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Sitting on 13th March 2019

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List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

WEDNESDAY, THE 13TH MARCH, 2019

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Wednesday, the 13th March, 2019 at 01.00 p.m.

 

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

(B)     NAAT SHAREEF.

 

II.      QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

          (Transport & Mass Transit Department)

 

III.     CALL ATTENTION NOTICES:

1.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 126 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY SYEDA MARVI FASEEH, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Food, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that either is it the fact that some factories are making sub-standard products using harmful chemicals in food related items and producing Ketchup, Candy, Achaar and Chutney in unhygienic manner?

 

2.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 213 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. GHAZALA SIAL, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Social Welfare, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is it fact that Government has decided to introduce Bokh Mitao Program; if so, then kindly elaborate the objectives and strategic plan of the Program?

3.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 215 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. HEER SOHO, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Education & Literacy, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is it a fact that Private School Van Drivers are collecting fees for two months of Summer Vacation from parents; if so, what steps are taken by the Government to stop the same?

 

4.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 212 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. KHAWAJA-IZHAR-UL-HASSAN, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/ statement that  more than 650 Work Charge Employees of KDA have not been paid the salaries for about last one year due to it hundreds of families are facing intense financial problems; steps taken regarding to pay the salaries by the Government. When will be paid the said salaries?

 

5.    CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 178 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. SARWAT FATIMA, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is it a fact that Parking Mafia are collecting money in respect of fees from Public in the Karachi; if so, what steps are taken by the Government against the same?

IV.     LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

V.       PRIVILEGE MOTION, IF ANY.

 

VI.     ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 06 OF 2019; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. KHAWAJA-IZHAR-UL-HASSAN, MPA REGARDING CHILD PROTECTION RESPONSE CENTRE.

 

VII.    DISCUSSION ON ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 05 OF 2019; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. GHAZALA SIAL, MPA REGARDING FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ROLLING BACK THE 18TH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN.

 

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

 

 

KARACHI, THE                                                        G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

12TH MARCH, 2019                                                         SECRETARY

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

 

Summary of Proceedings

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

TRANSPORT & MASS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

WEDNESDAY THE 13TH MARCH, 2019

 

 

146.     *Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:       Will the Minister for Transport and Mass Transit be pleased to state:-

(a)   Is it a fact that vast areas of proposed Karachi circular railroad are under encroachment;

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

 

                                                                        ANSWER

 

SYED AWAIS QADIR SHAH, MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT AND MASS TRANSIT:

 

(a)   Yes, the vast area of Karachi Circular Railway’s Right of Way (RoW) is under encroachment.

(b)   The reasons is that the Karachi Circular Railway was closed down its operation in 1999 by the Ministry of Railways. Since then the KCR Right of Way remained unattended which resulted in cropping up of the encroachment.

 

149.     *Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:       Will the Minister for Transport and Mass Transit be pleased to state:-

 (a)   Is it a fact that former SRTC terminals have been encroached;

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

 

ANSWER

 

SYED AWAIS QADIR SHAH, MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT AND MASS TRANSIT:

 

           Yes, it is stated that the following ex-SRTC terminals have been encroached by the Private Persons:-

 

S. No.

Name of ex-SRTC Terminal  with location

Present status

I

Ex-SRTC Bus Stand, 21-Garden Road, Karachi

Occupied by Private Bus Operator

Ii

Ex-SRTC Bus Stand, Shikarpur road, Sukkur

Occupied by the Taxi Operators

Iii

Ex-SRTC Bus stand, Khairpur, Opposite Hotel KOK Mehal, Khairpur

Private Taxi Operator

 

Terminals were used by SRTC to provide public transport facilities to the area people. After closure of SRTC in 1999, private operators replaced. District Administration & District Police have been requested for vacation of the transport properties from private encroachers.


1185.   *Ms. Mangla Sharma:            Will the Minister for Transport and Mass Transit be pleased to state:-

Number of SRTC buses running under Government of Sindh and names of cities where the said buses are running?

ANSWER

 

SYED AWAIS QADIR SHAH, MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT AND MASS TRANSIT:

 

No. There is no any buses of ex-SRTC.


1186.   *Ms. Mangla Sharma:            Will the Minister for Transport and Mass Transit be pleased to state:-

(a)    Is it a fact that transport facilities are provided to the citizens on  occasions of religious and national festivals;

(b)   If answer to (a) above be in affirmative, the details thereof along with budget allocated for the same?

 

ANSWER

 

SYED AWAIS QADIR SHAH, MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT AND MASS TRANSIT:

 

No, the Transport & Mass Transit Department has no such budgetary provision for providing transport facilities to the citizen on religious and national festivals.

 

Since the answer (a) above is “No” therefore no further details are required.

 

 

 

KARACHI:                                                                   G.M.UMAR FAROOQ
DATED THE 12TH MARCH, 2019                                  SECRETARY
                                                                    PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH