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Sitting on 29th January 2019

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List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

TUESDAY, THE 29TH JANUARY, 2019

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Tuesday, the 29th January, 2019 at 10.00 a.m.

 

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

(B)      NAAT SHAREEF.

 

II.      QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

(Works & Services Department)

 

III.     LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

IV.      PRIVILEGE MOTION NO. 07 OF 2019; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. RAJA AZHAR KHAN, MPA REGARDING ON REGISTERING THE FIR POLICE PRESSURIZED THE AFFECTEES TO CHANGE THEIR STATEMENT IN FAVOUR OF POLICE, THE MOVER BEING A PUBLIC REPRESENTATIVE APPROACHED MR. TARIQ DHAREJO, SSP (INVESTIGATION) (SOUTH), KARACHI WHO ASSURED THE MOVER TO LOOK INTO THE MATTER FAIRLY BUT UP TILL NOW NO ACTION HAS BEEN TAKEN.

 

V.       ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 12 OF 2018; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. HEER SOHO, MPA REGARDING OVERBILLING BY HESCO TO ITS CONSUMERS IN DISTRICT SUJAWAL.

 

VI.      PRIVATE RESOLUTIONS:

1- Resolution No.91;given notice of by Ms. Mangla Sharma, MPA regarding prisoners imprisoned in Jails be released on semi-payroll at the death of their relatives to attend the funerals on humanity grounds.

 

2- Resolution No.97;given notice of by Syed Abdul Rasheed, MPA regarding treatment be provided to the drug addicts in Government Hospitals on priority basis.

 

3- Resolution No.149;given notice of by Mr. Moazzam Ali Khan, MPA regarding to ensure the solution of sanitation and drainage problem of Larkana City.

 

4- Resolution No.148;given notice of by Ms. Rabia Azfar Nizami, MPA regarding to take steps for the merger of Higher Secondary Schools and Degree Colleges and implement the order of the High Court of Sindh C.P. No. 1817 of 2016 in this regard.

 

5- Resolution No.36;given notice of by Ms. Rana Ansar, MPA regarding it should be made mandatory for all the educational institutions to appoint a psychologist who can counsel students to overcome their learning disabilities.

 

VII.    CONSIDERATION OF 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.

 

VIII.  PRIVATE MOTIONS:

1- Motion No.12;given notice of by Mr. Muhammad Hussain Khan, MPA regarding to take necessary steps to provide land to KMC for at least five graveyards in Karachi.

 

2- Motion No.01;given notice of by Mr. Jamal uddin Siddqui, MPA regarding Central Prisons, Karachi be shifted from congested area to somewhere else.

 

3- Motion No.15;given notice of by Mr. Saeed Ahmed, MPA regarding take steps to provide basic facilities in my Constituency PS-120 in the Government Schools to make the teaching learning process easier.

 

4- Motion No.14;given notice of by Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi, MPA regarding the recent action of the Sindh Government where it viciously beat and baton charged over 30,000 poor people who were simply seeking to apply for 300 low Grade (BPS-1-5) jobs at Civil Hospital Karachi.

 

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

 

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

28TH JANUARY, 2019.                                                       SECRETARY

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

 

Summary of Proceedings

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

WORKS AND SERVICES DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

TUESDAY, THE 29THJANUARY, 2019

 

*43. Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi: Will the Minister for Works and Services be pleased to state:-

 

The total length in K.M. of “M” (Motorway) class roads in Sindh Province?

 

                                                                        ANSWER

SYED NASIR HUSSAIN SHAH, MINISTER FOR WORKS AND SERVICES:

 

Presently, Works & Services Department is not custodian of any ‘Motorway’ in Sindh Province. Motorways, in Sindh Province, pertain to National Highways Authority (NHA) which comes under the jurisdiction of Federal Government.

 

*148. Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi: Will the Minister for Works and Services be pleased to state:-

 

(a)    Is it a fact that the life of a concrete road is 100 years and asphalt road only 3 years;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, why concrete roads are not being made in the Province?

 

ANSWER

SYED NASIR HUSSAIN SHAH, MINISTER FOR WORKS AND SERVICES:

 

a)         No.

However, as per Federal Highways Administration report, design life of concrete pavement is 25-30 years, whereas that of Asphalt pavement varies between 10 to 15 years.

 

b)        Concrete roads are not used due to the following reasons:-

·         Cost of concrete road is more expensive than the asphalt road i.e 3 to 4 times more.

·         Concrete road take long time during construction while asphalt road construction can be completed more quickly.

·         Asphalt pavements are the smoothest pavement.

·         Asphalt road produces 50% less noise than concrete road.

·         Asphalt paving road provides better safety of the vehicle against skidding.

·         Concrete roads have higher maintenance cost & complex procedure.

*315. Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi: Will the Minister for Works and Services be pleased to state:-

 

The grade-wise number of people given jobs in the Department between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018 including those on contract and on regular basis?

ANSWER

 

SYED NASIR HUSSAIN SHAH, MINISTER FOR WORKS AND SERVICES:

 

No appointments have been made at the departmental level between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018 on contract basis and on regular basis. 

However, 137 Nos. of people were appointed against deceased / disabled quota and on recommendations of Sindh Public Service Commission as follows: -

Sr. No.

Nos. of job

Remarks

1

36

36 Nos. Assistant Engineer (BS-17) have been appointed on the recommendations of Sindh Public Service Commission

2

05

05 Nos. Sub-Engineer (BPS-11) have been appointed against Disable Quota through Sindh Public Services Commission

3

96

Appointed on various posts against Deceased Quota.

Total Nos:

137

 

*1008. Ms. Nusrat Sehar Abbasi: Will the Minister for Works and Services be pleased to state:-

 

Number of bridges constructed in district Khairpur from 2013 to 2018; with amount allocated and utilized alongwith number out of above completed and work ongoing?

ANSWER

 

SYED NASIR HUSSAIN SHAH, MINISTER FOR WORKS AND SERVICES:

 

S. No.

Number of bridges constructed during

2013 to 2018

Allocated amount

(Rs. in Million)

Utilized amount

(Rs. in Million)

Bridges completed

Work in progress

1.

Provincial Setup

 

08 Nos.

225.637

225.637

06 Nos.

02 Nos.

2.

District Setup

 

02 Nos.

1902.150

1561.500

01 No.

01 No.

*1036. Ms. Nusrat Sehar Abbasi: Will the Minister for Works and Services be pleased to state:-

Number of schemes completed in Larkana, Kamber Shahdadkot, Karachi and Shaheed Benazirabad during 2013 to 2018 along with number of schemes proposed by MPAs?

ANSWER

 

SYED NASIR HUSSAIN SHAH, MINISTER FOR WORKS AND SERVICES:

 

Sr. No.

Name of District

Number of schemes completed during 2013 to 2018

Schemes sponsored by Works & Services Department

Schemes proposed/ sponsored by

MPAs

Total

1.

Larkana

34 Nos.

4 Nos.

38 Nos.

2.

Kamber Shahdadkot

5 Nos.

4 Nos.

9 Nos.

3.

Karachi

13 Nos.

8 Nos.

21 Nos.

4.

Shaheed Benazirabad

43 Nos.

14 Nos.

57 Nos.

 

TOTAL

95 Nos.

30 Nos.

125 Nos.

 

 

 

KARACHI:                                                                              G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

DATED THE 28TH JANUARY, 2019                                            SECRETARY

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH