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List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

MONDAY, THE 05TH JULY, 2021

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Monday, the 05th July, 2021 at 02.00 P.M.

 

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

(B)  NAAT SHAREEF.

 

II.    QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

(Women Development Department)

 

III.  CALL ATTENTION NOTICES: 

01-     CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 48 OF 2021; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. RABIA KHATOON, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that high rise buildings constructed and also construction work of 5 to 6 floors is going on 120 yards residential plots in Korangi Town. SBCA granted permission to build high rise buildings specially in Korangi, which action taken against illegal constructed buildings?


02-     CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 50 OF 2021; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. RABIA KHATOON, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Environment, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that it is observed that two stroke rickshaws are being run in the City specially in district South causing environmental pollution; what actions are taken by Government to remove them from the road?


03- CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 52 OF 2021; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. ABDUL RAZZAQUE, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Energy, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that there companies are working in Thar Coal, as per agreement percentage of jobs, they are bound to give the local persons, and amount in head of royalty being received and utilized?


04-   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 51 OF 2021; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. NUSRAT BANO SEHAR ABBASI, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Finance, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that the attention of the House is drawn to the most important issue that the Sindh Government is not providing Group Insurance Facility to the employees of the Province on their retirement, this facility is being provided in all the Provinces except Sindh Province, if so, give reasons and Government plan to give the same facility to them?


05-   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 53 OF 2021; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. NAND KUMAR GOKLANI, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Health, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is it a fact that the employees and doctors of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Lyari University are still working on contract basis, if so, when will be they permanent?



06-   CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 49 OF 2021; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. MUHAMMAD QASIM, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Universities and Boards, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that what are the reasons of including the name of cursed Mirza Ghulam Ahmed Qadiani in question of Tafseer-e-Quran in Entry Test of M.Phil conducted in Sindh University on 28th June, 2021, and what kind of action taken against the involved persons in the said act?

 

IV.   LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

V.    PRIVILEGE MOTION NO. 06 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. HALEEM ADIL SHEIKH, MPA/ LEADER OF OPPOSITION, PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH REGARDING POLICE OFFICERS STOPPED THE MOVER FROM ENTERING THE ASSEMBLY AND LOCKED THE ENTRANCE GATE.  

 

VI.   ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 09 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY JAM SHABBIR ALI KHAN, MPA REGARDING EXTREMELY POOR PERFORMANCE OF OUR NATIONAL GDP UNDER THE CURRENT FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND ITS SUBSEQUENT DROP FROM 5.8 TO NEGATIVE.

 

 

       VII.  INTRODUCTION OF THE GOVERNMENT BILL NO. 23 OF 2020-THE SINDH FOOD FORTIFICATION BILL, 2020.

 

VIII. INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF THE FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT BILLS:

 

1-       Bill No. 07 of 2021-The Sindh Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

 

2-       Bill No. 18 of 2021-The Sindh High Density Development Board (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

 

3-       Bill No. 19 of 2021-The Sindh Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

 

4-       Bill No. 20 of 2021-The Sindh Shops and Commercial Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

 

5-       Bill No. 23 of 2021-The Sindh Zakat & Ushr (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

 

IX.   PRESENTATION AND CONSIDERATION OF THE REPORT OF STANDING COMMITTEE ON HIGHER, TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, SCHOOL EDUCATION (UPTO MATRICULATION) AND SPECIAL EDUCATION ON THE GOVERNMENT BILL NO. 25 OF 2020-THE SINDH INSTITUTE OF MUSIC AND PERFORMING ART BILL, 2020.

 

X.    DISCUSSION ON ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 08 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. SHAHEENA, MPA REGARDING PROLONGED GAS LOAD SHEDDING IN FOR DOMESTIC CONSUMERS.

 

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

 

 

 

KARACHI, THE                      G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

04TH JULY, 2021                         SECRETARY

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

 

Summary of Proceedings

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

WOMEN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

MONDAY THE 05TH JULY, 2021

 

1558.      *Ms. Sidra Imran:             Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

How many interprovincial and international trade shows being organized by WDD to promote women entrepreneurs of Sindh from November 2014 to November 2018? 

ANSWER

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT: 

The Women Development Department hasn’t organized any interprovincial and international trade shows from Nov. 2014 to Nov 2018 for promoting women entrepreneurship, hence no funds/grants for the department for such activities.


2411.      *Ms. Adeeba Hassan:        Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

(a)     Is it a fact that amount was earmarked for development projects in Women Development Department during 2017-18;

(b)     If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the detail thereof including amount released and utilized?

ANSWER 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

Sr.No./ADP No.

Name of Scheme.

Allocation 2017-18.

1/2464

Implementation of Gender Reform Action Plan Sindh

100.000

2/2465

Establishment of Working Women Hostel at Shaheed Benazirabad.

13.232

3/2466

Establishment of Women Development Complex at Shaheed Benazirabad.

17.295

4/2467

Advocacy for Women Empowerment in Sindh.

22.865

5/2468

Women Development Complex at Sukkur.

15.307

6/2469

Establishment of Day Care Centres 03 in Karachi and 01 each at Divisional Headquarter in Sindh  (Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, sba & Mirpurkhas).

43.413

7/2470

Establishment of Women Complaint Cell at Sanghar, Qambar, Kashmore, Jamshoro, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Badin Ghotki, Nausheroferoz, Thatta, Tando Allahyar Umerkot, Tharparkar, Dadu and Matiari.

50.900

8/2471

Establishment of Women Development Complex at Karachi.

62.500

9/2472

Project of Empowernment of Livelood and well being of Female Home Based Workers.

12.500

10/2473

Establishment of Women Complex at Hyderabad & Larkana

41.488

11/2474

Repair & Maintenance of Existing Building of Women Training Institute at Shaheed Benazirabad.

9.500

12/2475

Awareness & facilitiation for basic facilities and livelihood education for Rural Womens.

10.000

13/2476

Establishment of Planning & Monitoring Cell in Women Development Department Sindh.

7.000

14/2477

Establishment of Sales & Display Resource Centre for Women at Mirpurkhas.

12.500

15/2478

Construction of Women Club at Makli.

7.500

 

The schemes wise position of allocation, released and expenditure is given as under:-

 

 

 

Sr. No./ADP No.

Name of Scheme

Status

(Rs. In Million)

1/2464

Implementation of Gender Reform Action Plan Sindh

From the allocated funds of 100.000, the amount of 41.350 released & the amount of 13.184 utilized.

2/2465

Establishment of Working Women Hostel at Shaheed Benaziravbad.

From the allocated funds of 13.232 Million no funds released in 2017-18.

3/2466

Establishment of Women Development Complex at Shaheed Benazirabad.

From the allocated of. 17.295 Million the funds of  8.648 Million released and  1.571 incurred.

4/2467

Advocacy for Women Empowerment in Sindh.

From the allocated funds of 22.865 Million, the funds of 7.000 million released and 3.639 million incurred.

5/2468

Women Development Complex at Sukkur.

From the allocated of 15.307 Million the funds of 6.135 million released and no expenditure was incurred.

6/2469

Establishment of Day Care Centres 03 in Karachi and 01 each at Divisional Headquarter in Sindh ( Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, sba & Mirpurkhas)

From the allocated funds of 43.413 Million the amount of 10.053 million released and 2.858 utilized.

7/2470

Establishment of Women Complaint Cell at Sanghar, Qambar, Kashmore, Jamshoro, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Badin Ghotki, Nausheroferoz, Thatta, Tando Allahyar Umerkot, Tharparkar, Dadu and Matiari.

From the allocated funds of 50.900 Million, the amount of 11.395 million released and the expenditure was of 0.225 Million.

8/2471

Establishment of Women Development Complex at Karachi

From the allocated funds of 62.500 Million the amount of 15.625 million released and 15.625 million was incurred.

9/2472

Project of Empowerment of Livelihood and well-being of Female Home Based Workers.

This is un-approved project in 2017-18, therefore no funds was released.

10/2473

Establishment of Women Complex at Hyderabad & Larkana

The scheme was Dropped from ADP 2018-19.

11/2474

Repair & Maintenance of Existing Building of Women Training Institute at Shaheed Benazirabad.

From the allocated funds of 9.500 million no funds was released and utilized.

12/2475

Awareness & facilitation for basic facilities and livelihood education for Rural Women.

The scheme was Dropped from ADP 2018-19.

13/2476

Establishment of Planning & Monitoring Cell in Women Development Department Sindh.

From the allocation funds of 7.000 million no funds released and utilized.

14/2477

Establishment of cells & Display Resource Centre for Women at Mirpurkhas.

The scheme was Dropped from ADP 2018-19.

15/2478

Construction of Women Club at Makli.

The scheme was Dropped from ADP 2018-19.

 

 

 

2412.      *Ms. Adeeba Hassan:        Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

(a)     Is it a fact that posts are lying vacant at Day  Care   Centre, Karachi and sales & display resources Centre, Karachi;

(b)     If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the details thereof along with recruitment plan?

ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

The vacancy position of Day Care Centre Karachi which is under regular budget, is tabled below;

 

S.No

Designation

BPS

No. of Posts

Working strength

Vacant posts

1

Women Welfare Officer

17

1

1

--

2

Medical Officer

17

1

--

1

3

Child care Worker

07

3

3

--

4

Driver

04

1

--

1

5

Aaya

02

2

2

--

6

Chowkidar

02

1

1

--

7

Cook

02

1

1

--

8

Naib Qasid

02

1

1

--

9

Sanitary Worker

02

1

--

1

 

Total

 

12

9

3

 

The recruitment procedure for vacant posts will be followed as per rules and regulations of Government of Sindh. However, Sales and Display Resource Centre was an ADP scheme which was completed in June 2015.

 

2416.      *Ms. Adeeba Hassan:        Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

(a)     Is it a fact that Women Development Department was created in 2003;

(b)     If answer to (a) above is affirmatives, goals and targets so far achieved by the department?

ANSWER

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

(a)     Yes it is a fact that Women Development Department has been established as single entity in 2003;

Originally, it was created as Women Development Cell in Planning and Development Department in 1979.

In 1994 Women Development Department clubbed with Social Welfare and Population Welfare Department. In 2003, Women Development Department was established as single entity.

 

(b) Yes, different goals and targets are achieved by the department for other work in progress;

Achievements:

Legislation; 

            The Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2013

     The Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act 2013

     Provincial Commission on Status of Women Act, 2015

        

Bills /Act under process,

   Sindh Acid Crime Control Bill 2017.

   Sindh Dowry Bill 2017.

   Honor Killing.

 

Establishment of Women Complaint Cells for providing protection, rehabilitation and easy access to justice, 15 Women Complaint Cells at district level are functional. Help line 1094 has also instigated by the Department is working under women complaint cell.

Establishment of Day Care Centers to facilitate working women in Sindh.

 

o    Women Development Complexes has been established at Karachi, SBA, Sukkur & Sanghar to provide  information, advocacy, I.T trainings, education and support on issues concerning to women and families in safe and supportive environment under one roof.

 

o    Training on skill development through various schemes like beautician training, office skill management, business management and Child Care trainings.

 

o    Awareness Sessions at district level on advocacy of women related issues and pro women laws.

 

Introduction of two women empowerment projects;

 

i.       Business and Asset Creation (Revolving fund) enable Women’s excess to Finance (EWAF):

 

Women Development has provided Loan facility under the above scheme to all over the Sindh. 152 women were facilitated for their small business in two phases.

 

ii.     Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

 

Project for improvement of livelihood and well-being of female home based workers.

 

Through change in Rule of Business addition of Dar-ul-Amans and Safe Houses to WDD from Social Welfare Department.

 

 

2954.      *Mr. Rabistan Khan:        Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

(a)     Is it a fact that steps have been taken for welfare development and betterment of women during 2017-18;

(b)     If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the details thereof including women provided help and relief?

 

ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

A)      Following steps have been taken for betterment of women during 2017-18:

 

-          Establishment of Sindh Commission on Status of Women.

 

-          ADP Scheme Women Complaint Cell was approved and ongoing in 2017-18 in the district of Sindh i-e Shikarpur, khairpur, Jamshooro, Sangarh, Qamber Shahdad kot, Naushero feroz, Tando Mohammad khan, Matiari, Badin, Thatta, Gothki, Umerkoth, Tando Allah yar.

Moreover, the following  08  schemes as new un-approved were proposed to include in  ADP 2017-2018,  which are as follows:-

Sr.No.ADP No.

Name of Scheme

1/2471

Establishment of Women Development Complex at Karachi.

2/2472

Project of improvement of livelihood and well-being of female home based workers.(JICA)

3/2473

Establishment of Women Complex at Hyderabad and Larkana

4/2474

Repair and Maintenance of existing building of women training institute at Shaheed Benazirabad.

5/2475

Awareness and facilitation for basic facilities and livelihood education for rural women.

6/2476

Establishment of Planning and Monitoring Women Development Department Sindh

7/2477

Establishment of Sales and Display Resource Centre for Women at Mirpurkhas.

8/2478

Construction of Women Club at Makli, Thatta.

 

From the above ADP schemes, the 04 scheme at Sr. No.3, 5, 7& 8 were not approved and dropped from ADP 2018-19. However the remaining 04 schemes were approved by the competent forum and reflected under ADP 2019-20.

B)      The number of women provided help are as follows:

 

2017-18

Cases registered

Cases solved

Women complaint cell

1816

1816

SCSW

100 approx.

-

 

 

3244.      *Ms. Rana Ansar:              Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

(a)     Is it a fact that new schemes for women introduced during 2017-18;

(b)     If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the details thereof including schemes on which work is ongoing?

ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

The following 08 schemes as new un-approved were proposed to include in ADP   2017-2018, which are as follows:-

Sr.No.ADP No.

Name of Scheme

1/2471

Establishment of Women Development Complex at Karachi.

2/2472

Project of improvement of livelihood and well-being of female home based workers.(JICA)

3/2473

Establishment of Women Complex at Hyderabad and Larkana

4/2474

Repair and Maintenance of existing building of women training institute at Shaheed Benazirabad.

5/2475

Awareness and facilitation for basic facilities and livelihood education for rural women.

6/2476

Establishment of Planning and Monitoring Women Development Department Sindh

7/2477

Establishment of Sales and Display Resource Centre for Women at Mirpurkhas.

8/2478

Construction of Women Club at Makli, Thatta.

 

From the above ADP schemes, the 04 scheme at Sr. No.3, 5, 7 & 8 were not approved and dropped from ADP 2018-19.  However the remaining 04 schemes approved by the competent forum and ongoing schemes of ADP 2019-20.

 

The status of the following schemes upto June 2020 are given as under:-

Sr.No./ADP No.

Name of Scheme

Approved Cost

Exp. Upto June, 2020.

Status

1/1919

Establishment of Women Development Complex at Karachi.

244.275

15.264

(Capital cost) funds transfer to the Works & Services Department.

 

The case of land is in litigation in HC Sindh, Karachi.

2/1922

Project for improvement of Livelihood and Well-being of Female Home Based Workers in the informal Economic Sector in Sindh Provincice ( Assisted by JICA)

105.357

0.000

25% funds released for establishment of PMU.

3/1920

Repair & Maintenance of Existing Building of Women Training Institute of Shaheed Benazirabad.

36.920

13.099

Funds transfer in the Works & Services Department for renovation purpose.

The work is in progress.

4/1921

Establishment of Planning & Monitoring Cell in Women Development Department.

27.445

1.377

The scheme will be dropped from ADP 2021-22.

(PC-IV submitted in P&D Department.

 

 

3390.      *Ms. Rana Ansar:              Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

District-wise number of women crisis centers exist in the province and out of them number of functional centers?

ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

There is no Crises Center in the Women Development Department. Women Crises Centers were established by Ministry of Women Development, Government of Pakistan in 2005 all over Pakistan.

Four centers were established in Sind and were named Shaheed Benazirabad Centers for Women (SBBCW) at Karachi, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad and Jacobabad.  All the above mentioned centers are functional as offices of Deputy Directorate of Women Development.


3391.      *Ms. Rana Ansar:              Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

Number of cases registered in women crisis centers in the province from 2017 to date along with number of cases implemented? 

ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT: 

The Women Crises Centers had established by devolved Ministry of Women Development, Government of Pakistan in 2005 all over Pakistan. These centers renamed as Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Centers for Women (SBBCW). The SBBCW were transferred to Government of Sindh in pursuance of 18th Constitutional Amendment on 1st July, 2011.

 

The Women Development Department Sindh has re-activated these centers established as offices of Deputy Directorate of Women Development at Karachi, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad & Jacobabad.

 

S.N

Name of Centre

No. of Cases Registered

Solved

In process

1.

Karachi

432

355

77

2.

Hyderabad

1398

1398

0

3.

S.Benazirabad

159

159

0

.

Jacobabad

843

836

07

 

Total

2832

2748

84

 

 

4803.      *Dr. Seema Zia: Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

Laws passed by Sindh Assembly related to women deployment department during May, 2008 to May, 2018 including status of implementation of the same as of August, 2018?

ANSWER

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

 

Law passed by Sindh assembly related to women development Department during May 2008 to May 2018 are

·         The Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2013

The Act has passed from Sindh Assembly. The Rule of business has approved and the Provincial and district Monitoring Committees have been notified under this Act.

Yes the department has notified 11 district committees in the following districts:

·         The “Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Bill 2013

The Act has passed from Sindh Assembly. The Rule of business has approved and the Provincial and district Monitoring Committees have been notified under this Act.

·         Provincial Commission on Status of Women Act, 2015.

Under the Act, Sindh commission on the status of women has been Established in 2017 and performing their duties in accordance with their mandate. Rules of the said Act are under process of review

 

Currently 306 cases registered under Domestic Violence Act

20 cases were registered under early child Marriage

 Cases registered under Sindh Commission on Status of Women.

 

4955.      *Ms. Sarwat Fatima:         Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

(a)     Is it a fact that the department has notified district protection committees in each district under “ The Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2013;

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

ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

Yes the department has notified 11 district committees in the following districts:

1.                Jacobabad.

2.                Shaheed Benazir Abad.

3.                Sukkur.

4.                Jamshoro.

5.                Sanghar.

6.                Shikarpur.

7.                Qamber @ Shahdadkot.

8.                Mirpurkhas.

9.                Noshero-Feroze.

10.             Hyderabad.

11.             Larkana.

 

4956.      *Ms. Sarwat Fatima:         Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

Number of Protection Officers appointed under the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2013?

ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

No appointment has been made against the post of protection officers (BPS-17) under the Domestic Violence (Prevention Act, 2013).

 

4957.      *Ms. Sarwat Fatima:         Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

Number of Women Complaint Cells established in Sindh under the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2013 including complaints registered by the Cells?

ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

Women Development Department, Government of Sindh has been established Women Complaint Cells at Karachi, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Larkana and Sukkur during 2008-09. These cells have been functional since 2009.

While the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection ACT, 2013 has been passed in 2013, subsequently, there is no separate Women Complaint Cells have established under the said Act.

At present 15 Complaint Cells are functional in Sindh. Detail Report is attached.


5301.      *Dr. Seema Zia: Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

(a)     Is it a fact that the Commission is empowered to take suomoto notice of matters relating to domestic violence and the non- implementation of the law under the section 4 (2) (c) of the Domestic Violence (Prevention and protection) Act, 2015;

(b)     If answer to (a) above be in affirmative, year- wise suomoto notice taken from May 31, 2015 to May 30, 2019?

ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT: 

The Sindh Commission on the Status of Women Act was passed in   2015.In 2017 a Chairperson and Members were appointed to the Sindh commission on the Status of Women, Government of Sindh and SCSW was constituted in November 2017.

2.       The Sindh Commission on the Status of Women, Government of Sindh has powers to take suo moto notice of matters relating to domestic violence and non-implementation of the law under the section 4 (2) (c) of the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act 2013, as per Chapter III 12 (g), (h) and (k) of the Sindh Commission on the Status of Women Act 2015.

 

3.       As SCSW was constituted in Nov 2017, Sou moto notice has been taken for the following cases in the period of November 2017 to May 2019:

a)       Honour Killing of a girl in Dadu, September 2017.

b)       Attempted rape case of a schoolgirl in Karachi, January 2018

c)       Attempted honor killing of a couple in Karachi, March 2018

d)       Harassment case of a girl in Hyderabad, May 2018

e)       Harassment case of a girl at Sindh University Jamshoro, May 2019

 

Sou moto notice has also been taken on the following: 

a)       Case of alleged Karo Kari of a girl in Ghotki, 26th June 2019

b)       Murder of a woman in Jamshoro, 5th July 2020

c)       Acid crime case of a girl in Nawabshah , 13th August 2020

d)       Harassment case of a girl in Karachi , 19th August 2020

e)       Forced conversion case of a girl in MirpurKhas , 31st August 2020

f)        Domestic violence case of a woman in Karachi, 11th August 2020

                                   

5697.      *Dr. Seema Zia: Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

(a)     Is it a fact that Sindh has long heritage of developing handicrafts, embroidery and other artifacts;

(b)     If answer to (a) above is affirmative, facilitation and support so far given by the Sindh Government to develop and improve above skills?

ANSWER

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

 

a)       Yes Sindh has long heritage of developing heritage handicrafts embroidery. Since thousands of years.

b)       As far as facilitation and support is concerned with the heritage development / improvement, subject matter does not fall within the mandate of Women Development Department.

 

5814.      *Mr. Muhammad Shabbir Qureshi:             Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

District-wise male and female officers / officials from BPS-1 onwards working in Provincial Secretariat district as well as Taluka office in the province as on 15-03-2019?

ANSWER

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

 

a)       District Wise Male & Female Officers & Officials in the Secretariat Side in the issue pertaining to SGA&CD for which concerned Minister may questioned.

b)       As far as field office of Women Development Department is concerned. Following is the district wise details.

 

District

Officers

Officials

 

Male

Female

Male

Female

Karachi

2

4

47

12

Hyderabad

1

4

6

2

Sanghar

-

1

-

-

Mirpurkhas

1

-

3

-

S.Benazirabad

-

3

11

7

Sukkur

1

-

7

-

Shikarpur

1

-

4

-

Larkana

-

1

4

-

Jacobabad

1

1

3

1

KambarShahdadkot

1

-

1

-

Khairpur

-

-

2

-

Matiari

-

1

-

-

Total

8

15

88

24

 

6490.      *Ms. Nusrat Sehar Abbasi:              Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

(a)     Is it fact that a scheme for establishment of women complaint cells at Sanghar, Qambar, Kashmor, Jamshoro, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Badin, Ghotki, Nausheroferoz, Thatta, Tando Allahyar, Umerkot, Tharparker, Dadu, Matiari, was to be completed upto June 2019;

(b)     If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the current status of the same? 

ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

a)       Yes , it is a fact that a scheme for establishment of Sanghar, Qambar, Kashmor, Jamshoro, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Badin, Ghotki, Nausheroferoz, Thatta, Tando Allahyar, Umerkot, Tharparker, Dadu, Matiari was to be completed upto June 2019.

 

b)       The current status of scheme is that the recruitments for the required/requisite staff are under process through IBA Sukkur. The scheme has been extended and will be completed in financial year 2021-2022.


6491.      *Ms. Nusrat Sehar Abbasi:              Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

(a)     Is it fact that a scheme for establishment of Day Care Centres three in Karachi and one at  each Divisional Headquarters in Sindh (Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, SBA and Mirpurkhas) was to be completed in June 2019;

(b)     If answer to (a) above is affirmative, current status and expenditure incurred?

                                                                                                ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

a)       Yes, it is a fact that a scheme for Establishment of Day Care Centre three in Karachi and one at each Divisional Headquarter in Sindh (Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana & Mirpurkhas) was to be completed in June 2019.

Current Status:-

 

b)        The scheme was revised in July 2019 and is reflected in ADP 2020-21 at Serial No.1917 at the total cost of Rs. 69.149 million excluding day care centers Mirpurkhas, Larkana and Hyderabad.   Currently the scheme is ongoing with revised name “Establishment of Day Care Centres at Karachi, Jamshoro & Sukkur”, under which three Day Care Centres are established. The total expenditure incurred up to April 2021 is Rs..43.166 million

 

6492.      *Ms. Nusrat Sehar Abbasi:              Will the Minister for Women Development be pleased to state:-

(a)     Is it fact that a scheme for establishment of women development complex at Sukkur was to be completed in June, 2018 with estimated cost of Rs. 210.307 million;

(b)     If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the current status of the same? 

                                                                                                ANSWER

 

SYEDA SHEHLA RAZA, MINISTER FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

a)       Yes, it is a fact that a scheme for establishment of women development complex at Sukkur was to be completed in June 2018 with estimated cost of Rs.210.307 million. 

Current status:

b)       The scheme was approved at the cost of Rs.210.307 million. The construction work got completed with the cost of Rs.195.000 million in 2018 and building was handed over to Women Development Department. The remaining amount of 15.307 million will be utilized after the modification of PC-1 during the financial year 2021-2022.

 

 

KARACHI:                                                                                       G.M UMAR FAROOQ

DATED THE 02ND JULY, 2021                                                               SECRETARY

                                                                                                                     PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH