15th (current) Assembly 6th December 20, 2019

List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

FRIDAY, THE 20TH DECEMBER, 2019

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Friday, the 20th December, 2019 at 02.30 P.M.

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

(B)     NAAT SHAREEF.

 

  1. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

(Zakat & Ushr Department)

III.      CALL ATTENTION NOTICES:

  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 105 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY SYED ABDUL RASHEED, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that condition of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Karachi is very bad, there is lack of facilities in ICU Ward and also salaries of Doctor issue resulting patient are facing difficulties; What steps are taken by Department to resolve these issues?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 109 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. MUHAMMAD SHABBIR, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that the road from Sher Shah Chowk to Meeran Naka Bridge is in very deteriorated condition in the same way the road from Ghani Chowrangi to Rasheed Abad is also very deteriorated both the roads look like mountains track instead of Karachi; steps being taken by the Government to re-construct the above roads?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 106 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. SIDRA IMRAN, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Education & Literacy, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that why School Specific Budget not completely and properly utilized for the furniture, Labs, Sports and other needs of the students?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 110 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. ADEEBA HASSAN, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that condition of public libraries run by the Local Government Department in Karachi specially district South Karachi, they need some improvement, there is lack of facilities; What steps are taken by department to resolve these issues?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 113 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY SYED ABDUL RASHEED, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Education & Literacy, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that 20% fees have been increased in the current year in the Universities of Sindh; due to that getting higher education has become more difficult for common man; Steps taken by the Government to facilitate in this regard?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 112 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. ADEEL AHMED, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government/ Planning & Development/ Works & Services, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that construction work on Malir Expressway is about to start and its design reportedly has both lanes of Expressway along one side of the river bank instead of along both banks. How is the Government of Sindh going to address the concerns of residents of Shah Faisal Colony/ Landhi and Korangi areas being directly affected by this Expressway?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 111 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. SHAHZAD QURESHI, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Home, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that visible increase in crimes like sale of drugs, mobile snatching, sale of alcohol in the street to the youth, kidnapping & ransom incidents by mafia & lack of Police security can be witnessed by the common residents of DHA & Clifton. What steps are taken by the Government to stop such as these kind of crimes?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 114 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. MUHAMMAD SHABBIR, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that the sewerage system of UC-1 Gulbai has become totally outdated, people walk through sewerage water to reach to mosques and schools in the same way the sewerage system of UC-7 Mianwali Colony Sindhi Mohalla has also been deteriorated; Steps taken by Honourable Minister to resolve the sewerage system?
  1. LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

  1. PRIVILEGE MOTION, IF ANY.
  1. ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 26 OF 2019; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. NIDA KHUHRO, MPA REGARDING NON-AVAILABILITY OF SAFETY AIRBAGS FEATURE IN THE IMPORTED AND LOCAL CARS IN PAKISTAN.

VII.    PRESENTATION AND CONSIDERATION OF THE REPORT OF STANDING COMMITTEE ON HIGHER, TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, SCHOOL EDUCATION (UPTO MATRICULATION) AND SPECIAL EDUCATION ON GOVERNMENT BILL NO. 11 OF 2019-THE AROR UNIVERSITY OF ART, ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN AND HERITAGES, SUKKUR, BILL, 2019.

 

VIII.   DISCUSSION ON ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 01 OF 2019; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY SYED ABDUL RASHEED, MPA REGARDING PROBLEMS OF STEEL MILL KARACHI AND ITS EMPLOYEES.

 

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

 

 

KARACHI, THE                                                                     G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

19TH DECEMBER, 2019                                                              SECRETARY

                                                                                 PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

Summary of Proceedings

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ZAKAT & USHR DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

FRIDAY, THE 20TH DECEMBER, 2019

 

  1. *Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:       Will the Minister for Zakat & Ushr be pleased to state:-

The District-wise distribution of Zakat funds amongst madrassas in Sindh during the January 1, 2018 along with the criteria for distribution?

 

ANSWER

 

SOHAIL ANWAR SIYAL, MINISTER FORZAKAT & USHR:

 

District Zakat & Ushr Committee has reported that assistance out of Zakat fund to following Madarsa has been extended during January 2018. Details are as under:-

S. No. Name of District Name of Madarsa Amount distributed during
January 1, 2018
No. of Benef:
1 Matiari Madarssa Gharibul Ghuraba Hala 200,000 150

 

CRITERIA FOR DISTRIBUTION IS AS UNDER:-

  1. The rate of stipends shall be based on the status of a Maddarassah categorized as below:-
(i) Model Deeni Madaris setup by Federal / Provincial Government Preferential rate
(ii) Madaris affiliated with Pakistan Madarssah Education Board (PEMB) Preferential rate

(iii)(a)

 

 

(iii)(b)

Registered Madarsas which are recognized by recognized Wafaq, like Wafaq-ul-Madaris or Tanzeem-ul-Madaris.

 

Regd, Madaris whose syllabus is higher or equivalent to Pakistan Madarssah Education Board (Subject to acceptance and recommendation of Sindh Zakat Council.)

-do-

 

 

-do-

(iv) Regd. Madaris imparting deeni education only (without Affiliation with PMEB or adopting / following its curriculum) Ordinary rate
(v) Madaris branded as promoting extremism, sectarian violence Or militancy No Financial Assistance
         
  1. Depending upon the categories the rate of preferential and ordinary stipends are as under:-

(a)           Madaris belonging to categories I-III

           

Name of Course

  1.           Primary to Matric                                             Rs.500/-
  2.          Above Matric and upto BA or equivalent        Rs.750/-

            iii.        M.A (or equivalent) and above                                    Rs.1000/-

(b)           Madaris of category IV

  1.           Hifzo Nazra                                                     Rs.150/-
  2.          Mauqoof Ahle                                                             Rs.375/-

            iii.        Doure Hadith                                                   Rs.750/-

           

 

  1. *Mr. Arsalan Taj Hussain:    Will the Minister for Zakat & Ushr be pleased to state:-

Structure of Zakat Committees at all levels alongwith eligibility criteria for the appointments in Zakat Committees network?

ANSWER

 

SOHAIL ANWAR SIYAL, MINISTER FORZAKAT & USHR:

 

Chapter V of the Sindh Zakat & Ushr Act, 2011 outlines the organizational structure including eligibility criteria and administration of the (i) Sindh Zakat Council (Section-12), (ii) the district Zakat Committees (Section-14), (iii) Taluka or Town Zakat & Ushr Committee (Section-15) and (iv) Local Zakat & Ushr Committees (Section-16) at Annexure Placed on the Table of the House.

All the appointments of Zakat Committees have been done strictly in accordance with the provision of Sindh Zakat & Ushr Act, 2011.

 

  1. *Mr. Rabistan Khan: Will the Minister for Zakat & Ushr be pleased to state:-

District-wise funds given to poor orphan girls on account of dowry during 01-01-2017 to 30-06-2018 alongwith amount in each case and criteria followed.

ANSWER

 

SOHAIL ANWAR SIYAL, MINISTER FORZAKAT & USHR:

District-wise details of Zakat funds provided to poor Orphan and needy girls during 01-01-2017 to 30-06-2018 on account of dowry are as under:-

S. No. Name of District No. of Benef: Amount paid
1 Karachi East 17 170,000
2 Karachi West 23 230,000
3 Karachi South 41 410,000
4 Karachi Central 22 220,000
5 Karachi Malir 43 860,000
6 Hyderabad 89 1,780,000
7 Matiari 9 180,000
8 Tando M Khan 2 40,000
9 Tando Allahyar 21 420,000
10 Badin 20 400,000
11 Thatta 10 200,000
12 Dadu 111 2,150,000
13 Jamshoro 14 280,000
14 Mirpurkhas 59 1,070,000
15 Tharparkar 10 200,000
16 Umerkot 12 240,000
17 Sanghar 103 2,060,000
18 Larkana 161 3,220,000
19 Kamber 13 260,000
20 Jacobabad 95 1,900,000
21 Kashmore 24 480,000
22 Shikarpur 107 2,140,000
23 Sukkur 43 860,000
24 Khairpur 202 4,040,000
25 S.Benazirabad 114 1,980,000
26 N. Feroze 47 940,000
27 Ghotki 18 360,000
28 Sujawal 15 300,000
Total 1,445 26,312,000

 

Details of amount given in each case are at Annexure placed on the Table of the House.

CRITERIA FOLLOWED

Following criteria is followed for disbursement of Zakat funds to Mustahique girls for their marriages.

i.         Determination of Istehqaq for a needy women by Chairman District Zakat & Ushr Committee / Chairman Taluka Zakat & Ushr Committee / Local Zakat & Ushr Committee of her area of residence.

 

ii.       Beneficiary is an adult Muslim dependent upon her parent or guardian or Social Welfare institution for her subsistence.

 

iii.     A copy of CNIC

 

iv.     A copy of Nikahnama at any stage of payment or Later on for audit purpose.

 

  1. *Ms. Ghazala Siyal:   Will the Minister for Zakat & Ushr be pleased to state:-

Number of members of Zakat Committee?

 

ANSWER

 

SOHAIL ANWAR SIYAL, MINISTER FORZAKAT & USHR:

 

Chapter V of the Sindh Zakat & Ushr Act, 2011 outlines the organizational structure including eligibility criteria and administration of the (i) Sindh Zakat Council (Section-12), (ii) the district Zakat Committees (Section-14), (iii) Taluka or Town Zakat & Ushr Committee (Section-15) and (iv) Local Zakat & Ushr Committees (Section-16) is at Annexure-A Placed on the Table of the House.

