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Night Holds the Reality
I can't believe in myself being represented as a school topper, when I closed my eyes. It is actually a dream when I Slept and closed my physical eyes, jumped into the imaginaries and opened my eyes of mind.
I could see him [Mehrab] , sharing my ideas with him[My dream friend], gathering with one another, facing every moment with joy and prosperity. I could see our daily routine, We made ourselves ready for the School and went for the studies.
I could hear my name being repeated continuously. Being repeated by every corner of my surrounding. I could hear the praises, being sent for me. I see every member of the generation mentioning me in their advices.
In first, I could not find out the reason[reason of praises, reason of being repeated continuously, reason of being mentioned in everyone's advices]. I found myself thinking of , What would be the reason that has made me as important. I couldn't made myself capable of solving out the suspension. I found myself being confused but not helpless.
I could see myself gathering with him[Mehrab], discussing my confusion. He [Mehrab] made me clear that it was due to the boldness of me that made me so. I found him [ as a friend ] advising me," do focus on your career and study hard in upcoming days. Make yourself prevent from the social evils [drugs,robberies]." I could see myself firmly accepting and agreeing with him.
The days were badly surrounded by the environmental evils. It could appear almost everyone being involved in robberies and especially drugs. I could see several types of people being destroyed in drugs and I could see the person who dragged everyone in this evil.
It seemed to be the last days of school when everyone was appearing happily due to their numbers and ranks. I found out him[Mehrab] even happier than others due to me because I was on the top. He seemed to suggest me for a college but I couldn't seem to afford and I stayed. I found him [Mehrab] leaving me alone and going for seek of knowledge.
I found out myself being alone. Being alone due to those who used to be my friends and left. I found myself recalling the words that he[ Mehrab ] has suggested [ prevent yourself from the social evils ]. I kept thinking of the social evils and from there I couldn't find myself alone. I found out a partner who appeared to be an attractive one for the social evils.
I could see myself facing away from my career and following the new partner. I could see the heal of lonliness in that [ New Partner]. I couldn't help making gatherings with him. It seemed to be spending hours with the new partner. I could see him making me taste drug and making my mindset positive of drugs. I couldn't find his [Mehrab] advices and followed on. And afterall I became one of them [Drug addicts].
I could feel just fews days have passed and he[Mehrab] has returned. He returned holding a scholarship, based on my marks, for me. When he came to me , he found me talking with smoke, feast with the evils and playing with the tubes.
He mentioned me in his speech," HassanJan, I was stupid and my stupidity took me here to you. I have decided a bright future for you and you are of ruining your present."
I continued," Mehrab... Come and have a look. How happy I am with my new friends. Only you were missing. Come and join us, we all together will enjoy ."
Mehrab exclaimed with sorrow,"Uuh.... Old HassanJan. Wherever you are I am gonna miss you."
I could see him [ Mehrab] slapped me and went away...
Suddenly I woke up, and looked around. I found myself safe. I thanked God that it was just a dream but I thought for a while that ," If drug is this much dangerous in dream then how will it be in real life." I can not even imagine that.
In last, drug is deadly. Prevent yourself and your beloved from drug. Join hands together and raise voice for the drug mafias.
" We need a drug free Balochistan "
ITEM SONGS CULTURE IN ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN
In Pakistam, item songs culture actually came from India. In their movies, women who are dancing in a crowd with wearing vulgar dress for entertain and amuse men. That’s called item songs which are common in Indian movies.
But as we see in our Pakistani’s movies that also become a common item songs which is really downcast for our media industries. In past, our movies and dramas was played a very good role in our society and really liked and also gave a good message and manners to our society. But today’s we feels shame while watching latest Pakistani movies with our family. Our young generations who are social active and follow our celebrities have got a bad influence on them through watching these types of material.
Harassment cases and child abusing rate in Pakistan is rising now as compare to past. Just because when these types of material will watch in every second house in our society. So, the young mind catch only negative things and will involve in bad activities because our media openly show and sadly say, appreciate a girl wearing short dresses and vulgar dancing among men and men are hooting her but still she going to entertain them.
Pakistan was found on the name of Islam. But very wilted say we are following Hinduism culture in our movies instead of showing our Islam culture or history of Islam. This is also very disappointed thing that those famous female celebrities who have a precious image in our mind but now they are just for earn piece of paper give priority for vulgar dressing and wants to going famous even if they get a opportunity of performing in other countries.
Published by Areeba Khan
Student of Jinnah University For Women
Spatial Computing Could Be the Next Big Thing
Beyond virtual and augmented reality
Imagine Martha, an octogenarian who lives independently and uses a wheelchair. All objects in her home are digitally catalogued; all sensors and the devices that control objects have been Internet-enabled; and a digital map of her home has been merged with the object map. As Martha moves from her bedroom to the kitchen, the lights switch on, and the ambient temperature adjusts. The chair will slow if her cat crosses her path. When she reaches the kitchen, the table moves to improve her access to the refrigerator and stove, then moves back when she is ready to eat. Later, if she begins to fall when getting into bed, her furniture shifts to protect her, and an alert goes to her son and the local monitoring station.
The “spatial computing” at the heart of this scene is the next step in the ongoing convergence of the physical and digital worlds. It does everything virtual-reality and augmented-reality apps do: digitize objects that connect via the cloud; allow sensors and motors to react to one another; and digitally represent the real world. Then it combines these capabilities with high-fidelity spatial mapping to enable a computer “coordinator” to track and control the movements and interactions of objects as a person navigates through the digital or physical world. Spatial computing will soon bring human-machine and machine-machine interactions to new levels of efficiency in many walks of life, among them industry, health care, transportation and the home. Major companies, including Microsoft and Amazon, are heavily invested in the technology.
As is true of virtual and augmented reality, spatial computing builds on the “digital twin” concept familiar from computer-aided design (CAD). In CAD, engineers create a digital representation of an object. This twin can be used variously to 3-D-print the object, design new versions of it, provide virtual training on it or join it with other digital objects to create virtual worlds. Spatial computing makes digital twins not just of objects but of people and locations—using GPS, lidar (light detection and ranging), video and other geolocation technologies to create a digital map of a room, a building or a city. Software algorithms integrate this digital map with sensor data and digital representations of objects and people to create a digital world that can be observed, quantified and manipulated and that can also manipulate the real world.
Industry has already embraced the integration of dedicated sensors, digital twins and the Internet of Things to optimize productivity and will likely be an early adopter of spatial computing. The technology can add location-based tracking to a piece of equipment or an entire factory. By donning augmented-reality headsets or viewing a projected holographic image that displays not only repair instructions but also a spatial map of the machine components, workers can be guided through and around the machine to fix it as efficiently as possible—shrinking down time and its costs. Or if a technician were engaging with a virtual-reality version of a true remote site to direct several robots as they built a factory, spatial-computing algorithms could help optimize the safety, efficiency and quality of the work by improving, for example, the coordination of the robots and the selection of tasks assigned to them. In a more common scenario, fast-food and retail companies could combine spatial computing with standard industrial engineering techniques (such as time-motion analyses) to enhance the efficient flow of work.
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Tablets and Chromebooks the new hotspots for growth in the PC market
The total PC market (including tablets) enjoyed a second successive quarter of stellar growth, with total shipments of 124.5 million units, up 23% year-on-year. Lenovo led the global market with 23.5 million tablets, notebooks and desktops shipped followed closely by Apple with 22.1 million macs and iPads. HP, Dell and Samsung rounded out the top five. Chromebooks were the best performing client PC product in Q3, as shipments grew 122% to a total of 9.4 million. Detachables (tablets and notebooks) grew 88% and were the second best performing category in personal computing. Within desktops, all-in-ones grew 7% despite an overall desktop market decline of 32%.
