MODEL INSTITUTE FOR STATE CHILDREN – ZAMUNG KOR
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The Provincial Government has taken initiative for the establishment of Model Institute for State Children (Zamung Kor)” at Nasapa Payan, Peshawar as per provisions of the Child Protection and Welfare Act, 2010. For this purpose, an ADP scheme with the nomenclature “150448-Establishment of Model Institute for State Children (Zamung Kor) at Nasapa Payan, Peshawar” was included in the ADP for 2015-16 at an initial cost of Rs. 150.000 Million, which was later on revised to Rs. 430.079 Million for three years. An amount of Rs. 50.00 Million was allocated for 2015-16, out of which expenditure of Rs. 25.152 Million has been incurred till 30th June, 2016.
An amendment in Section-12 of the Child Protection & Welfare Act, 2010 was made to make the Model Institute for State Children an autonomous and independent Institution to be run by an Independent Institute Management Committee (IMC) having all the financial and administrative powers.
In light of the amendments in the Act, the Rules for Institute Management Committee were drafted and incorporated in the Child Protection & Welfare Rules, 2016. Rule-32 to 37 of the said Rules deal with the Institute Management Committee. These Rules have been notified with the approval of the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
In accordance with the Rule 32(2) of the Rules ibid, the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has notified an Institute Management Committee of Model Institute for State Children (Zamung Kor). Grant-in-Aid amounting to Rs. 400.00 Million has been approved by the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on a summary moved by the Department.
- While all children under the age of 18 are eligible, we prefer to restrict the ages between 5 and 10 for technical capacity issues at present.
- The order of preference of child admission is:-
- A child who has no parents and works and lives on the streets.
- A child who has no parents and works and lives on the streets, but lives off the streets.
- A child whose father is died , mother alive and (i) & (ii) above is applicable.
- A child whose father is dead, mother alive, but income of mother is less than PKR 10,000/- per month.
- A child defined in (iv) above but the father is either:
- Permanently incapacitated to work.
- Prison for life.
3. The child must be physically and mentally healthy.
4. The child should not be an addict.
5. The child should not be enrolled in any school at the time of admission.
There are three referral mechanisms to admit children in ZamungKor.
- By ZamungKor Social Welfare Organizers
- By child Protections partners
- By child Protection & Welfare Commission/CPU/Child Protection Court.
Admissions are granted after screening and evaluation by the Admissions Committee.
- ZamungKor Social Organizers/ Field Officers will scout areas where street children clusters exist.
- ZamungKor Social Organizers/ Field Officers will have a preliminary talk with children and identify those that are potentially eligible for admission (Verification Form 1)
- ZamungKor Social Organizers/ Field Officers will visit the place of residence of (ii) above, and collect details regarding their parents and financial status from the mohalla (Verification Form 2)
- The Social Organizers/ Field Officers will provide a consolidated list of eligible children for admission, duly signed, and submit it to the Director.
- The Director shall forward the verified children list to the Admission Committee.
- The Admission Committee shall interview each potentially admissible child, along with the guardian and Social Organizers/ Field Officers.
- Once the Admission Committee select’s a child, the child shall be formally enrolled, with his DOB, parents death certificate (where applicable), birth certificate (where available) & entered on the Admissions Register.
- For every admitted child we need an affidavit that the guardian, or the Judge of a child Protection Court, willingly allows ZamungKor to admit the child.
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- Policy formulation, By Laws, Financial plans of the Child Protection Institution
- Coordination with non-governmental organizations and philanthropists
- Preparation of Annual Academic plans for children
- Raising of funds through donations & grants for welfare of children
- Institute Management Committee notified
- Rules notified
- Grant-in-Aid amounting to Rs. 400 million approved
- Rs. 157 million released by the Finance Department
- 150 Street children are housed geeting state of the art Education, Boarding and living facilities
- Recruitment in progress
|1. Syed Imtiaz Hussain Gillani – Chairman
|2. Secretary Social Welfare – Ex-officio member
|3. Secretary Finance – Ex-officio member
|4. Secretary Home & Tribal Affairs – Ex-officio member
|5. Other / private members – Non-Official Members (11)
|6. Director Zamung Kor – Secretary of BOG
KP CHILD PROTECTION AND WELFARE COMMISSION
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The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa enacted Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Child Protection & Welfare Act, 2010 for the care, protection, maintenance, welfare, training, education, rehabilitation and reintegration of Children at risk in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Act is a comprehensive document which addresses the issues of children in terms of legislation. In addition there are penalties mentioned for each offence which provides a definite protection to the children as they are cognizable and non-bailable. So far, following achievements have been made during 2011 to 2015: –
- The KPCP&WC with the financial support of the UNICEF drafted minimum standards for Child Care Institutions in relevance and compliance with the provisions of the UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Children).
