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KPK increases fixed pays of male mobilizers of PWD.

PESHAWAR, July 21, 2011 (Frontier Star): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government, as per directions of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, has principally decided to increase the fixed pays of the Male Mobilizers of Population Welfare Department(PWD) from 4000/- rupees to 7000/- rupees per month with effect from July 1, 2011. These fixed employees will be paid 7000/- rupees per month for which the required funds have been allocated. In a meeting of PWD with Minister Population Welfare, Saleem Khan in the chair it has been decided to increase the fixed pays of the Male Mobilizers from 4000/- rupees to 7000/- rupees per month. Secretary Population Welfare, Ahmad Hanif Orakzai, Director General Population Welfare, Noor Nawaz Khattak and other concerned authorities attended the meeting. The meeting discussed in detail various matters related to the devolution of the departments from Centre to the federating units, formulation of new policy for various programs of the department, capacity building of the regional training institutes (RTIs) working under the department, construction of Population Welfare Complex in Peshawar, promotions of the staff and recruitments of new staff etc; and a number of decisions were taken to these effects. The meeting was told that after the devolution of the department from the federal government, the salaries of all the employees of the department will be paid from the current budget of the provincial government, and from now onward all the staff of the department will be considered as provincial government employees. The meeting was also informed that establishment of a number of Family Welfare Centers are in pipeline in all the districts of the province with special focus on the newly established district Torghar in order to provide the services of the department to the people at their door-steps. Regarding the construction of Population Welfare Complex in Peshawar, it was told that six kanal piece of land has been identified in Hayatabad by Peshawar Development Authority for the purpose and construction on it will soon be started on the land. Provincial Minister directed the concerned authorities of the department to chalk out a strategy to improve the capacity of the RTIs and regularize all its affairs. He also directed the concerned quarters to coordinate and consult with health and education departments and NGOs of the field before formulating the proposed policy for the department.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jul 21, 2011
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