Islamabad Politics Report/Moazzam Raza Tabassam: Standing Committee on Industries and Production had consituted a 2 member committe to sort out the daily wages employees working for USC and their gratuity issue.
A meeting of the Standing Committee on Industries and Production was held under the Chairmanship of Mr. Asad Umar today, in PIPS Hall, discussed the issues relating to “The progress report on the letter of Chairman, Standing Committee dated 18-12-2017, regarding investigation of Management/Defalcation in Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM), Karachi, by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to fix the responsibility for the losses to country”, the Aik Hunar Aik Nagar (AHAN), The Utility Store Corporation’s (USC) subsidy policy of the Government on Ramadan Package 2018 and also discussed about the daily wages 3649 employees working for USC alongwith the proposal of their rights sizing within two months as decided in the meeting held on 31st January, 2018 and “the proposals for reforms of Engineering Development Board (EDB)”.
The meeting was attended by Mr. Asad Umar, MNA (Chairman), Mr. Mehboob Alam, MNA, Ms. Sajida Begum, MNA, Ch. Riaz-ul-Haq, MNA, Mr. Iftikhar-ud-din, MNA and Maulana Muhammad Gohar Shah, MNA.
The Standing Committee pointed out that Board of Investment needs to prepare a road show with the biggest player / businessman regarding the “Development of Marble and Granite Sector”. The Standing Committee also endorsed the progress report on the letter of Chairman, Standing Committee dated 18-12-2017, regarding investigation of Management / Defalcation in Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) Karachi, by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to fix the responsibility for the losses to country”, which is going to complete till 15th May, 2018. The Standing Committee further suggested that an impact assessment is required regarding the Aik Hunar Aik Nagar (AHAN) project.
While discussing the matter of Daily Wages of employees working for USC and their gratuity ,The Standing Committee constituted a two member Sub-Committee under the convenership of Mr. Iftikhar-ud-Din, MNA. Mr. Mehboob Alam will be the member of Sub-Committe. matters about the daily wages employ