Broadsheet Commission, Expenses of Other Chiefs: ECC Approves Rs22.7m TSG for Law, Justice Division
ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet’s Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) reportedly approved an additional technical grant (TSG) of Rs 22.7 million for the Law and Justice Division to cover the expenses of the Broadsheet Commission and other chiefs, informed sources told Business Recorder.
Sharing the details, sources said, in accordance with the Pakistan Supreme Court guidelines and the Cabinet ECC standing guidelines, the Law and Justice Division is in the process of establishing thirty additional accountability tribunals across the country. the country.
To this end, the ministerial recruiting committee has proposed a plan for carrying out tests and interviews to hire the staff of these additional courts.
Selection tests / interviews for the positions from BPS-01 to BPS-15 took place in the months of March and April 2021 and the personnel concerned will be on board this month.
Pursuant to the Cabinet Division notification of January 29, 2021, the Federal Government established the Broadsheet Commission under section 3 of the Pakistan Commission of Inquiry Act 2017 to review the selection and decision process. appointment of Finds LLC, Broadsheet LLC and International Assets Recovery Limited (IAR).
To carry out administration and other arrangements, the Law and Justice Division should make the necessary arrangements for the provision of basic needs / facilities, including office space, logistical support, provision of funds for current Commission expenses and other needs.
According to Cabinet documents, the chairman of the Broadsheet Commission, former Judge Azmat Saeed Sheikh did not receive any money for the Broadsheet investigation.
The sources said that recently the Law and Justice Division took steps to revamp and modernize the library and include valuable books in the limited budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, adding that Phase I of the modernization of the library has been completed. and now phase II is underway and must be completed this month. In addition, the Legal Information System (LIS) wing of the Law and Justice Division needs to be strengthened and modernized immediately.
According to the Law and Justice Division, it reviewed the budget for the financial year 2020-2021 until January 2021 and found a deficit of Rs 22.7 million under various account managers under request no. 106 Law and Justice Division (Secretariat) Islamabad.
The Law and Justice Division informed the ECC that under Claim No 107 – Other Expenses of the Law and Justice Division, a saving of Rs 22.7 million in various coins. Identity is available, which can be returned and the equal amount can be donated under application # 106- Division of Law and Justice through additional technical grant.
The matter was discussed with the Finance Division on April 1, 2021 for the award of an additional technical grant in the amount of Rs 22.7 million. In response, the Finance Division forwarded its Certificate of No Objection (NOC) through a OU on April 20, 2021.
The Law and Justice Division has requested the ECC to approve the restitution of Rs 22.7 million under Claim 107 – Law and Justice Division and an equal amount may be awarded in as an additional technical grant in the current financial year 2020-21 under request no.106 – other expenses of the Division of Law and Justice (Secretariat) Islamabad.
The ECC, sources said, approved an additional technical grant of Rs 22.7 million.
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