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Sitting on 26th February 2019

List of Business  |  Summary of Proceedings

List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

TUESDAY, THE 26TH FEBRUARY, 2019

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Tuesday, the 26th February, 2019 at 10.00 a.m.

 

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

(B)     NAAT SHAREEF.

 

II.      QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

(Population Welfare & Health Departments)

 

III.    LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

IV.     PRIVILEGE MOTION, IF ANY.

 

V.       ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 18 OF 2018; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. NAND KUMAR GOKLANI, MPA REGARDING MR. RAMESH KUMAR HAS BEEN KIDNAPPED IN DAY LIGHT FROM SUKKUR CITY.

 

VI.       PRIVATE RESOLUTIONS:

1-  Resolution No.182;given notice of by Mr. Nand Kumar Goklani, MPA regarding to remove Chairman and all Members of Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC) and appoint new Chairman and Members on merit.

 

2-  Resolution No.179;given notice of by Ms. Rabia Azfar Nizami, MPA regarding closure of schools in Tharparkar and Umerkot districts by the Sindh Education Foundation (SEF).

 

3-  Resolution No.183;given notice of by Ms. Nusrat Bano Sehar Abbasi, MPA regarding to register the Pharmacy Department of Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur Mir’s with Pharmacy Council of Pakistan.

 

4-  Resolution No.180;given notice of by Ms. Sidra Imran, MPA regarding collapse of building in Karachi led to several loss of lives due to deplorable performance of SBCA in the Province.

 

5-  Resolution No.181;given notice of by Ms. Heer Soho, MPA regarding to condemn the decision of Federal Government to suspend the operation of almost 439 Utility Stores Corporation throughout the Country.

 

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.05;given notice of by Ms. Heer Soho, MPA regarding the failure and apathy of IRSA to check continuing and accelerating erosion of most fertile coastal land of Indus Delta by the sea.

 

2-  Motion No.19;given notice of by Mr. Khurram Sher Zaman, MPA regarding National Anthem of Pakistan be played after recitation of the Holy Quran in the House.

 

3-  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.

 

4-  Motion No.16;given notice of by Ms. Rana Ansar, MPA regarding to provide basic facilities in Government schools of Constituency No. PS-61 to make the Teaching Learning Process easier.

 

5-  Motion No.20;given notice of by Mr. Muhammad Riaz Haider, MPA regarding to construct roads and repair gutter lanes in district Central 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

25TH FEBRUARY, 2019                                                                SECRETARY

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

 

Summary of Proceedings

Provincial Assembly of Sindh in its sitting held on Tuesday, the 26th February, 2019 has passed the following Resolution moved by Ms. Sadia Javed, MPA, Ms. Mangla Sharma, MPA, Mr. Omer Omari, MPA, Ms. Rehana Laghari, Deputy Speaker, Provincial Assembly of Sindh, Syed Farukh Ahmed Shah, MPA, Mr. Hamir Singh, MPA, Mr. Ghanwer Ali Khan Isran, MPA, Ms. Ghazala Sial, MPA, Syeda Marvi Faseeh, MPA, Ms. Nida Khuhro, MPA, Ms. Heer Soho, MPA, Mr. Sadhumal Surendar Valasai, MPA, Mr. Anthony Naveed, MPA, Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi, MPA, Mr. Nand Kumar Goklani, MPA, Mr. Basit Ahmed Siddiqui, MPA, Mr. Muhammad Hussain Khan, MPA, Mr. Nadeem Ahmed Siddiqui, MPA, Ms. Rabia Khatoon, MPA, Ms. Rana Ansar, MPA, Mr. Muhammad Javed Hanif Khan, MPA, Ms. Shahana Ashar, MPA, Mr. Waseemuddin Qureshi, MPA, Ms. Sarwat Fatima, MPA, Mr. Kanwar Naveed Jameel, MPA, Mr. Muhammad Rashid Khilji, MPA, Mr. Sadaqat Hussain, MPA, Ms. Adeeba Hassan, MPA, Mr. Ghulam Jeelani, MPA, Ms. Sidra Imran, MPA, Mr. Bilal Ahmed, MPA, Mr. Saeed Ahmed, MPA, Ms. Rabia Azfar Nizami, MPA, Syed Imran Ali Shah, MPA:

 

RESOLUTION MOVED BY MS. SADIA JAVED, MPA

This House resolves to condemn the Indian violation of Line of Control (LoC) by the Indian Air Force from Muzzaffarabad Sector.

This House appreciates the timely an effective response by the Pakistan Air Force. This House stands united with our fearless Armed Forces working tirelessly day and night to safeguard our Motherland.”.

 

RESOLUTION MOVED BY MS. MANGLA SHARMA, MPA

The House resolves to condemn the violation of Line of Control (LoC) by Indian Air Force from Muzzaffarabad sector. 

This House acknowledges well-timed and efficient response by the Pakistan Air Force. This House stands united with our courageous Armed Forces working relentlessly to protect our home land.”.


RESOLUTION MOVED BY MR. OMER OMARI, MPA

The House resolves to condemn the violation of airspace at Line of Control and is of the opinion that the Indian brutalities in Indian Occupied Kashmir stand exposed and such tactics at the Line of Control only reflect Indian War hysteria and its aggressive nature.

This House and the entire Nation stands united behind its Armed Forces and remain obliged to their dedication and services in the defense of Motherland.”.

Provincial Assembly of Sindh in its sitting held on Tuesday, the 26th February, 2019 has passed the following Resolution moved by Syed Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Leader of Opposition, Provincial Assembly of Sindh, Syeda Shehla Raza, Minister for Women Development, Sindh and Mir Shabbir Ali Bijarani, Minister for Mines & Mineral Development, Sindh:

 

This House felicitates the whole Nation on the birth date of the greatest woman ever born Janabe Bibi Fatima Zehra (A.S.)”.




PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

POPULATION WELFARE AND HEALTH DEPARTMENTS

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

TUESDAY THE 26TH FEBRUARY, 2019

 

*14.     Mr. Arif  Mustafa Jatoi:        Will the Minister for Population Welfare be pleased to state:-

 

Facilities provided by the Government to reduce the population growth in the Province?

ANSWER

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR POPULATION WELFARE:

The Population Welfare Department provides facilities FP services through its centers as mentioned below:

 

S.#

Name of Service Delivery Points

Total Service Delivery Points

Services Provide

1

Reproductive Health Services “A” Centre

72

Hospital based units for provision of full range of reproductive health services comprising of FP methods including CS (male, female); MCH care; prevention and management of reproductive tract infections and sexually transmitted in- fections including HIV/AID; management of reproductive health issues of adolescent boys and girls, men and women; infertility; early detection of breast and cervical cancers by promoting self-examination.

2

Family Welfare Centers

961

FP information, Counseling, Follow-up for all methods except for implants CS; availability of contraceptives, medicines; MCH services, infant care including nutrition, growth monitoring and common illnesses; referral of cases of infertility, HIV / AIDS; CS / implants.

 

3

Mobile Service Units

72

MSU provide reproductive health services to remote areas where other facilities are bit available. The MSU operate from specially designed vehicles, which posses all the facilities of a mini clinic. MSU ensure complete privacy for gynecological procedures. Each

MSU require the organization of 10-12 outreach camps every month. Due to resource constraints MSUs are not fully functional. 


4

No-scalpel vasectomy (NSV)

05

The five no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV) centers are situated at Karachi, Hyderabad, Larkana, Nawabshah and Moro NSV is preferred methods for male CS and is more simple and safe.

5

Social Male Mobilizers

1250

Social Male Mobilizers are union council based workers. They are supposed to establish their office in their home. Two Male Mobilizers are to be recruited at each FWC. The mandate of Male Mobilizers is to increase acceptance of FP among the male population and use of male contraception methods. Male Mobilizers dispense condoms and pills. Most of the mobilizers are non-functional. (Reference from National Standard for FP).

 *25.     Mr. Arif  Mustafa Jatoi:        Will the Minister for Population Welfare be pleased to state:-

 Number of Population Planning Centers in Sindh as on April 29, 2008 alongwith steps being taken to improve education and awareness through the media?

 ANSWER

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR POPULATION WELFARE:

There were 590 Family Welfare Centers, 72, Mobile Service Units, & 74 RHS-A Centers functioning in Province of Sindh as on April 29, 2008.

 

The Department in collaboration with other stakeholders arranges public walk and seminar every year on special days like 11th July (world Population Day), 26th September (World Contraceptives Day) ensuring participation of Media persons for the media coverage. The department takes on board to information Department to run media campaign through print and electronic media especially on 11th July, every year subject to availability of funds.

 *106.   Mr. Arif  Mustafa Jatoi:        Will the Minister for Population Welfare be pleased to state:-

 

(a)   Is it a fact that contraceptive usage has decreased in 2018 as compared to 2008;

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

 ANSWER

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR POPULATION WELFARE:

No. The fact is that actual usage of contraceptive in Sindh has increased in the year 2017-18 as per the Pakistan Demographic Health Survey (PDHS) from 29.5% (2012-13) to 30.9% in 2017-18.

 *611.   Mr. Khurram Sher Zaman:   Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

 (a)    Is it a fact that naegleria fowleri or “brain eating” amoeba found in the Karachi water supply;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, steps being taken to tackle it?

 ANSWER

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

a).    Yes, it is a fact.

b).   Naegleria Fowleri is the micro-organism which is killed by Chlorine. The Chlorination of water supply in Karachi is one of the essential responsibilities of Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KW&SB). Naegleria Fowleri Infection (NFI) has ‘no cure’ but ‘prevention’ which can only be achieved through chlorination of water and other measures for leak proof water supply by KW&SB.

            Hence, the role of Health Department is limited to impart health education, conduct public awareness sessions through print & electronic media for maintaining hygiene and to share the chlorination of water status with Karachi Water & Sewerage Board for taking pre-emptive measures so as to avoid deaths due to NFI.

 

However, Health Department has taken following steps for limiting the disease:

·         Constituted a focal group to formulate strategy for control of NFI for water sampling and testing from Pumping Stations / Reservoirs of KW&SB., monitoring of swimming pools of hotels, farm houses and recreational water parks for assessing chlorination status and its functional system. 

·         To promote optimum chlorination of water in the community in accordance with WHO standards through KW&SB.

·         To mitigate and implement the best preventive strategies specific for the disease.

·         To investigate and verify the case and probable cause(s).

·         To ascertain presence of more cases of Naegleria Fowleri in the area.

·         To provide the awareness to public.

·         Health Education regarding precautionary measures to the community and how to chlorinate the water tanks with tablets and bleaching powder.

 

*918.   Ms. Nusrat Sehar Abbasi:      Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

 Sanctioned strength of specialist doctors with names and qualification working in Civil Hospital Kamber as on 01-01-2015 to 31-12-2018?

 ANSWER

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

Sr

Name of Specialty

Sanctioned

Name of Specialist

Qualification

Year

 

 

 

 

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

1

Chest Specialist

1

x

x

x

x

x

x

2

Pathologist

1

x

x

x

x

x

x

3

Anesthetist

1

x

x

x

x

x

x

4

Surgeon

1

x

x

x

x

x

x

5

Gynaecologist

1

x

x

x

x

x

x

6

Paediatrician

1

x

x

x

x

x

x

7

Skin Specialist

1

x

x

x

x

x

x

8

ENT Specialist

1

Dr. Deedar Ali Sangah

MBBS; DLO

Ö

Ö

x

 x

9

Cardiologist

1

Dr. Altaf Hussain Jatoi

MBBS; Dip Card

x

x

x

Ö

10

Radiologist

1

Dr. Amber Sarwar Hakro

MBBS; FCPS

x

x

x

Ö

11

Physician

1

Dr. Santosh Kumar

MBBS;FCPS

x

x

x

Ö

12

Eye Specialist

1

Dr. Ahmed Ali Chandio

MBBS;DOMS

Ö

Ö

Ö

Ö

 

 
 
 

*1088. Mr. Omar Omari:      Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

 Volume of budget allocated and actually utilized under the head of medicine for the civil hospital Karachi during 2017-18?

ANSWER

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

The budget allocated and actually utilized under the head of medicines at Dr. Ruth KM Pfau, Civil Hospital, Karachi is as under:

 

Head of Account

Allocation 2017-18

Expenditure 2017-18

 

Purchase of Medicines

 

Rs. 884,022,000/-

 

Rs. 884,022,000/-

 

 

 
 

 

KARACHI:                                                           G.M UMAR FAROOQ

DATED THE 25TH FEBRUARY, 2019                        SECRETARY

                                                                               PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH