Progress/ Activity Report, January, 2014

Name of the Department : Arid Zone Research Institute, PARC, Dera Ismail Khan

Month of Activity: January, 2014

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department : Animal Quarantine Department, Lahore Station

Month of Activity: January, 2014

S. No.

Official Task / Activity

Status of Task

Remarks, if any

Animal & animal Products

QUANTITY

Unit

Weight Tons

Health Certificates Issued

1

Provided health certification services  to the importers and exporters of animal and animal products

MUTTON

72190

Carcasses

632.73

541

-

BEEF

63349

Pieces

2139.826

905

-

BONELESS BEEF

11348

Cartons

285.27

13

-

MUTTON/ BEEF OFFALS

1519

Cartons

18.47

265

-

CHICKEN PRODUCTS

2273

Cartons

34.633

4

-

A)      Issuance of health certificate for export of animal & animal products.

 

SHEEP CASING

610

Buckets

162.617

28

-

LEATHER

13036

Bales

2008.829

94

-

GELATINE

600

Bags

15

1

-

DAIRY PRODUCT

272696

Cartons

1444.421

34

-

LAB TISSUE SAMPLES

1

Cartons

0.025

1

-

BONE

2680

Bags

134

1

-

PET ANIMALS/ BIRDS

1545

No.

0

7

-

 

 

 

Total

1894

-

B)      Import clearance of reported case of animals and animal products

 

PET DOG/ CAT/ BIRDS

4

No.

0

3

-

DRIED FISH

1

Carton

0.045

1

-

LIVE FISH

343

No.

0

2

-

SEMEN

26226

Doses

0

4

-

 

 

 

Total

10

-

2

Collection of non-tax receipt on account of issuance of health certificate

Rs: 6821370/-

-

3

Number of animals & animal products subjected to lab. Examination       

46

 

 

 

-

4

Inspection of slaughter houses/sheep processing units/ quarantine houses & other processing plants.

12

-

5

Registration of animals & Animal products processing units with AQD 

6

Miscellaneous activates

Visited Allama Iqbal International Airport to check meat consignments for export
Visited Allama Iqbal International Airport to check live pets at ICG
Visited Wahga Border Lahore to check Frozen Boneless Beef import consignment.

 

Name of the Department : Animal Quarantine Department, Quetta Station

Month of Activity: January, 2014

S.No.

Official Task/Activity

Status of Task

Remarks

01

Provide health certification services to the importers and exporters of animals and animals products.

 

•  Issuance of health certificate for export of animals & animal products.

 

 

b) Import clearance of reported case of animals and animal products.

 

 

 

 

Description of consignment

 

Sheep Casing

 

Description of consignment

Nil

 

 

 

 

 

Quantity

10,150 Hanks

45 Drums

 

Quantity

-

 

 

 

 

No.of health certificate issued

2 Nos.

 

No.of health certificate issued

 

02

Collection of non tax receipt on account of issuance of health certificate.

Rs.400/-

 

 

 

03

Number of animals and animal products subjected to lab. Examination.

1 Nos.

-

-

 

04

Inspection of slaughter houses/sheep processing units/quarantine houses and other processing plants.

1. M/S Saleh Mohammad & Co. Quetta

Sheep Processing unit.

 

 

 

05

Registration of animals and animal products processing units with AQD.

Nil

 

 

 

06

Miscellaneous activities.

Nil

 

 

 

 

Name of the Department : Animal Quarantine Department, Islamabad Station

Month of Activity: January, 2014

S.No

Official Task/Activity

Status of Task

Remarks

1

Provide health certification services to the importers and exporters of animals and animals products.

•  Issuance of health certificate for

Export of animals & animal products.

 

 

 

 

 

•  Import clearance of reported case of animals and animal products

 

 

Description of consignment Quantity No. of health certificate issued

Honey 36122-Kgs 04

Trophies 05-Nos 05

Cats 04-Nos 04

Dogs 09-Nos 09

Hatching Eggs Broiler 868880-Nos 10

Fancy Birds 60-Nos 01

 

Description of consignment Quantity No of health certificate issued (Release Orders)

Live Ornamental Fish 597-Kgs 01

See Food Product 139-Kgs 02

Dogs 17-Nos 07

Cats 02-Nos 01

Day Old Chicks --- ---

 

 

2

Collection of non tax receipt on account of issuance of health certificate

 

Rs.8550/- --

 

3

Number of animas and animal products subjected to lab. Examination.

