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Sitting on 18th April 2019

List of Business  |  Summary of Proceedings

List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

THURSDAY, THE 18TH APRIL, 2019

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Thursday, the 18th April, 2019 at 01.00 p.m.

 

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

(B)     NAAT SHAREEF.

 

II.      QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

          (Prisons Department)

 

III.     CALL ATTENTION NOTICES:

1.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 251 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. NUSRAT BANO SEHAR ABBASI, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Food, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is it a fact that Government has not fixed the rate for wheat crop and wheat centers are still not opened in the Province; if so, when will Government announce the rate for wheat?

2.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 26 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. ALI KHURSHIDI, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that Disco Water Pumping Station motors are not maintained on regular basis; what steps being taken to resolve the issue?

3.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 252 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. WARYAM FAQIR, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Energy, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is it a fact that royalty funds of Oil & Gas companies are not being distributed properly as per law for the development of areas (Exploration Sites) in District Sanghar; if so, what steps are taken by Government for proper distribution of the same?

4.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 139 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. MANGLA SHARMA, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Environment, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that in the name of mineral water non-standard water is being sold in bottles  made of poor material that is causing many diseases in Karachi; steps taken by the Minister in this regard?

5.   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 234 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. RABIA KHATOON, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Home, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is it a fact that incidents of mobile snatching has been increased in Karachi especially in District Korangi. Recently, a school student namely Ahsan was shot during snatching incident; if so, what steps are taken by Government to resolve this issue?

IV.     LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

V.       PRIVILEGE MOTION, IF ANY.

 

VI.     ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 12 OF 2019; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. SANJAY PERWANI, MPA REGARDING BURNING OF HOLY BOOKS OF HINDUS IN KHAIRPUR MIR’S.

 

VII.    ANNOUNCEMENT OF ASSENT TO BILL:

Mr. Speaker announces that the Honourable Governor of Sindh has given assent to the following Bill:-

                             

The Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

 

VIII.  LAYING BEFORE THE ASSEMBLY FOLLOWING AUDIT REPORTS: 

1-   GOVERNMENT OF SINDH APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR, 2016-17.

 

2-   AUDIT REPORT ON THE ACCOUNTS OF PROVINCIAL ZAKAT FUND, PROVINCIAL LEVEL HEALTH INSTITUTIONS AND DISTRICT ZAKAT COMMITTEES SINDH, AUDIT YEAR, 2016-17.

 

3-   AUDIT REPORT ON THE ACCOUNTS OF PUBLIC SECTOR ENTERPRISES, GOVERNMENT OF SINDH, AUDIT YEAR, 2017-18.

 

4-   AUDIT REPORT ON THE ACCOUNTS OF GOVERNMENT OF SINDH, AUDIT YEAR, 2017-18.

 

IX.     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.

 

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

 

 

KARACHI, THE                                                        G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

17TH APRIL, 2019                                                           SECRETARY

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

 

Summary of Proceedings

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

PRISONS DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

THURSDAY, THE 18TH APRIL, 2019

 

337. *Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi: Will the Minister for Prisons be pleased to state:-

 

The current daily food and beverage allowances provided to prisoners under the prison Rules and daily calorific value of the above?

                                                            ANSWER

 

SYED NASIR HUSSAIN SHAH, MINISTER FOR PRISONS:

 

It is stated that there is no provision for payment of allowances for daily food and beverages to the prisoners. They are provided daily three times cooked food (morning, middy & evening meals) according to Pakistan Prison Rules.

1141. *Ms. Adeeba Hassan: Will the Minister for Prisons be pleased to state:-

 

Number of prisoners suffering from Hepatitis in all prisons of Sindh Province up to June, 2017 along with steps taken for their treatment?

 

ANSWER

 

SYED NASIR HUSSAIN SHAH, MINISTER FOR PRISONS:

 

S.No.

Name of Prisons

No. of prisoners suffering from Hepatitis upto June,2017

01.

Central Prison Karachi.

171

02.

Central Prison Hyderabad

1200

03.

Central Prison Sukkur

42

04.

Central Prison Larkana

46

05.

Central Prison Khairpur

08

06.

C.P for women Sindh @ Karachi

14

07.

District Prison Malir Karachi

Upto June,2017 Hepatitis prevention & Control Program (HPCP) was working inside District Prison Malir and carrying out only screening of (Hep B & C) and vaccination of Hepatitis B on random basis. There was no thorough screening of Jail inmates done.

08.

District Prison Mirpurkhas

424

09.

District Prison Sanghar

154

10.

District Prison Badin

55

11.

District Prison Shaheed Benazirabad

481

12.

District Prison Jacobabad

111

13.

District Prison Ghotki

06

14.

District Prison N.Feroze

22

15.

Juvenile & W.P @ D.P Sukkur

02

16.

Special Prison Nara Hyderabad

42

17.

YOIS Karachi

65

18.

Special Prison for Women Larkana

04

 

                                              Total:

                                      

                                      2847

 Note:  Steps taken for their treatment is details at Annexure placed on the table of the House.

1169. *Ms. Rana Ansar: Will the Minister for Prisons be pleased to state:-

 

How many men and women prisoner presently suffering in AIDS and other chronic diseases in jails in the Province?

 ANSWER

 

SYED NASIR HUSSAIN SHAH, MINISTER FOR PRISONS:

 

Prisoners suffering in AIDs             Prisoner suffering in other chronic diseases

 

Men Prisoners              84                                 Men Prisoners            383         

Women Prisoners        Nil                                Women Prisoners        02

 

1171. *Ms. Rana Ansar: Will the Minister for Prisons be pleased to state:-

Number of children confined in women jail with their mothers in Sukkur and Larkana?

 

ANSWER

 

SYED NASIR HUSSAIN SHAH, MINISTER FOR PRISONS:

 

No child alongwith mother is confined in Special Prison for Women Sukkur whereas (5) children are confined in Special Prison for Women Larkana alongwith their mothers.

 

1219. *Ms. Adeeba Hassan: Will the Minister for Prisons be pleased to state:-

Prison-wise number of inmates died in the province during 01-01-2014 to 31-12-2016 along with cause of their death?

 

ANSWER

 

SYED NASIR HUSSAIN SHAH, MINISTER FOR PRISONS:

 

272 inmates have died in the Prisons of Sindh Province during 01-01-2014 to 31-12-2016 and their detail is at Annexure placed on the Table of the House.

 1236. *Ms. Rana Ansar: Will the Minister for Prisons be pleased to state:-

Number of prisons exist in the Province alongwith District wise progress of under construction prisons?

 ANSWER

 

SYED NASIR HUSSAIN SHAH, MINISTER FOR PRISONS:

 

At present (27) prisons exist in the Sindh Province. The district-wise progress of under construction prisons in Sindh is also at Annexure-I&II placed on the table of the House.

 

 

 

 

KARACHI:                                                                  G.M UMAR FAROOQ

DATED THE 17TH APRIL, 2019                                       SECRETARY

                                                                PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH