Progress/ Activity Report, December, 2014

 

Progress/ Activity Report December, 2014

  

 

Name of Department: Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)

Month of Activity: December, 2014

Progress/ Activity Report, December, 2014

 

Name of Department: Livestock Wing

Month of Activity: December, 2014

 Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Gwadar Station

Month of Activity: December, 2014

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Karachi Station

Month of Activity: December, 2014

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Quetta Station

Month of Activity: December, 2014

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Islamabad Station

Month of Activity: December, 2014

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Lahore Station

Month of Activity: December, 2014

Official Task / Activity

Status of Task

 

Animal & Animal Products

QTY

Unit

Weight Tons

Export Value ($)

 

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

MUTTON

68506

Carcasses

594.582

2707100

 

BEEF

65650

Pieces

2056.368

6272092

 

BONELESS BEEF

21826

Cartons

482.407

1161344

 

MUTTON/ BEEF OFFALS

1588

Cartons

24.37

69992

 

CHICKEN PRODUCTS

6956

Cartons

74.69

263453

 

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

SHEEP CASING

685

Buckets

173.18

1271547

 

LEATHER

4820

Bales

2397.299

4723772

 

GELATIN

7726

Bags

235.006

929013

 

DAIRY PRODUCT

198681

Cartons

1276.261

2436082

 

CRUSHED BONE

850

Bags

41.1

7000

 

PET ANIMALS/ BIRDS

2446

No.

0.44

2235

 

HONEY

970

Cartons

21.9

72000

 

TOFFEE

1260

No.

14.364

30479

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

19946109

 

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

ANIMALS & ANIMAL PRODUCTS

QTY

Units

Weight
Tons

Import Value ($)

 

DRIED FISH

4

Cartons

0.437

28

 

HORSE

24

No.

0

120000

 

DAY OLD CHICKS

39312

No.

3.242

504606

 

PET DOG/ CAT/ BIRDS

87

No.

0.018

374

 

SEMEN

47904

Doses

0.793

55093

 

LIVE FISH

44

Boxes

0.807

375

 

ZEBRA

2

No.

0

0

 

 

 

 

Total

680476

 

Collection of NON TAX RECEIPT on account of issuance of health certificate

6,865,270.00

 
 
 
 

Number of animals & animal products subjected to lab. Examination       

22

 
 
 

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

21

 
 

Registration of Animals & Animal Products Processing units with AQD during Report Period

_

 

Miscellaneous activates

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

 

 

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Sialkot Station

Month of Activity: December, 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

 

A)     Issuance of health certificate for export of animals and animal products.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Description of Consignment                 Quantity             No. of certificate health Issued

 

 

(a)  Crushed Bone Meal &Grist           594.19x1000 Kgs                          07

 

(b)  Steamed Horns and                        288.12x1000 Kgs                          05

Hooves

 

 

(c)  Salted Sheep Casing                  10050 Hanks                            04

 

(d)  Sheep Leather (Finished)           364 pieces in one carton          01

                                       

 

 

(a)  Dairy Cattle                                117 Heads                               01

from Netherland

 

 

Export Value

 

 

 

266856.05 $

+

12152.70 $

+

83420 Euro

+

44520 Euro

 

 

2811.70 $

Total= 281820.45 $

+127940 Euro

 

Import Value

366375 Euro

2

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

 

Rs.22050/= (Rupees Twenty Two Thousands and Fifty)

 

3

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

 

07

 

4

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

 

01

 

Nishat Dairy Farm

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: December, 2014

 

S.No

Official Task / Activity

Status of Task

Remarks

1.

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Description of Consignment      Quantity           No. of Health

                                                                         Certificate issued

1. Honey                                      469853 Kgs                     34 Nos.

 

2. Fresh Salted Sheep casing      11403 Hanks                     02 Nos.

                                                    (2947 Kgs)

 

3. Fresh Chilled Beef                  18268 Pcs                         29Nos.

                                                   ( 457250 Kgs)

 

4. Table Eggs                             288000 Dozen                   16  Nos.

                                                   (19200 Cartons)

 

5. Day old Chicks                      1150000 Nos.                     46 Nos.

 

 

6. Avian Birds                            603000 Nos.                     251 Nos.

 

   

 

 

Nil                                       Nil                                             Nil

 

2.

Collection of Non Tax receipt on account of issuance of health certificate.

Sum of Rs.2128705/- were collected as non-tax receipt on account of issuance of Health Certificate.

 

3.

Number of animals and animal products subject to lab: Examination.

70 sample were processed in Lab: for disease transmission point of view.

 

4.

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

 

Routine inspection / checking of approved slaughter houses / sheep casing units etc was made to ensure that the processing units fulfills hygienic standards and other Parameters/ requirements as required under Pakistan Animal Quarantine Act 1979 & Rules 1980.

