Center of the Strategic Studies (PUSKAS) BAZNAS socialize the implementation (measurement) of the National Zakah Index (NZI) at regency and provincial level of South Sumatra on Thursday, July 20, 2017. This activity included to the Work Meeting agenda by BAZNAS South Suamtera province.  Chairman of BAZNAS RI, Prof. Dr. Bambang Sudibyo also attended to this event.

Attended by 58 participants from 15 BAZNAS regencies in South Sumatera province, the socialization of NZI submitted by Head of Research Division PUSKAS Baznas, Mohamad Soleh Nurzaman, PhD. Participants in this activity are the leaders of the regional BAZNAS so they look enthusiastic to know the NZI. The enthusiasm was evidenced by the emergence of many questions from the participants.

After the introduction and explanation of the concept is completed, followed by technical explanation of questionnaires by Noviyanti, SE (junior researcher Puskas) in the evening. The event  that heldi n Hajj Dormitory Palembang takes quite a long time until 22:00 pm. Nevertheless, the two objectives of this activity have been achieved namely the delivery of the concept and philosophy of NZI and the way of filling the questionnaire. It is expected that next year, each regional BAZNAS has been able to perform its own assessment using NZI measuring instrument. (puskasbaznas.com)