Massive irregularities reported in disbursement of cash grants in Khairpur district

Instead of flood-victims, the cash grant forms of Community World Service Asia were got filled by people having political affiliation

NGO’s cash grant forms were distributed through PPP MNAs, MPAs and Deputy Commissioner among the US Chairmen, Councilors and District Council Members

From Our Correspondent


Massive irregularities have been reported in disbursement of cash grants among the flood-affected people of Khairpur district by the Community World Service Asia (CWSA), as the cash grant has been given to the persons having political reference and to the families of selected influential persons of the area.

Community World Service Asia is a humanitarian and development organization, registered in Pakistan, headquartered in Karachi and implementing initiatives throughout Asia.

Reports suggest that MNAs and MPAs of ruling PPP had provided the cash grant forms of the NGO to their Union Council (UC) chairmen, councilors and members of District Council, who got filled the farms from their relatives and supporters.

Cash Grant Form of the NGO

According to insiders of the organization, the representatives of Community World Service Asia working in Khairpur, instead of providing the cash grant forms to the flood victims after the assessment of the victim families, had provided the forms to PPP’s MNAs, MPAs as well as to the Deputy Commissioner Khairpur, who distributed the forms among their UC chairmen, councilors and members of District Council.

Sources said that UC chairmen, District Council members and councilors had got filled the forms mostly by their family members with a conveyed message that the cash grant of Rs.12000 was being provided by the party MNAs, MPAs.

When contacted, the representative of the Community World Service Asia Salim Dominic admitted the political involvement, but he said that they had not provided cash grant forms to political houses.

He said that criteria of the beneficiaries of the flood victim was not a government servant but a flood Victim.

An employee working with an international organization told on condition of anonymity that while doing work in the flood-affected areas, almost all the organizations facilitated the ruling party PPP in providing ration bags, tents, cash grants, fertilizer, seed and other goods to secure their vote bank. He revealed that ruling party MNAs, MPAs had through the deputy commissioners pressurized them to facilitate them.



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