 

46-Cases

 

4

Inspection of slaughter houses/sheep processing units/quarantine houses and other processing plants

 

 

•  Nil -

 

5

Registration of animals and animal products processing units with AQD

 

 

•  Nil -

 

6

Miscellaneous Activities

 

•  Nil -

 

 

 

Name of the Department : Animal Quarantine Department, Sialkot Station

Month of Activity: January, 2014

S.No.

Official Task/Activity

Status of Task

Remarks

1

 

Provide health certification service to the importers and exporters of animals and animal products

 

 

•  Issuance of health certificate for export of animals and animal products.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

•  Import clearance of reported case of animals and animal products.

 

 

Description of Consignment Quantity No. of certificate health Issued

 

 

(a) Crushed Bone Grist 513.245x1000 Kgs 06

 

(b) Steamed Horn and 388.425x1000 Kgs 07

Hooves crushed and whole

 

(c) Salted Sheep Casings 17004 hanks 0 3

 

(d) Cow/ Buffalo leather 220 Kgs 01

Nil

 

 

 

Export Value

 

211220.25 $

+

210566.65$

+

 

10841$

 

6150$

 

Total=438777.9$

 

 

2

 

Collection of non tax receipt on account of issuance of health certificates

 

Rs.8000/= (Rupees Eight Thousands)

 

3

 

Number of animals and animal products subjected to lab. Examination.

 

03

 

4

 

Inspection of slaughter houses/ sheep casings processing units/ quarantine houses and other processing plants

 

05

 

5

 

Registrations of animals and animal products processing units with AQD

 

Nil

 

6

 

Miscellaneous activities

 

Routine financial, administrative and technical activities

 

 

Name of the Department : Animal Quarantine Department, Peshawar Station

Month of Activity: January, 2014

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department : Animal Quarantine Department, Gwadar Station

Month of Activity: January, 2014

S.No.

Official Task/Activity

Status of Task

Remarks

01

Provide health certification services to the importers and exporters of animals and animals products.

 

a) Issuance of health certificate for export of animals & animal products.

 

 

b) Import clearance of reported case of animals and animal products.

 

 

Description of consignment

Nil

 

 

 

Nil

 

 

Quantity

Nil

 

 

 

 

Nil

 

 

No.of health certificate issued

Nil

 

 

 

Nil

 

02

Collection of non tax receipt on account of issuance of health certificate.

Nil

-

-

 

03

Number of animals and animal products subjected to lab. Examination.

Nil

-

-

 

04

Inspection of slaughter houses/sheep processing units/quarantine houses and other processing plants.

Nil

-

-

 

05

Registration of animals and animal products processing units with AQD.

Nil

-

-

 

06

Miscellaneous activities.

in order to visit and check animals and animals products at Air port, sea port and the road of 250 Border area

 

Name of the Department : Animal Quarantine Department, Multan Station

Month of Activity: January, 2014

S.No.

Official Task/Activity

Status of Task

Remarks

1

Provide health certification services to the importers and exporters of animals and animals products

 

•  Issuance of health certificate for export of animals & animal products.

 

 

 

 

•  Import clearance of reported case of animals and animal products

 

 

 

 

Description of consignment Quantity No. of health                                                                                 certificate                                                                                 issued

•  Sheep casing 102076 Hanks 28

•  Leather 513187 Sq. ft 15

•  Wool 406166 Kg 24

•  Gelatin 700 Grams 01

Description of consignment Quantity No. of health                                                                                 certificate                                                                                 issued

NIL

 

2

Collection of non tax receipt on account of issuance of health certificate

 

Sum of Rs.21800/- (Rupees Twenty One thousand Eight Hundred only) has been collected non tax receipt on account of issuance of health certificate.

 

3

Number of animals and animal products subjected to lab. Examination

 

35 sample has been subjected to lab to check the disease

 

4.