 

5

Registration of animals and animal products processing units with Animal Quarantine Department.

 During the period under report  no animal & animal products processing units is registered with Animal Quarantine Department,  Peshawar.

 

6.

Miscellaneous activities

Visits were conducted at Airport, Dry port, Border post, Custom check post etc to implement Pakistan Animal Quarantine Act, 1979.

 

 

 

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Multan Station

Month of Activity: December, 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

 

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            Quantity                        No. of health  Certificate                                                                                                        issued

1.    Sheep casing                      79697 Hanks                 23

2.    Leather                              274035 Sq. ft                  12

3.    Wool                                    99011 Kg                       06

4.    Table Eggs                      1005480 No.                      03

5.    Honey (for Animal Feed)    412.Kg.                        02

Description of consignment            Quantity                        No. of health  certificate                                                                                                                   issued

 

 

2

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

 

Sum of Rs.12700/- (Rupees Twelve Thousands Seven 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

 

40 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  04

Leather Factories  06

Layer Farm               01

 

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: December, 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

6619.00

6619.00

0.00

6885.00

2.     

Cotton

2549.00

2534.00

15.00

1317.60

3.     

Paddy

1809.00

1809.00

0.00

4465.00

 

Total

10977.00

10962.00

15.00

12667.60

 

 

 

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.                               

Wheat

12508.65

12501.15

7.50

          2.                               

Maize

12.00

12.00

0.00

          3.                               

Pulses

395.00

395.00

0.00

          4.                               

Vegetable

19.00

19.00

0.00

          5.                               

Paddy

3307.00

2648.00

659.00

 

Total

16241.65

15575.15

666.50

 

 

3

Post Check Seed Testing

 

a)  Purity Test

 

 

 

b) Germination Test

 

 

 

 

During the period under report, 67 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, 205 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 samples of wheat seed were 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: December, 2014


Major activities performed by the API during December, 2014 are detailed below:

Working on the price policy analysis for Seed Cotton 2015-16 crop is in progress.

Finalization work of the Support Price Policy for Wheat 2014-15 is in hand.

Initiated work on the preparation of working paper for API’s Committee meeting on Cotton for 2015-16 crop.

Prepared presentation on seed cotton price policy for the National Assembly Committee on Textile Industry.

Comments on the Sugar Survey  questionnaire of sugar mills by a consultant for the Ministry of National Food Security & Research.

Assisted the MNFS&R in preparation of the presentation on Rice paddy.

Attend regular sessions of the Senate and National Assembly and Replies to the Senate/National Assembly Questions.

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

Conducted Annual Field Survey on Seed Cotton 2014-15 Crop in Sindh and Punjab Provinces.

Preparation of Rice (paddy) 2014-15 crop policy is in the finalization process.

Draft proposals regarding 2nd Phase of Pak-China Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA) Negotiations is under preparation.

In response to Ministry of National Food Security and Research’s letter No.F.7-1/2011-(OIC)/IC-II dated 18th December, 2014. Chief, ATD prepared necessary comments/suggestions and sent on 23.12.2014

In response to Ministry of National Food Security and Research’s letter No.F.8-20/2012 (Russian Federation)/IC-II dated 19th November, 2014. The ATD has requested all Pakistan Fruits and Vegetables Associations to provide list of exporters of fruits and vegetables on urgent basis.

In response to Ministry of National Food Security and Research’s letter No.F.10-2/2013 (USA Trade)/IC-I dated 2nd December, 2014 regarding Joint Action Plan Mr. Sohail Muhammad Khan Chief ATD as per direction of Ministry of  NFS&R attended the meeting and necessary view points were delivered to Ministry on 08.12.2014.

In response to Ministry of National Food Security and Research’s letter No.F.8-12/2014 (Australian-Main)/IC-I dated 27th November, 2014. ATD has given our view point to the Ministry on 8th December, 2014.

In response to Ministry of Commerce letter No. 8(1)/2014- (WTO)-IV dated 16th and 24th December, 2014 regarding “Forth Trade Policy Review (TPR) of Pakistan in WTO 2014-15 Pakistan’s Government Report” Chief ATD prepared necessary comments and sent to the Joint Secretary (IC), Ministry of NFS&R on 26th December, 2014.

In response to Ministry of National Food Security and Research’s letter No.F.2(8)/2011 (Malaysia)/IC-II dated 22nd  December, 2014 on the Subject “Sub-Committee on Trade in Services Pak-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)” . Necessary Comments/suggestions were prepared and delivered to Ministry on 26th December 2012.

 

Collected and analyzed Bilateral Trade data between Pakistan and Vietnam and prepared Pakistani wish list in this regard.

 

Name of the Department: Pakistan Oilseed Development Board, Islamabad

Month of Activity: December, 2014

Inventory Awaited