Special NIC Cards:
On August 10’ 2009. President of Pakistan Mr. Asif Ali Zardari has inaugurated the Special CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card) scheme for disabled persons. this excellent step from the government will surely appreciate by disabled people of Pakistan. Special Persons can get this Special CNIC from any of NADRA offices (National Database and Registration Authority) throughout Pakistan on the basis of disability certificate attested by Medical Superintendent or Chairman Medical Board of government’s hospital. There is special icon/image of wheelchair in the card, which indicate the disabled person. The disability certificate can be get from Ministry of Social Welfare (NCRDP) and also from Provincial or District Social Welfare Offices (PCRDP). OR social welfare office situated in you city or you can search this social welfare office in Google.com.pk.
Procedure: How to get this special CNIC:
First of all you (disabled person) will visit the government hospital (DHQ-Hospital) from where the hospital authorities will provide you a date and time for your medical examination, to prove that are you a disabled person or not.
Medical board will examine you and after the medical examination the medical board authorities will provide you attested disabled certificate.
You will visit your social welfare office along with the copy of your medical certificate then the social welfare authority will provide you a form, fill the form there and the social welfare authority will attach that form along with copy of medical certificate and they will give you a date and time to get the attested Disabled certificate.
Finally you will visit along with your disabled certificate attested by social welfare authority to NADRA office. The NADRA authority will examine the certificate and providing you date and time also for obtaining your Disabled CNIC.
- This card facilitates and will enable special persons (disabled person) to get benefits from Government’s special programs, such as special quota in job’s and duty free special vehicle from abroad.
- The special programs which have been start by the government, if government implements such programs in practical way, then it will be excellent step for the betterment of disabled people. So that Person with disabilities will also live in this country with honor and dignity.