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Sitting on 15th January 2019

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List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

TUESDAY, THE 15TH JANUARY, 2019

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Tuesday, the 15th January, 2019 at 10.00 a.m.

 

I.        (A)      RECITATION FROM THE HOLY QUR’AN.

(B)      NAAT SHAREEF.

 

II.      QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

(Livestock & Fisheries Department)

 

III.     LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

IV.      PRIVILEGE MOTION, IF ANY.

 

V.       ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 04 OF 2018; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. HEER SOHO, MPA REGARDING FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS TO GIVE DUE SHARE TO THE PROVINCE OF SINDH AS CONTEMPLATED IN ARTICLE 160(3A) OF THE CONSTITUTION.

 

VI.      MOTION FOR LEAVE TO INTRODUCE THE FOLLOWING PRIVATE BILLS:-

1- Bill No. 06 of 2018-The Sindh Water Management (Amendment) Bill, 2018;given notice of by Ms. Rana Ansar, MPA.

 

2- Bill No. 13 of 2018-The Control of Narcotic Substances (Sindh Amendment) Bill, 2018;given notice of by Ms. Rabia Azfar Nizami, MPA.

 

VII.    PRIVATE RESOLUTIONS:

1- Resolution No.123;given notice of by Ms. Rana Ansar, MPA regarding to control population and launch awareness campaigns in this regard.

 

2- Resolution No.128;given notice of by Syeda Marvi Faseeh, MPA regarding to functionalize Hyderabad Airport to all commercial flights/traffics.

 

3- Resolution No.126;given notice of by Mr. Muhammad Aslam Abro, MPA regarding to establish Public University in District Jacobabad.

 

4- Resolution No.129;given notice of by Mr. Arslan Taj Hussain, MPA regarding to constitute PFC and award it to the Local Councils.

 

5- Resolution No.127;given notice of by Ms. Heer Soho, MPA regarding demand the implementation of 100% job quota reserved for the Province of Sindh.

 

VIII.  PRIVATE MOTIONS:

1- Motion No.08;given notice of by Ms. Nida Khuhro, MPA regarding to better facilitate and up-grade equipment at Civil Hospital, Larkana as it provides medical facilities to most of population of surrounding areas.

 

2- Motion No.06;given notice of by Ms. Nusrat Bano Sehar Abbasi, MPA regarding to take steps for revival of Public Safety Commission under the Police Order, 2002.

 

3- Motion No.09;given notice of by Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi, MPA regarding intended Purchase of Summit Bank by the Sindh Government.

 

4- Motion No.10;given notice of by Ms. Heer Soho, MPA regarding operation of Utility Stores should not be halted.

 

5- Motion No.02;given notice of by Mr. Saeed Ahmed, MPA regarding to complete the K-IV Project to fulfill the Drinking Water requirement of Karachi.

 

IX.      AMENDMENT IN RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH AS CONTEMPLATED BY SUB-RULE 4(A) OF RULE 267 OF RULES OF PROCEDURE:

1- Motion for leave to introduce the amendment in Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh; given notice of by Ms. Rana Ansar, MPA.

 

2- Motion for leave to introduce the amendment in Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh; given notice of by Ms. Rana Ansar, MPA.

 

3- Motion for leave to introduce the amendment in Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh; given notice of by Ms. Rana Ansar, MPA.

 

4- Motion for leave to introduce the amendment in Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh; given notice of by Ms. Rana Ansar, MPA.

 

5- Motion for leave to introduce the amendment in Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh; given notice of by Ms. Rana Ansar, MPA.

 

6- Motion for leave to introduce the amendment in Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh; given notice of by Mr. Omer Omari, MPA.

 

7- Motion for leave to introduce the amendment in Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh; given notice of by Mr. Omer Omari, MPA.

 

8- Motion for leave to introduce the amendment in Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh; given notice of by Mr. Muhammad Ali Aziz, MPA.

 

9- Motion for leave to introduce the amendment in Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh; given notice of by Ms. Adeeba Hassan, MPA.

 

X.       ANY OTHER BUSINESS WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE CHAIR.

 

 

 

KARACHI, THE                                                          G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

14TH JANUARY, 2019.                                                       SECRETARY

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

 

Summary of Proceedings

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

LIVESTOCK & FISHERIES DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

TUESDAY THE 15TH JANUARY, 2019

 

*208.   MS. NusratSeharAbbasi:       Will the Minister for Livestock & Fisheries be pleased to state:-

 

(a)    Is it a fact that a project of Surra (Try Panosomiasis) control programme in arid and coastal zone of Sindh at Thatta, Badin, Tharparkar, Umarkot, Sanghar, Khairpur and Jamshoro with cost of Rs.59.883 million was to be completed by June 2018;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, detail of work completed and amount spent todate?

ANSWER

Mr. Abdul Bari Pitafi, Minister for Livestock & Fisheries:

Yes it is fact. The Detail of work is given below.

