A well-functioning Civil Registration System is critical in monitoring country's progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Information on Vital Statistics (births, deaths, migration etc.) is needed by a number of Ministries and Departments for day to day use, planning and forecasting.
Towards this end a Technical Support Unit has been established within Ministry of Planning Development and Special Initiatives for the promotion and strengthening of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (in PPMI Complex H 8/1- Islamabad). UNICEF is extending institutional support for the development and functioning of this unit for initial years.
This CRVS Technical Support Unit would have specific functions. These include;