The worldwide tablet market posted stellar growth in Q3 2020, with shipments of 44.3 million units, up 43% year-on-year. Meanwhile, Chromebook shipments hit a record high of 9.4 million units, growing 122% from a year ago. Both categories came to the fore in the context of affordable computing, as the pandemic continued to positively influence PC ownership and usage for various purposes. Vendors and channel partners shifted resource allocation towards production and distribution of tablets and Chromebooks to meet this surging demand, which is expected to continue in the short-term.
Across the board, the top five tablet vendors posted both year-on-year and quarter-on-quarter growth, a remarkable performance given the strength of shipments in Q2. Apple maintained pole position with shipments of 15.2 million units and growth of 47%. Samsung placed second with stunning growth of 80% to break the 9 million unit shipment mark for the first time since Q4 2015. Huawei built on its strong position in China and Europe with growth of 38% to secure third place with shipments of 5.1 million units. Amazon and Lenovo rounded out the top five vendors, with growth of 8% and 59% respectively.
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Words have a great power!!
They can heal you, make you, break you, encourages you and can degrade You,
Always think before You Speak!!
If you can't talk two sweet words then
Don't talk two bitter words,
If you can't encourage then don't dicourage,
If you can't appreciate don't degrade,
For You these are just words but Your these words can break anyone and lift them down,
Because of Your words, They will start hating theirselves and can't rise again🌟
So Be kind to Everyone because
This World needs it the most❤️
We all live in a Society where,
Our hopes, Our expectations, Our wishes
are judged by people's choice,
Where People decides that what is
good & what is bad for Us,
Where we live our own lives
according to the people!!
We owe our life✯
We all should know that What we are,
What we want, What we like, What gives
us happiness, What makes us beautiful,
What give us peace and What is best for us,
Truly Everyone can only
No one can really support and
Because The people around us can only know us, They can't understand us!!
So Instead of worrying about
Live Your Life The Way You Want✿
Do What Makes You Happy✿
Make Your Happiness A Priority✿
Your Happiness, Your hopes, Your Expectations,
Your dreams, Your Inspirations, Your Peace..
They are the only things that really
matters to You ❤️
No one can do it for you,
You are the only one who can do it,
You are the only one who can make
You are the only one who can give you mentally peace✨
"LIVE YOUR LIFE FREE FROM PEOPLE'S THOUGHTS AND THEIR JUDGEMENTS"
Question: "Why is our history not taught to us in Pakistan Studies?". The answer is, it was...until 1981.
When examining surviving Pakistani history textbooks written between 1947 to 1980, all of them begin with the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation from 3000 BCE rather than the invasion of Sindh by Mohammad bin Qasim in 712. These books contained the collective history of the region Pakistan was in (the Indus Valley), and a decent effort was made to connect students to the land of Pakistan. The nation was viewed as a melting pot of different people and languages. Most importantly, the Pakistan Movement was described as the Muslim League had defined it; as a defence against Brahmin domination.
That all changed in 1981. Under the direction of General Zia ul Haq, the University Grants Commission issued a notice to all prospective textbook authors specifying that new history textbooks were to "induce pride for the nation's past, enthusiasm for the present, and unshakable faith in the stability and longevity of Pakistan".
To eliminate all possible ambiguities to this approach, Pakistani authors were given the following directive:
"To demonstrate that the basis of Pakistan is not to be founded in racial, linguistic, or geographical factors, but, rather, in the shared experience of a common religion. To get students to know and appreciate the Ideology of Pakistan, and to popularize it with slogans. To guide students towards the ultimate goal of Pakistan - the creation of a completely Islamised State."
In fulfillment of this directive, all of Pakistan's ancient history was either removed or simply relegated to a single insignificant chapter, with no emphasis being put that it was our history. Secondly, the invasion of Sindh by Mohammad bin Qasim was given high importance and was considered as the origin of "Pakistani history". The most disturbing aspect was the redefinition of the Pakistan Movement from the Muslim League's definition, to "a movement for Islamic revival", which mirrored the same concepts and politics of Jamaat-i-Islami. All textbooks were now being centered around the following themes, of which none were historically accurate:
1. The 'Ideology of Pakistan', both as a historical force which motivated the movement for Pakistan as well as its raison d'etre.
2. The depiction of Jinnah as a man of orthodox religious views who sought the creation of a theocratic state.
3. A move to establish the ulema as genuine heroes of the Pakistan Movement.
4. An emphasis on ritualistic Islam, together with a rejection of liberal interpretations of the religion and generation of communal antagonism.
> Destruction of Jinnah's speeches
On top of this, General Zia ul Haq ordered many of Jinnah's speeches and audio recordings held at National Archives and Radio Pakistan to be destroyed. These speeches and audio recordings were those that promoted secular, democratic ideals for Pakistan. One famous audio recording was the 11 August Speech, in which Jinnah famously said: "You are free; you are free to go to your temples. You are free to go to your mosques or to any other places of worship in this State of Pakistan. You may belong to any religion, caste or creed—that has nothing to do with the business of the state.” By sheer luck, the only reason why Pakistan knows of this speech today is thanks to a audio copy that was stored by BBC Radio Archives.
> Collapse of Education System
Prior to the 90s, everyone attended government schools. The advent of private schools began when Zia implemented his education reforms in the 80s. After 1982, government schools prioritised stuffing student’s minds with paranoia, parochialism, and hyper-religiosity. Students were seen as "young foot soldiers" to preserve and protect a praetorian, ideological state of which they could eventually become a part. To produce students with empathy, moral sense, and capacity to reason independently was not just unnecessary, it was undesirable. Almost never were students told to respect a queue, obey traffic rules, and desist from littering. Exam cheating and degree buying, though widespread, was not decried as a moral crime. Machoism was promoted as a virtue, not treated as a disease. Nowhere was a student taught to appreciate those who are different culturally, ethnically, religiously, in physical appearance, or perhaps ability-disability. Families with money almost immediately withdrew from government schools because of this reason, and by the 90s the era of private schools began.
> Zia Generation vs Junoon Generation
The legacy of Zia was the generation he left behind and what negative effects it had on Pakistan 20 years later. The lost Zia generation (school children of the 1980s) became young adults in the early 2000s. Is it any coincidence that Pakistan's most troubling years of suicide bombings and extremism came between 2002 to 2015? This was the period the Zia generation took control of the country, both politically and socially. No
Wrote By Mir Ishfaque M Hassni
کیا ہمیں با اختیار محکمہ سماجی بہبود سندھ کی ضرورت ہے؟
سندھ کے تمام اضلاع میں تعلقی سطح پر غیر سرکاری تنظیموں کی سرگرمیوں کی نگرانی کے لئے ایک مناسب طریقہ کار موجودنہیں ہے ، محکمہ سوشل ویلفیئر سندھ کے تمام این جی اوز پر نظر رکھنے میں ناکام رہا تھا کیوں کہ این جی او کی رجسٹریشن کے متعدد ڈپارٹمیٹ ہیں جو بوقت رجسٹریشن کر رہے ہیں۔ وزارت صنعت ، ایس ای سی پی سمیت ایس ڈبلیو ڈی وغیرہ۔ سوشل ویلفیئر کے پاس کسی بھی سماجی کام کرنےاور سماجی مسئلے کا مؤثر طریقے سے مقابلہ کرنے کے لئے
اسٹاف جیسے ورکرز ، بچوں کی دیکھ بھال کے کارکنان ،اور معاونین موجود ہیں۔
اس محکمے کا بنیادی مقصد نچلی سطح پر فلاح فراہم کرنا ہے کیونکہ ان میں بھی صلاحیت موجود ہے۔ تاہم ، رجسٹریشن اتھارٹی کا ابہام ہمیشہ ہی عام لوگوں ، قانون نافذ کرنے والے اداروں اور یہاں تک کہ کنٹرولنگ اتھارٹی کو پریشان کرتا ہے۔ رضاکارانہ ایجنسیوں (رجسٹریشن اینڈ کنٹرول) آرڈیننس -1961 ، انڈسٹریز اینڈ کوآپریٹو سوسائٹی (سوسائٹی رجسٹریشن ایکٹ 1860) کے تحت سماجی بہبود کے محکموں سمیت سندھ حکومت کی مختلف وزارتوں اور محکموں کے ساتھ ہزاروں غیر سرکاری تنظیمیں رجسٹرڈ ہیں۔ ان میں سے بہت سارے کوآپریٹو سوسائٹیوں کے ماتحت ہیں۔ تاہم ، ان کے پاس خیراتی آرگنائزیشن کی سرگرمیوں کی نگرانی کے لئے میکانزم کا کوئی مینڈیٹ نہیں ہے۔ اس کے باوجود ، ان کے پاس معاشرے کے سلوک اور این جی اوز کے کام کی نگرانی کے لئے سوشیالوجی یا سوشل ورک کی ڈگری کے ساتھ مناسب مہارت اور مطلوبہ صلاحیت نہیں ہے۔
اس سے ڈیٹا اکٹھا کرنے میں پریشانی پیدا ہوتی ہے۔ جب انکوائری کی جاتی ہے تو ، غیر سرکاری تنظیمیں اعداد و شمار جمع کرنے سے انکار کردیتی ہیں کیونکہ وہ سوشل ویلفیئر کے ڈومین کے تحت نہیں آتی ہیں اور اس سے ایک ہی وقت میں بہت سارے محکموں سے رجسٹریشن حاصل کرکے کالی بھیڑوں کو چیریٹی فنڈز کا غلط استعمال کرنے کی راہ ہموار ہوتی ہے۔
محکمہ سوشل ویلفیئر کے پاس رضاکارانہ ایجنسیوں کے ایکٹ 1961 اور 1962 کے تحت این جی اوز کی سرگرمیوں کا مشاہدہ کرنے کے لئے ایک مناسب طریقہ کار اور افسران موجود ہیں۔ این جی او کے بہت سارے اہلکار سخت نگرانی کی لہر کے بارے میں جان چکے ہیں اور انہوں نے محکمہ سوشل ویلفیئر کے تحت اپنی تنظیموں کو رجسٹرڈ کروانے کے خلاف فیصلہ کیا ہے۔
اگر وہ محکمہ سوشل ویلفیئر کے ذریعہ اپنی این جی اوز کو رجسٹرڈ کرواتے ہیں تو ، انہیں اپنے متعلقہ محکمہ کے اسسٹنٹ ڈائریکٹر کے دفتر میں ہر سال کے بعد سالانہ آڈٹ رپورٹ ،دو ھزار روپے کی سالانہ تجدید فیس اور عہدیداروں کی انتخابی رپورٹ پیش کرنا ہوگی۔ اس کے علاوہ ، این جی او کے نام سے کی جانے والی تمام سرگرمیوں پر متعلقہ اسسٹنٹ ڈائریکٹر کے ذریعہ کڑی نگرانی کی جائے گی۔ اس طرح کے اقدامات عطیات اور دیگر متعلقہ فنڈز کے غلط استعمال کو روکتے ہیں۔