- Currently, the KPCP&WC is managing the Child and Adolescent Protection Program (CAPP) with the financial assistance of UNICEF under the program cooperation agreement 11 Child Protection Units have been established in districts Swabi, Swat, Kohat, Abbottabad, Mardan, Charsadda, Bannu, Buner, Lower Dir, Battagram & Chitral).The CPUs are established under Section-9 of the Child Protection Act.
From July, 2015 to June, 2016 a total of 3805 cases have been registered which includes 1764 cases of vulnerable children, 259 orphan children, 225 cases of physical & sexual abuses, 289 cases of health issues, 84 cases of street children and 553 cases of child education problem.
CHILD PROTECTION UNITS
||Child Protection Unit Peshawar, Old Directorate of Social Welfare, Siddiq Colony Eid Gah Road Peshawar.
|| 091- 5244423-24.
||District Office Social Welfare Tangi Road (near NBP), Kausar Abad, Charsadda
||091-6514057 – 59
||District Headquarters Hospital, Mardan
||Bacha Khan Medical Complex opposite Judicial Colony Shah Mansoor Swabi
||Office of The District Officer Social Welfare, Near NADRA Office, Saidu Sharif Swat
||Beroon Kacheri Gate, Near NADRA Office, Bannu
||District Secretariat, Social Welfare Department, Daggar, District Buner,
||Muhammad Akram Awan House, back to Sethi Masjid, Iqbal Road Noor Chowk, Gulshan-e- Iqbal, Abbottabad.
||Old Govt. Degree College Near DHQ Hospital, Phase II KDA, Kohat
||CPU Office Water Management Building,Near Education Office, Balambat Coloney, Timergara Lower Dir.
||Second Floor, Social Welfare Department, Near Geerwali Bazar, Battagram
||DO Office, Social Welfare Special Education and Women Empowerment Department, Near Tableeghi Markaz, Polo Ground, Chitral.
- To act as a focal point for effective supervision and coordination of child rights matters at provincial and local levels
- To review laws, rules and regulation and proposed new Laws for children
- To coordinate with National Commission on the Rights of Children (NCRC);
- To implement policies for the prevention, protection, rehabilitation andreintegration of children at risk;
- To establish, manage, supervise and control Child Protection Units at district level
- To develop and coordinate activities, programmes and plans for the development, protection, survival, participation and rehabilitation of children at risk.
Child Protection Units have been established in twelve (12) districts namely Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, Kohat, Bannu, Buner, Lower Dir, Swat, Chitral, Abbottabad, Battagram. UNICEF is providing financial & technical support for eleven (11) CPUs while one unit at Peshawar was running under Grant-in-Aid. Functions of CPUs included:
- Identification, assessment and registration of children at risk
- Provision of counseling/psychosocial support
- Provision of Social Support through Welfare Fund
- Raising awareness on child protection issues
- Formation of Child protection committees
- Establishing referral mechanism/Networking
Child Protection Units have registered 28514 cases of child protection so far, 4046 children have been provided with psychosocial support, 13626 children have been provided with social support from Child Protection & Welfare Fund, 1052 Child Protection Committees have been formed and CPUs established referral mechanism in each district with 308 partners as a whole. Moreover, KPCPWC and CPUs are also playing vital role in advocacy and coordination through their participation in Criminal Justice Coordination Committees, Birth Registration Working Group, District Coordination Working Groups and Child Protection Sub-Cluster etc.
Since 1st May 2011 to 21st September 2017 total of 28514 cases have been registered this includes 17441 male, 11067 female and 06 transgender. Of the accumulative figure (28514), 3582 cases are in progress & 24932 cases have been closed.
|1. Minister Social Welfare – Chairman
|2. Secretary (SW) – Vice Chairman
|3. Secretary Finance – Ex-officio member
|4. Secretary Home – Ex-officio member
|5. Secretary Law – Ex-officio member
|6. Secretary LG&RD – Ex-officio member
|7. Secretary E&SE – Ex-officio member
|8. Other / private members – Non- official members (6)
|9. Chief Protection officer – Secretary of the Commission
PROVINCIAL COUNCIL FOR SOCIAL WELFARE
The Provincial Council for Social Welfare was constituted in 1974 and restructured in 2000. The purpose of the PCSW is to formulate & implement plans and policies for the promotion of Social Welfare activities. It provides financial aid and assistance to registered Social Welfare Organizations for various Projects. It holds Seminars, Conferences and Workshops on Social Welfare related themes on regular basis. The staff strength of the PCSW is comprised of six (06) employees. During the current financial year 2016-17 an amount of Rs. 8.00 million has been allocated as Grant-in-Aid for the activities of PCSW.