All the appointments of Zakat Committees have been done strictly in accordance with the provision of Sindh Zakat & Ushr Act, 2011.

 

  1. *Ms. Ghazala Siyal:   Will the Minister for Zakat & Ushr be pleased to state:-

Facilities provided to poor and deserving people by the Department in the Province?

ANSWER

 

SOHAIL ANWAR SIYAL, MINISTER FORZAKAT & USHR:

Following facilities are provided to poor and deserving people by the Department in the province:

  1. Guzara Allowance through Sindh Bank ATM Cards.
  2. Stipend to students of Deeni Madaris:
  3. Fees.
  4. Course Books.

iii.                Course stationary.

  1. Study Material.
  1. Stipend is extended to graduate and post graduate students.
  2.        Tuition Fee.
  3. Stipend.
  1. Following facilities are extended for treatment of poor patients.

                        Medical treatment (including operation)

  1.       Laboratory tests.
  2.       Bed in general ward.

iii. Artificial limbs

  1.     Expenditure on the transportation of the patients from the institution to other.
  1. Marriage assistance to un-married women.
  2. Assistance to inmates of Social Welfare institutions.
  3. Facility of Rehabilitation is extended to poor and deserving people.
  4. Facility of Rehabilitation of calamity affected people.
  1. *Mr. Arsalan Taj Hussain:    Will the Minister for Zakat & Ushr be pleased to state:-

Amount of zakat disbursed during last five years under the head of Jahaiz, Guzara Allowance, Eidi, Free Heatlh Care and Education?

 

ANSWER

 

SOHAIL ANWAR SIYAL, MINISTER FORZAKAT & USHR:

 

The summarized position of disbursement during last five years under the head Jahaiz, Guzara Allowance, Eidi, Free Health Care and Education are as under:-

  1. Jahaiz                                      Rs. 172.17 Million
  2. Guzara Allowance                  Rs. 4,608.00 Million

iii.        Eidi                                         Rs. 768.00 Million

  1. Free Health Care                     Rs. 1,746.49 Million
  2. Education                                Rs. 288.62 Million

 

 

  1. *Ms. Rana Ansar:      Will the Minister for Zakat & Ushr be pleased to state:-

(a)      Is it a fact that amount of “Guzara Allowance” in the province is given to NADRA on commission;

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

 

ANSWER

 

SOHAIL ANWAR SIYAL, MINISTER FORZAKAT & USHR:

 

No it is not fact that amount of Guzara Allowance in the province is given to NADRA on commission.

 

  1. *Ms. Rana Ansar:      Will the Minister for Zakat & Ushr be pleased to state:-

(a)       Is it a fact that “Guzara Allowance” has been renamed as “Benazir Support Card”;

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

 

ANSWER

 

SOHAIL ANWAR SIYAL, MINISTER FORZAKAT & USHR:

 

No it is not fact that the Guzara Allowance in the province has been renamed. In order to ensure transparency in the distribution and disbursement of Guzara Allowance to the beneficiaries in the Province of Sindh through ATM Cards. The Sindh Bank has devised a system called “Benazir Muawinat Card” to facilitate payment / disbursement across the Province of Sindh.

 

  1. *Ms. Rana Ansar:      Will the Minister for Zakat & Ushr be pleased to state:-
  2. a)Is it a fact that there are 7040 Local Zakat Committees exist in 23 districts of province;
  3. b)If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the functions of the same?

 

ANSWER

 

SOHAIL ANWAR SIYAL, MINISTER FORZAKAT & USHR:

 

There are 7053 Local Zakat Committees have been constituted under Section-16 of the Sindh Zakat & Ushr Act, 2011 in the 28 districts of province. The substantial portion of functions of LZCs is reproduced as under:-

The Local Zakat Committees shall subject to such guidelines as may be given by the Council and the District Committee.

(a)        Determine Istehqaq separately for –

(i)        Subsistence allowance;

(ii)        Rehabilitation, either directly or indirectly through deeni madaris, educational, vocational    and social welfare institutions;

(iii) Treatment through public hospitals, charitable institutions and other institutions providing health care; and

                (iv)  Any other purpose as may be permitted by Shariah;

(b)     Collect voluntarily Zakat, Ushr and atiyyat and deposit the moneys in the District Zakat Fund;

(c)     Prepare and maintain accounts of the Local Zakat Fund in such form and manner as may be prescribed; and

(d)    Tender to the District Committee advice on any matter connected with collection, disbursement and utilization of Zakat, Ushr and attiyyat.

 

                    

KARACHI:                                                                                    G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

DATED THE 19th DECEMBER, 2019                                      SECRETARY

                                                                                         PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

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