ان خدشات کی روشنی میں حال ہی میں ، سندھ چیریٹیز رجسٹریشن اینڈ ریگولیشن بل ، 2019 کو 22 نومبر ، 2019 کو سندھ کی صوبائی اسمبلی نے منظور کیا تھا اور 02 دسمبر ، 2019 کو گورنر سندھ نے اس کی منظوری دی تھی۔ اس کے ذریعہ یہ قانون سازی سندھ کے ایکٹ کے بطور شائع ہوا ہے۔
حکومت سندھ نے صوبے میں خیراتی سرگرمیوں کو منظم کرنے کے لئے ایک قانون سازی بل پاس کیا ہے۔ یہ قانون خیراتی اداروں کے پردے کے تحت کام کرتے ہوئے مجرمانہ یا سیاسی سرگرمیوں میں ملوث تنظیموں کے خلاف کارروائی کی قانونی بنیاد فراہم کرے گا۔ سندھ چیریٹیز ایکٹ 2019 خیراتی سرگرمیوں کو باقاعدہ نظر رکھے گا جس میں عطیہ کرنے والوں اور خیراتی اداروں کے لئے چندہ وصول کرنے والے افراد شامل ہیں۔
محکمہ سوشل ویلفیئر کے وزیر ، مشیر یا وزیر اعلی کا معاون خصوصی اس کمیشن کا چیئرپرسن ہوگا اور ان کی عدم موجودگی میں ، یہ وزیر اعلی کے ذریعہ نامزد کوئی دوسرا فرد ہوسکتا ہے جس نے واضح کیا ہے کہ چیریٹیز صرف چیریٹی ایکٹ کے تحت رجسٹرڈ ہوگا۔
صوبائی حکومت محکمہ سوشل ویلفیئر کے اندر سے گریڈ
20 میں درج ایک ڈائریکٹر جنرل کو کمیشن کا ڈائریکٹر جنرل مقرر کرے گی۔ اہلکار کمیشن کے سیکریٹری کی حیثیت سے بھی کام کریں گے۔ انتظامیہ اور فیصلوں کے نفاذ کا ذمہ دار۔ قانون کے مطابق ، کمیشن خیراتی اداروں پر عوام کا اعتماد اور اعتماد برقرار رکھے گا۔ اس سے چیریٹیوں کے فنڈ ریزنگ میں اندراج ، انضباط اور منظوری ہوگی۔
قانون خیراتی تنظیموں ، پرموٹروں اور فنڈ ریزنگ محکموں کو رجسٹر کرنا ضروری بناتا ہے۔ قانون میں بتایا گیا ہے کہ ڈونرز کو اپنی آمدنی کے ذرائع کے بارے میں آگاہ کرنا ہوگا۔ قانون کے تحت سندھ چیریٹی کمیشن اور چیریٹی رجسٹریشن اتھارٹی بھی قائم کیا جائے گا۔ ایکٹ میں یہ بھی تجویز کیا گیا ہے کہ وہ تمام چندہ پچاس ھزار روپے سے زائد بنکوں میں جمع کروائیں۔ اس مسودے میں تجویز کیا گیا ہے کہ ایک خیراتی تنظیم ، ٹرسٹی قانون کی خلاف ورزی پر دس لاکھ تک جرمانہ عائد کرنے کے لئے ذمہ دار ہوگی۔ سندھ چیریٹیز ایکٹ 2019 کے نفاذ کے بعد غیر رجسٹرڈ غیر منافع بخش تنظیموں کے خلاف کارروائی کا آغاز کیا جائے گا۔
ایکٹ میں ، ایک کمیشن تشکیل دینے کا انتظام کیا گیا ہے ، جس کا عنوان ہے ، ‘چیریٹیز ، رجسٹریشن اینڈ ریگولیشن کمیشن’ جس میں 12 ممبر ہوں گے ، جن میں سندھ اسمبلی کے اسپیکر کے ذریعہ نامزد دو ایم پی اے بھی شامل ہیں۔ کمیشن اپنے فرائض سرانجام دے گا ، اپنے اختیارات کا استعمال کرے گا اور مقررہ انداز میں اس کی کارروائی کرے گا۔ چیریٹی تنظیمیں اپنے تمام مالی لین دین اور خیراتی رقم اور عطیات کے بارے میں تفصیلی ریکارڈ رکھنے کے پابند ہوں گی اور کسی بھی کاروبار یا سیاسی مقصد کے لئے استعمال نہیں ہوں گی۔ کسی چیریٹی تنظیم کی تمام مالی اور سماجی سرگرمیوں کی نگرانی کی جائے گی اور سندھ چیریٹی کمیشن قانون کی خلاف ورزی پر چیریٹی کی رجسٹریشن منسوخ کرسکتا ہے۔
رضا محمد میمن
DO WE NEED TO EMPOWER SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT SINDH?
Having a proper mechanism to monitor activities of NGOs and sufficient staff at Taluka level in all the districts of Sindh, Social Welfare Department had failed to keep an eye on all the NGOs of Sindh due to hurdles of many registration authorities such as Industrial Ministry, SECP, SWD, etc. Social has not only office set-up along with Man-power but also social mobilizers such as Auxiliary Workers, Child Care Workers, Assistants to combat any hazardous. The prime aim of this department is to provide welfare at grass root level as they have capability too; however, the ambiguity of registration Authority has always troubled the general public, law enforcement agencies and even the controlling Authority. Thousands of NGOs have been registered with various ministries and departments of the Sindh government, including the departments of social welfare under the Voluntary Agencies (Registration & Control) Ordinance-1961, Industries and Cooperative Societies (Societies Registration Act-1860). Of them, many fall under cooperative societies. However, they do not have mandate for & mechanism to monitor the activities of Charitable Organization; even though, they haven’t proper skills & desired capability with the degrees of Sociology or Social Work to monitor behavior of society & the working of NGOs. This creates trouble in data collection; when enquired, the NGOs deny submitting data because they don’t fall under domain of Social Welfare and it paves the ways for black sheeps to misuse the charity funds by getting registration from many departments at the same time.
The social Welfare Department has a proper mechanism and officers to observe the activities of NGOs under the 1961 and 1962 Act of Voluntary Agencies. Many NGO officials have come to know about the wave of tough vigilance and decided against getting their organisations registered under the social welfare department. If they get their NGOs registered by the department, they will have to submit an annual audit report, the annual renewal fee of Rs2,000 and an election report of office bearers after every two years at the office of the department’s Assistant Director at their concerned Taluka. In addition, all activities carried out under the name of the NGO will be closely monitored by the relevant Assistant Director. Such steps prevent the misuse of donations and other related funds.
In light of these concerns, a good step has been taken recently, The Sindh Charities Registration and Regulation Bill, 2019 had been passed by the Provincial Assembly of Sindh on 22nd November, 2019 and assented to by the Governor of Sindh on 02nd December, 2019 is hereby published as an Act of the Legislature of Sindh.
The Government of Sindh has got passed a legislation bill to regulate charity activities in the province. The law will provide a legal basis for action against the organizations involved in criminal or political activities while operating under the veil of charity. Sindh Charities Act 2019 will regulate charity activities including those donating and those receiving donations for charity.
The minister, adviser or special assistant to the chief minister on Social Welfare Department will be the chairperson of the commission and in his absence, it may be any other person nominated by the CM that has cleared that Charities will only be registered under Charities Act. The provincial government will designate one of the Director-Generals ranked at Grade 20 from within the Social Welfare Department as the director-general of the commission. The deputed official will also work as the secretary of the commission – responsible for the administration and implementation of decisions. According to the law, the commission will maintain public trust and confidence in charities. It will register, regulate, and sanction fundraising of the charities.
The law makes it necessary to register the charity organizations, promoters and the fundraising campaigns. The donors would have to inform about their source of income, the draft of the law suggests. Sindh Charity Commission and Charity Registration Authority will also be established under the law. The draft of the bill also suggests depositing all donations above Rs 50,000 in banks. A charity organization, trustees will be liable to imposition of a fine up to one million over violation of the law, the draft proposes. After enactment of the Sindh Charities Act 2019, action will be launched against unregistered non-profit organizations. In the bill, there is a provision for the creation of a commission, titled, ‘Charities, Registration and Regulation Commission’ which will have 12 members, including two MPAs nominated by the Sindh Assembly speaker. The commission will discharge its functions, exercise its powers and conduct its proceedings in the prescribed manner. The charity organizations will be bound to keep a detailed record of their all financial transactions and the charity amount and donations will not be utilized for any business or political objective. All financial and social activities of a charity organization will be monitored and the Sindh Charity Commission could cancel the registration of a charity over violation of the law.
Raza Muhammad Memon
Social Welfare Department, Hyderabad