- Formulate & implement plans and policies for promotion of welfare
- Promote registration of the welfare organizations
- Render financial aid and assistance to registered Organizations
- Hold Seminars, Conferences and Workshops
- Conduct Monitoring & Evaluation of registered organizations
- Grant-in-Aid provided to 837 Registered Organizations
- Registered 4300 Organizations
- Regular Monitoring by District Officer Social Welfare
- One window operation developed to avoid duplication
|1. Minister Social Welfare – President
|2. Secretary Social Welfare – Vice President
|3. Member Board of Revenue – Ex-officio member
|4. Additional Secretary Home – Ex-officio member
|5. Additional Secretary Finance – Ex-officio member
|6. Assistant Director (B&A) Social Welfare – Ex-officio member
|7. Representatives one each from all divisions – Non-Official Members
|8. Director Social Welfare – Secretary Cum member
KP PROVINCIAL COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
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The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women Act, 2009 has been replaced and the new Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women Act, 2016 has been enacted by the Provincial Assembly. The Commission under the newly promulgated Act comprises of 15 official and non-official members to be selected from cross-sections of society based on their long-standing experience of work on women issues and technical expertise in the subject.
The Commission is mandated with the following functions: –
- Examine the policy, programs, projects and other measures taken by Government, for women development and gender equality, to assess implementation and make suitable recommendations to the concerned authorities, where considered necessary for effective impact;
- Review all provincial laws, rules and regulations affecting the status and rights of women and suggest repeal, amendments or new legislation essential to eliminate discrimination, safeguard and promote the interests of women and achieve gender equality in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 and obligations under International Covenants and commitments;
- Monitor the mechanism and institutional procedures for redress of violation of women’s rights, individual grievances and facilities for social care, and undertake initiative for better management and efficient provision of justice and social services through the concerned forums and authorities.
- Examine and review policies/programs and plans of each department to ensure that they address gender concerns adequately.
- Provide guidelines to a District Committee.
- Review government programmes, legislation & policies for women empowerment
- Monitor procedures and mechanisms social care institutions
- Guidelines for District Committees
- Review of Departmental projects to address gender concerns
- Provided Technical feedback in “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elimination of Custom of Ghag Act, 2013”
- Prepared draft on “Elimination of Domestic Violence Bill”
- Prepared draft on “Acid & Burn Prevention and Rehabilitation Bill, 2017”
- Women Empowerment policy framework notified
|1. Ms. Neelum Toru – Chairperson
|2. Secretary Social Welfare – member
|3. Female MPA from Treasury benches – member
|4. Female MPA from opposition – member
|5. Other / private members – Non-Official Members (11)
KP LISSAIL-E- WAL MAHROOM FOUNDATION
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The Tanzeem-e-Lil-LasailWal-Mahroom was an ADP Scheme of the Provincial Government initiated in the year 2007 and ended on 30.06.2015. This Scheme provided stipends to the deserving students, skill training to widows, orphans and dispossessed in different trades.
The Project has now been merged with the “Deserving Widows and Special Persons Foundation” and the Provincial Assembly has enacted the Act for “Establishment of Lissail-e-Wal Mahroom Foundation” in 2015. The Provincial Government has provided Rs. 500.00 Million as endowment fund for the Foundation. An additional grant of Rs. 152.00 Million (in a phased manner) has been approved by the Provincial Government for activities of the Foundation. Funds to the tune of Rs. 200 million have also been earmarked in the current year’s budget.
- Provide facilities to the indigent and dispossessed persons
- Synergize the welfare of charity organization
- Encourage & support philanthropist individuals and institutions
- Evolve partnership with private charity organizations
- Free of cost treatment to 2239 patients of different hospital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
- 2290 free of cost dialysis patients has been provided treatment.
- 13 skill centres (tailoring and garments) established in 10 far-flung Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in March 2016 in collaboration with Skill Development Council. a total of 260 females are benefitted from the centres.
