiative by the Government of Pakistan to help the poor and deserving people and manage money for them