Inspection of slaughter houses/sheep processing units/quarantine houses and other processing plants

 

.Sheep casing processing Units 10

Wool Factories 08

 

5

Registration of animals and animal products processing units with AQD

 

Nil

 

6

Miscellaneous activities

 

Pay visit to Sheep casing processing units, wool factories, dry port and air port to check the consignments

 

 

Name of the Department : Federal Seed Certification and Registration Department, Islamabad

Month of Activity: January, 2014

Sr. No.

Official Task/Activity

Status of the Task

Remarks

1

Crop Inspection

Field Crop Inspection carried out during the period under report

Sr. No

Crop

Number of Acres

Expected Yield (MT)

Inspected

Accepted

Rejected

  1.  

Maize

100.00

100.00

00.00

120.00

  1.  

Paddy

1348.00

971.00

377.00

1442.00

  1.  

Vegetables

40.00

40.00

0.00

32.00

 

Total

1488.00

1111.00

377.00

1594.00

 

2

Seed Sampling & Testing

Seed Sampling & Testing carried out during the period under report

 

Sr. No.

Crop

 

  Quantity (MT)

Remarks

Tested

Accepted

Rejected

 

Includes testing both before and after processing.  

• 1.  

Maize

608.00

608.00

0.00

• 2.  

Cotton

824.50

824.50

0.00

• 3.  

Paddy

12922.00

12267.00

655.00

• 4.  

Pulses

290.00

290.00

00.00

• 5.  

Vegetables

24.00

24.00

0.00

 

Total

14668.50

14013.50

655.00

 

3

Post Check Seed Testing

 

a) Purity Test

 

 

 

b) Germination Test

 

 

 

 

During the period under report, 92 (No.) seed samples of wheat crop were tested at Central Seed Testing Laboratory, Islamabad . All seed samples found within prescribed standards.

 

 

During the period under report 282 seed samples of different crops were tested at the Central Seed Testing Laboratory, Islamabad . All seed samples were found within the prescribed standards.

 

4.

Seed Health Testing

During the period under report 65 sample of wheat seed was tested for detection of fungal diseases at Seed Health Laboratory, Islamabad . All seed samples were found within the prescribed standards .

 

 

Name of the Department : Agriculture Policy Institute , Islamabad

Month of Activity: January, 2014

Sr. No

Official Task/Activity

Status of Task

Remarks

1

Made reply on behalf of Ministry of NFS&R regarding Writ Petition/ CRL PRG. No. 24265/2010, Gojra Summandry Sugar Mills V/S Government of Pakistan etc.

Sent to Registrar Lahore High Court, Lahore

-

2

Sugarcane Policy Report 2013-14 Crop was sent to Agriculture and Non Agriculture Sectors, Federal & Provincial Government Departments.

-

3

Complaint of Sugarcane Farmers, Tehsil Sahiwal, District Sargodha against the Chistia Sugarmills was forwarded to Cane Commissioner, Punjab for necessary action.

-

4

Prepared detailed response regarding 5 th Session of Japan-Pakistan Joint Government Business Dialogue dated 10.12.2013 was given on 9 th January, 2014.

Submitted to M/o NFS&R, Ibd.

-

5

Analyzed Pak China export/import data to evaluate performance of the previous Free Trade Agreement.

-

6

Work was done on identification of potential export-import items for preparing future import schedule of Pakistan's Free Trade Agreement with China.

-

7

Analysis of Pak-Malaysia import-export data to evaluate performance of the previous Free Trade Agreement between the two countries.

-

8

Identification of potential items for including in the future FTA with Malaysia to improve tariff reduction schedules.

-

9

Month wise prices of wheat and wheat flour in different markets.

-

10

Completed work of the Report on National Wheat Policy.

-

11

Prepared presentation for the National Price Monitoring Committee (NPMC) meeting.

-

12

Work on price policy analysis for seed cotton 2014-15 crop in progress.

-

13

Finalized printing work of the Support Price Policy Report for Wheat 2013-14 crop.

Completed.

-

14

Prepared draft Working Paper on Food supplies on Defence Planning for 2013-14.

Submitted to M/o NFS&R, Ibd.

-

15

Prepared draft on Critical Appraisal of Investment sector and investment process guide.

-

16

Worked on other different assignments referred by the M/o National Food Security and Research related with the work of API.

