Senate Functional Committee on Problems of Less Developed Areas in its meeting on Tuesday has asked the Finance Division and Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training to sit together and resolve the financial and administrative issues of National Commission of Human Development (NCHD) and legal hiccups if any regarding their pay-scales, regularisation of contract employees and administrative steps needed.
The meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Senator Muhammad Usman Kakar here at the Parliament House on Tuesday and was attended among others by Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo, Molvi Faiz Muhammad, Fida Muhammad, Muhammad Ayub, Haji Momin Khan Afridi, Nighat Mirza, Kalsoom Parveen, Senior Joint Secretary Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training Mushtaq Ahmed, Chairperson NCHD Razina Alam Khan, Financial Advisor from the Finance Division Muhammad Bilal among others.
Committee Chairman directed NCHD to send the list of fake degree holding employees to Finance Division today and the list of dual employment holders by 2nd July which will then be processed by Finance Division in the next few days for grant against the financial demands of NCHD.
The Committee has been taking up the issues of NCHD since the previous tenure and has made concrete recommendations. The Committee sought details of the educational and training centres operating in the country under NCHD. The Committee was told that around 1600 centres in Punjab, 1500 in Sindh, 400 in Balochistan and 300 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are present. The Committee asked to provide assessment details of these centres in the next meeting. About regularization of contractual employees, the Committee was told that Finance Division has released sanction for regularisation of 2641 out of 2943 posts.