ISLAMABAD - National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) on Friday claimed that it had so far issued 592,651 Pakistan Cards , hard cash assistance, in totality to heads of the rain-affected families in Sindh. Out of the total 592,651 Pakistan Cards , 105,455 Pakistan cards have been issued to heads of families in Mirpurkhas District, 240,227 in Badin, 79,946 in Tando Mohammad Khan and 156,324 in Shaheed Benazirabad (Nawabshah), 8011 in Tando Allahyar and 2684 cards have been issued in Sanghar to the heads of the families, a spokesman of NARDA informed through a press statement issued here on Friday. "Out of total 62 centers of NADRA , 47 are operational in six districts of Sindh i.e. Badin, Tando Mohammad Khan, Shaheed Benazirabad, Mirpurkhas, Tando Allahyar and Sanghar whereas other 15 centers on completing its task are now addressing the complaints from genuine beneficiaries, who were unable to get registration for Pakistan Cards ," Deputy Chairman NADRA , Tariq Malik, stated this through the same press statement. He pointed out that throughout the process, NADRA ensured strong checks in the software so that only deserving families belonging to provincially notified calamity hit areas could obtain Pakistan Cards . Deputy Chairman NADRA said the Authority had launched a mobile SMS service in collaboration with Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and all operating telecom companies to determine a person's existence in the beneficiary list for Pakistan Card project to facilitate the rain affected people in checking the status of their requests. The eligibility of the applicant for Pakistan card can be checked by simply sending his/her CNIC number to the designated short code i.e. 9777. In response, a text message will be sent from NADRA central server confirming CNIC existence in the beneficiary list.