Sunday, July 3, 2016

Sindh Textbook Board chairman transferred second time in 11 months

Karachi, The Sindh government has issued a notice for the exchange of Sindh Textbook Board (STB) Chairman Syed Zakir Ali for the second time in 11 months.

A warning to this impact was issued on June 24, The News learnt on Saturday.

As indicated by the warning issued by Sindh Chief Secretary Muhammad Siddique Memon, Syed Zakir Ali has been exchanged as exceptional secretary to the training and proficiency office with quick impact. Partner Professor Qadir Bux Rind (BPS-19), an authority of the directorate of private organizations in Hyderabad is to supplant Zakir Ali as the STB administrator.

A comparative warning had been issued on January 20 for the exchange of Qadir Bux Rind to the post of STB director, yet both training pastor Nisar Ahmed Khuhro and secretary instruction Dr Fazlullah Pechuho, responded firmly and had Zakir Ali reappointed on the post. The notice was later pulled back by the main secretary inside three working days.

Skin has been encompassed in discussions and was expelled from the post of STB executive after genuine assertions of debasement were leveled against him. "He has still not been absolved from the charges and the examination is as yet continuous," a senior authority of the common instruction office told The News on the state of namelessness.

He said the before warning issued in January had been pulled back after solid restriction from training clergyman Nisar Ahmed Khuhro and secretary Dr Fazlullah Pechuho because of Rind's charged inclusion in genuine theft because of which he has been under scrutiny by the National Accountability Bureau since 2011.

The News learnt that when Rind was attempting to get back as the STB administrator in January, training pastor Nisar Ahmed Khuhro had known about the circumstance. The pastor on January 15 had issued a notice to all authorities in the division cautioning and informing them that Rind was attempting to draw strings to get re-posted as the STB executive Jamshoro, encouraging authorities not to consider him at any expense.

The clergyman had expressed in his update that Rind was a non-framework officer and was likewise under scrutiny of NAB for purportedly being required in monstrous debasement, firmly exhorting authorities against considering the authority for any post in the division.

"Skin was posted in the STB somewhere around 2003 and 2004 as a secretary furthermore held the extra charge of executive (a post of BPS-20) a few times. Amid the budgetary year 2010-11, the NAB had propelled a request against him because of development installment made to paper factory proprietors in Lahore. The case is yet to be finished up," the update expressed.

The training secretary Dr Fazlullah Pechuho likewise had grave worries over the posting of Rind as the STB executive. Back in January, the STB office had additionally kept in touch with the National Accountability Bureau, asking for it to make important move against Rind. The STB staff additionally asserted that Rind had been bothering them.

In their letter, the staff likewise affirmed that Rind was included in genuine debasement and acts of neglect in intrigue with previous STB executive Mustaque Ahmed Shahani and paper in-control Muhammad Juman Memon, concerning the buy of paper and its conveyance to distributers.

The letter additionally expressed that significant record had been seized by the examination office uncovering anomalies of about Rs75 million.

The staff had additionally unveiled in their letter that the previously stated officers had issued a delicate for the buy of 4000 metric huge amounts of paper that should open in November 2011, in spite of a ban on such exchange by the benefactor organization — the European Union.

They asserted that Rind is an instructor of English yet made the most of his posting at the STB. Unexpectedly, he went ahead assignment of three years however wound up staying in office for over eight years. On November 22, 2013, the then STB executive had brought up no less than four unlawful activities of Rind before the then Sindh Board of Governors, however no activity against him has been taken yet by the powers.

The News made a few endeavors to secretary training to discuss late improvement however his mobile phones were exchanged off.