Mrs Razina Alam Khan, who had served as Senator earlier has been appointed by the President of Pakistan with the advice of Prime Minister as Chairperson of National Commission for Human Development (NCHD). She has already taken charge since 11 May 2015 subsequent to the announcement.
She is the elder sister of Mr Qamar Khan, a Sydney community leader associated with the Rooty Hills mosque.
National Commission for Human Development is a not for profit organization with the mission to transform lives by improving access to basic education and healthcare in the country’s poorest communities.
NCHD is the leading agency fighting illiteracy in 134 districts of Pakistan and helping people to find routes out of ignorance.
With nationwide network of 101 Human Development Support Units situated all over Pakistan and hands-on-experience, NCHD aims at enlarging the scale and scope of the efforts made by the government in ensuring the effective provision of social services. It perceives human development as a process of enlarging choices, building capacities and encouraging participation of communities at the grass roots.
These capacity building exercises are targeted towards Government Line departments, community based organizations and the community.