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Sitting on 9th August 2021

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List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

MONDAY, THE 09TH AUGUST, 2021

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Monday, the 09th August, 2021 at 02.00 P.M.

 

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

(B)    NAAT SHAREEF.

 

II.     QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

(Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control Department)

 

III.    CALL ATTENTION NOTICES:


01- CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO.02 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. JAMAL UDDIN SIDDQUI, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that keeping in view the expected rains what kind of steps have been taken by the Government regarding the cleanliness of drainage Nalas, Emergency Centers and to provide relief to the public to avoid any anxiety because whole of Karachi was submerged due to failure/ negligence of previous Governments in past and loss of billions of rupees and precious lives was caused?


02- CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO.03 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY SYED ABDUL RASHEED, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/ statement that ADP schemes of my Constituency PS-108 are in delayed specially laying of sewerage line of 36 dia meter and line of drinking water at Chakiwara Road and due to non-payment to the contractor the work on the scheme has been stopped by the contractor resulting people of area suffer difficulties, kindly development works of the area be completed as soon as possible?

 

03- CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO.05 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. SHAH NAWAZ JADOON, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government,Sindh may please to give answer/statement that in my Constituency PS-113 Kemari Massan Road is under construction from the period of more than one year, due to which dust is flying which causes skin diseases to the residents, kindly may apprise when the said road will be completed /constructed?

  

04- CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO.04 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. MUHAMMAD SHABBIR, MPA:Will the Honourable Minister for Industries & Commerce, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that main road from Sher Shah Chowk to Pankha Hotel, Miran Naka Bridge is in deteriorated condition and there is a drainage nala on the side of road which is filled with poisonous water causes skin diseases to the residents, when it will be constructed/completed?


05- CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO.01 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. MANGLA SHARMA, MPA:Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government,Sindh may please to give answer/statement that it is mandatory to wear a mask  under the precautionary measure during the pandemic disease Corona. It has been a year and half since this pandemic disease and millions of used masks become part of garbage on a daily basis. What steps have been taken by the Government of Sindh to ensure the safe disposal of these used masks?

 

IV.    LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

V.     PRIVILEGE MOTION NO. 02 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. MANGLA SHARMA, MPA REGARDING THE MOVER’S LAST VISIT TO ISLAMABAD WAS RUINED BY A BAD EXPERIENCE AT THE SINDH HOUSE, WHERE THE HOUSEKEEPING STAFF AND MANAGEMENT WERE RUDE AND AGGRESSIVE TO MPAS.  

 

VI.    ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 02 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. SADIA JAVED, MPA REGARDING HIKE IN MEDICINE PRICES.

 

VII. INTRODUCTION OF THE FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT BILLS:

 

01-    Bill No. 24 of 2021-The Sindh Workers Welfare Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

 

02-    Bill No. 25 of 2021-The Sindh Companies Profits (Worker’s Participation) (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

 

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

 

 

 

KARACHI, THE                                     G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

08TH AUGUST, 2021                                   SECRETARY

        PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

 

Summary of Proceedings

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

EXCISE, TAXATION & NARCOTICS CONTROL DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

MONDAY, THE 09TH AUGUST, 2021

 

1161.     *Mr. Saeed Ahmed:  Will the Minister for Excise &Taxation be pleased to state:-

(a)   Is it a fact that a number of persons died of taking poisonous liquor in Karachi division during  2017 and 2018;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the details thereof along with action taken to stop such menace?

 

ANSWER

 

Mr. Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Minister for Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control:

No, it is not a fact. As per information / report submitted by the Director (Excise & Taxation), (Excise), Karachi no incident of death took place during the year 2017 and 2018 due to consumption of poisonous liquor.

 

1774.     *Ms. Adeeba Hassan:           Will the Minister for Excise &Taxation be pleased to state:-

Number of cars and motor-cycles registered in Karachi during 2013 to 2018?

