Sindh Government News September 05, 2012

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ENDOWMENT FUND HAS BEEN DOUBLED MORE 1500 LECTURERS TO BE APPOINTED THROUGH SPSC: PIR MAZHAR-UL-HAQ

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Karachi, September 05: Senior Minister Sindh for Education & Literacy Pir Mazhar-ul-Haque has said that 1500 more lecturers would be appointed soon through the Sindh Public Service Commission. This he said while presiding over a high level meeting of Endowment Board of Education Department, Government of Sindh.
He said that it was a record of present Government that we eradicated the adhocism system and recruited more than 3000 lecturers for different subjects through Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC).
Pir Mazhar-ul-Haq further said that under the directives of Honourable President of Pakistan, Mr. Asif Ali Zardari, the Endowment Fund has been doubled to provide sufficient scholarships to the poor students specially girls so that they could pursue their higher education.

Senior Minister said that during the four year tenure of present democratic government of PPP, the literacy ratio and standard of the education is continuously increasing day by day.
We have promoted the teachers according to their seniority lists, who had been deprived of their due promotions by the previous government”, he added.

Senior Minister said that education department is striving hard for the improvement of education in Sindh, and for this a vital role is to be played by the vibrant civil society and conscious media.
The Secretary Education Mr. Mukhtiar Ahmed Soomro, Additional Secretary Endowment Dr. Azam Rehman Khan Meo, Former Governor State Bank Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Special Secretary Education Mr. Sajjad Hussain Abbasi and other high official of Education Department as well as the heads of academic institutions also attended the meeting.

SINDH WILL HAVE FIRST EVER 20 MW WASTE TO ENERGY CAPTIVE POWER PLANT AT KHAIRPUR SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE – ZUBAIR MOTIWALA

Karachi, September 05: Muhammad Zubair Motiwala, Chairman Sindh Board of Investment said that Khairpur Special Economic Zone Captive Power Plant would be the first over Waste to Energy Power Plant in this region. He said this while a presiding over a meeting on waste to energy power plant project for KSEZ.

Chairman Sindh Board of Investment said that the Khairpur Special Economic Zone (KSEZ) project is supplemented by a dedicated waste to energy captive power plant which would ensure an uninterrupted power supply to all the enterprises within the zone.

Muhammad Zubair Motiwala said that the present Government has initiated the development of an industrial zone dedicated to the agro industry which would have would class features, amenities comparable with any industrial zone in the international arena. Chairman SBI said that the power plant is being developed at Khairpur Special Economic Zone (KSEZ) which is a future Hub for agro-processing and other related industries on a local strategically positioned for proximity to data growing areas, transportation links and access to labour.

The Director General, Sindh Board of Investment, Muhammad Riazuddin Qureshi has said that the project will enable the locals to get employment through on site training Muhammad Riazuddin further said that the KSEZ is being set up keeping in view the global challenges of the competitiveness to attract foreign direct investment and by enhance productivity and reduce cost of doing business for economic development and poverty reduction. On the occasion Abdul Azeem Uqaili, Directgor Projects, SBI said that the KSEZ is an industrial duster with liberal incentives, infrastructure, investor facilitation services facilities which will also be guaranteed under the new SEZ Act 2012. Uqaili further said that it will help attract many investors to install various value addition plants with a aim to create more jobs.

Earlier the consultant Jaffery Associates and National Industrial Park (NIP) presented the detailed feasibility report on the project. Among the others, meeting was also attended by Zubair Hqabib, CEO, NIP, (Capt) Anwaar-ul-Haq, Project Director, KSEZ G.M. Shaikh (Project Coordinator KSEZ), Ali Sibtain, Director PPP Unit and other stakeholders.