-

 

Name of the Department : Pakistan Oilseed Development Board , Islamabad

Month of Activity: January, 2014

Sr. No

Official Task/Activity

Status of the Task

Remarks

1.

To furnish performance report of PODB during the last two years for submission to Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research

A detailed report on performance of PODB during last two years furnished to NFS&R.

--

2.

Briefing/ presentation to the Parliamentary Secretary, Mr. Rajab Ali Khan Baloch.

 

A briefing/presentation was given to Parliamentary Secretary by the Managing Director, PODB on 2-1-2014. Details of PODB's setup before and after woundup, its functions, achievements, constraints and way forward were explained in the briefing.

--

3.

To furnish reply of Admitted starred/unstarred Senate Question No. 110 moved by the Senator Syeda Sughra Imam

Furnished information regarding the steps taken/ being taken by the Government to decrease dependence on imported Palm Oil.

--

4.

To prepare Working Paper for the Meeting of Joint Secretary (Plan/IC) with the Additional Chief Secretary, Secretaries, Planning & Development Department and Agriculture Department Government of of Sindh

 

A detailed working paper prepared for the subject meeting regarding large proposal of scale oilpalm plantation in coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan by Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) of Malaysia

 

5.

Formation of Board of Governor (BoG) of PODB

Proposed a BoG to NFS&R including various stakeholders in private sector, government functionaries and progressive growers

--

6.

To furnish the requisite information for the Cabinet Committee on Restructuring (CCOR)

Detail information on PODB establishment, over employment, redundancy and reconstitution of Board of Governor furnished to NFS&R.

--

7.

A summary for the Prime Minister for countrywide restoration of PODB is in process to make it fully functional and placement of technical and supporting staff.

--

--

 

Name of the Department : Fisheries Development Board , Islamabad

Month of Activity: January, 2014

Sr. No.

Official task/activity

Status of the task

Remarks

1.

Harvesting of Tilapia at Alipur chatha.

Fisheries Development Board conducted final harvesting at two acre fish pond at Alipur Chatha, the FDB demo site.

 

2.

The FDB launched procurement process for the project of GIZ

Initiated the implementation of a training project funded by GIZ, and published 06 tenders as per PPRA rules.

 

3.

Farmer's Consultative meeting in Lahore

FDB organized a Farmer's consultative meeting at Lahore on 2 nd January, 2014 to review and get feedback on the Tilapia production cycle for the year 2013. The consultative meeting report is ready.

 

5.

Curriculum Development

Fisheries Development Board is implementation a GIZ funded project, which shall impart training to 1000 person. The curriculum is drafted for these trainings. It will be finalized by Inception workshop planned in Mid-February, 2014.

 

 

6

Inception workshop

FDB has scheduled an Inception workshop of the Project in Mid-February, 2014.

 

8

Help Desk

Fisheries Development Board has established an help desk for guidance of applicant to Prime Minister Loan Scheme at FDB office Islamabad.

 

9

Drafting of feasibilities

Fisheries Development Board has prepared 4 prefeasibility for PMYBL and more feasibilities are in process.

 

 

Name of the Department : Livestock and Dairy Development Board, Islamabad

Month of Activity: January, 2014

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department : National Veterinary Laboratories, Islamabad

Month of Activity: January, 2014

S#

Official Task/ Activity

Status of the Task/ Activity

Remarks

 

1.

Service delivery and regulatory support to livestock farmers, exporters, federal and provincial veterinary services enhanced by 10% to around 18,000 tests for the year 2013- 2014 in the areas as follows:-

  • Disease diagnostics, surveillance and allied tests
  • FMD/PPR ELISA & molecular diagnosis
  • Vaccine quality control
  • Residues & drug testing

 

•  1690 analysis

(January, 2013)

•  525

•  978 (incl. FMD virus isolations 10)

•  42
•  145

Reduction in operational funds will have negative impact

2.

  • Improved sample receipts mechanism through enhanced coordination and introduction of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and Networking with eight provincial laboratories

•  Work on Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Pakistan, 2 nd Version received continued.

 

-

3.

  • Remaining staff as NAPHIS component recruited for improved deployment and management

•  In process with NAPHIS management.

Fund release issue continues

4.