ANSWER

 

Mr. Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Minister for Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control:

Year-Wise Details of Cars and Motorcycles registered in Karachi during 2013 to 2018 are appended below:

S#

Category

NUMBER OF CARS AND MOTOR CYCLE REGISTERED IN KARACHI DURING 2013 TO 2018

 

 

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Grand Total

01

Cars

51,607

52,747

59,165

70,143

89,337

86,063

4,09,062

02

Motor Cycle

297,235

316,088

337,523

439,672

535,801

545,015

2,471,334

 

2705.     *Ms. Rana Ansar:     Will the Minister for Excise & Taxation be pleased to state:-

(a)   Is it a fact that some officers/officials of information, education and other department are currently posted in Excise Department;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is in affirmative, names and grades of the persons and their position?

 

ANSWER

 

Mr. Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Minister for Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control:

It is not a fact, as no any Officers / Officials of Information, Education or any other department are currently posted in Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control department.

 

3180.     *Syed Abdul Rasheed:         Will the Minister for Excise & Taxation be pleased to state:-

(a)  Is it a fact that department has started crackdown against manufacture and sale of raw alcohol in the province;

(b)  If answer to (a) above is affirmative, cases registered against involved and recovery of raw alcohol made during 2017 and 2018?

 

ANSWER

 

Mr. Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Minister for Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control:

(a)    Yes, it is a fact, the Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control Department despite limited resources is striving hard against the menace of narcotics from the society. The department is utilizing all available resources and taking all possible measures to curb the sale, manufacturing, distribution and consumption of raw / illicit liquor from the society. The Department despite all constraints has continuously ledged crackdown against the culprits involved in the heinous crimes.

 

(b)    In this regard during the years 2017 and 2018 the Department has registered following number of cases and recovered following quantity of illicit liquor:-

Year

No. of cases

No. of person arrested

Quantity Illicit / Raw Liquor

2017

22

26

1375 Liter 3068 Bottles

2018

52

54

4828 Liter 160 Bottles

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3705.     *Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:      Will the Minister for Excise & Taxation be pleased to state:-

(a)   Is it a fact that most heavy goods vehicle plying in Sindh are registered in Balochistan and KPK;

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

ANSWER

 

Mr. Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Minister for Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control:

a)      Yes,

b)      Following are the reasons:

 

i.        Karachi is a port city and most of the goods are imported for other 3 Provinces i.e. KPK. Balochistan and Punjab, which are carried to those Provinces in the heavy goods vehicles registered in those Provinces.

Mostly the owners of vehicles running the business of heavy goods vehicles belong to KPK and Balochistan, hence, they prefer registration of their vehicles in the home province.

 

4169.     *Mr. Hamid-uz-Zafar:          Will the Minister for Excise & Taxation be pleased to state:-

District wise number of registered Rakshaws throughout Sindh

 

ANSWER

Mr. Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Minister for Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control:

The District wise number of registered Rickshaws throughout Sindh, as on 30th June, 2020, are as under:

Name of District

Number of Registered Rakshaws

Karachi

259,265

Hyderabad

34,497

Sukkur

14,612

Larkana

1,319

Shikarpur

207

Mirpurkhas

197

Shaheed Benazirabad

51

Tharparkar @ Mithi

3

Khairpur

1

 

 

4171.     *Mr. Hamid-uz-Zafar:          Will the Minister for Excise & Taxation be pleased to state:-

District wise number of Guest Houses and Hotels throughout Sindh as well as volume of Tax collected from the same during 2015 to 2018?


 

ANSWER

 

Mr. Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Minister for Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control:

The Bed Tax on hotels was used to be collected by the Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control Department, which was abolished vide Sindh Finance Act dated 16th July, 2013. Hence, this tax is no longer being collected by the Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control Department.

 

 

 

KARACHI:                                                                  G.M UMAR FAROOQ

DATED THE 06TH AUGUST, 2021                                        SECRETARY

                                                                        PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH