National Integrated Development Association (NIDA-Pakistan) was set up in 1998 as a non-religious, non-political, non-profit, voluntary development organization by highly motivated, socially committed and like-minded individuals. Later on NIDA-Pakistan registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 with the Government of Pakistan in 2008. The registration number is 611/5/5650.
Establishment of NIDA-Pakistan was a long awaited desire and realization of the deprived communities to address the issues of social services, poverty, injustice, peace and human rights. NIDA-Pakistan emerged as a catalyst in mobilizing and organizing the urban and rural communities for asserting their basic rights, participation and ownership in development and availing a rightful way to justice.
NIDA-Pakistan started its activities in 1998 on self-help basis by mobilizing and organizing the masses for bringing about a change in the status quo environment of political exploitation, gender-discrimination and violation of children and women rights. In pursuance of its objectives, in later stages it incorporated various means and methods to achieve desirable results.
NIDA-Pakistan trying to collaborate and network with national and international like-minded organization and government agencies at all levels to accelerate the process of sustainable development. The team of NIDA-Pakistan consists of psychologists, sociologists, social organizers, public health specialist, infrastructure specialists, economists, civil engineers, lawyers, human rights activists and educationists. NIDA-Pakistan also works for persons with disabilities, non-formal education, women unpaid care work, issue of domestic violence, child sexual abuse/corporal punishment/child labor and child trafficking. The aim of NIDA-Pakistan is to serve the humanity, development of human resources, capacity building, mental health facilities, and economic sustainability without gender discrimination