  • Strengthen availability of technical and material support from foreign and local collaborations FMD (GCP/Pak/123/USA) and PPR (GCP/Pak/127/USA)

 

•  Collaboration continued

•  FMD virus isolations (10)

•  FMD/ PPR testing (978)

•  FMD and PPR Vaccine Quality Testing facility under improvement

-

5.

  • Technology transfer of FMD molecular diagnostics and RNA sequencing to selected provincial and federal laboratories through training and refreshers
  • Backstopping of Provincial FMD ELISA Labs continued.

 

-

6.

  • Other important - Application for Accreditation under ISO 17025
  • Application for Accreditation under ISO 17025 submitted to Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC).

Accreditation scope is complex scientific area and will take some time to carry forward successfully.

 

 

Name of the Department : Federal Water Management Cell, Islamabad

Month of Activity: January, 2014

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of section/Department : Livestock Wing

Month of Activity : January, 2014

Sr. No

Official Task

Status of Task

Remarks

1

To Process cases of Establishment of Temporary Quarantine House in the private sector for import / export of live animals.

Processed one case for establishment of Temporary Quarantine House for import purposes & issued letters.

Inspection report from Animal Quarantine Department is awaited as yet.

2

To process cases of registration of animal casings, game hunted trophy processing units, bone , horns processing units, slaughterhouses etc

1. one case of animal casings is under process for registration with European Commission.

2. Dossier has been submitted through diplomatic channels for registration of Pakistan with concerned Russian Authorities for the export of meat & processed Poultry Products.

3. Registered one slaughter house for the export of meat. Case of M/S KoolCraft, Lahore is under process with AQD.

Inspection report from Animal Quarantine Department is awaited for further processing the case.

3

Harmonization of veterinary health certificates

Processed the cases of harmonization of veterinary health certificates for the import and export of poultry eggs, live poultry and meat from Australia to Pakistan.

 

4

To Issue NOC and provide information for Import of Exotic Semen

Examined, processed and issued 5 NOC's to various firms for the import of 86,500 doses of exotic bovine semen.

Information prepared and provided to the various firms for the import of exotic dairy heifers into the country.

 

5

To Issue duty exemption certificates and provide information for Import of Calf Milk Replacer (CMR)

Examined, processed and issued two certificates to various firms for the import of Calf Milk Replacer (CMR) in to the country for Import of 64 metric tons of Calf Milk Replacer (CMR).

 

6

To Issue duty exemption certificates and provide information for import of Cattle Feed Premix(CFP)

Examined, processed and issued three certificates for duty exemptions to various firms for the import of 4,204 Kg of Cattle Feed Premix (CFP).

 

7

To provide implementation Status of ECC decision

Continued the implementation of ECC decision on “Ban on Commercial Export of Live Animals with effect from 1-10-2013”.

 

8

To Provide Statistical Data Regarding Livestock Population and its Products in Country.

1. Developed the critical appraisal of investment and investment process guide for livestock wing for BOI.

2. Developed the material for Livestock covering the policy measures announced by the Government during the ongoing fiscal Year up to July-December, 2013 along with the implementation progress supported by the necessary data for Finance Division

3. Prepared data pertaining to Livestock Population and Products (including poultry) on yearly basis for GDP estimated of Pakistan for the years 2011-12(Final), 2012-13 (Revised) and 2013-14 (provisional), for National Accounts, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

 

 

9

International Coordination in Livestock Sector

1. The Saudi Delegation visited the country from 29th December 2013 – 13th January 2014 to inspect the sanitary conditions of Poultry Farms/ Hatcheries and veterinary health infrastructure in Pakistan. The delegation inspected 12 Poultry farms/hatcheries for import of day old chick and hatching eggs. The queries of the delegation have been responded.

2. Developed a MoU for export of Frozen meat and their processed products from Pakistan to Iraq. This MoU has been circulated for views/comments.

3. Provided views/comments/proposals for cooperation between Pakistan and Yemen, Iran, Malaysia and Turkey

 

 

Name of the Department : Economic Wing, Islamabad

Month of Activity: January, 2014

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department : Department of Plant Protection, Karachi

Month of Activity: January, 2014

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department : Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation, Lahore

Month of Activity: January, 2014

Inventory Awaited