Progress/ Activity Report April. 2015

Progress/ Activity Report April, 2015

 

Name of Department: Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Progress/ Activity Report, April, 2015

  

Name of Department: Livestock Wing

Month of Activity: April, 2015

 Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Gwadar Station

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Karachi Station

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Quetta Station

Month of Activity: April, 2015

 

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

 

 

Sheep Casing

 

 

 

Description of consignment

Nil

 

 

 

 

Quantity

 

 

2700 Hanks

 09 Drums

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No.of health certificate issued

 Nil

 

No.of health certificate issued

01 Nos.

 

 

No.of health certificate issued

 Nil

 

02

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

Rs.200/-

 

 

 

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: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Lahore Station

Month of Activity: April, 2015

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

54358

Carcasses

469.195

2144216

 

BEEF

67657

Pieces

2094.45

6291284

 

BONELESS BEEF

9463

Cartons

207.428

615891

 

MUTTON/ BEEF OFFALS

1543

Cartons

22.597

69760

 

CHICKEN PRODUCTS

10538

Cartons

91.744

373034

 

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

SHEEP CASING

1607

Buckets

200.148

1038841

 

LEATHER

3092

Bales

1790.032

3256578

 

GELATIN

5340

Bags

133.5

654450

 

OSSEIN

426

Bags

21.001

47251

 

DAIRY PRODUCT

28966

Cartons

173.672

551429

 

SWEETS

0

Cartons

0

0

 

CRUSHED BONE

905

Bags

79.7

124686

 

PET ANIMALS/ BIRDS

82

No.

0

0

 

HATCHING EGGS

5870

Boxes

0

617795

 

HORSE FEED

600

Bags

0

7519

 

TOFFEE

1263

Cartons

0

30552

 

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

Total

15823286

 

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

ANIMALS & ANIMAL PRODUCTS

QTY

Units

Weight
Tons

Import Value ($)

 

0

Units

0

Weight
Tons

0

 

PET DOG/ CAT/ BIRDS

14

No.

0

0

 

HATCHING EGGS

18360

No.

0

14330

 

SEMEN

28651

Doses

0

53393

 

LIVE FISH (Aquarium)

9199

Boxes

0

490

 
     

Total

68213

 

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

9,397,184.00

 
 
 
 

Number of animals & animal products subjected to lab. Examination       

26

 
 
 

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

18

 
 

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.
Visited various Temporary Quarantine Houses.

 

 

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Sialkot Station

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Animal Quarantine Department, Peshawar Station

Month of Activity: April, 2015

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                                      121711Kgs                     09 Nos.

 

                                                   

2. Fresh Chilled Beef                 20942 pcs                        34 Nos.

                                                    (506773 Kgs )

3. Table Eggs                             1422000 Dozen               79Nos.

                                                   (94800 Cartons)

 

4. Day old Chicks                       675000 Nos.                     27 Nos.

 

 

5 Avian Birds                            486001 Nos.                     216 Nos.

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nil                                       Nil                                             Nil

 

2.

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

Sum of Rs.2765585/- were collected as non-tax receipt on account of issuance of Health Certificate.

 

3.

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

50 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: April, 2015

 

Sr.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                    128930 Hanks                 32

2.    Leather                              357418 Sq. ft                  15

3.    Wool                                   252488 Kg                      20

4.    Table Eggs                            670320 No.                  02

5.    Live Animals                              180 No.                   04

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.180400/- (Rupees One Lac Eighty Thousands Four 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

 

55 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    05

Leather Factories  04

Layer Farm             02

 

5

Registration of animals and animal products processing units with AQD

 

 

One Sheep Casing Processing Unit has been Resisted

 

6

Miscellaneous activities

 

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

 

 

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

Month of Activity: April, 2015

 

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.

Wheat

69173.50

62798.50

6375.00

99923.70

2.

Oilseeds

192.00

192.00

0.00

109.00

Total

69365.50

62990.50

6375.00

100032.70

 

 

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

4457.00

4287.00

170.00

2.

Maize

131.26

127.76

3.50

3.

Cotton

1559.68

2463.68

96.00

4.

Paddy

9598.00

9134.00

464.00

5.

Vegetables

0.41

0.41

0.00

6.

