Dr. Nasir Iqbal

Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, PIDE

Policy Relevant Outputs

  • Created Design Document for Updating of NSER, the largest survey in Pakistan covering more than 27 million households.
  • Created Policy Document on Approaches of Data Collection, namely Desk Based (Self Registration) and Door-to-Door Survey
  • Created Policy Document in the Choice of Districts for Pilot Phase and National Roll out. 
  • Created Policy Document for updating of targeting formula: NEW PMT formula
  • Created a design document on graduation framework for ultra-poor BISP families
  • Created an operations review plan for sample based spot checks and process evaluation of different mechanisms used to transfer payments to 5.4 million beneficiaries of BISP
  • Technical review of operation review reports on Waseela-e-Taleem program of BISP
  • Technical review of the reports on impact evaluation of CCT and UCT programs of BISP
  • Policy briefs on women empowerment and population dynamics
  • Prepared a demographic directory of BISP Beneficiaries at district level
  • Prepared policy briefs for different ministries on BISP performance
  • Hold meetings and discussions on policy issues with development partners including World Bank, DFID, and ADB
  • Evaluation of Wasela e Rogzar Program using survey data
  • Evaluation of Wasela e Haq Program using survey data
  • Evaluation of Pendency Issues using survey data
  • Organize high‐end seminars chaired by the dignitaries including President of Pakistan and other for the launch of Impact Evaluation Reports, Annual Progress Reports, and Demographic Directories
  • Drafted the evaluation report of the pilot model of Waseela-e-Taleem program of BISP
  • Created an operations review plan for sample based spot checks and process evaluation of BSIP’s National Socio-economic Registry (NSER) Update Phase-I (desk-based registration in four districts).
  • Created a framework for online monitoring (sample based) of BISP’s conditional and unconditional programs.
  • Developed BISP’s Annual Reports for 2014‐2016, and 2017.