Transfers and postings banned in Sindh agriculture department

Karachi: Sindh Agriculture Minister Sardar Ali Nawaz Khan Mahar has imposed ban on transfers and postings in his department besides ordering repatriation of officers working against different posts in their own pay scale. He also directed for withdrawing deputation orders.

He issued such orders presiding over a meeting of his department here on Tuesday. The minister directed further to review the cases of promotion of those officers and employees who are awaiting promotions since long. In this regard he called for constituting a Departmental Promotion Committee.

Sardar Mahar asked the high officials of his department to call back extra vehicles being used by the officials and ensure that expenditures are curtailed at least by 30 percent.

He directed to ensure provision of certified seed to the growers and suggested expansion of lining of more watercourses.

Minister discussed the tractor scheme for reactivating it for the benefit of growers.

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