Fodder

45.25

45.25

0.00

Total

16791.60

16058.10

733.50

 

3

Post Check Seed Testing

 

a)  Purity Test

 

 

 

b) Germination

    Test

 

 

 

 

During the period under report, 151 seed samples of cotton and paddy crops category, certified and basic were tested at Central Seed Testing Laboratory, Islamabad. All seed samples were found within prescribed standards.

 

 

During the period under report, 230 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, 87 samples of cotton and paddy seed were tested for detection of seed-borne diseases at Seed Health Laboratory, Islamabad.  All the seed samples were found within the prescribed standards.

 

 

 

Name of the Department: Agriculture Policy Institute, Islamabad

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Major activities performed by the API during April, 2015 are detailed below:

  • Chairman, API attended the Pakistan Strategy Support Program’s Third Annual Conference on April 14-15, 2015. 
  • Chairman, API attended the meeting of the Committee on 17th April at Lahore to discuss the issues related to GST on Agriculture Inputs and Enforcement of Agriculture Income Tax.
  • Chairman, API represented the M/o NFS&R in the meeting of NA Standing Committee on Textile Industry in the Parliament House on 10th April regarding pricing mechanism of cotton crop.
  • Chief (API) have prepared and submitted his view points on Pakistan-Jordan Free Trade Agreement on 13th April 2015 to Ministry of NFS&R.
  • Synopsis of Sugarcane Policy on Sugarcane 2015-16 prepared and distributed among the technical sections on 06.04.2015.
  • In response to Ministry of NFS&R’s Letter No. F.8-12(STPF) 2015-IC-II dated 27th March, 2015 on the subject “Strategic Trade Policy Framework (STPF) 2015-18. Chief (API) have prepared about 10 pages Proposals for Strategic Trade Policy Framework (2015-18 and submitted to Ministry of NFS&R on 15th April, 2015.
  • Detailed Comments on Proposed MOU between Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Republic of Philippines on the Supply of Pakistani Rice to the Philippine was prepared and submitted to Ministry of NFS&R on 24th April, 2015.
  • In response to Letter No. 1-3/2015/FCA dated 1st April 2015 on the Subject “Submission of Working Paper for Meeting of the Federal Committee on Agriculture (FCA) for Kharif Season 2015-16. ATD have prepared a detailed Paper and submitted to the concerned Ministry on 13th April 2015.  
  • Official correspondence on technical issues related with International Trade Agreements with Jordan and China and other related countries.
  • Prepared and shared brief report on seed cotton with the Cotton Commissioner, M/o Textile Industry.
  • Submitted the working paper on Wheat and API’s Mandate to the FCA meeting of Kharif 2015-16.
  • Prepared Talking Points for the M/o NFS&R regarding meeting with the Chinese Delegation.
  • Prepared API’s response on 48th Annual Meeting of the BOG of ADB at  Baku Azerbaijan for 2-5 May 2015.
  • Shared an article on support price mechanism with the M/o NFS&R.
  • Prepared a statement/report on wholesale prices of Wheat in selected major markets for the M/o NFS&R.
  • Prepared and submitted update on International Prices of Wheat for M/o NFS&R.
  • Prepared a brief for M/o NFS&R regarding PSSP conference 14-15 April 2015.
  • Preparation of Price Policy Report for Seed Cotton 2015-16 is underway.
  • Preparation of portions for the Price Policy Report for Rice Paddy 2015-16 on-going.
  • Submitted the working paper for the meeting of FSC for Defense Planning.
  • National and international data with respect to rice information i.e. area, production, prices, stocks, trade, consumption etc was collected and analyzed
  • Prepared working paper for annual meeting of the API’s Standing Committee on Rice Paddy, 2015-16 crop.
  • Prepared summary of the cost of production of seed cotton 2015-16 crop.

 

Name of the Department: Pakistan Oilseed Development Board, Islamabad

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Fisheries Development Board, Islamabad

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited

 

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

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: National Veterinary Laboratories, Islamabad

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Federal Water Management Cell, Islamabad

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Economic Wing, Islamabad

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited

 

Name of the Department: Department of Plant Protection, Karachi

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited

 

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

Month of Activity: April, 2015

Inventory Awaited