By Our Web Reporter
KARACHI– A meeting of the Board of Governors of Sindh Small Industries Corporation was held under the chairmanship of Provincial Minister for Industries & Commerce and Anti-Corruption & Cooperative Department / Chairman Sindh Small Industries Corporation Jam Ikramullah Dharejo. The meeting was also attended by Secretary Industries Riaz-ud-Din, Managing Director Sindh Small Industries Corporation Najabuddin Sehto, Deputy Managing Director Sarwat Fahim, and other officers. The meeting approved Rs 267.544 million for the 2018-19 budget, Rs 250.016 million for the 2019-20 budget, and Rs 247.407 million for the 2020-21 budget. Addressing the meeting, Provincial Minister Jam Ikramullah Dharejo urged the concerned officers to recover the dues due on small industries. Briefing the meeting, it was informed that 95% of the budget of Small Industries Corporation is spent on salaries, pensions, and liabilities.
Provincial Minister for Industries & Commerce and Anti-Corruption & Cooperative Department Jam Ikramullah Dharejo directed the concerned officers to take effective measures to increase the revenue of Small Industries Corporation.
He said that attendance of employees in Sindh Small Industries Corporation should be ensured. Attendance should be checked through a biometric system. Jam Ikramullah Dharejo said that ghost employees had no place in government departments. Encroachments from Small Industries Corporation should also be eliminated.
He said that sources of income of Sindh Small Industries Corporation should be improved and timely payment of salaries to the employees of the corporation should be ensured. Jam Ikramullah Dharejo said that it is a matter of happiness that now the salaries of the employees are being paid on time. He also stressed the need for employees to improve their performance.