Rawalpindi - The dysfunctional cooling system at the NADRA Executive Centre on The Mall in Rawalpindi is causing immense troubles for the visitors. Interestingly, all the fans and air-conditions fixed for the NADRA staffers and incharge are working properly.

The applicants protested against the high-ups of NADRA for not repairing the dysfunctional cooling system at the Executive Center and demanded Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Chairman NADRA Usman Y.Mobin to take notice of the negligence of NADRA staff.

According to a survey, conducted by The Nation yesterday, it was witnessed that all the air-conditions and the bracket fans fixed for the applicants have gone out of order since long causing immense troubles for visitors in the executive centre on The Mall in Saddar.

The applicants, including old aged men and women, girls and small children could be witnessed while using the file covers and even NADRA registration forms as hand-fans to fight the heat and humidity. “Owing to the dysfunctional cooling system, I am feeling pain and about to go unconscious,” said a disabled woman namely Mukhtaran Bibi, hails from Ganjmandi, who arrived in the NADRA Executive Centre on wheel-chair for obtaining her CNIC. She said that the government was not taking care of old and disabled people. She got fainted while talking to this scribe because of heat and humidity when a young girl rushed and offered her water.

Hurma Nafees, another citizen who came for making correction in her name in NADRA record, said that she was feeling not good as there was no fan. “Dysfunctional cooling system is creating problems for citizens and it should be restored immediately,” she said.

Raja Muhammad Mushtaq, a citizen who came from Dhoke Ratta for applying Another lady, whose eight months daughter was weeping owing to heat, said that she brought her daughter under a bracket fan but the staffer snubbed her and told her to go and sit on a chair as this fan was only for NADRA staff. Syed Aitbar Bukhari, In-charge NADRA Executive Centre, when contacted, told The Nation that he had submitted a written complaint with higher authorities about the dysfunctional cooling system and very soon it would be repaired.