#

Name of Activity

Target as Per PC-I

Work done

1

Training of Technical Staff

21 participants

23 participants

2

Training of Para Technical staff

21 participants

25 participants

3

Sample Collection for sero-surveillance

1400

4191

4

Use of tryapnoscides

147000

25238 (activity is ongoing)

5

Publication of pamphlet

1

(4000 copies)

1 (4000 copies)

 

6

Sero-servillance

1400

Will be conducted after completion of treatment & prophylaxis

 

Note: The scheme has been completed in June, 2018 and Rs. 59.336 million were utilized to complete the scheme. The District wise details of work performed is at Annexure and placed on the Table of the House.           

*210.   MS. NusratSeharAbbasi:       Will the Minister for Livestock & Fisheries be pleased to state:-

(a)    Is it a fact that a project of establishment of bio-safety level laboratories and quality enhancement cell for highly pathogenic virus vaccine development Karachi with cost of Rs.184.644 million was to be completed by June 2018;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative; whether the same has been completed alongwith total cost?

ANSWER

Mr. Abdul Bari Pitafi, Minister for Livestock & Fisheries:

Yes, the project “Establishment of Bio-safety Level Laboratories and quality enhancement cell for highly pathogenic virus vaccine development” was to be completed in June 2018 but due to late completion of civil works, the Revenue Component could not be utilized. Hence, the scheme has been allowed extension of 01 year i.e. up-to 30.6.2019.

The details of work / achievements are as under:-

Civil Works of Lab;

In final stage i.e. at finishing level.

Equipment

As per PC-I

Awareness / Trainings

Achieved as per PC-I

Appointment of Project staff

Achieved as per PC-I.

Till date Rs. 160.639 million have been utilized so-far.

*213.   MS. NusratSeharAbbasi:       Will the Minister for Livestock & Fisheries be pleased to state:-

 

(a)   Is it a fact that a project of  construction of veterinary center at Saeedpur Taluka Mehrabpur district NausheroFeroze with cost of Rs.6.000 million was to be completed by June 2018;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, whether the same has been completed and amount spent?

 

ANSWER

Mr. Abdul Bari Pitafi, Minister for Livestock & Fisheries:Yes, it is fact that the project of “Construction of Veterinary center at Saeedpur Taluka Mehrabpur District N. Feroze”, with cost of Rs.6.000 million was to be completed by June 2018.

However; the same has not been completed within stipulated time due to less release of funds during 2017-18.

Hence, the execution period of the scheme has been extended for one more year and reflected in current year ADP 2018-19 @ serial # 1056.

Further only Rs.1.3097 million were utilized out of total release i.e. Rs.1.410 million during the last financial year 2017-18. However; main building is roof laid and 25% progress has been achieved so far. The scheme will be completed in the year i.e. 2018-19, subject to release of funds.

*474.   Mr. Khurram Sher Zaman:   Will the Minister for Livestock & Fisheries be pleased to state:-

 

(a)    It is a fact that federal government has not completely dissolved all functions to the province regarding Livestock and Fisheries department;

(b)   If answer to (a) above be in the affirmative, the reasons thereof?

ANSWER

Mr. Abdul Bari Pitafi, Minister for Livestock & Fisheries:

(a)    It is fact that the Federal government has not completely devolved all functions to the province regarding Livestock and Fisheries Department after 18th Amendment, these include: Korangi Fish Harbour, Shrimp Hatchery at Hawksbay, Livestock labs and premises etc

    (b)      The Government of Sindh has taken up the case with IPC ministry for devolution of the assets and assignments to province.

*480.   Mr. Khurram Sher Zaman:   Will the Minister for Livestock & Fisheries be pleased to state:-

 

(a)    Whether the Minister has discussed with his federal counterpart the issue of federal government spending money for the development of the fisheries sector;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the details thereof?

ANSWER

Mr. Abdul Bari Pitafi, Minister for Livestock & Fisheries:

The Minister has not discussed the matter with his federal counterpart so far. However, the Provincial Department is engaged with Federal government regarding money to be spent on the development of fisheries. In this regard, a meeting was held in the Ministry of food security and Research, Government of Pakistan, on 27-12-2018 where the case of provincial government presented for the development of fisheries sector and requested for sufficient funds from federal pool for the provincial fisheries sector. 

03 PC-1s in this regard will be submitted to federal government shortly. 

*482.   Mr. Khurram Sher Zaman:   Will the Minister for Livestock & Fisheries be pleased to state:-

Steps being taken by the Department to combat unlawful fishing practices by influential mafia?

ANSWER

Mr. Abdul Bari Pitafi, Minister for Livestock & Fisheries:

The fisheries department is continuously combating against influential Mafia in Coastal Brackish Water area and more than 350 illegal nets had been confiscated and challenged in the concerned court of law. About 120 illegal nets have been burnt after seeking the order from the honorable court.  As far as the inland water is concerned regarding the illegal possession of influential people on any public water areas, no any written complaint has been lodged by bonafide fisherman in the fisheries department.

 

 

Karachi:                                                                     G.M Umar Farooq

Dated, the 14th January, 2019                                              Secretary

Provincial Assembly of Sindh