- 150 post-matric awardees have been awarded their career stipend cheuqesin two ceremonies, i.e. one in the Chief Minister House Peshawar by the CM personally on 26th July, 2017 and second in the office of LWM Foundation by Dr. Mehr Taj Roghani on 17th August, 2017. Primary Level scholarships will be awarded subject to availability of funds.
|1. Haji Muhammad Javed – Chairman
|2. Chairperson Women Commission – Ex-officio member
|3. Chairman PZC – Ex-officio member
|4. Secretary Social Welfare – Ex-officio member
|5. Secretary Finance – Ex-officio member
|6. Secretary Establishment – Ex-officio member
|7. Managing Director – Secretary of the Board
|8. Reps: of NGOs & Philanthropist – Non-Official Members (11)
SENIOR CITIZENS COUNCIL
Senior Citizen Welfare Act was promulgated in 2014 for the well being, comfort and dignity of the Senior Citizens of the Province. According to Section-3 of the Act, a Senior Citizen Council has been notified under the Chairmanship of Minister for Social Welfare. The Director Social Welfare is the Secretary of the Senior Citizens Council. First meeting of the Council was held on 30.11.2016.
- Formulate policy proposals
- Conduct research and compile data
- Propose arrangements in hospitals for better medical attention
- Take initiatives for welfare of Senior Citizens
SENIOR CITIZENS PRIVILEGES
- Free of charge entry to public museums, libraries, parks and recreation facilities
- Financial support to deserving Senior Citizen
- Separate counters for Senior Citizen in hospitals
- Concession in medical and medicine charges
- Separate medical wards
- Membership of organization of Senior Citizen Corps
|1. Minster Social Welfare – Chairman
|2. Secretary Social Welfare – Vice Chairman
|3. Secretary Health – Ex-Officio member
|4. Secretary P&D – Ex-Officio member
|5. Secretary Finance – Ex-Officio member
|6. Secretary LG&RD – Ex-Officio member
|7. Commissioner Peshawar – Ex-Officio member
|8. Two MPAs (1 from Treasury and other from Opposition) – member
|9. Other / private members – Non-Official Members (4)
|10. Director Social Welfare – Secretary of the Council
PROVINCIAL COUNCIL FOR REHABILITATION OF DISABLED PERSONS
The Council was established in pursuance of Section 5 of Disabled Persons (Employment & Rehabilitation) Ordinance 1981. It executes the policies made by the National Council for the Rehabilitation of Disabled persons (NCRDP). It provides mobility aids like wheel chairs, tri-cycles, white cane, hearing aids and financial assistance to the persons with disabilities. Financial assistance is also provided to the PWDs. It ensures the implementation o f 2% quota in public and private sector organizations reserved for disabled persons and realization of DPR fund in lieu of default. During the current financial year 2015-16, funds to the tune of Rs. 39 Million were allocated for provision of financial assistance to the persons suffering from various disabilities. A stipend of Rs. 3000/- per student was also distributed amongst 38 Special Education Centers of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. An amount of Rs. 50.673 million was also distributed amongst 10,122 disabled persons as financial aid @ 5000 per beneficiary during the year 2014-15 in all districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In addition 373 try cycles, 517 wheel chairs and 407 sewing Machines were also distributed through the PCRDP funds in 2013-14. During the current financial year 2016-17 an amount of Rs. 45.60 Million has been earmarked as Grant-in-Aid for PCRDP.
- To execute National Policy on disability
- Rehabilitation of Disabled person
- Provision of mobility aids and financial assistance
- Implementation of 2% quota in employment and realization of DPR (Disabled Persons Rehabilitation ) fund in lieu of default
- Establishment of Training centres
- Undertake welfare projects
- Establishment of Provincial and District Level Committees for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities
- Stipend of Rs. 3000/- per annum to all enrolled students in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
- Financial Assistance provided to 5,828 PWDs @ 5000 per annum
- 3,090 Wheel Chairs, 3,784 Tricycles, 1982 Sewing Machines, 1,606 White Canes and 563 Hearing Aids provided through District ADP 2016-17.
- Microcredit scheme – interest-free loan will be provided through Bank of Khyber as per decision of the 32nd meeting of the council
|1. Secretary Social Welfare – Chairman
|2. Secretary Higher Education – Ex-Officio Member
|3. Secretary E&SE – Ex-Officio Member
|4. Secretary C&W – Ex-Officio Member
|5. Secretary Finance – Ex-Officio Member
|6. Secretary Energy & Power – Ex-Officio Member
|7. Secretary Irrigation – Ex-Officio Member
|8. Secretary Industries & Technical Education – Ex-Officio Member
|9. Director Social Welfare – Secretary cum Member
|10. Other/private members – Non-Official Members (7)
DISTRICT WISE LISTS OF SELECTED PWDs FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE