15th (current) Assembly 6th November 27, 2019

List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

WEDNESDAY, THE 27TH NOVEMBER, 2019

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Wednesday, the 27th November, 2019 at 02.00 P.M.

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

(B)     NAAT SHAREEF.

 

  1. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

(Information & Archives Department)

III.      CALL ATTENTION NOTICES:

  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 71 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. GHAZALA SIAL, MPA: The attention of Minister for Transport & Mass Transit Department is drawn to the rise of overtaking cases and subsequent casualities caused by these incidents. Will the Honourable Minister be pleased to state the steps and measures taken in this direction?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 72 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. RANA ANSAR, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Health, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that in Karachi Polio Virus increasing day by day. In this regard what action has been taken by the Government to stop/ control the Polio Virus?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 77 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY DR. SANJAY GANGWANI, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Health, Sindh may please to give answer/ statement that the reasons why 28 Dialysis Machines sit idle at Chandka Medical College Hospital, Larkana?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 80 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY BARRISTER PIR MUJEEB UL HAQ, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Education & Literacy, Sindh may please to give answer/ statement that is it a fact that Private Schools are not complying Section 10 of the Sindh Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2013 for the provision of Free Education to the 10% disadvantaged children. What action has been taken against such Private Schools which are not complying this provision of the said Act?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 79 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. HEER SOHO, MPA: The attention of this House is drawn towards change in the design of Greater Thal Canal Phase-II by the Punjab Government without consultation with other Provinces and the Federal Government. Will the Honourable Minister for Irrigation, Sindh be pleased to give answer/statement regarding what steps have been taken against this decision?
  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 78 OF 2019;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. TANZILA UMI HABIBA, MPA: Will the Honorable Minister for Home, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that the number of private money lenders on interest has been increasing in Badin. What steps have been taken against this menace and for the protection of the vulnerable persons?

 

  1. LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

  1. PRIVILEGE MOTION, IF ANY.
  1. ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 16 OF 2019; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. KHURRAM SHER ZAMAN, MPA REGARDING STATE OF CHILD PROTECTION IN SINDH.

VII.     LAYING BEFORE THE ASSEMBLY REPORT ON 2ND BIANNUAL MONITORING ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL FINANCE COMMISSION (NFC) AWARD FOR THE PERIOD FROM JANUARY-JUNE, 2018, AS REQUIRED UNDER CLAUSE 3(B) OF ARTICLE 160 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN.

 

VIII.  LAYING BEFORE THE ASSEMBLY ANNUAL REPORT/ POST-ELECTION REVIEW REPORT ON GENERAL ELECTIONS-2018 RECEIVED FROM ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN.

 

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

 

 

KARACHI, THE                                                                                G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

26TH NOVEMBER, 2019                                                                     SECRETARY

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

Summary of Proceedings

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

INFORMATION & ARCHIVES DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

WEDNESDAY, THE 27TH NOVEMBER, 2019

 

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

 

(a)          Is it a fact that Government advertisements are placed with specific media groups and not on merit;

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

 

ANSWER

 

  1. SAEED GHANI, MINISTER FOR INFORMATION & ARCHIVES:

It is not fact that Government Advertisements are being placed with specific media groups. The same are released to newspapers in accordance with criteria prescribed in Advertisement Policy 2015 detail is at Annexure placed on the Table of the House.

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

 

Number of newspapers/magazines at present registered in the Province along with the

Language-wise number of newspapers being published in the Province?

 

ANSWER

 

  1. SAEED GHANI, MINISTER FOR INFORMATION & ARCHIVES:

 

PERIODICITY URDU ENG SINDHI GUJRATI

BALOUCHI

TOTAL ANNEXURE
DAILY 227 49 136 03+01 416 (Annexure I )
WEEKLY 81 12 06 01 100 (Annexure II )
FORTNIGHTLY 17 06 04 01 28 (Annexure III )
MONTHLY 133 35 10 01 179 (Annexure IV )
BI-MONTHLY 01 05 06 (Annexure V )
QUARTERLY 05 01 06 (Annexure VI )
HALF YEARLY 02 02 (Annexure VII )
Total: 466 108 156 07 737  

 

ANNEXURES FROM I TO VII ARE PLACED ON THE TABLE OF THE HOUSE.

 

 

 

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

 

(a)   Is it a fact that staff of the Archives Center in Clifton has not been paid their salaries to date;

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

 

ANSWER

 

  1. SAEED GHANI, MINISTER FOR INFORMATION & ARCHIVES:

The Salaries of Archives Staff are paid every month by the office of Accountant General of Sindh to their own Accounts to date. Copies of salary slips for the month of July 2019 of the Staffs of Archives Department are at Annexure placed on the Table of the House.

 

  1. *Mr. Saeed Ahmed:    Will the Minister for Information & Archives be pleased to state:-

 

(a)   Is it a fact that people recruit in Information Department during 2017-18;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, grade-wise details thereof including procedure followed?

 

ANSWER

 

  1. SAEED GHANI, MINISTER FOR INFORMATION & ARCHIVES:

Since July 2017 to June 2018, NO RECRUITMENT of any kind was made in the Directorate General of Information, Information & Archives Department, Govt. of Sindh. However, this department has appointed Eight (08) persons against ‘deceased quota’ on the recommendation of Committee headed by Chief Secretary, Sindh and approval of DSC. Minutes of DSC are at Annexure Placed on the Table of the House.

KARACHI:                                                                       G.M UMAR FAROOQ

DATED THE 26TH NOVEMBER 2019                                  SECRETARY

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